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!

   

Virtual Information Session

This hour-long session includes an admissions presentation intended for incoming freshman with an admissions counselor and a Q&A session with current GVSU students. Available M-F, and Saturdays during the academic year. Pre-registration required.

Virtual Academic Session

This hour-long session focuses on a specific academic interest area, and includes an admissions presentation intended for incoming freshman with an admissions counselor and a Q&A session with current GVSU students. Pre-registration required

Lunch With Lakers!

Grab your lunch, log-in on your device, and join our current students in a fun and interactive virtual chat. This is your opportunity to ask questions and learn about what it's like to be a Grand Valley State Laker. Available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Pre-registration required.

Transfer Student Virtual Session

This hour-long session, designed specifically for Transfer Students, focuses on the admissions process, course equivalency, and the Michigan Transfer Agreement. You will also have an opportunity to have any questions answered. Pre-registration required.

Virtual Admissions Counselor Appointment

Meet 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.

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:

  • Every visit will have a reduced capacity in order comply with current recommendations and requirements. 
  • Presentation spaces have been modified in order to maintain 6 feet of distance between families.
  • GVSU staff will wear face masks/coverings and/or be located behind plexiglass barriers at all times.
  • GVSU staff will operate within social distancing guidelines at all times during your visit. These guidelines include maintaining 6 feet of distance between individuals.
  • All GVSU employees are required to complete an online self-health screen and temperature self-check every day before coming to campus. 
  • Areas of campus accessible to visitors are being cleaned frequently.
  • Use of restrooms will be limited based on size to ensure at least 6 feet of distance between individuals.
  • Social distancing and density measures (such as signage and staggered areas) will be in place, and areas will be blocked off to adhere to social distancing requirements.

WHAT VISITORS SHOULD KNOW:

Party size is limited to 3 visitors (you and 2 guests).

  • Face coverings that cover the mouth and nose are required in indoor and outdoor spaces when visiting Grand Valley State University.
    • If you do not have a face covering upon arrival, a disposable face covering will be provided.
    • 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 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 the day of your visit. Each member of your party will need to present a screenshot of the final submission indicating a 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 and are asked to reschedule your visit for another date.
  • Social distancing guidelines MUST be followed

All in-person visits are by appointment only.


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.

 

View Map

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.