Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences! CLAS is the largest of Grand Valley's colleges. Our students choose from more than 50 bachelor degrees (and a growing number of advanced degrees) in the natural and mathematical sciences, the fine arts and humanities, and the social sciences. In fact, all GVSU undergraduates build the foundation for their major studies in general education courses offered by our College. It all starts here.     

CLAS Faculty & Staff Meeting 2024

Please RSVP to the CLAS Faculty & Staff Meeting  to be held on Thursday, August 22, in the Louis Armstrong Theatre located in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. for Coffee and Conversation followed by the meeting in the theatre at 10:00 a.m. After the meeting we’ll be following Dean Drake to lunch under the tent on Kirkhof Center East Lawn.

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