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An Inclusive Community

You Belong Here

Grand Valley is a place where your accomplishments, learning, and inclusion are directly tied to our values, culture, and curriculum. We recognize and work to remove barriers that could keep you from being fully engaged and by providing a safe, inclusive, and vibrant community for all. You’ll have access to a growing number of offices and centers across campus that are dedicated to meeting the needs of our diverse Laker community.

  • Programs like Laker Familia Orientation and Black Excellence Orientation make students feel at home on day one.
  • More than 400 student organizations and dozens of annual cultural events on campus help broaden the range of the student experience.
  • Students come from 83 counties in Michigan, 47 states in the U.S., and 82 countries around the world.