LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
All residents not planning to live on campus for the Winter semester must check out by 10:00 pm on Friday, December 18, 2020.
If you have been approved to move out mid-semester, please complete the check out instructions and cancel your housing application.
Residents permanently vacating their room at any time during the year are expected to checkout properly. The checkout procedure varies by situation, but all residents vacating a space on campus are required to do the following:
Additionally, all residents are advised that:
For residents that have already removed all personal items from their on campus room/apartment, please place your keys, laundry card and access card in a reinforced/padded envelope and mail it to the address below. Please do not send back your GVSU student ID.
Grand Valley State University
Housing and Residence Life
300 Holton-Hooker Learning and Living Center
Allendale, MI 49401
NOTE: Both checkout options are not available in all areas. Please refer to community staff for your available checkout options.
Available 24 Hours/Day, 7 Days/Week
Available By Appointment
In order to avoid unnecessary damage, cleaning or administrative charges, please ensure that your unit is properly emptied and cleaned. It is recommended that you review these expectations thoroughly.
Fall semester Final Exams end on Friday, December 13 and Winter semester classes begin on Monday, January 6. On campus housing buildings close at 10pm on Friday, December 13 and re-open at 8am on Saturday, January 4. All University offices are closed Tuesday, December 24 through Wednesday, January 1.
Before you leave and enjoy your winter break, for health, safety, and security, please do the following:
The Winter 2020 term move out is Friday April 25, 2020 by 10pm. Students should complete a check out with their community front desk upon departure. Summer desk hours are Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, and Saturday/Sunday 10am-6pm. See the full list of desk and building hours.
Any students staying in the community beyond Friday April 25, 2020 at 10pm are REQUIRED to complete and be approved for an Extended Stay. Students can complete the Extended Stay Form through their MyHousing account in Banner. The form is DUE by Monday, April 13, 2020 at 5pm, the Extended stay form will remain open until Sunday April 26, 2020 for Late Requests.
The Summer 2019 term move out is Wednesday, August 7 by 10pm. Students should complete a check out with their community front desk upon departure. Summer desk hours are Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, and Saturday/Sunday 10am-6pm. See the full list of desk and building hours.
Any students staying in the community beyond Wednesday, August 7th at 10pm are REQUIRED to complete and be approved for an Extended Stay. Students can complete the Extended Stay Form through their MyHousing account in Banner. The form will be available starting Wednesday, July 24th and is DUE by Wednesday, July 31 at 5pm.
If you are a continuing student and will be in your unit any time between 10pm Friday, December 13 and 8am Saturday, January 4, please complete the following steps:
Note: If you are NOT returning to on-campus Housing for the winter semester, please review the cancel process, complete a Contract Release Form, submit the Contract Release Form to your Living Center Director by December 1, and review proper checkout information.
Extended stay is for students who have submitted a contract release form and will not be returning for the Winter semester, but are requesting to stay past Friday, December 13. There is a charge of $35/day.