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Community Service Directory

The new Grand Valley State University Community Service Directory is intended to provide all community members with a convenient directory to quickly access information and services provided by GVSU.

Please note that some of the resources and services listed through this directory may be currently suspended, limited or only provided in a virtual setting. 

If you are a member of the GVSU community and do not see the external community services/resources provided by your office or department in the directory, we invite you to click the button below to provide us with the essential information needed to add your service/resource to the directory.

Community Service Directory


Find Resources

  • The GVSU Career Center offers a fast, easy, and free way to post an internship/co-op to all GVSU students. 
  • The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy serves nonprofits, foundations, and others seeking to transform their communities for the public good with the use of professional development services, courses and trainings, and philanthropic tools.
  • Kutsche Office of Local History offers ongoing community programs and initiatives that are integrated with the GVSU community and surrounding West Michigan community. 
  • Modern Languages and Literatures offers resources on Outreach Information and Translation services. 
  • Multicultural Affairs provides a vast list of organizations in the community that aim to promote diversity and provide opportunities for community involvement and/or networking. 
  • The Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation offers support to the entrepreneurial community in West Michigan. Services provided include consulting, research, and funding opportunities. 
  • West MI Community Sustainability Partnership is made up of several regional partnerships, coalitions, and committees who are committed to develop sustainable neighborhoods and communities. 
  • The GVSU Procurement Services is able to provide resources for those looking to partner in business with GVSU. 
  • The Seidman College of Business provides Seidman Outreach Centers to provide informational and educational services to the business community in the region and the state of Michigan.
  • Connect with GVSU Admissions to learn more about how to become a Laker and to explore the many programs we offer.
  • Mathematics Professor Feryal Alyont and her students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences serve as community tax preparers.

Still can't find what you're looking for?

Speak with someone directly about questions, comments, or concerns in connecting with GVSU students, faculty, or staff members. Reach out via phone or email to either of the individuals below to get your process started!

Travus Burton

Director for Civic Learning and Community Engagement 

burtotra@gvsu.edu 

(616) 331- 2400 

Claire DeVries

Graduate Assistant 

s_cavarrcl@gvsu.edu 

(616) 331-9494

College Engagement Liaisons Committee

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies - 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Monica Johnstone

College of Health Professions - Julie Hall 

Kirkhof College of Nursing - Susan Harrington

Seidman College of Business - Paul Isely

College of Education and Community Innovation - Chasity Bailey-Fakhoury

Padnos College of Engineering and Computing - Casey Thelenwood

Graduate and Lifetime Learning - 

Battle Creek Outreach Center - Al Shifflett