Grand Valley State University's Traverse City Regional Center serves students in the region by providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Traverse City.  

Why Grand Valley State in Traverse City?

It's Convenient, Affordable and Personal

  • The University Center offers easy access and ample parking.
  • Community Engagement through service learning.
  • Tuition rates are among the lowest in the state.
  • On-site financial aid assistance.
  • Advisors work with each individual developing the best path for transfer or graduate students.



Are you interested in the unique learning opportunities that GVSU in Traverse City has to offer? Click the "Let's Get Started" button to meet your advisor and schedule an appointment by phone or in person.

Student Success Stories

Tori Rhodes
Liberal Studies alumna
Currently enrolled in the Occupational Therapy program at GVSU

Justin Sheehan
Allied Health Studies student
Traverse City Regional Center

Karalyn Cain
M.P.A.S. graduate student
Traverse City Regional Center


Alumni Celebration

May 2, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Physician Assistant Studies Information Session

June 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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GVSU MSW Students Advocate at Capitol Action Day

April 03, 2019

GVSU TC MSW students met with Representative Larry Inman in Lansing to advocate as part of the NASW-MI's "Capitol Action Day." This gives social work students from all levels the opportunity to engage in the legislative process. They lobbied together.

Lakers Give Back to Community

March 26, 2019

Community Outreach Week is a powerful example of the Laker Effect

GVSU Students 'walk hard' during spring break for one cause

February 28, 2019

GVSU's Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Kappa Lambda Chapter is hosting he 2019 Walk Hard event, where 20 members walk 160 miles from Traverse City to Allendale to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis.

Old Mission Peninsula Expands

February 11, 2019

Grand Valley State University authorizer, of the newly formed Old Mission Peninsula Charter school expands grade levels.

Student Gives Personal Context to Youth Homelessness

January 08, 2019

Miller is pursuing a bachelor's degree in liberal studies through Grand Valley's Traverse City Center. After aging out of the foster care system at age 19, Miller was homeless for several months living in a tent in the woods of northern Michigan

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