Interested In Visiting GVSU?

The GVSU Admissions Office is now offering three types of visit experiences:


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Virtual Visit

Join an Admissions Counselor in a live-hosted Zoom presentation!

 

Prospective 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 through the week and in the evenings to accommodate your schedule. Registration is required, and a zoom link will be provided via confirmation email. 

Laker Experience Day 

Following your participation in one of our Laker Experience Days, we encourage you to review additional virtual visit specific to a variety of academic programs and student life opportunities. Sessions are scheduled throughout October and November.

Financial Aid Sessions

These sessions, hosted by the Office of Financial Aid, in conjunction with the Admissions Office, are designed for admitted students for Fall 2021 to provide clarification on the process of filing your FAFSA, applying for scholarships, and understanding your Financial Aid award. All events are live-hosted through Zoom and require advance registration. 

Laker Connections

These presentation highlights some of our Laker Connections programs, and is designed for students who identify as Black/African American, Asian, and/or Latinx. These events will provide you with an opportunity to learn about student support, faculty/staff mentorship opportunities, and events from GVSU students and staff members. All events are live-hosted through Zoom and require advance registration. 

Student Support Resources

This presentation highlights Student Support Resources that our students can utilize on campus. These events will provide you with an opportunity to learn about student support from staff members and hear from current GVSU students about their involvement in these programs. All events are live-hosted through Zoom and require advance registration. 

 

Prospective Transfers

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 through the week and in the evenings to accommodate your schedule. Registration is required, and a zoom link will be provided via confirmation email. 

Community College Sessions

Join an Admissions Counselor in a live-hosted Virtual Admissions Presentation designed specifically for students from specific community colleges. 

Virtual Admissions Counselor AppointmentMeet one-on-one with an admissions counselor via Zoom or over the phone to learn about the application process, scholarships, housing, majors, and more. Appointments available M-F. Please include any date/time preferences in your email.


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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:
In order to comply with current COVID-19 guidelines, we ask that you follow campus COVID-19 protocols:

  • Face coverings that cover the mouth and nose are required in indoor and outdoor spaces when visiting Grand Valley State University
  • Social distancing guidelines MUST be followed.
  • Those unable to wear a face covering due to a medical condition are asked to participate in one of our many virtual visit options.
  • All campus visitors are required to complete a Health Self-Assessment prior to coming to campus. Please complete this assessment the day of your visit. When you complete the assessment, please take a screen shot of the final screen with the green check mark.
  • 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 on your assessment and are asked to reschedule your visit for another date.
  • We ask that you keep your group size limited to follow CDC guidelines.

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In-Person Visit

Join us for a small group presentation and a campus tour! These sessions will be socially distanced group-presentations, followed by a campus tour.

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation and statewide orders, on-campus visits are temporarily suspended through the end of December. Please check back January 15th to see if we are able to resume on-campus visits at that time.
 


VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOUR
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
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

Learn More

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.