Kirkhof Center

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Kirkhof Center
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Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University-Allendale campus
General information
Type student union
Location Center of Allendale campus
Grand Valley State University
Coordinates 42°57′46″N 85°53′19″W / 42.962700°N 85.888595°W / 42.962700; -85.888595Coordinates: 42°57′46″N 85°53′19″W / 42.962700°N 85.888595°W / 42.962700; -85.888595
Named for Russel H. Kirkhof
Completed 1974
Website
Official website

The Russel H. Kirkhof Center is a student union on the main Allendale campus of Grand Valley State University located in Allendale, Michigan.[1] The center, originally called “Campus Center”, was dedicated in 1974 and renamed to its current name in 1984.[2][3]

The Kirkhof Center is home to many services and shops. Located inside the Kirkhof Center is as follows:[4]

Main Level: The main level contains the University Bookstore, the 2020 Information Desk, a convenience store, coffee shop, movie theater, billiards, dining room, the LGBT Resource Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Office of Student Life.

Second Level: The second level is mostly meeting spaces and conference rooms and is home to the Grand River Room and Pere Marquette Room.

Lower Level: The lower level contains the Grand Valley Lanthorn, River Landing food-court, Student Organization Center, dining rooms, Area 51, and the WCKS student radio station.

Expansions[edit]

Since its initial construction, the Kirkhof Center has been expanded several times to meet demand for the growing student population.[3]

  • 2001: 50,000 sq. ft. addition.
  • 2007: 22,000 sq. ft. addition.

The newest addition to the Kirkhof Center is LEED certified.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kirkhof Center GVSU". GLS. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Home - 50th Anniversary". Grand Valley State University. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Union Spotlight:Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University". Association of College Unions International. Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "HOME - Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University". Grand Valley State University. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 

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