Drone shot of GVSU student services building

Welcome to GVSU!

Employee Self-Guided Orientation (Faculty & Staff)  

Faculty-Specific Orientation & Resources

Optional Monthly Staff Virtual Drop-In Session

Semesterly New Staff Orientation

After you've completed our Self-Guided Orientation, make sure to explore the rest of the links on this page.

If you have any questions or concerns about your onboarding experience, please contact Joseph VanArendonk: [email protected].

General Info

Campus Information & Resources


Other Info

An emergency siren is tested the first Friday of each month, March through November. The test will consist of a one to three minute steady tone. This siren would be used in the event of an actual emergency such as a tornado.

Sign up for a portrait session.

  • The portrait studio is located in 4090 Zumberge Hall (University Communications Suite)
  • Individual portrait sessions are scheduled for 10-15 minutes
  • Cost is $15 per sitting, billed to your department
  • Immediate review of digital proofs on our computer during portrait session
  • High resolution images will be shared via email within one week and available to the campus community on the University photo archive (Widen). 
  • Portrait sessions are offered for GVSU faculty and staff members and must be billed to and paid for by a GVSU department. Portrait sessions are not available to students unless they are paid for and arranged by a GVSU department. 

Page last modified August 2, 2023