Interested in visiting GVSU?


Are you a member of a school or educational organization looking to bring a group to campus?  Schedule a group visit

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In-Person Visit

Join us for an in-person campus visit! Visits include socially distanced group presentations and campus tours.

PLEASE NOTE: 
Due to current capacity limits, if the site says "Unavailable/Filled", all in-person visit opportunities are currently at capacity. This site is updated in real-time. Cancellations may occur, and any openings in visit opportunities will be displayed in green on the link below when available.

In-Person Events: COVID-19 Policies

WHAT VISITORS SHOULD KNOW:

GVSU Coronavirus (COVID-19) Face Covering Policy:
(Face Covering Policy Revisions effective March 2nd, 2022)

Based on the most recent CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19, masks will be optional for everyone in non-instructional spaces (with exceptions noted here), including for visitors to campus. 

The Office of Admissions staff and student employees will be wearing masks based on their own comfort level. We encourage all guests to make their decisions regarding mask-wearing based on their comfort level of being in a group setting while on GVSU’s campus.

For those with additional questions, please review our Laker’s Together website.

All in-person visits are by reservation only.

High School Students:

Presentation & Campus Tour


Transfer Students:

Campus Tour

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Virtual Visit/Appointment

Join an Admissions Counselor in a live-hosted Zoom presentation or one-on-one appointment!

 

High School Students

Virtual
Sessions

Ranging from hour-long information sessions to drop-in office hours to topic specific micro-sessions, we've created a multitude of virtual visit opportunities to meet your needs. Sessions are scheduled throughout the week and in the evenings to accommodate your schedule. Registration is required, and a zoom link will be provided via confirmation email. 

Virtual
Appointments

Meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor via Zoom to learn about the application process, scholarships, housing, majors, and more. Appointments available M-F.

 

Transfer Students

Virtual
Sessions

Ranging from hour-long information sessions to drop-in office hours to topic specific micro-sessions, we've created a multitude of virtual visit opportunities to meet your needs. Sessions are scheduled throughout the week and in the evenings to accommodate your schedule. Registration is required, and a zoom link will be provided via confirmation email.

Virtual
Appointments

Meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor via Zoom to learn about the application process, scholarships, housing, majors, and more. Appointments available M-F.

Virtual Session: International Transfer Students

Join an Admissions representative for an International Transfer Presentation, designed specifically for International Transfer Students! This hour-long virtual session is for international transfer students thinking about transferring to GVSU. It is designed to answer your questions about how to transfer and where to start with the transfer process. This presentation is held through Zoom.

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Self-Guided Campus Tour

Take a self-guided in-person tour using our virtual tour guide! Using your mobile device while you visit campus, you'll get 360 degree images, videos, audio and text to highlight each stop on the tour.

Looking for an entirely virtual campus visit experience? Explore campus virtually from the comfort of your own home.

GVSU COVID-19 Policies

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:

GVSU Coronavirus (COVID-19) Face Covering Policy:
(Face Covering Policy Revisions effective March 2nd, 2022)

Based on the most recent CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19, masks will be optional for everyone in non-instructional spaces (with exceptions noted here), including for visitors to campus. 

We encourage all guests to make their decisions regarding mask-wearing based on their comfort level of being in a group setting while on GVSU’s campus.

For those with additional questions, please review our Laker’s Together website.

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School/Organization Group Visit

The Admissions Office is happy to host group visits for educational organizations. Visits include socially distanced group presentations, followed by a campus tour. These group visits are designed specifically for schools/educational organizations looking to bring a group to campus. Scheduled in-person groups should have a minimum of 10 visitors and a maximum of 30.

Group visit requests should be submitted at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability. Once a request is submitted, an Admissions staff member will contact you to confirm visit date/details. If a request is submitted over the weekend, you will receive a response in 1-2 business days. Please review the Group Visit Guidelines and COVID Policies below before completing the Group Visit Request Form.

Group Visit Guidelines

  • Virtual and in-person group visits are offered Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • Visits that include a presentation and campus tour will last approximately 2 hours.
  • Some accommodations may be unavailable during the spring/summer months or during GVSU school breaks.
  • Group visits are scheduled based on availability. Every attempt is made to accommodate date/time requests, however, office hours and campus events may limit availability.
  • Please let us know in advance if there are any special accommodations required.
  • Specific visit details can be discussed with the Admissions staff member during the visit confirmation process.

GVSU COVID-19 Policies

You must follow all campus COVID-19 visitor protocols.

Party size is limited to 30 visitors.

GVSU Coronavirus (COVID-19) Face Covering Policy:
(Face Covering Policy Revisions effective March 2nd, 2022)

Based on the most recent CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19, masks will be optional for everyone in non-instructional spaces (with exceptions noted here), including for visitors to campus. 

The Office of Admissions staff and student employees will be wearing masks based on their own comfort level. We encourage all guests to make their decisions regarding mask-wearing based on their comfort level of being in a group setting while on GVSU’s campus.

For those with additional questions, please review our Laker’s Together website.

All in-person visits are by reservation only.


VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOUR

Take a virtual tour of Grand Valley State University's Allendale campus with a current GVSU student tour guide.


Take a Virtual Tour

INTERACTIVE CAMPUS MAP

Get a more in-depth look at our facilities and campus layout using our Interactive Campus Map.

 

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Contact the GVSU Admissions Office
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (616) 331-2025
The Admissions Office is available to answer calls Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.

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TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR
For those of you unable to make the trip, or for anyone who wants a virtual view of Grand Valley’s campuses, you can take a virtual tour of Grand Valley State University.

Take A Virtual Tour Of GVSU


EXPLORE WEST MICHIGAN
Grand Valley's main campus is located in Allendale, Michigan, which features:

  • Michigan's second-largest city, Grand Rapids, within 20 minutes
  • Sandy Lake Michigan beaches within a half hour
  • Chicago and Detroit within a few hours 

Learn more about West Michigan and all it has to offer.



Page last modified May 16, 2022