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"Grand Valley offers all of the resources you need to complete coursework and know you are getting the most out of your higher education." - Mark Wilson '14, Tribal Councilor, The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Getting Started

Getting started, or coming back to college, can sometimes be a daunting process. At the Traverse City Regional Center, we are ready to help you every step of the way. Working with an academic advisor is the best way to ensure that you get started on the right path.

Getting Started is Easy:

Applying to Grand Valley:

We strongly encourage you to speak with an advisor prior to applying for admission in order to ensure that you complete the appropriate application to assist you in meeting your educational goals. Transfer and non-degree seeking undergraduate applicants must apply and be accepted no later than one month before the beginning of the semester of anticipated attendance. There is no time restriction for graduate level applicants. Applications are available at the Traverse City Regional Center or online

Exploring Your Options:

View the tabs on the left to read information about the programs offered in Traverse City. Click on the thumbnail below to see how your interests, degree options, and career goals can all fit together.