A campus built for community, located for opportunity

app’s beautiful 400-acre campus in West Michigan is ideally located to create a small, close-knit community feel while providing access to everything the city of Grand Rapids has to offer. Enjoy a sprawling, tree-covered campus with buildings designed to promote intentional learning and meaningful interaction. Bike, run, or walk on miles of paved paths or enjoy God’s creation in app’s 100-acre Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens.

We invite you to visit to get a feel for what the campus is really like!

Related pages

Campus map
Driving directions, building information, parking lots, accessibility information, and more.

Visit Campus
Schedule a visit and view Fridays at app dates

Life in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids facts, videos, and more

Housing
Residence hall information, housing for juniors and seniors

Virtual tour

Virtual tour image of campus with camera icon 360° views of app’s campus

 

Quick Facts
  • Students gather outside their residence hall for the start of Chaos Day.
  • Two students walking along a pathway to class.
  • Eating meals in your favorite dining hall.
  • Work out or take a spin in the Morren Fitness Center.
  • Students leave a morning Chapel service.
  • The big Commons lawn.
  • A man pours an espresso shot into a coffee cup.
  • The Grand Rapids city skyline at night filled with lanterns from ArtPrize.
  • The Hall of Supreme Harmony, Forbidden City, Beijing, China.
  • Two students walking along a pathway to class.
  • Eating meals in your favorite dining hall.
  • Work out or take a spin in the Morren Fitness Center.
  • Students leave a morning Chapel service.
  • The big Commons lawn.
  • A man pours an espresso shot into a coffee cup.
  • The Grand Rapids city skyline at night filled with lanterns from ArtPrize.
  • The Hall of Supreme Harmony, Forbidden City, Beijing, China.

Things to do on campus

Check out this sample of things you can do on app’s campus.

Athletic Events

Cheer on the Knights in the 362,000-square-foot Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex, or at one of the many campus athletic fields.

app Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens

Enjoy a stroll through the 100-acre preserve, or attend events held at the LEED-certified Bunker Interpretive Center.

Center Art Gallery
Dice Mineralogical Museum
Located in North Hall, the new Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum museum houses over 300 rare gems, minerals and fossils donated by Bruce Dice ’48.
Peet’s Coffee
Enjoy a hand-crafted espresso or tea beverage at Peet’s Coffee, located in the Hekman Library.
Campus Store
More than a place to buy textbooks, the campus store is a place to grab a snack or find app gear, fair trade gifts, and Michigan-made items. .
Musical Performances
Experience music at app by choosing from the music department’s schedule of first-class performances.
app Observatory (telescope)
See planets, asteroids, and more using app’s powerful telescope during regular open hours. Learn more.