Directions to Allendale & Local Accommodations

Campus Parking

During the conference, we recommend you park in Lot H which is across from the Kirkhof Center. Parking on campus will be free of charge on the day of the event.
Click here to see the Allendale campus parking and campus map.

Directions to Allendale Campus

Where are you travelling from?

Directions

Holland:

Take US-31 North to M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Turn right (east) on M-45 and go approximately 12 miles to GVSU entrance. Approximately 25 miles from Holland.

Muskegon:

 Take I-96 East to Coopersville (exit 16). Turn left on 68th Avenue and go approximately 6 miles. Turn left (east) on M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Go approximately 3 miles to Grand Valley’s entrance and turn right (south). Approximately 45 miles from Muskegon.

Detroit/Lansing:

Take I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) through downtown Grand Rapids. Exit Lake Michigan Drive/M-45 (Exit 75). Take M-45 approximately 12 miles to Grand Valley's entrance and turn left (south). Approximately 160 miles from Detroit and 75 miles from Lansing.

Kalamazoo:

Take US-131 North to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway). Exit Lake Michigan Drive/M-45 (Exit 75). Take M-45 approximately 12 miles to Grand Valley’s entrance and turn left (south). Approximately 65 miles from Kalamazoo.

Northern Michigan:

Take US-131 South to Grand Rapids. Take I-196 West to Lake Michigan Drive/M-45 (Exit 75). Take M-45 approximately 12 miles to Grand Valley’s entrance and turn left (south). Approximately 160 miles from Traverse City.

Chicago:

Take I-94 East to I-196/US-31 (Exit 34) at Benton Harbor. Continue on I-196 East toward Grand Rapids. Take US-31 (Exit 44) north to M-45 (Lake Michigan Drive). Turn right (east) on M-45 and go approximately 12 miles to Grand Valley’s entrance and turn right (south). Approximately 200 miles from Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: Michigan is one hour ahead of Illinois (EST).

Hotels in the Allendale area

Hotel

Information

Comfort Suites

4520 Kenowa Ave. SW

Grandville, MI 49418

616-667-0733

$99+tax/per room/per night

10% Discount for GV students and families!

*There must be at least one person in each room over the age of 21 years old

Sleep Inn

4869 Becker Drive

Allendale, MI 49401

616-892-8000

$116+tax/per room/per night

Grand Rapids Holiday Inn

310 Pearl Street NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(616) 235-7611

$189+tax/per night/per room

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