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Congratulations on your acceptance to Grand Valley State University, please take a few minutes to complete the online orientation. Once you have completed this, schedule an appointment with an academic advisor in the Center for Adult and Continuing Studies to register for classes. Call us at 616-331-7180 with any questions.

Login to Online Orientation

Please click the button for your program below to login using your Grand Valley network username and password:

Login to LEADS Bachelor Degree Orientation

Login to Certificate/Badge Only Orientation

Login to Applied Bachelor of Science Orientation

GVSU Terminology

Here are a few important terms you'll want to be familiar with to make navigating GVSU easier.

  • MyBanner - Our online system: it allows you to register for classes, view transcripts, and more.
  • MyPath - Shows degree requirements; the ones you have met and those you need to complete. Available through MyBanner.
  • Academic Advisor - Your academic advisor works with you in a one-on-one setting to help you with schedule planning and course selection. Academic advisors may have been called counselors at your previous school.
  • Faculty Advisor - Your faculty advisor; an expert from your major who can help you make decisions regarding your academic career and opportunities like internship options.
  • Navigate - a student success software that assists with appointment making and access to services on campus.