Providing new students with valuable information and opportunities to connect with their community as they acclimate to life as a Laker!

2023 Laker Welcome Information

We are so excited to welcome you to campus for Fall 2023! Check out all the happenings on campus for Laker Welcome, including the First 6 Weeks of the Semester Programming below:

Laker Welcome Event Calendar Feed

First Half of the Semester Programming Schedule (August 28 - October 13)

Do you have some extra time on your hands? Make sure to check out these resources to help you get acquainted to campus:

Extra Resources

2023 Photo Gallery

Students in Lubber's Stadium for Class Photo Event
Crowd at Campus Life Night Event.
Students and parents smiling in residence hall room.

Academic Advising

Still need to finalize your schedule or not sure about which classes to pick?

Connect with an Academic Advisor

Interactive Campus Map

Get a more in-depth look at our facilities and campus layout using our Interactive Campus Map.

Take a Virtual Tour

Become More
Opportunities for new students

Student Life welcomes new students to GVSU and offers endless opportunities!

Get Involved at GVSU

Laker Welcome is coordinated by the Dean of Students Office, which is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.

Page last modified September 7, 2023