What do you want to do? What kind of leader do you want to be? This is your chance to start new.

Maybe you were part of a club, theatre, sport, or honor society in high school. Or, maybe you weren't involved at all.

Either way, this is a new playing field, and the involvement you had before can now explode with Student Life.

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Calling All First Year Leaders!

First Year Leadership Experience (FYLE) is an annual leadership program offered by Student Life to empower emerging leaders! 

Family Weekend


Top 5 Things to Do at Family Weekend

Family Weekend is a wonderful opportunity for Lakers and their friends, family, and other loved ones to experience a Grand Valley weekend. 

Asian New Year Fesitval


Funding 101

If your student organization needs additional funding, Student Senate has you covered. Their simple process for funding requests is open to all registered student organizations.

Event Highlights

Battle of the Valleys

September 25, 2017

Battle of the Valleys

September 26, 2017

National Voter Registration Day

September 26, 2017

Battle of the Valleys

September 27, 2017

Battle of the Valleys

September 28, 2017

Battle of the Valleys

September 29, 2017

Why You Should Get Involved At GVSU

Aside from working, taking classes, studying, eating (and occasionally sleeping), college is about discovering your passions. What you choose to get involved in will allow you to grow and develop outside of your academic adventures at GVSU.

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The Become More Concept

Once you’ve figured out your classes and how to use your meal plan, you’re probably wondering: what’s next? The answer is simple - get involved.


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Student Organizations

There are groups for everyone- from sports, to professional, to hobbies, to interfaith, and more.

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Laker Traditions

Campus-Wide Programming

Strives to foster community at GVSU and works to help students develop an affinity with the University.

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Events Calendar

Engage with the Community

Stay up-to-date with all activities, events, and happenings on campus throughout the year.

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Students at Football Stadium

Connecting At GVSU

College is more than just class and academia. College should be an exciting time to broaden one's horizons, engage with the campus community, and give back to the community. Student Life wants to help you Become More!

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Students at Campus Life Night

Transitioning from High School to College

For most, this will be the first time that you are away from your family and high school friends. Grand Valley State University offers a unique campus community that allows you to find your niche in some of the 400+ student organizations on campus, to engage in campus traditions, and to give back to the community.

Campus Resources

Remember, you are not alone; Grand Valley is a big place, but there are so many campus resources including Student Life to get you where you need to go.

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