Make A Difference Day

Save the Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022

Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Make a Difference Day logo
Students holding gardening tools while volunteering
Students and Thomas Haas volunteering during Make a Difference day
Students doing volunteer work

Make A Difference Day Student Registration

This registration must be filled out by students who wish to participate in Make A Difference Day.

* denotes a required field

General Information

Emergency Contact Information

Release and Waiver Forms

Behavioral Contract

I understand that as a member of the GVSU community, I will conduct myself in a professional, safe manner during the program and will strive to represent well Grand Valley State University. I understand that this program is a privilege that will be immediately revoked if I violate any of the following standards:

  1. I will travel with my group at all times and will not venture out by myself. 
  2. I will arrive on time to all designated travel departures, and I understand I may have to seek alternate transportation at my own expense if I am not present at departure time. 
  3. I will abide by all Grand Valley State University policies, conduct rules, and laws of the land at the service location. I understand that any violation of the above standards will cause an immediate trip back to GVSU at my expense.

If you are participating in this event for a class, or are being paid to attend as a GVSU student employee, you are not required to agree to the following contract:

Travel Release Statement Assumption of Risk and Release for Off Campus Activities

RELEASE EXECUTED by the undersigned to Grand Valley State University, One Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401 IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to participate in a voluntary activity that will involve travel off campus grounds offered through Grand Valley State University, I the undersigned, in full recognition and appreciation of the dangers and hazards inherent to participating in this activity/program to which I may be exposed during my enrollment and/or participation in this activity/program, do hereby agree to assume all the risks and responsibilities surrounding my participation in this activity/program or any independent activities undertaken as an adjunct thereto; and further, I do for myself, my heirs, and personal representative(s) hereby defend, hold harmless, indemnify, and release, and forever discharge and all its officers, agents and employees from and against and all claims, demands, and actions, or causes of action, on account of damage to personal property, or personal injury, or death which may result from my participation, and which result from causes beyond the control of, and without the fault or negligence of Grand Valley State University, its officers, agents, or employees, during the period of my participation as aforesaid.

Human Verification *

Make A Difference Day Community Partner Registration Form

Thank you for registering to be a Community Partner with the Community Service Learning Center for this year's Make A Difference Day on October 15th, 2022! The CSLC is asking that Community Partners are able to host between 10-20 GVSU students on this day. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to the CSLC at [email protected]

* denotes a required field

Community Partner Contact Information

Make A Difference Day Information

Human Verification *

Tentative Schedule:






8:30 a.m.

Grand River Room

Overview/Group Intros

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Grand River Room

Keynote Speaker

9:30 - 10 a.m.

Grand River Room

Transportation to

Service Sites

10 - 11 a.m.

Service Site (Will Vary)

Service Time

(Includes Lunch)

11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Service Site (Will Vary)

Reflection Time

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Service Site (Will Vary)

Transportation Back

to Grand Valley

3 p.m.

Service Site (Will Vary)

Page last modified September 14, 2022