Welcome to Grand Valley State University Battle Creek Regional Outreach Center

Grand Valley State University Battle Creek Regional Outreach Center supports career exploration and provides individualized educational planning assistance to facilitate educational goal attainment. The center also supports the educational goals of K-12 students, transfer students, and adults in the community, while providing resources to assist Battle Creek Public Schools in their district transformation.

Our center staff is here to serve and help you with your educational goals including:

  • College and career exploration
  • College admission application and essay support
  • College advising
  • Support with FAFSA completion
  • Scholarship application and essay support

To meet with one of our center advisors in-person, virtually, or by phone, please email [email protected] or call/text us at (616) 331-7610.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Battle Creek organizations show support for city students through two partnerships with GVSU

Battle Creek organizations show support for city students through partnerships with GVSU


Posted: May 18, 2022

A cohort of 12 students joined 16 other BCPS pipeline scholars this fall on campus. The Battle Creek Public School (BCPS)/Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Health and Teacher Education Pipeline Scholarship program stems from a partnership among GVSU, BCPS, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Learn more at https://www.gvsu.edu/gvnext/2022/battle-creek-organizations-show-support-for-city-students-through-two-partnerships-with-gvsu.htm

Battle Creek Public Schools (BCPS) partnered with GVSU and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to positively impact education in the community by implementing the following initiatives:

Preparing BCPS Students for Careers in Education, Health, and STEM:

  • Dual Enrollment Courses - Allied Health and Education
  • Career Exploration Summer Camps (sHaPe, STEPS, EXCEL)
  • Freshman Health Career Exploration Fair
  • STEM Innovation Center

Supporting BCPS Educators:

  • Project-Based Learning
  • High-Leverage Teaching Practices
  • Student Teacher Pipeline
  • Paraprofessional Pathway
  • New Teacher Mentoring

BCPS & GVSU: Teaming up for a Stronger Battle Creek

Page last modified September 15, 2023