Freshman Advising & Registration


Welcome to Grand Valley State University! As a new student, your next step is to schedule your Advising & Registration session. We look forward to seeing you on campus!


10:00 am       Welcome
10:30 am       General Education Presentation
11:00 am        Academic Advising with Faculty and Staff
12:30 pm        Lunch
1:15 pm         Optional Language Placement Test
1:30 pm         Registration

The program typically concludes by 4:00 pm


Family & Friends

Family and friends who choose to accompany their student to Advising & Registration will be provided with a Family and Friends student guide and Family Guide folder on the morning of orientation. A resource fair will take place prior to the opening remarks, providing an opportunity for students and their families to learn more about becoming a Laker in the fall.

Family and friends will remain with their student during the resource fair, check-in and welcome. Please see the specific agendas for additional details regarding the schedule of activities.

Parent and Supporters Orientation