Love Your Laker

Care Packages

Care packages can be ordered throughout the year by visiting Packages are customizable and healthy product selections are available. Follow these easy directions:

  1. Visit
  2. Order a pre-made package or create your own and ship it to your student!
  3. A portion of all sales is given back to the Grand Valley Fund to benefit GVSU students.

You can also build your own care package and send it to your student using the university's mailing guidelines.

Students in dorm room

Laker Gear

Visit the University Bookstore and purchase Laker clothing and gifts for your student.


Campus Dining Money

Buy a Campus Dining gift card to add debit dollars to your student's meal plan.


Outside the Box

Consider delivering flowers, balloons, or cupcakes. If you are looking for a company to help celebrate a special occasion for your student, the Family Association can help connect you. If you are a vendor interested in letting us know about your services, we would be happy to add you to our resources list.


Honor an Accomplishment

Many parents choose to make an honorarium gift to Grand Valley to recognize their student's academic success. Make a gift in honor of your Laker.