The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) provides leadership and support for graduate education. We offer programming and advising to assist masters and doctoral students through transitions from prospective, to enrolled, and to graduating. We oversee graduate assistantships, including appointments and orientations. The OGS administers university policies that apply to graduate education.
Prospective Students: Prospective students can find information about admissions, tuition and fees, campus life, orientation, graduate assistantships, and other resources to get you started.
Current Students: The office of Graduate Studies serves as a principal resource for admitted graduate students. Here you can find links to various policies and procedures, thesis information and deadlines, student services, and much more.
Faculty & Staff: Find information about different procedures and policies, instructions and forms, and information about graduate assistantships and the Graduate Council.
Apply: Visit this page for more information about the graduate admission requirements and the application process.
July 21, 2015
Biomedical Sciences graduate student Katherine Hekstra and Deborah Lown, associate professor of biomedical sciences, collected data that helped two Grand Rapids food pantries establish policies and ensure fresh produce and healthy foods are available to t
July 09, 2015
The GVSU Speech Lab services both undergraduate and graduate students. A video was just released to promote the services offered at the Speech Lab.
July 07, 2015
Qualtrics Innovation Exchange offers Behavioral Research Grants for student research.
June 24, 2015
U.S. News and World Report released the Best Graduate School rankings for 2016 and GVSU's graduate programs in Business and Nursing ranked higher than all other graduate programs in West Michigan.
April 22, 2015
24 graduate students joined OGS staff and GVSU faculty for the PACES workshop "How to Survive a Golf Outing"
Find information about different procedures and policies, instructions and forms, and information about graduate assistantships and the Graduate Council.