Interested in visiting GVSU?


Are you a member of a school or educational organization interested in bringing a group to campus? 

Schedule a Group Visit


Prospective Student Visit

Join us for an in-person campus visit! Visits include a group presentation followed by a student-led campus tour.

Due to 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.


*Early/Middle College students are recommended to register for the High School Student visit. 


Spring Laker Open House


Daily Presentation & Campus Tour


Campus Tour

GVSU students on the Allendale campus.

Admitted Student Visit

Congratulations on being admitted to Grand Valley State University! We offer many ways for you to connect with us to have your questions answered and discover the exciting opportunities available to you at GVSU. Events are offered both in-person and virtually. 

Learn more about the events by clicking the link below. You will register for all admitted student events in the GVSU applicant portal. 


GVSU Applicant Portal


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Virtual Appointment/Session

Join an Admissions counselor in a live-hosted Zoom presentation or one-on-one appointment. You'll learn about the application process, scholarships, housing, majors, and more.

High School Students

Transfer Students

All Students - GVSU Information Sessions

Virtual Appointments

Virtual Appointments

Virtual Information Sessions

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.

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.

Meet with an Admissions counselor and other representatives from various campus departments to learn about specific programs and resources at GVSU.

The Detroit Center.

Detroit Events

Here in Detroit, we host a variety of events and informational sessions for prospective students about what it takes to become a Laker! For admitted students, we host Admitted Student Day sessions to help you with the next steps.



View Upcoming Info Sessions and Admitted Student Day Events


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.



Take The Tour

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School/Organization Group Visit

The Admissions Office is happy to host group visits for educational organizations. Visits include 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 60.


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. 

Group Visit Guidelines

  • In-person group visits are offered Monday-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.

Have a Look Around


Watch a video tour of Grand Valley State University's Allendale campus, led by a GVSU student tour guide.

Take a Virtual Tour


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

View Map


Grand Valley's main campus is located in Allendale, a short drive from Lake Michigan and from downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan's 2nd largest city.

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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.

Page last modified March 14, 2023