Department of Movement Science

Contacting Your Professor/Advisor

Success in Emailing Your Professor

Please consider the following when sending an email to a GVSU professor:

Use your student Gmail account to minimize the likelihood of your email being considered spam.

  • List your course and section number in the subject line
  • Politely phrase your question(s) or concern(s) using grammatically correct sentences
  • Refrain from using IM/text messaging slang
  • Sign your first and last name to the end of the message
  • Proof read before sending
  • Allow a reasonable period of time for a response

Page last modified September 15, 2014