Admissions

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


600 Latino youth attend pre-college conference

More than 600 Latino high school students from across Michigan participated in a youth conference May 3 on the Allendale Campus sponsored by a consortium of higher education admissions officers.

May 7, 2019


Lynn "Chick" Blue honored for career dedicated to students, university

Lynn "Chick" Blue, '86, vice president for Enrollment Development, was honored for a legacy of mentoring students and her support for the university.

Apr 9, 2019


Dedication held for Lubbers Student Services Center

President Thomas J. Haas told a crowd of about 400 people that President Emeritus Arend D. "Don" Lubbers is a "consummate friend-raiser" who created extraordinary opportunities for Grand Valley.

Aug 24, 2018


T-Haas welcomes students at orientation

A special guest made a surprise stop at an orientation day in June to welcome new students to the Laker community.

Jun 26, 2018


Challenge Scholars experience college life

Students from Grand Rapids got a glimpse into the life of a college student at a new summer camp.

Jun 14, 2018


Newest Lakers share 'Decision Day' excitement on social media

On National College Decision Day, which took place May 1, high school seniors across the country shared their excitement for reaching an important milestone in their lives: getting accepted into college.

May 10, 2018


New students soon offered scholarships to study abroad

Grand Valleywill soon begin offering scholarships to 100 incoming students to help fund their study abroad experiences.

Feb 13, 2018


Registration, advising sessions planned for students

Advisors will be available to discuss class schedules, explain the registration process and answer questions to help students succeed and stay on track to graduate.

Jan 22, 2018