Freshman Advising & Registration

Welcome to Grand Valley State University! Your next step is to schedule an Advising & Registration session. This session will give you the opportunity to meet with an advisor and register for your classes. We look forward to seeing you!

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Fall 2022 New Student Advising & Registration

Please follow the link below to select your Advising & Registration session date. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 616-331-2025 or at

Freshman Advising & Registration fee is $95
Fee is fully refundable up to May 1, 2022
Online reservations require a credit card payment



Please review the information available below prior to your Advising & Registration session.


Advising & Registration appointments will be offered in two formats: in-person and virtual.

Virtual Advising & Registration appointments will be held through individual video-conference appointments. This will provide customized and one-on-one guidance for each new Laker. Our expert staff and faculty advisors will work with you to ensure you are ready to begin your academic journey as Lakers with the right fall class schedule. For an online Advising & Registration session, you will need a computer or tablet with stable internet access that you can use for an online appointment on your registration day. You will receive an email 10 days prior to your registration date with additional reminders and things to do before your registration date. Your advisor will contact you via email 3-4 business days prior to your registration day to set a time for your appointment.


Have you:

Review our Admitted Freshman Student Checklist for additional important next steps and deadlines.


Visit our Lakers Together website to learn about current COVID-19 protocols and requirements. Students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for an exemption or postponement. Students must record their vaccination status in the online self assessment. The Exemption/Postponement Form can on found online.

Financial Aid Counselor at Advising & Registration


For further information regarding Parent/Supporter Orientation, please visit and click on 2022 Orientation Schedule.