The English Department has moved!

During the W20 and SS20 semesters, Lake Huron Hall is being renovated! During this time, the English Department offices will be spread throughout the Allendale Campus, with our main office located in 4000 JHZ. 

Looking for a professor? Check our temporary office directory to see where their office is located.

Need administrative assistance? Our staff can be found in 4000 JHZ or in B-3-249 MAK.

Our main phone number and department email remain the same: 616-331-3400, engdept@gvsu.edu.

Lake Huron Hall Under Construction

Find Us Here arrows Zumberge Hall

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Our Mission

The English Department strengthens the liberal education of students by developing a deepened understanding of language and literacy, the value of critical reading and effective writing, and the richness of literature, past and present.

McNair Scholar writes about the complexities of Afro-Latinx Identity

McNair Scholar writes about the complexities of Afro-Latinx Identity

Oldenburg Writing Contest

It's that time of year! Round up your best writing and apply for the annual Oldenburg Writing Contest.

Professor Alvarez publishes translation of Moroccan travelogue

Professor Alvarez publishes translation of Moroccan travelogue

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