Grand Valley Police Department

Move-In FAQ

  • Move in Schedule
  • Early/Late Arrival Request Form
     
  • What do I need to know when I arrive?
    • Name and room number of your living center
       
  • Where do I go for move in?
    • All north end residents follow posted signs and directions of staff to Lot C
      • You will be assigned a piece of colored paper to display on the dashboard of your vehicle.  Please keep this paper visible on your dash so police staff can accurately and efficiently direct you to your living center
    • Niemeyer residents will be routed through Lot M
    • All other residents will report directly to their living center
       
  • What is the unloading process?
    • Staff will direct you where to unload. Once you are parked you will have 15 minutes to unload your items from your vehicle and place them on the grass or sidewalk
    • Vehicles may not be left unattended while in the unloading area
    • After you are unloaded, staff will direct you to the designated parking area
       
  • What if I need to make a second trip to unload?
    • You must go through the same unloading process entering Lot C.After you exit Lot D you will not be allowed to return to Lot D
    • You may park in Lots F or G and carry your items to your destination
       
  • Do I need a parking pass?
    • Parking will be enforced in Faculty/Staff lots and meters
    • Student vehicles must have a parking pass starting Sunday 8/28, this can be obtained online through the GVPD website at www.gvsu.edu/gvpd
    • Parents do not need to obtain a visitor’s pass for move-in days only
       
  • Where can I go to pick up additional items needed for student rooms?
  • Allendale Family Fare located west of GVSU - Map
  • 6101 Lake Michigan Drive, Allendale, MI 49401 (616) 895-7426
  • Allendale True Value Hardware located west of GVSU - Map
  • 5425 Lake Michigan Drive, Allendale, MI (616) 895-5400
  • Meijer located in Standale east of GVSU - Map
  • 315 Wilson Ave, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49534-3554 (616) 735-2100
  • Meijer located in Jenison south of GVSU - Map
  • 0-550 Baldwin Street, Jenison, Michigan 49428 (616) 457-5600

 

Page last modified August 8, 2012