Admissions

Referral program for prospective students uses 'word of mouth' advertising

"Be a Laker, Bring a Laker" gives current students, faculty and staff members and alumni the tools they need to recruit students to Grand Valley.

Nov 10, 2020


Incident Management Team update: New face covering toolkit, web-based self-assessment, virtual campus tours

Grand Valley has launched a new virtual campus tour that can be accessed using a mobile device.  VisiTOUR features a virtual tour guide who will lead guests through an on-campus visit using 360-degree images, videos, audio and text, to highlight each stop on the tour.

Jul 9, 2020


Outdoor campus visits and tours to begin August 3, self-guided tours to launch in July

During a June 16 town hall, new Lakers learned about academic planning for fall, student life opportunities and procedures being taken to keep campus as safe as possible.

Jun 16, 2020


Mantella: Community partnerships crucial as GVSU focuses on sustaining learning experiences for students

Community members were invited to hear about Grand Valley's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 12, 2020



Take the GVSU virtual Admissions tour and experience Allendale's beautiful campus 

Visiting campus is a great way for new and prospective students and their families to experience the Laker Effect. Visiting campus is now possible virtually, with a guided video tour of the Allendale Campus.

May 5, 2020


GVSU plans for face-to-face learning this fall, says President Mantella in town hall meeting

Nearly 1,200 new Lakers and their parents attended a virtual Laker town hall meeting May 1 to learn how Grand Valley is preparing for the fall 2020 semester.

May 1, 2020


President Mantella holds virtual Laker town hall meeting for parents and guardians

University leaders answered questions about university finances, remote learning, student support services and academic policies.

Apr 8, 2020


GVSU welcomes one of its largest first-year classes

Grand Valley State University enrolled one of the largest first-year classes in its history this fall. It's the eighth year in a row the university has welcomed more than 4,000 freshmen to campus, and they're coming into college with impressive academic records from high school.

Sep 18, 2019


New scholarship paves way for first-year students to study abroad

First-year student Matthew D'Anna has traveled to Europe with his family. The biology major said he now looks forward to going to Great Britain by himself. D'Anna was among 40 students who celebrated receiving the Lakers Go Abroad Scholarship during an open house September 6 at the Padnos International Center in Lake Ontario Hall.

Sep 10, 2019