Student Life wants you to get involved and become more! Join any of our hundreds of student organizations, various programming teams, fraternity and sorority life, or participate in civic engagement and leadership opportunities!

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Getting involved through the Office of Student Life will help you become all that you can be, and you might just have some fun along the way too.

LakerLink is the only way to find all the Registered Student Organizations on campus from anywhere in the world. Start your student org search now!

The easiest way to become more than just another student is getting involved with the Student Life and doing so couldn't be any easier!


Ethics Bowl Heads to Nationals After Placing in Regionals

May 06, 2020

GVSU's Ethic Bowl team headed to Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia on Feb. 22-23 after placing 3rd at Regionals. The team finished off Regionals with the highest point total.

"Be the Change" Podcast Encourages Important Civic Discussions at GV

April 29, 2020

Journalism student Jane Johnston and her podcast �Be the Change� have been gaining traction in the Grand Valley community. Produced in conjunction with the Community Service Learning Center, the podcast has featured dozens of guests, including GVSU

GVSU Synchronized Skating Club Claims Victory

April 22, 2020

The Synchronized Skating Club finished a fantastic season that brought  them two gold medals and one silver medal, with club advisor Melissa Garland calling it the �most successful season in team history.� They won their gold medals at the Kalamazoo

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Involvement Spotlights

Samuel Jacobs

May 06, 2020

Samuel Jacobs is a sophomore majoring in public administration with a minor in political science. He currently serves on the Campus Affairs committee of Student Senate and

Victoria Force

April 29, 2020

Victoria Force is a second year master's student studying biostatistics. She is the president of the Irish Dance Club and has previously served as the community relations officer and vice president.

Nick Moran

April 22, 2020

Nick Moran is a third-year student studying multimedia journalism and communication studies. He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Lanthorn and is the membership officer of Esports club.

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Upcoming Events

State Primary

August 4, 2020 All Day

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Democracy 101: A Series of Critical Conversations

September 16, 2020 1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

This series of co-curricular lectures, panel discussions and workshops focuses on the idea and practice of democracy.  We welcome faculty, staff, students and community partners to...

Nonprofit Volunteer and Internship Fair

September 17, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Nonprofit Volunteer and Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students to connect with various agencies in the West Michigan area. The Fair hosts nonprofit organizations that...

Family Weekend

September 18, 2020 5:00 PM

Friday Night Family Weekend Events Popcorn and Movie in The Big Screen Theater in Kirkhof Dueling Pianos: 7p.m. in Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room For more details and an updated...

Family Weekend

September 19, 2020 All Day

Saturday Family Weekend Events Family Weekend 5K hosted by Campus Rec: 9 a.m. Family Weekend Tailgate: 4:30-6:30 in the Fieldhouse For more details and an updated calendar visit

Family Weekend

September 20, 2020 All Day

Sunday Family Weekend Events Laker Store open  For more details and an updated calendar visit

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The Office of Student Life is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.