Saginaw Valley State University is on a 782-acre campus in the small town setting of University Center, Michigan, not far from Detroit.
Saginaw Valley State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Saginaw Valley State University has fraternities and sororities.
Saginaw Valley State University has the His House Christian Fellowship. In fact, more students participate in the His House Christian Fellowship than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Saginaw Valley State University include Criminal Justice Society, Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Phi Omega and International Students Club.
Saginaw Valley State University students' favorite campus events are Card's Party, Homecoming Week and Battle of the Valleys.
This table offers information on housing at Saginaw Valley State University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||33%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||67%|
Saginaw Valley State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Saginaw Valley State University students live off campus. In 2022, 33% of undergrads at Saginaw Valley State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Saginaw Valley State University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Saginaw Valley State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Saginaw Valley State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Saginaw Valley State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Gymnastics||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Saginaw Valley State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Saginaw Valley State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Saginaw Valley State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Saginaw Valley State University has Sexual Assault Prevention Program.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Saginaw Valley State University, take Interstate 75 to University Center, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to MBS International airport.
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