GVSU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

GVSU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships The GVSU Financial Aid Office is here to assist you with the financial aid process, scholarships, student employment & financial literacy
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100 Student Services Building-Allendale 1 Campus Drive Allendale, MI 49401 www.gvsu.edu/financialaid Phone: (616) 331-3234 Toll Free: (800) 748-0246 Fax: (616) 331-3180 Email: [email protected] Vision To be the leader in providing the greatest customer service experience. We will make a Grand Valley State University education affordable, one student at a time. Summer Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Meet With a Counselor: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm No appointment needed North C* Office Hours (Fall and Winter Semesters Only): Tuesday 10am-4pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 10pm-4pm No appointment needed *The Financial Aid Office will be holding office hours in North C. Students will have the opportunity to review their financial aid status, ask questions and discuss their student accounts with a financial aid counselor.

Mission: To offer support and resources which provide access for students to pursue an education through: A staff dedicated to innovative, proactive solutions and identifying, creating, and delivering resources through personal counseling and outreach efforts to provide a financial plan for families.

05/20/2020

Your 20-21 FAFSA is using 2018 financial information. If you have had changes occur in your family's circumstances since you filed the FAFSA or unusual family circumstances not accounted for on the FAFSA please complete a special circumstance request form. If you have any questions regarding this form please feel free to contact our office.
Link: https://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/forms-handouts-121.htm

05/19/2020

Returning Lakers: You should now be able to view your Fall/Winter 2020-2021 award package on myBanner. If you don't have a financial aid package listed, you may have outstanding requirements!

Student loan repayment will usually start 6 months after graduation. Please be sure to complete your Exit Counseling on ...
05/18/2020
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Student loan repayment will usually start 6 months after graduation. Please be sure to complete your Exit Counseling on studentaid.gov or make an appoinment with MoneySmart Lakers so we can talk to you about how to start paying off those loans! GIF:https://giphy.com/gifs/10z4xIT1Clmkta

05/08/2020

If you plan to participate in concurrent enrollment during the spring/summer semester and want to ensure that your financial aid reflects your total enrollment, please be sure to turn in your concurrent enrollment form, tuition bill, and course schedule by 5PM.

Be sure to check your GV email frequently throughout the summer for important financial aid information. You can access ...
05/06/2020
GVSU Central Login Service

Be sure to check your GV email frequently throughout the summer for important financial aid information. You can access your email at: gvsu.edu/email

Gmail is the official method of communication for contacting students at GVSU. Your email address is [email protected]

05/05/2020

If you use financial aid to cover your off-campus expenses, we can provide you with a landlord letter. Feel free to contact our office by phone or via email.

05/04/2020

Happy first day of spring classes, Laker!

05/01/2020

Have you checked your eBill? Today is the payment deadline for Spring/Summer classes. Payments must be made by 5PM and can be made on myBanner. Questions? Call us at 616-331-3234.

04/24/2020

From the Financial Aid Office, we send our warmest regards and congratulate the Class of 2020! 🎉

04/24/2020

The Spring/Summer semester payment deadline is one week away. You can call us with any questions you may have at 616-331-3234.

04/20/2020

Good luck with exams this week! You're almost there!!

If you're graduating and have questions about your student loans, make sure you know how to pay them back! We offer pers...
04/10/2020
Student Loan Exit Counseling - MoneySmart Lakers - Grand Valley State University

If you're graduating and have questions about your student loans, make sure you know how to pay them back! We offer personalized loan information to help you complete your exit counseling.
https://www.gvsu.edu/moneysmart/exit-counseling-graduating-students-53.htm

For the health and safety of the Grand Valley community, remote academic instruction will continue through June 17. The Admissions office is available to answer calls Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 616-331-2025 or 1-800-748-0246 or email [email protected]. Additional instructions and updates a...

04/06/2020

Today is the last day you can withdraw with a W. After today at 5PM, you will need to complete a Late Withdrawal Appeal. Between May 1 and May 15, you can elect to change a class to credit/no credit or change a class from credit/no credit back to a letter grade. Before withdrawing please contact our office to see how this might impact your financial aid.

04/02/2020

Did you know that the Federal PELL Grant is prorated based on the number of credits you are enrolled in? A full-time student would be awarded their full PELL offer. A quarter-time student would be awarded 3/4 of their PELL offer. A half-time student would be awarded half of their PELL offer. A student attending less than half-time would be award 1/4 of their PELL offer.

03/26/2020

Graduating this semester? Make sure to register for a phone appointment so we can help you complete your exit counseling session before graduation! Link: http://www.gvsu.edu/moneysmart/

03/25/2020

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships will not be receiving US mail or faxes while the state of Michigan is under the Stay Home order. During this time, please email all financial aid documentation to [email protected].

