Student Organizations Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I MAKE A RESERVATION THROUGH EVENT SERVICES:

There are four ways to make a reservation for space on the Allendale Campus; online, walk-in, call or email. Go to the How To Make A Reservation tab for further details. 

WHAT IS EMS?

EMS is our reservation system that permits organizations and departments to submit reservation requests online. Go to the EMS WebApp How To's on directions to create an account and submit a request.

HOW FAR IN ADVANCE CAN I RESERVE SPACE?

Registered Student Organizations can make room reservations on a semester basis. 

DOES MY RESERVATION IN THE KIRKHKOF CENTER AND THE COOK-DEWITT CENTER INCLUDE AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT?

Audiovisual equipment is available in the Kirkhof Center and the Cook-DeWitt Center. Standard items like a microphone, laptop, and data projector are available upon request. There are no charges for equipment requested by student organizations and GVSU campus departments. Please call (616) 331-2350 with questions.

HOW DO I RESERVE A TABLE IN THE KIRKHOF CENTER LOBBY?

Kirkhof Center lobby tables are available to student organizations and must be reserved through Event Services. You must specify the type of event (fundraiser, bake sale, sales & solicitation, etc.).

GVSU'S EXCLUSIVE DINING AND CATERING PARTNER: Laker Food Co.

GVSU is contracted with the Laker Food Co. to provide all on-campus catering and dining needs.  You may contact a member of the Laker Food Co. team via email at [email protected] or by phone 616-331-3342.


We are located within the Office of Student Life. Events Services is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.



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