The most successful students are those who spend the 70% of their time outside of class wisely. Employers continue to look for college graduates with a wide range of experiences and leadership skills.

Students are encouraged to Become More while in college by getting involved in a wide variety of campus opportunities. The Office of Student Life has over 400+ student organizations. There are groups for everyone- from sports, to professional, to hobbies, to interfaith, and more.


LakerLink is your way to connect to organizations, communicate with members, and explore your community.


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Start a New Student Organization

If you can't find an organization that suits your interests, start your own!

How to start a new Student Organization

Start a Student Organization Form

Student Life Awards

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Student Life Award Winners!


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Upcoming Events

Democracy 101 | Young People Changing the World in History

February 28, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Be inspired by the history of youth activism in recent history. Panelists will discuss youth political action during the 20th century. Participants will learn about the impact made by young people...

Graduate Student Refugee Policy Sim - NASPAA Batten Simulation Competition

March 2, 2024 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The NASPAA Simulation Competition is an annual event in which students from around the world learn through experience in a unique, innovative learning opportunity. Students will connect classroom...

Exploring the Connections Between Graph Theory & Computer Science (Hosted by the GVSU Computing Club)

March 11, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Michael Santana, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, will be presenting on various topics within the disciplines of graph theory and computer science. Come learn all about...

GV's Got Talent

March 13, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next winner of GV's Got Talent? Come perform! More registration details about auditions coming soon!

Dodgeball Tournament for the Alzheimer's Association

March 15, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a thrilling dodgeball tournament where every dodge and donation counts towards a world without Alzheimer's. Use this link to sign up! RSVP...

Futsal Tournament

March 15, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Futsal Tournament on March 15, 2024 6-8:30 P.M. on Rec Center Court 8 $5 per person, sign up as a team or individual Prizes for winners!!! Sign up Here! RSVP on LakerLink


March 17, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Here at Campus Ministry we love community. So a couple times during the semester, we join our Downtown and Allendale communities for ONE BIG service in place of The Well in the Grand River...

Project Blue Heart Craft & Community Night

March 18, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for Monday, March 18th for a fun night of activities and crafts with others in the student community! This event is open to all and free. We'll have plenty of crafts, music, as well as...

Feel the Fire: An Explosive Dance Experience

March 21, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This event will highlight Ignite Dance Company with the dances they have accomplished this year as well as showcase other dance organizations that is on Grand Valley State University, this event...

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Organization Resources

Here are numerous resources available for you to create a more impactful and engaging student organization at GVSU.


Student Organization Support

Advisor Resources

Below is a collection of Advisor's Frequently Asked Questions to help navigate the task of advising a student organization.


Advisor FAQs

Organization Policies

For your convenience and reference, relevant registered student organization policies are available online.


Check out the RSO Handbook

Registered Student Organizations are a part of the Office of Student Life, which is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.

Page last modified April 26, 2023