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Student Resources


Student Employment

The department encourages all chemistry majors to gain practical experience by working for the Chemistry Department as stockroom staff, tutors and teaching assistants.

  • Stockroom Employment - If you are interested in working for the department, fill out the application on the following page and give it to the chemistry lab supervisor, Michelle DeWitt.  (dewittmi@gvsu.edu or 331-8925)
  • The Student Academic Success Center hires student tutors for all chemistry courses.  Tutors meet with small groups of students enrolled in a specific course for an hour each week.  You can apply to tutor any chemistry course in which you earned a grade of B+ or higher.  To apply for a position, fill out the online application and request a recommendation from your professor.
  • The Chemistry Success Center hires walk-in student tutors for 100- and 200- level chemistry courses.  Preference is given to students who have completed at least CHM 241 or 245.  To apply for a position, fill out the online application, request a recommendation from a professor, and contact Sarah Clark (sarah_clark@gvsu.edu) to set up an interview.

Department Contact Information

Main Office

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

email: chmdept@gvsu.edu

Phone: (616) 331-3317
Fax: (616) 331-3230

1 Campus Drive
312 Padnos Hall                           
Allendale, MI 49401

Department Chair

George McBane

email: mcbaneg@gvsu.edu

Phone: 331-2167
 

1 Campus Drive
314 Padnos Hall                           
Allendale, MI 49401

Associate Chair for Student Affairs

Deborah Herrington

email: herringd@gvsu.edu

Phone: (616) 331-3809
 

1 Campus Drive
312 Padnos Hall                           
Allendale, MI 49401