Regent Competition

Regent Competition Information

  • Nominated by an organization, friend, or may nominate themselves
  • Junior/Senior standing (55+ credits)
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must have good academic standing
  • Candidacy is limited to undergraduate students of Grand Valley State University
  • Must meet the listed Regent Requirements
  • The nomination form opens on Monday, August 26th at 12:00 pm
  • The nomination form must be completed by Sunday, October 6 at 11:59 pm
  •  A signed letter of endorsement from the candidate’s student organization, professor, supervisor, or mentor must accompany the nomination form

Interviews for Homecoming Court will be held on October 10-11. Candidates will be contacted by a representative of the Office of Student Life to schedule a 15-minute interview slot. Candidates must conduct an interview in order to be considered for Homecoming Court. Candidates will be interviewed by staff from the Office of Student Life.

  • Each top 10 Regent Nominee will have an opportunity to go on a golf cart ride across campus.
  • Regent Nominees are expected to attend the Pep Rally to respond to an on-stage question. 
  • The Regent Winner will be announced at the Homecoming Football Game on Saturday, October 26th during halftime.
  • Dress business casual for the Pep Rally & Lip Sync competition.

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  • Voting will open Friday, October 18 at 3 p.m. and end on Friday, October 25 at 11:45 p.m.
  • All voting will be done online.
  • Each student or faculty/staff member may vote for one candidate.
  • The candidate who receives the highest number of votes will be crowned as the Homecoming Regent. The Court will consist of two-thirds (up to 10) of the number of candidates nominated, who will be chosen by the Regent Committee.