Grand Valley State University has a long-standing history of valuing diversity and inclusiveness. It is our practice to admit qualified students without regard to citizenship and to support all students in their pursuit of a GVSU degree. Grand Valley encourages the application and enrollment of undocumented students who are prepared to meet the challenges of a rigorous university curriculum. Future students are invited to begin their Laker journey by visiting the admissions and financial aid websites listed below.

Undocumented/DACA Student Resource

Contact Estefany Paniagua-Pardo, Undocumented/DACA Student Resource, at s_paniages@gvsu.edu for assistance navigating Grand Valley services/resources.

Dreamers are Lakers

"We have a culture at Grand Valley that is committed to supporting our students; all our students. We encourage those who are qualified, and prepared to tackle a rigorous education, to apply to become a Grand Valley State University Laker. You will be welcome."

President Philomena V. Mantella

"It is our long-standing practice to admit qualified students without regard to citizenship status and to support all students pursuing a Grand Valley degree."

President Emeritus Thomas J. Haas

Past Events

Undocu Week