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Alumni House & Visitor Center

Summer Hours of Operation:

Sunday:  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Closed on all major holidays.


The Alumni House & Visitor Center is located on the north end of the Allendale campus. This beautiful manor was presented by Grand Valley’s Alumni Association in October 2000 and was made possible by the financial contributions of alumni and friends of the University.

Any University alumni, faculty and staff, students, parents, retirees, Board of Trustees, and departments of the University are allowed access to use and rent out the facility. Features include a 150-seat dining room, sitting room, bride’s room, conference room, patio, and four overnight guest rooms. The facility also serves as an information center for visitors to the Allendale Campus.


Building contains:
• The Perry Dining Room  - Capacity 150 Fixed Seating
• 4 Overnight Rooms
• Bridal Changing Room
• The President's Conference Room - Capacity 6
• Emeritus Study - Capacity 10
• Exterior gardens and outdoor patio area.

For more information on event space available:
Alumni House - Meeting Space and Overnight Room Information
Alumni House Equipment

For more information on catering options available:
Classic Fare Everyday Menu 
Classic Fare Student Menu
Classic Fare-Catering Policies

For Specialty Dining information in the Alumni House and Visitor Center please see:
Classic Fare-Premiere Menu

For Driving Directions and Map PDF's:

Campus Map and Driving Directions

The Alumni House & Visitor Center
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI  49401
Phone: 616-331-3353   Web: