College of Community & Public Service Advising Center

Resources for Students

  • Student Academic Success Center - provides students and the greater community with academic advising, support services, and resources to complete educational and career goals
  • Alumni Association - draws together alumni for mutual service to each other, Grand Valley State University and our communities.
  • Career Exploration - The links provided are a means for students to informally explore their interests in various careers and strategies for improving academic performance
  • Career Services - From helping you build your first  résumé to coaching you on how to evaluate a job or internship offer, we're here to assist you at each step of your job search.
  • Counseling & Career Development - enhance the healthy development of our GVSU students through personal and career counseling, education, training and consultation.
  • Disability Support Resources - provides support services and accommodations that enhance the learning environment for students with disabilities.
  • Financial Aid - become familiar with the types of financial aid available, the deadlines for application for that aid, and other information about financial aid at Grand Valley
  • General Education Program - challenges you to develop skills, attitudes, and values critical to your success as a person and as part of society
  • Laker Jobs - Grand Valley's Link To Full-time Jobs & Internship Opportunities
  • LGBT Resource Center - open for all students to learn, explore and meet new people in a safe and welcoming environment
  • Math & Science Student Support (MS3) - assists students by forming study groups, providing problem-solving assistance, and connecting students to other appropriate support services on campus
  • New Student Orientation - next step after admission to become familiar with GVSU culture and policies and register for  your first year of courses
  • No Worker Left Behind - this resource is to give you a comprehensive overview of how No Worker Left Behind is handled at Grand Valley State University
  • Non-Traditional Students -
    Those who have multiple roles in addition to being a student, such as a full time employee, a spouse/partner or parent; who are returning to a learning environment after a three or more year absence; are over 23 years old; or are a veteran.
  • Office of Fellowships - information regarding nationally competitive scholarship and fellowship opportunities and other related information.
  • Structured Learning Assistance - features weekly study and practice workshops in which students master course content to develop and apply specific learning strategies
  • Student Employment - assist students find employment that will help finance their education and develop work skills for their future career choice
  • Study Abroad - promotes, advises, and administers study abroad and internship abroad programs for students in over 4,000 locations worldwide
  • Testing Services - Math placement testing, WRT 305 (ENG 305 before Fall 2001) placement, CELT for speakers of English as a second language, and accommodated testing for students with disabilities. GVSU is also an open test center for CLEP
  • Transitions - helps students meet new people, get acclimated to campus, and prepare for a successful university experience. All new students are expected to participate in Transitions
  • Tutoring Center - provides free tutoring to all Grand Valley State University students in most 100- and 200-level courses. Tutorials are conducted in small group settings
  • Women's Center - promotes and supports the present and future success of women students
  • Writing Center - assist all writers at any stage of their writing processes. Our 53 peer consultants can help with brainstorming ideas, organizing content, paraphrasing or summarizing research from various sources, polishing a final draft, and correctly documenting sources.


Page last modified April 16, 2014