Interested In Visiting GVSU?

The GVSU Admissions Office is offering a variety of visit experiences:


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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Laker Experience Day

Join us for a Virtual Laker Experience Day this fall designed specifically for high school seniors and their parents/supporters.

    This one-hour live Zoom webinar is intended to help students and their families discover why Grand Valley State University is the right fit for them.

    Topics Covered:

    • Introduction to GVSU
    • Faculty/Classroom Experience
    • Financial Aid
    • Housing
    • Student Life
    • Q & A
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    In-Person Visit

    Join us for an in-person campus visit! Visits include socially distanced group presentations followed by a campus tour.

    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.

    GVSU COVID-19 POLICY

    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT OF GVSU:
    Grand Valley State University’s full statement about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and ongoing updates are available here. If you have questions about an upcoming visit after reviewing this information, please contact the Admissions Office at (616) 331-2025 or admissions@gvsu.edu.

    The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. The following measures are being taken at this time:

    • Visits will have a reduced capacity in order to comply with current recommendations and requirements. 
    • Presentation spaces have been modified to allow distancing between families.
    • All GVSU employees are required to complete an online health assessment every day before coming to campus. 
    • Areas of campus accessible to visitors are being cleaned frequently.
    • More information about COVID-19 protocols can be found here: gvsu.edu/lakerstogether/face-covering-policy-27.htm


    WHAT VISITORS SHOULD KNOW:
    Party size
     is limited to 4 visitors (you and 3 guests).

    Face covering policy (Face Covering Policy Revisions effective August, 9th, 2021):

    • Face coverings will be required in all indoor spaces for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors on our campuses.
    • Individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering due to a medical condition are asked to participate in one of our many virtual visit options.
    • All guests will be required to complete a brief online Health Self-Assessment prior to participating in the campus presentation and tour.
    • Complete the online Health Assessment on the day of your visit. Each member of your party will need to present a screenshot of the final submission indicating a green checkmark.
    • If you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to your visit, or have any symptoms related to COVID-19, you will receive a red circle and are asked to reschedule your visit for another date.

    All in-person visits are by appointment only.

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    GV in the 313!

    Join our Detroit-based Admissions staff for an info session and Q&A to help you consider your options at GVSU. This is an in-person event specifically for students in Southeast Michigan. Families are welcome, too!  

      GVSU COVID-19 POLICY

      WHAT VISITORS SHOULD KNOW:

      Face covering policy (Face Covering Policy Revisions effective August, 9th, 2021):

      • Face coverings will be required in all indoor spaces for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors on our campuses.
      • Individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering due to a medical condition are asked to participate in one of our many virtual visit options.
      • All guests will be required to complete a brief online Health Self-Assessment prior to participating in the campus presentation and tour.
      • Complete the online Health Assessment on the day of your visit. Each member of your party will need to present a screenshot of the final submission indicating a green checkmark.
      • If you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to your visit, or have any symptoms related to COVID-19, you will receive a red circle and are asked to reschedule your visit for another date.
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      Virtual Visit/Appointment

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

       

      Freshmen

      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.

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      Self-Guided Campus Tour

      Using a mobile device, our virtual tour guide will lead you through your on-campus visit using 360 degree images, videos, audio and text to highlight each stop on the tour.

      GVSU COVID-19 Policy

      WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:

      You must follow all campus COVID-19 visitor protocols.

      Party size is limited to 4 visitors (you and 3 guests).

      Face covering policy (Face Covering Policy Revisions effective August, 9th, 2021):

      • Face coverings will be required in all indoor spaces for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors on our campuses.
      • Individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering due to a medical condition are asked to participate in one of our many virtual visit options.
      • All guests will be required to complete a brief online Health Self-Assessment prior to participating in the campus presentation and tour.
        • Complete the online Health Assessment on the day of your visit. 
        • If you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to your visit, or have any symptoms related to COVID-19, you will receive a red circle and are asked to reschedule your visit for another date.
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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.
      • Lunch is provided at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Lunch is provided at 1:00PM on Wednesdays.
      • 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 Policy

      You must follow all campus COVID-19 visitor protocols.

      Party size is limited to 30 visitors.

      Face covering policy (Face Covering Policy Revisions effective August, 9th, 2021):

      • Face coverings will be required in all indoor spaces for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors on our campuses.
      • Individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering due to a medical condition are asked to participate in one of our many virtual visit options

      ​​​​​​​All guests will be required to complete a brief online Health Self-Assessment prior to participating in the campus presentation and tour.

      • Complete the online Health Assessment on the day of your visit. Each member of your group will need to present a screenshot of the final submission, indicating a green checkmark.
      • If you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to your visit, or have any symptoms related to COVID-19, you will receive a red circle and are asked to reschedule your visit for another date.

      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: admissions@gvsu.edu
      Phone: (616) 331-2025
      The Admissions Office is currently available to answer calls Monday-Friday from 8-5

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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


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