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“GVSU has a well-established reputation for the wellness of students, faculty and staff at all levels.”

Mission & Vision


 To support healthy behaviors and structural systems that enhance the quality of life for GVSU employees, families and the Laker community.


Grand Valley State University is recognized as a leader in the state and nation for supporting employee health and well-being. Employees are competent, feel supported to make healthy lifestyle choices and engage in opportunities for a life-long commitment to good health and well-being.


  • Maintain a collaborative engagement process with employees to create and nurture the value of well-being.

  • Provide opportunities for employees to participate in health and well-being activities at the workplace, home and in their community.

  • Promote healthy lifestyle behaviors that have been found to optimize and improve overall health and well-being.

  • Explore and further develop spaces for employee wellness support.

  • Demonstrate value of programming and services through annual evaluation.

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