Watch our  video from Chief International Officer, Mark Schaub, as well as Director of International Students, Kate Stoetzner, welcoming you and your student to the Grand Valley community!

Grand Valley State University:

Established in 1960, Grand Valley State University offers more than 200 areas of study, including 81 undergraduate majors and 29 graduate programs. To find more information and statistics about Grand Valley, please visit the GVSU Annual Accountability Report.

Parent Orientation:

Find important resources on how Grand Valley compares to other universities in Michigan and how the International Center here at GV will work with you and your student to make this experience the best it can be!

Parent Orientation Schedule



Additional Information:

Please visit the following websites to receive information on attractions found in the Grand Valley area:

Meijer Gardens

Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce

Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

Kent County Visitor and Tourist bureau


Opportunities for Your Students:

Learn about tutoring opportunities, classroom expectations and course placements as well as investigate resources for your student’s transition to life here at Grand Valley and in the United States through campus and community involvement.



Find information on public safety and medical attention while studying at Grand Valley.



Find details on amount owed, payment deadline dates and methods of payment accepted by Grand Valley.



Page last modified June 7, 2013