Student-centered support for veterans in successfully pursuing, or completing, postsecondary education.  



  • 180 days of active duty service, with a discharge above dishonorable. 
  • OR Discharged due to a service connected disability
  • OR A member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces called to active duty for a period of more than 30 days
  • OR A member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of a contingency operation on or after September 11, 2001
  • Have not obtained a Bachelor's degree.

An Introduction to Veterans Upward Bound


  • Participation is self-designed, self-paced, and flexible.
  • Open entry and departure. 
  • No requirement to apply to, or attend, Grand Valley State University.
  • Remote or in-person options available.
  • FREE. All programming, instructional material, supplies, and resources are provided. 

Lakers Together

Contact & Delivery

Winter Schedule

Laker Effect Veterans Upward Bound

GVSU Veterans Upward Bound In Focus 9x5x2018

Opening of the Veterans Upward Bound Center

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Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)
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