For Faculty and Staff

Resources and Information for Faculty and Staff at GVSU are contained within this page. Find useful information about guidelines, polices and procedures, hiring a graduate assistant in a department, and more.


The Graduate School's 2019-20 Annual Report is now available online.

Policies & Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships Students

Thesis & Dissertation

Thesis & Dissertation Student at graduation

The Policies & Procedures main page provides information about the Graduate Policies and Procedures Manual, Exception to Policy Requests, and Graduate Faculty policies.

GVSU gives faculty and staff the opportunity to hire qualified graduate students to be Graduate Assistants to help with special projects and assignments that require specialized work.

All the necessary information about Thesis and Dissertation preparations and guidelines that faculty, staff, and students need to know.

MI Intercollegiate Program

MI Intercollegiate Program students meeting in a small group

The Graduate School Citation Awards

The Graduate School Citation Awards students receiving an award

Graduate Council

Graduate Council meeting discussion

Graduate students who are in good standing in a degree program are eligible to take graduate courses at several graduate schools through the Michigan Intercollegiate Program (MIGS).

The Graduate School Citation Awards for Academic Excellence is an event devoted exclusively to recognition of the academic excellence of graduate students during their studies at GVSU.

The Graduate Council is a faculty-led governance standing committee of the University Academic Senate,  as well as a representative body of all faculty engaged in graduation education.

Faculty/Staff Resources

Student sitting near a window in the Library

Graduate Faculty Applications

Graduate Faculty displaying computer screen

Graduate Program Review

Graduate Program Faculty in a small group meeting

Find information from the Graduate Program Directors Handbook, Graduate Education at GVSU Report, Council of Graduate Schools and other resources for Faculty & Staff.

Locate Graduate Faculty Application Forms, Faculty Application Form, Faculty Electronic Application, Graduate Faculty Policies, and more.

Graduate Program Review is administered by the Graduate Council with assistance from The Graduate School. The review schedule, forms, and final reports are available.

Not Faculty or Staff?

If you are a student, you might want to browse through the following pages:

Future Students Information

Current Students Information