03/24/2020

Do you keep getting nagging emails from the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships? If so, you may have outstanding requirements and should give our office at call at 616-331-3234 or email us at [email protected].

Lakers - be aware of scams!  Don't ever provide money to get money.  Feel free to reach out to us if you are questioning...
03/24/2020

Lakers - be aware of scams! Don't ever provide money to get money. Feel free to reach out to us if you are questioning something and wondering if it is true.

One of our officers got this email yesterday and is now considering retirement due to this generous grant.

Beware of COVID19 scams. Trust official sources of information only.

03/23/2020

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, including Student Employment, is open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. We are currently restricting walk-in traffic. If you have any questions please call (616-331-3234) or email ([email protected]). We are sorry for the inconvenience.

03/20/2020

Students who were on the deferred payment plan during their winter semester, please keep in mind that your payments have been extended until April 24. If you have questions, contact the Student Accounts Office.

Check out our FAQ added to our homepage! These will help answer some of your questions regarding your financial aid, sch...
03/19/2020
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions - Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships - Grand Valley State University

Check out our FAQ added to our homepage! These will help answer some of your questions regarding your financial aid, scholarships, and student employment. If you do not see your questions on there we are available via phone (616-331-3234) and email ([email protected]). Our hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Link: https://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/covid-19-frequently-asked-questions-223.htm

GVSU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Registration opens today for the upcoming spring/summer semester and next fall & winter semesters! Check the registratio...
03/16/2020
Registrar - Grand Valley State University

Registration opens today for the upcoming spring/summer semester and next fall & winter semesters! Check the registration schedule to see when you can sign up for classes! Link: http://www.gvsu.edu/registrar/importantdates.htm#C41BA873-9846-21C5-1E05ABCD5B16678E

Winter examination periods are scheduled on the basis of the first lecture of the week for the course. Courses not fitting this schedule will have examinations arranged by the instructor in consultation with the Dean's Office. Examinations will normally be held in the same rooms in which lectures ar...

03/13/2020
Replenish - A resource for students

Replenish - A resource for students

Students have two options to access Replenish:
Kirkhof 0074 and College Health Science 353.
Hours of operation will be 12pm - 4pm, Monday through Friday, for both locations.

If the Replenish Kirkhof Center 0074 (Allendale location) is locked, someone from the Center for Women and Gender Equity (CWGE) will be available to assist. The CWGE is located in 1201 Kirkhof Center or staff may be reached at 331-2748.
If the 353 College Health Science (downtown location) is locked, someone from the Simulation Lab will be available to assist at 331-3461.

03/12/2020
GVSU Student Employment

GVSU Student Employment

We regret to inform you that the Summer Job Fair scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2020, is being postponed in order to comply with current health guidelines related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We apologize for any inconvenience and will be in touch when more information is available about a potential reschedule date. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Plan on working during your summer break? Good news, Student Employment and the Career Center are hosting a Summer Job F...
03/06/2020

Plan on working during your summer break? Good news, Student Employment and the Career Center are hosting a Summer Job Fair! Mark your calendars for March 12th from 11:00am- 2:00pm in the Grand River Room, KC 2250 (located inside Kirkoff).

The deadline for GVSU department and endowed scholarships may have passed but there are still scholarship opportunities ...
03/03/2020
Outside Scholarships & Fellowships Search - Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships - Grand Valley State University

The deadline for GVSU department and endowed scholarships may have passed but there are still scholarship opportunities for you to apply for! Visit our Local & National Outside Scholarships Search and apply for scholarships provided by agencies, foundations & community members. Deadlines vary so don't delay!

Link: http://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/scholarships-list.htm

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02/29/2020
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Grand Valley State Police Department

GVSU is aware of the false rumor, sent via text, claiming two students were diagnosed with the coronavirus. There are no cases of the coronavirus on campus or in Michigan. It’s best to trust official sources and not spread rumors. For updated info, visit gvsu.edu/coronavirus.

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1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI
49401

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(616) 331-3234

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100 Arend & Nancy Lubbers Student Services Center -Allendale 1 Campus Drive Allendale, MI 49401 www.gvsu.edu/financialaid Phone: (616) 331-3234 Toll Free: (800) 748-0246 Fax: (616) 331-3180 Email: [email protected] Vision To be the leader in providing the greatest customer service experience. We will make a Grand Valley State University education affordable, one student at a time. Summer Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Meet With a Counselor: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm No appointment needed North C* Office Hours (Fall and Winter Semesters Only): Tuesday 10am-4pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 10pm-4pm No appointment needed *The Financial Aid Office will be holding office hours in North C. Students will have the opportunity to review their financial aid status, ask questions and discuss their student accounts with a financial aid counselor.

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