Laker Leadership Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?
Registration can be found the the Leadership Summit homepage.  Please note that payment is due upon registration (via credit card: $20 GVSU Student and $30 Non-GVSU Student) unless the student is a part of a "group" that is sponsoring the registration fee.

GVSU Students: There are opportunities to attend Leadership Summit at no cost to students through sponsorship by a campus department (for student employees or student leaders) and through the Student Life Fund.  Sponsored students will register as a GVSU "group" and will need the registration "code" from the sponsoring department/organization. If a student is not sponsored, they may register as an 
individual and would need to pay the $20 registration fee via credit card online. Contact Brendan Gallagher at 616-331-2361or gallabre@gvsu.eduin the Office of Student Life with any questions regarding sponsorship or group registration.

Non-GVSU Students: If a student's registration fee will be paid by their university/college, they will register as a Non-GVSU "Group."  The advisor (or university/college staff member) should contact Brendan Gallagher at 616-331-2361or gallabre@gvsu.eduin advance to create a group code. If a student is not sponsored by their university/college, they may register as an individual and would need to pay the $30 registration fee via credit card online.

Where is the best place to park during the conference?
During the conference, we recommend you park in Lot H which is across from the Kirkhof Center.  Parking on campus will be free of charge on the day of the event.

What is the address of where Summit takes place?

1 Campus Drive
1110 Kirkhof Cener
Allendale, MI 49401

For directions, click here.

What should I wear to the Leadership Summit?
Business casual attire is encouraged.

Will lunch be provided?
Lunch will not be provided at the event.  However, the Lobby Shop/Java City, a snack store and coffee shop located inside of Kirkhof Center and River Landing, a food court on the Lower Level of the Kirkhof Center, will be open throughout the day.  Dinner will be provided to all conference attendees.

What should I bring to Leadership Summit?
We recommend bringing paper, something to write with, and either a bag or backpack.

Is dinner provided?
Yes, a buffet dinner will be provided during Leadership Summit.  Our menu will accommodate dietary restrictions that were noted on your registration forms.  

What if I can no longer attend Leadership Summit?
Refunds for Leadership Summit 2014 will be given until Saturday, February 15th, 2015.  After this date, we recommend finding someone else to attend in your place.  Please address any changes during registration on the day of Leadership Summit.  Attention GVSU students: If you registered for free under a "code" (sponsored by an on campus department or by the Student Life Fund) your student account will be charged for the cost of registration if you fail to attend the conference or find someone else to attend in your place.

What if I missed the registration deadline but would still like to attend Leadership Summit?
You can register for Leadership Summit the day of the event, pending available space.  Please be aware that we have a record number of attendees this year and are at capacity.  We cannot guarantee day-of registration.  If you plan to register on-site, we prefer payment with cash or a check.

Will there be a place for me to keep my things during the day?
We will have several coat racks available in the Kirkhof Center during the event.  Anything left here is the responsibility of its owner, as it will not be locked or monitored.

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