Admitted Transfer Students

Welcome to Grand Valley!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Grand Valley State University! This page is designed to inform you of the steps you should complete before attending GVSU. Review the links below for more information.

Admitted Student Checklist

Financial Aid

Apply between October 1 and the priority deadline of March 1. The deadline for admissions scholarships is March 1 for the following fall semester.


This session will give you the opportunity to meet with an advisor and register for classes.

Prepare for Orientation

Review the steps and prepare for your session.


Submit a housing application or exemption by May 1. Looking for off-campus housing? Check out the Off-Campus Housing Marketplace

Meal Plan

Meal plans, restaurant hours, and more can be found online at Campus Dining

Student Email

A GVSU email account is assigned to all students immediately following their admission to GVSU.

Parking Permit

Parking permits may be purchased online.

Textbooks and Supplies

Shop online or at one of our two Laker Stores on the Allendale and Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Enrollment Information

Important information about your next steps including deadlines and events leading up to your enrollment.

2023-2024 Academic Year Information
2024-2025 Academic Year Information

GVSU transfer student Anna Burch.

Transfer Student Spotlight

"Coming here for my orientation was super awesome because they walked me through my schedule, and they walked me through campus, and they told me my whole plan for the next three years to make sure I would be graduating on time."




Page last modified March 19, 2024