Welcome to the Educational Support Program!

The Educational Support Program (ESP) is a federally-funded, comprehensive support program for first-generation and limited-income college students. The goal of the program is to offer every possible form of support for participants along their journey to graduation from Grand Valley State University.

Through the program, participants are assigned an advisor and have access to peer mentors who can help them achieve success while in college.

Educational Support Program

200 Student Services Building

Allendale, MI 49401

Phone: (616) 331-3401

Fax: (616) 331-2775

Email: frontesp@gvsu.edu

We provide a number of services:

  • Academic advising
  • Scheduling assistance
  • Study skills assistance
  • Time management assistance
  • Secondary admission assistance
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Graduate school counseling
  • Personal counseling
  • Study abroad advising

2013/2014 Newsletter

2013/2014 Annual Newsletter

As the academic year comes to a close, ESP would like to congratulate all of our students on a successful year! By clicking the link below, you will be able to view and download our Annual Newsletter highlighting the involvements and achievements of our students.



Apply Now

To apply for ESP click the Application button to the right. Spaces are limited each year and we do our best to serve as many as possible.


The Educational Support Program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education