Interested In GVSU?
We can show your our campus and tell you about the Laker Effect, but we'd rather you experience it for yourself.
Visit Our Campus!
We're confident that you won't find a more beautiful, welcoming, and supportive college campus anywhere. But, please don't take our word for it — visit today and see for yourself!
Simply review the information below and select a visit type.
If you don't see a date or time that works for your visit preference, please call the Admissions Office at (616) 331-2025 or toll free at 1-800-748-0246.
Schedule Your Visit
Daily Visit and Tours
Schedule a Campus Visit
The two-hour visit includes a small group presentation for incoming freshman with an admissions representative, a Q&A session with current students, and a walking tour of campus. Program times are 11:15 a.m. or 1:15 p.m. Reservations are required and select dates are not available.
Admissions Counselor Appointment
Meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor, take a campus tour, and learn about housing, tuition, majors, and more. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, and Saturday appointments are available during the academic year.
Groups with 10 or more people should contact the Admissions Office at (616) 331-2025 or (800) 748-0246. Please make group reservations a minimum of two weeks in advance.
We have a variety of events offered throughout the year:
- Information Session
To help you with your educational plans, we bring Grand Valley State University to you.
- Laker Experience Day
During this open house, high school students and their families will be able to meet with faculty members and student support staff members, tour the campus, and have questions answered.
- Laker Perspectives Day
The purpose of this visit day is to expose high school students and their families to the diverse opportunities available to them as Grand Valley students.
- Student Visitation Day
The two-hour visit includes a large group presentation with an admissions representative, a Q&A session with current students, and a walking tour of campus.
Explore West Michigan
Grand Valley's main campus is located in Allendale, Michigan, which features:
- Michigan's second-largest city, Grand Rapids, within 20 minutes
- Sandy Lake Michigan beaches within a half hour
- Chicago and Detroit within a few hours
Learn more about West Michigan and all it has to offer.