Transfer students are encouraged to attend 4 programs during
Transitions and do not have a small group. Please refer to this
schedule for details about the events:
Wednesday, August 25: Transitions Welcome and Class
Photo - Featuring National Speaker: Joe Martin at 8:00pm in
the Fieldhouse Arena (Allendale Campus). Class photo immediately
follows and students will walk to Lubbers Stadium as a group.
Thursday, August 26: Swipe Right - Featuring
National Speakers: Dorian Solot & Marshall Miller at 1:30 - 3 pm -
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.
Friday, August 27: Student Success Network Faculty Partner
Session at 10:00 a.m. - Kirkhof
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.
Friday, August 27: Convocation at 11:30 a.m. -
Lubbers Stadium (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.