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Grand Valley president, alumni to help students move in

  • A photo of students and volunteers carrying boxes.

Posted on August 17, 2017

Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas and hundreds of alumni, students, faculty and staff members are volunteering to help more than 6,000 new and returning students move in August 21-23.

President Haas and his wife, Marcia Haas, will serve ice cream to families and new students on Wednesday, August 23, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. by Kleiner Commons on the Allendale Campus. 

Faculty and staff members will welcome the newest class of students, Friday, August 25, during Convocation, a celebration that marks the beginning of the academic year. The ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Fieldhouse on the Allendale Campus. The Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts will be dedicated at 2 p.m. on the Allendale Campus. 

Visit for more information about Fall Move-in.