Virus Action Team

Virus Action Team update: Number of COVID-19 cases in GVSU community continues to decline

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 within the GVSU community continues to decline, as do active cases.

Sep 24, 2020


Financial incentive announced for students who complete self-assessment through the Fall semester

Starting September 18, students who complete their self-assessment every day, including weekends, for the rest of the semester will earn $200 toward the Winter 2021 semester. Students who will be graduating after the Fall semester will be rewarded for this semester in January 2021.

Sep 19, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Number of COVID-19 cases within GVSU community trending down; Staying in Place order takes effect

The number of positive COVID-19 cases within the Grand Valley community has trended down for the last couple of days after leveling off last week. In spite of this recent trend, the overall positive numbers for Grand Valley since the opening of the Fall semester have been concerning to both university community members and public health officials.

Sep 17, 2020



Virus Action Team update: GVSU dashboard offers transparency, aggressive COVID-19 testing continues

Senior Leadership decided to report all verified positive cases associated with the university to provide the most complete picture possible for the campus community.

Sep 10, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Thousands tested in campus community for COVID-19, shows low positivity rate

GVSU, in partnership with Spectrum Health, has conducted more than 2,200 tests for COVID-19 in the past week as students moved to campus. GVSU will conduct 5,000 more tests in the next two weeks on students, faculty and staff members.

Sep 1, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Random testing begins on campus

Grand Valley has launched a COVID-19 random testing program for residential students at the Allendale and Pew Grand Rapids campuses.

Aug 26, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Additional information available on self-assessment, testing, 24/7 call number provided

Expanded information from Grand Valley's Virus Action Team (VAT) about tracking, technology, testing, tracing, isolation and quarantine is available.

Aug 17, 2020