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The CLAS Academic Advising Center will not be offering the committee letter service for the upcoming 2024-2024 application cycle (starting May 2024 for Fall 2025 admission). For more details, please refer to the November 2023 Memorandum on the Status of Committee Letters.

We will be offering a Letter Packet service instead for medical and dental applicants in the upcoming cycle - read below for more details!

Please reach out to us with any inquiries you may have at [email protected], or GVSU current and former students can schedule an appointment with a preprofessional advisor in Navigate

Five reasons to request a letter packet

Letter Packet Application


The Letter Packet Application will open March 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 application cycle.


Between fall semester and March, it’s recommended that applicants work on the following:

  1. Complete a Self-Assessment and schedule an appointment with a premed advisor to review it. 
    1. Appointments with premed advisors may be scheduled through Navigate, or by calling 616-331-8585.


  1. Work on the Personal Statement for the professional school application.
    1. Watch the 3-part personal statement tutorial on YouTube
    2. Schedule a review of your personal statement with the GVSU Writing Center  
    3. After doing a. and b. above, you may schedule an appointment with a preprofessional advisor through Navigate for additional advice.   

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