College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

      For Students

The college and the University make available many resources to support student success.  This page provides links to many of these services and opportunities.

Academic Success


Need to contact the CLAS Academic Advising Center?  Call 616 331-8585.

link to Advising website        online catalog

Need Tutoring or a Study Buddy ?

The Student Academic Success Center (SASC)  provides a resource for students to connect with many resources including a study partner. Any student enrolled at GVSU may find a Study Buddy by going to this web site and making the request. 

myPath and Your Degree

All undergraduate students can view their degree evaluation through the myPath system.  myPath is a tool designed to assist students in preparing for and tracking their progress toward graduation.  It includes both a degree analysis audit and an educational planner. 

The system is available with an easy to read audit, the ability to view the requirements of any possible major or minor that students might wish to pursue, as well as GPA calculators and a semester planner.

The system is located within Banner Self Service under Student Records and labeled  'myPath - Degree Planning & Evaluation'.

myPath FAQs are also available on the Registrar's Office web page (

Disability Support Resources This page is designed to assist students in navigating the languages offered by the departments of Classics and Modern Languages & Literatures and to provide information about related topics such as the BA Cognate requirement.

Mathematica log in page

Help with your course work

Speech Lab


Academic Units in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Learn more about the many majors and minors offered by the units in our College.


Research Opportunities

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS) has launched a new website for students and faculty interested in undergraduate research and scholarship.

Research Skills Tutorial Online


Study Abroad and Travel Opportunities

Learn about study abroad opportunities.  Padnos International Center

Fellowship award opportunities


Life, Finances, and Career

Student Life

Financial Aid

Student Scholarship List

Money Smart Lakers

Watch the CLAS Alumni Career Panel discussion about jobs in the liberal arts.

Internship Opportunities

Some programs have mandatory internships as part of their academic program.  Many others have opportunities for students to experience internships.  Talk to your faculty major advisor .

How to find an internship


Career Center website:

GVSU Student Code


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Procedures

    How to Declare a Major

   Late Add procedure

    Registration and Drop/Add form from Registrar's site



Inclusion resources


Page last modified April 10, 2015