Campus Life and Facilities
Grand Valley State Says...
Grand Valley's main campus in Allendale is located between downtown Grand Rapids and Lake Michigan. The 1,280-acre campus features wooded ravines penetrating a high bluff overlooking the Grand River.
The Pew Grand Rapids campus includes a number of learning and living facilities. The Cook-DeVos...
Grand Valley State Students Say...
Students note that "life is so different when you live in Allendale compared to living downtown. It's also completely different living in the dorms compared to a townhouse or apartment." While Allendale is "essentially surrounded by cornfields," "there are lots of clubs and activities going on, and ...
All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies
Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
Athletic Division :Division II
Men's Sports Team Name :Lakers
Women's Sports Team Name :Lakers
Team Mascot :Louie the Laker
# of sports for women, varsity
# of sports for men, varsity
Women's Athletics List, Varsity
Men's Athletics list, Varsity
Minority Support Groups
Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100%
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 535
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 35.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 92%
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell, Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities: two Great Lakes research vessels, audio-visual center, performance/recital hall, pipe organ, physical therapy/human performance lab.
Quality of Life Rating
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/