Housing

Photos: GVSU move-in week 2020

New and returning Grand Valley students carried furniture, boxes and other personal items into living centers during move-in August 23-27.

Aug 27, 2020


GVSU move-in begins August 23, week to conclude with virtual Convocation

More than 5,000 new and returning Grand Valley students will move to campus August 23-27, following a procedure developed to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Aug 18, 2020


More behind the suit: Meet GVSU's new director of housing and residence life

Kyle Boone began his duties on July 20 and comes to Grand Valley from Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) in Atlanta, where he was the director of Student Housing and Residential Education. Andy Beachnau, associate vice provost for Student Affairs, had served as director of Housing and Residence Life since 1994.

Aug 7, 2020


Incident Management Team update

Facilities Services is now using an antimicrobial product they call a "game changer" as part of enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures on campus. The product, MicrobeCare, is a hospital-grade solution that will be used in classrooms and athletic complexes, as well as other high-traffic and high-visitor spaces like the Kirkhof Center, Lubbers Student Services Center and dining facilities. 

Jun 25, 2020


Incident Management Team update

In preparation for the Fall 2020 semester, university leaders have been working on a plan for how students will safely return to live and learn on campus.  Fall 2020 Move-in will be extended to five days to allow for social and physical distancing.

Jun 18, 2020


Incident Management Team update

In preparation for Fall 2020, select buildings on GVSU campuses will have one-way directional floor signs to help with the flow of traffic, especially between classes.

Jun 10, 2020


GVSU names new director of housing and residence life

After an extensive national search, Kyle Boone has been named director of Housing and Residence Life in the Division of Student Affairs.

Jun 10, 2020


Virtual Laker town hall focuses on return to campus, preparation for fall

Nearly 1,000 faculty and staff members attended a June 3 virtual Laker town hall to learn the latest information on Grand Valley's plans for returning to campus and the Fall 2020 semester.

Jun 3, 2020


Incident Management Team update

In preparation for fall, classrooms are being redesigned for social distancing. Standard rooms will be converted for a capacity of 19 students instead of 48. 

Jun 2, 2020


Incident Management Team update

As university leaders prepare for the start of a new academic year, members of the IMT have been making recommendations to the Senior Leadership Team, using public health and CDC guidance.

May 26, 2020