Grand Valley State University is home to 428 F-1 and J-1 international students. Our office advocates for international students on campus and serves as a primary resource for legal, cultural, and social matters for international students. We work closely with many offices across campus, as well as organizations in our community to help international students feel at home and connected with community.

Now Hiring Orientation Leaders!

We're looking for responsible, friendly, enthusiastic individuals to welcome our new internationals starting this Fall 2019.

Apply by April 3
Send your resume and why you're interested to istudents@gvsu.edu

Interviews will take place April 8 - 12.

This paid position entails acting as an ambassador for GVSU and the US, lots of problem-solving, safe driving, and long hours August 15-24.

Applicants must be 21+, have a valid driver's license, and be available with no other commitments August 15 -21. 

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W19 Pineapple Awards Invite

Pineapple Awards

Our annual awards recognize individuals that have shown exceptional hospitality toward our international students. This is a chance for the students to show those people how much their kindness has meant to them. At the ceremony, we recognize all our graduating students, exchange students, scholarship winners, and Pineapple Award winners!

Join us in celebrating these individuals and the end of another great semester!

Pineapple Awards Ceremony 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 
6:00 pm 
Regency Room, 102E DeVos 
GVSU Pew Campus 
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI, 49504


Walk-in Hours & Appointments

If you would like to speak with one of us about any question you may have, please come in during walk-in hours!

Mondays & Wednesdays: 2:30 PM -4:30 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9 AM -11 AM

If these times don't work for your schedule, please plan another time to meet with us by calling 616 331 3898 or emailing us at istudents@gvsu.edu to make an appointment.

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Page last modified April 26, 2019