Welcome to the School of Computing!

The Grand Valley State University School of Computing is housed within the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of computer science, cybersecurity, information system, information technology, data science and analytics, applied computer science and health information and bioinformatics. The school also supports non-majors through a variety of minor programs, badge opportunities, and certificates. The School of Computing is located on the Allendale Campus in Mackinac Hall, where you can find our classrooms, project rooms, state of the art labs, our main office, and more. You can take a virtual tour of the Allendale campus, and our School of Computing labs. Further information about our degrees, facilities, partnership opportunities, resources, and more can be found below. 

Gloire Rubambiza, explaining his experience as a GVSU Laker

 


Why Study Computing at GVSU?


Events

Women in Computing Club Meeting

February 28, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Python Wave Meeting

March 1, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women in Computing Club Meeting

March 6, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Computing Club Meeting

March 11, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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News

Cybersecurity program earns NSA validation, will soon add second cyber threat range

Cybersecurity program earns NSA validation, will soon add second cyber threat range

The School of Computing's cybersecurity undergraduate program received National Security Agency validation, a step toward becoming a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Feb 14, 2024

Computing Seminar Series Returns

Computing Seminar Series Returns

Professor Zach DeBruine is coordinating bi-weekly pizza lunch seminars featuring engaging computing topics. All are welcome!

Feb 12, 2024

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Alumni Success Stories

From Film Classes to DreamWorks; Advice from a GVSU Computing Alum on Following Your Dreams

From Film Classes to DreamWorks; Advice from a GVSU Computing Alum on Following Your Dreams

Charles Billingsley graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2019 with two degrees. One in Computer Science and one in Film & Video Production.

Nov 16, 2021

From New Graduates to Entrepreneurs, Computer Science Alums Talk their Business Journey

From New Graduates to Entrepreneurs, Computer Science Alums Talk their Business Journey

Matt Shaver and John Spencer both graduated from Grand Valley in 2010 with their bachelor's degrees in Computer Science.

Oct 4, 2021

Graduate Alumna Wins Selective Fellowship

Graduate Alumna Wins Selective Fellowship

Katherine Skocelas came to the School of Computing and Information Systems in the Summer of 2017 after earning a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations from GVSU.

Aug 24, 2020

Former IS student joins Amazon

Former IS student joins Amazon

Thomas Rudd (BS in IS) has had an interesting and exciting career since he graduated from GVSU in 2017. Upon graduation, Tom joined the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan.

Feb 11, 2020

GVSU graduate co-founds Michigan Software Labs

GVSU graduate co-founds Michigan Software Labs

Joshua Hulst graduated from GVSU with a BS in Computer Science (Honors College) in 2009.

Nov 22, 2019

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Alumni in 5 Spotlights

Abigail Gbewonyo '18 & '21 Spotlight

Abigail Gbewonyo '18 & '21

One of my favorite memories at GV was being a Graduate Assistant. This opportunity allowed me to work closely with faculty professors and receive mentorship in both my research and professional journey.

DaiLynn Dietz '17 Spotlight

DaiLynn Dietz '17

I miss the physics club area all the time! We had a space within Padnos where physics students could congregate, collab on projects, and work through tough problems on whiteboards.

Bailey Webb '19 Spotlight

Bailey Webb '19

Grand Valley gave me some of the best memories, such as studying abroad in Ghana with the Honors College, working at the Dean of Students office and CLAS advising.

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ABET Computing Accreditation Commission

The School of Computing is proud that three of our undergraduate programs, computer science, information systems and information technology, have been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. See information on our program objectives, student outcomes and enrollment history



Page last modified February 6, 2024