What are the ticket options?

There are three ticket options: a dinner only option, a dance only option, and a dinner and dance ticket package. Ticket prices, dinner menu, and available accommodations will be available early January 2023.

Can only current Grand Valley State University students, faculty, and staff attend?

Only current Grand Valley Sate University students, faculty, and staff can purchase tickets via the online system but non-current students, faculty, or staff can attend as guests. Everyone will need an ID to enter the venue – a Valid Drivers License or Grand Valley State University ID will be accepted.

What do I wear?

Presidents' Ball is a formal event. Guests are encouraged to dress in a formal but individualized manner. Examples include ball gowns, suits, tuxedos, cocktail dress, pant suits, etc.

Do I need to bring my ID?

All attendees MUST bring a photo ID to enter the event. You will not be permitted to enter without a photo ID. Examples of photo IDs include a Grand Valley State University ID, Michigan ID, or a valid driver's license.

Where is DeVos Place?

DeVos Place is located at 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Which entrance do we use at DeVos Place?

All guests must enter Presidents' Ball through the Lyon Street entrance.

I don't have a car; how do I get to Presidents' Ball?

There will be charter buses running from the Kirkhof Center in Allendale to DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. Bus schedule forthcoming!

Is accessibility assistance available?

Yes, accessibility assistance is available. Please contact the Office of Student Life at (616) 331-2345 to make arrangements.

I have a question, who do I ask?

Direct all questions to the Office of Student Life at 616-331-2345.

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