New Student Orientation
Welcome to Grand Valley State University! Your next step in becoming a Laker is to schedule your Orientation session. This session will give you the opportunity to meet with an advisor and register for your classes. We look forward to seeing you!
Orientation sessions for students starting in the summer or fall 2024 semesters will be posted in early 2024. Stay tuned!
- Submitted your Housing contract and deposit (or exemption request)?
- Filed your FAFSA?
- Reviewed your Financial Aid award?
- Considered the First-Year Learning Community? (Available to students attending May or June orientation dates.)
- Taken a tour of the Allendale campus?
- Posted a photo in your favorite GVSU gear with the hashtag #GVSUBound on Instagram?
Review our Admitted Freshman Student Checklist for additional important next steps and deadlines.
Beginning with the Fall 2023 semester, all incoming first-year and new undergraduate transfer students are encouraged to report their immunization status for vaccines that offer increased protection from vaccine-preventable diseases and outbreaks. The reporting form is easy to fill out if students have a copy of their immunization record. More information can be found on the GVSU Health Hub website.