Allendale, Michigan: Grand Valley State University’s Home

GVSU is one of the fastest growing universities in the United States, attracting students from all over the nation and the world. If you haven’t visited Allendale, Michigan, where GVSU is located, perhaps you don’t know yet what a great place it is to live.

Home to over 26,000 people, Allendale is a thriving town with its own culture and feel. Along with all the excitement of university life, there are many coffee shops and parks. It’s a great place to raise a family as well. There is plenty of residential housing as well as off-campus housing near GVSU, and the public schools in Allendale are highly rated.

The West Michigan area has many back roads, trails, and lakes to explore. It’s great for people who love to hike, camp, bicycle, swim, or ski. It’s easy to be physically active here, and the foodshed is incredible, producing a wide variety of fresh, delicious foods.

Allendale is a small town, but the Greater Grand Rapids area has many opportunities for culture, including sports, concerts, restaurants, and theater. It’s a short and easy commute from Allendale to downtown Grand Rapids either by car or by bus. If you’re interested in choosing the right place to live while you attend GVSU, call Meadows Crossing. We’ll be happy to schedule a tour of our apartment community and show you everything we have to offer the students who live and study here at Grand Valley State University.


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10745 48th Avenue, Suite B-100
Allendale, MI 49401
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Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed
The office will close at 2pm on Wednesday, November 23
Thursday, November 24- Closed
Friday, November 25- Closed
Saturday, November 26- Closed


Phone: (616) 892-2700
Fax: (616) 892-2702


DTE Energy: (800) 477-4747
Consumers Energy: (800) 477-5050
Spectrum TV/Internet: (855) 895-5302

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