Tools

Resources to create documents and presentations for Grand Valley academic and business purposes.

As of May 2020, in order to reduce printing costs and save paper, Grand Valley issued a directive to move all printed communications to digital formats. All exceptions must be approved by a vice president or dean. Learn more.


BluePrint

Create Your Own Marketing Materials

Design and print Grand Valley brochures, postcards, invites, and more through BluePrint. We’ve partnered with a professional local printer to ensure excellent color quality, materials, and service. With a click of a button, send your designs to print and deliver them right to your doorstep.
 

Start designing in BluePrint ⇒

GVSU branded postcards, brochures, invitation cards, and flyers


Banners

Make the most of your time and space

In your office or at an event, retractable banners are a great way to capture foot traffic and communicate your message. We've partnered with Allegra so you can design and order your own. Available in two sizes. 
 

Create a retractable banner ⇒ 


Sign up for a new Allegra account, then log in and select "Institutional Marketing Catalog" from the dropdown. Existing Allegra business card accounts are not linked to this catalog.

Looking for a different type of banner? Promotions Office offers additional banner options.

An image of two retractable banners: one tall, one short.


Table Throws

Tie your presentation together with a Grand Valley table throw. Easy-to-use templates make ordering a snap. 6' and 8' sizes available. 
 

Create a table throw ⇒


Sign up for a new Allegra account, then log in and select "Institutional Marketing Catalog" from the dropdown. Existing Allegra business card accounts are not linked to this catalog.

A table with a blue throw on it adjacent to a table with a black throw on it. Both throws have a white Grand Valley Institutional Marketing logo on them.


PowerPoint Templates

Represent the university well with each presentation

Use these templates for any and all presentations given, on or off campus, that represent Grand Valley State University. These designs include a variety of slide layout options and come pre-populated with campus beauty shots.


Stationery

We offer a selection of Microsoft Word letterhead templates for download and use with everyday communications. 

Looking for printed stationery? Order university letterhead, envelopes, business cards, and forms through the Copy Center. 

Letterhead Template Instructions

  1. Select and download the e-letterhead file you wish to use.
  2. Open the .dotx file in Microsoft Word.
  3. Craft the body of your letter using the predefined fonts and margins. Do not edit the header or footer content — these are the essential elements of the approved letterhead.
  4. Save your letter as a PDF and send electronically.

Allendale Campus letterhead


Flyers

Available are two pre-made (non-editable) flyers for free download and use. You also have the option to create and download your own flyer for a fee through BluePrint.

General Information Flyer 1

A single-sided general information sheet that includes an overview of Grand Valley using some of our key messages. Faculty and staff are welcome to use these points as boiler plate copy when talking about GVSU.
 

Download General Information Flyer 1 (.pdf, 80KB) ⇓


This non-editable PDF has been tagged to meet accessibility standards.

General Information Flyer 2

A two-sided general information sheet that includes an overview of Grand Valley using some of our key messages and quick facts.

 

Download General Information Flyer 2 (.pdf, 1.8MB) ⇓


This non-editable PDF has been tagged to meet accessibility standards.