Graduate Student Resources

Financial Assistance for Graduate Students

Financial assistance may be available to help you continue your graduate studies at GVSU during the COVID-19 pandemic. This financial assistance is not limited to tuition assistance. The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships has a short application for students to state how they’ve been impacted. Each individual application will be reviewed as quickly as possible. Here is the link to make a request: 

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships with questions regarding financial assistance:
Telephone: (616) 331-3234 or 800-748-0246
Email: [email protected]

Should you be experiencing issues related to housing insecurity, please contact the Office of Housing & Residence Life at [email protected] or (616) 331-2120.


Health Resources

Resources for students, including mental health, physical health, sexual health, veteran's health, and more

Tips for Online Learning

Is your in-person class being moved online? GVSU has lots of resources and support available for online learning. The Knowledge Market (part of the University Libraries) has resources to help:

Tips for Online Learning
How to Use Google Meet
How to Do Your Job Online

Resources for International Students

The Graduate School has worked to put together resources the specifically apply to international graduate students. We realize that after you are admitted to a program that there is a long checklist for you to work through and we want to make sure that we are supporting you through each step. 

Visit the International Student Website to find out more about what we have to offer International Students.

Graduate admission requirements can be found through the Office of Admissions.

An International Student Orientation is provided to help you feel comfortable here.

Upcoming Virtual International Events

Every Friday morning at 9:00 AM our International Admissions team is hosting hour-long virtual sessions for prospective students and admitted students to discuss any questions that you may have. Whether you want general information, details pertaining to a specific program, or just want to see what GVSU has to offer, please take a look at the webinars available for you. We are here to support you in your quest for graduate education at GVSU.

Online Learning Guide

The Graduate School has put together an Online Learning Guide with tips and resources to make each online learning experience a success. Included in this document: How to Prepare for Your First Online Course; How to Set Up a Home Office for Online Learning; How to Avoid Feeling Isolated in Your Online Course; Tips for Taking Online Classes; and Resources for Online Learning.

Page last modified September 13, 2022