Transfer students are encouraged to attend the large group programs
during Transitions that are held in the Fieldhouse Arena and are not
placed in a small group unless requested in advance.
*Information below is based on the 2021 schedule; please check
back for specific details in mid-June.
Transitions Welcome and Class Photo - Featuring
National Speaker: Joe Martin in the Fieldhouse Arena (Allendale
Campus). Class photo immediately follows and students will walk to
Lubbers Stadium as a group.
Swipe Right - Featuring National Speakers: Dorian
Solot & Marshall Miller in the Fieldhouse Arena (Allendale
campus). This friendly, funny, and inclusive program covering:
consent, sexual violence prevention, bystander intervention, and
Title IX resources will engage students while offering smarter,
healthier, and better-informed approaches to sexuality and healthy relationships.
Student Success Network Faculty Partner Session at
Lawn next to the Zumberge Pond (Allendale campus). Meet up
with your SSN faculty partner, learn more about how you can connect
throughout the year, and then walk to Convocation together.
Convocation in the Fieldhouse Arena (Allendale campus)
Join GVSU's President, Philomena Mantella, for our Convocation
celebration. Convocation is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes
the beginning of the academic year.