Training leaders who make a positive difference in their lives, careers, communities, and the world.

As a student you invest a lot in your education. We are invested in you. Our academic programs prepare students to solve complex problems, be engaged citizens, and develop the skills that are needed by today's employers.

See what we can achieve together!

Our programs include:

  • Undergraduate degrees in Integrative Studies (BA, BS) and Religious Studies (BA, BS, major and minor)
  • Graduate degree in Social Innovation (Professional Master of Arts)
  • Certificate in Intercultural Competence
  • Badge in Intercultural Competence (available to both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students)
  • Degree completion pathways, including our award-winning Accelerated Leadership Program


Student and Faculty Spotlights

Success in Chile!

Grand Valley TRIO students study abroad in Chile: As part of the MetLife Foundation grant, GVSU students explore Latin America and learn what it means to be American.

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See What We Are About: Upcoming Events

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 19, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The...

GVSU Get Sex(ED) Fair

November 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come get great information about resources on sexual health! Come see displays made by students in the Fall 2019 LIB/WGS 326 Sexuality Justice Advocacy class. Free Food!  GAMES Tons of giveaways! FREE...

Senior Showcase

December 12, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Please come listen to our graduating seniors share their thesis statements!  Friends, family, staff and faculty are all welcome to enjoy this inspiring and educational event! Great food...

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IDS 180.01 WINTER 2020 "Great Lakes Death and Life"

October 24, 2019

IDS 180.01 Winter 2020 Great Lakes Death and Life 1 credit fully online

Student Athlete Study Abroad Fund

September 26, 2019

ITC 100 is part of the Study Abroad opportunity! Check out this video for more information on you can participate!



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