GVSU Family Association
Information for Parents
Browse the following topic areas to find information at GVSU.
Many parents and families give to Grand Valley because they understand that the price of tuition alone does not cover the cost of a student's education. Click here to give to Grand Valley. If you are interested in giving your time or talents, visit our Volunteer and Service Opportunities page.Back to Top.
GVSU's Housing website provides information on housing contracts, housing assignments, room changes, addresses, and off-campus living options. There is also a specific Parent and Family Information section for common questions or concerns.
GRAND Living is another resource that provides a virtual guide to on-campus residential life at GVSU.Back to Top.
Grades are provided to students electronically through the myBanner system. Talk to you student about expectations for sharing information about their academic performance. To learn more about registering for classes and the timing of grades visit the Registrar's website. Learn more about FERPA.Back to Top.
The campus safety section of Public Safety's website provides information and tips regarding your student's personal safety on and off campus. If you are concerned about your student's emotional health, visit the Counseling Center's website for information regarding alcohol, drugs, group therapy, support groups, diversity or how to deal with a crisis.Back to Top.
GVSU's Financial Aid website explains the basics of financial aid, how to apply, loan information, cost and payment options, and provides some commonly used forms. You can pay your student's tuition bill through myBanner online. The Student Accounts Office can help guide you through the payment process, offering payment options, deferment information, and all your payment related needs.Back to Top.
Many students choose to become a part of a Greek lettered organization during their college years. Parents frequently have questions about their son or daughter’s commitment to a fraternity or sorority. Learn more about the leadership and personal development opportunities Greek Life gives your student at Grand ValleyBack to Top.
What makes or breaks many students’ college careers is how active they are in organizations, clubs and teams. Grand Valley strives to offer the best leadership and volunteer opportunities as well as events to bring the University together. These links will show you what it’s like to be a student at GVSU and ways that you can be involved!Back to Top.