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Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Advising Center website. The Center and this website is available to help serve the academic needs of students pursuing or considering a major or minor in CLAS. Our goals are to help students successfully complete their major and/or minor, and to smoothly navigate the university on their chosen path to attain knowledge, skills, and a degree. If you are a prospective or new student to GVSU, see this page for some helpful information.

Students will find answers to many of their academic questions within this site, but our professional advisors are available to address questions and concerns in more depth. For further detailed information about the CLAS Academic Advising Center, see our Mission, Vision and Values.

To schedule an appointment with an academic advisor, call (616) 331-8585 or stop by our office in C-1-140 MAK (View Campus Map)

We welcome feedback and ideas to better serve you.

The CLAS Academic Advising Center is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Drop In Advising

For the first week of classes, August 30 - September 3, 2021, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., The CLAS Academic Advising Center will be holding Drop in Advising Sessions. Drop in Advising is a type of advising that does not require scheduling an appointment.

These sessions are typically 15 minutes or less. Common topics discussed include:

  • Current semester schedule changes
  • Changing a major and/or minor
  • Dropping/Adding a class for the current semester
  • General education requirements
  • myPath and myBanner usage

Scheduled appointments will resume on September 7, 2021. You can schedule an appointment with a CLAS Academic Advisor in Navigate.



1st & 2nd Year Preprofessional Workshop

October 21, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Preprofessional Advisors will be presenting on how to start building your professional school application from year one. We will be covering the following topics and more: What do professional...

Health Care Experience Panel 2021

October 28, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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GVSU Transfer Student Information Session: PreProfessional & Health Graduate Programs

November 2, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This presentation is intended for prospective transfer students with an interest in becoming a physician,  physician’s assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, dentist, pharmacist,...

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