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Experience the Laker Effect!

This in-person event designed exclusively for high school seniors and their families provides students with the opportunity to experience Grand Valley first-hand as you navigate your next steps. Hear from student support staff, current students and faculty, and tour campus to experience the Laker Effect for yourself.

The events are held on the following dates: Friday, October 7, 2022 and Saturday, October 15, 2022. Advanced registration is required. Select the date you would like to attend below to register.


Friday, October 7 

Saturday, October 15


If you are a school counselor or educational organization that would like to bring a group of students to the event, please complete THIS FORM and a member of our team will be in touch. 

Event Agenda

09:00 AM  Welcome & University Overview

10:00 AM  Academic Programs Exploration

11:00 AM  Student Service Information Sessions

11:15 AM  Guided Campus Tour (departing every 15 minutes)

Prior to your visit, please review our current health and safety policies.

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Admissions Requirements

Need more options? Additional virtual sessions and visit opportunities are available at  

Directions & Parking

Laker Experience Days will be held on our Allendale Campus in the Fieldhouse. Click here for directions to campus. 

Parking is available in Lots G, H, and C

Lodging & Dining

We invite families from across the country to come join our Laker Experience Days! For local accommodations and more review options below. 

Experience Grand Rapids

Explore the benefit of our proximity to Grand Rapids and all it has to offer!


Please contact our Admissions Office if you have any questions about the event or your registration. 

[email protected] | 616-331-2025

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