Study Abroad Advising


The Padnos International Center  is your partner in planning your international experience. Stop in during PIC Hours to speak to a Study Abroad Advisor. No appointment necessary. 



PIC Peer Advisors are trained to advise students on a range of international opportunities as well as help them to navigate the study abroad process. Peer advisers can be found in the Padnos International Center Resource Room during office hours. Meet the Peer Advisors


Study Abroad Advisors


Meaghann Myers-Smith

Study Abroad Advisor

130 Lake Ontario Hall

(616) 331-3898


Peer Advisors

130 Lake Ontario Hall

(616) 331-3898


Alexandra Schmid

Special Program Coordinator, Seidman College of Business

Pew Campus Study Abroad Advisor

447C DeVos

(616) 331-7452



First Step Meetings


First Step Meetings occur every week Wednesdays 5-6pm and Thursdays 10-11am. These meetings are highly recommended as a way to learn all the basics of study abroad at GVSU. Please check the Events Calendar for an up to date schedule. 

Page last modified November 14, 2014