2024 Welcome Week (August 19 - 25) *

Check out these events you won't want to miss!

Monday, August 19

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

Affinity Group Move-in

Monday 8/19/24

Assigned based on living assignment.
More information to be
provided by Housing.

Allendale Campus

 

 

Tuesday, August 20

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

Allendale Move-In

Tuesday  8/20/24

A move-in day will be assigned based on building/room assignment.

Allendale Campus

Visit the Housing and Residence Life website

Campus Tours with Dean of Students Office

Tuesday 8/20/24

TBD

Allendale Campus

 

Rec Center Tour/Equipment Demo

Tuesday, 8/20/24

TBD

Recreation Center - Allendale

 

North Campus Block Party

Tuesday 8/20/24

8 - 10 p.m.

Kleiner Basketball Courts

 

Wednesday, August 21

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

Allendale Move-In

Wednesday 8/21/24

A move-in day will be assigned based on building/room assignment.

Allendale Campus

Visit the Housing and Residence Life website

Rec Center Tour/Equipment Demo

Wednesday 8/21/24

TBD

Recreation Center - Allendale

 

Campus Tours with Dean of Students Office

Wednesday 8/21/24

TBD

Allendale Campus

 

Teacher Education Information Session

Wednesday, 8/21/24

4 - 5 p.m.

Kirkhof Center - 2204

Open to all students interested in teaching!
Visit the CLAS Academic Advising website

South Campus Block Party

Wednesday 8/21/24

8-10 p.m.

South Campus Volleyball Court

 

Thursday, August 22

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

Allendale Move-in

Thursday 8/22/24

A move-in day will be assigned based on building/room assignment.

Allendale

Visit the Housing and Residence Life Website

Super Secret S'more Club

Thursday 8/22/24

4-6 p.m.

Kirkhof Center Lobby

 

Convocation

Thursday 8/22/24

7 p.m.

Fieldhouse Arena

Visit Convocation Website

Rec Center Tour/Equipment Demo

Thursday 8/22/24

TBD

Recreation Center - Allendale

 

Class of 2028 Class Photo

Thursday 8/22/24

8 p.m. immediately after Convocation

Lubbers Stadium

 

Meijer Back to College Event

Thursday 8/22/24

8 p.m. - midnight

Pick-up locations in Lot C

Visit the Meijer website

Friday, August 23

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

Allendale Move-In

Friday, 8/23/24

A move-in day will be assigned based on building/room assignment.

Allendale Campus

Visit the Housing and Residence Life website

Downtown Campus Move-In

Friday 8/23/24

TBD

Downtown Pew Campus

Visit the Housing and Residence Life website

How to Laker Pancake Breakfast

Friday 8/23/24

10 a.m. - noon

Kirkhof Center Grand River Room

 

Ride the Laker Line!

Friday 8/23/24

Noon-3 p.m.

Pew Campus station under 131

GVSU Transportation Services invites students to embark on a journey of exploring downtown Grand Rapids via the Laker Line.  By exploring local landmarks, businesses, and the Pew Campus area, Lakers will not only become more comfortable with riding the Laker Line but will be introduced to the diverse offerings that make the Grand Rapids area a welcoming home for GVSU students.  Hop on Laker Line at the Mackinaw or Kirkhof stops and head to Pew Campus Station under 131 to get free swag and an ice cream!

Social Justice Centers Block Party

Friday 8/23/24

Noon - 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center Lobby

 

Traveling Career Quiz

Friday 8/23/24

1 - 3 p.m.

Outside near Kleiner (North Campus)

 

Campus Tours with Dean of Students Office

Friday 8/23/24

TBD

Allendale Campus

 

TRIO Orientation

Friday 8/23/24

   

Visit the TRIO website

Laker Kickoff and RecFest!

Friday 8/23/24

Evening - exact time TBD

Kirkhof Lawn

Laker Kickoff and RecFest Info

Saturday, August 24

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

IFC Welcome Week Block Party

Saturday 8/24/24

TBD

TBD

 

Tie Dye Event hosted by Campus Activities Board (CAB)

Saturday 8/24/24

TBD

TBD

 

Annual Beach Clean Up

Saturday 8/24/24

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center Pick Up/Grand Haven State Park

Beach Clean Up Website

Ultimate Frisbee & Yard Games

Saturday 8/24/24

7- 10 p.m.

Field 1

 

Move on the Field

Saturday 8/24/24

8 - 10 p.m.

Lubbers Stadium

Movie on the Field Info

Sunday, August 25

Event

Date

Time

Location

Learn more!

Campus Tours with Dean of Students Office

Sunday, 8/25/24

TBD

Allendale Campus

 

Campus Life Night

Sunday 8/25/24

6 - 8 p.m.

Parking Lot H1 Near Kirkhof Center

Campus Life Night Website

*All events are taking place on the Allendale campus, unless otherwise noted.*




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