About Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its more than 10,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to quality teaching in the classroom, field-based learning outside, NCAA Division II athletics and a broad range of academic and extracurricular opportunities for students to excel.

Achievement

SVSU student Pedro Marin named National First Year Student of the Month

Saginaw Valley State University student Pedro Marin has been selected as the First Year Student of the Month by the National Association of College & University Residence Halls. The association represents 597 colleges and universities across the U.S. and select other countries, including Canada a...

4 days ago
Achievement

'Top 1 Percent' SVSU student Valerie Adams admitted to Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke

Valerie Adams has an extraordinary record of accomplishment at Saginaw Valley State University. Her latest achievement: gaining acceptance into the highly competitive Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Duke University. An exercise science major from Washington Township, Adams will graduate ...

4 days ago
Performance Arts

Students to perform in SVSU's 'The Grapes of Wrath'

Saginaw Valley State University's Department of Theatre will produce the play, "The Grapes of Wrath," to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the novel. This 1990 Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winning play follows the Joad family in their journey from the dust bowl of Oklahoma.

12 days ago
Achievement

SVSU student from Petoskey turns Credit Union internship into full-time job

Cara Deschermeier can be described in many ways. Wife, Saginaw Valley State University student, musician, events coordinator, dancer, leader. Soon, working professional will be added to the list. The Petoskey native has accepted a full-time position as a junior instructional designer at United...

23 days ago
Achievement

SVSU gives science award to Vassar student with plans to own family farm

Saginaw Valley State University sophomore and Vassar native Landon Zwerk recently received the school's S.K. Yun Science Award, given annually to one or more SVSU students showing enthusiasm for studying natural science.

23 days ago