Coronavirus Update: Department Information

Your health and well-being is the top priority. 

In response to COVID-19, Grand Valley State University is offering in person, online and hybrid class options this fall.  Complete information about what the University is doing can be found at GVSU Lakers Together.

We are also committed to continuing to provide you with access to lifelong learning and professional development opportunities.  

The Center for Adult and Continuing Studies is open for business, just operating a bit differently. Staff is available via email or phone, staff contact information can be found at our PEOPLE page.  If you’re not sure who to contact, please email us at ceinfo@gvsu.edu or call us at (616) 331-7180. 

MIOSHA Specific Information: MTI programs will be offered on the Holland campus or you can connect online.   Check this page for up-to-date programming information. If you have any questions, feel free to reach us at the contact information listed above. 

COVID-19 Precautions to MTI Participants

It is the objective of MIOSHA to provide a safe environment for our MTI participants.  In order to safely facilitate the in-seat training provided by our instructors and cosponsors, MTI participants must observe the following:

  1. Wear a face covering.
  2. Wash hands thoroughly before entering the classroom, or use hand sanitizer.
  3. Sit 6 feet apart or at least two empty chairs between.
  4. Cannot attend class if experiencing any of the following symptoms that developed within the last two weeks:
    1. Fever
    2. Chills
    3. Persistent coughs
    4. Shortness of breath
    5. Muscle aches
    6. Headache
    7. Loss of taste or smell
    8. Sore throat
    9. Runny nose
    10. Nausea or vomiting

About our programs

Grand Valley State University offers a variety of Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) training to workers and employers to help reduce the risk of workplace hazards. 

The programs meet in our Grand Valley Holland Campus at 515 S Waverly, Holland and/or online.

Register here or browse our MIOSHA programs listed below. 

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August 17-18, 2021 (2 day course)

MIOSHA Construction 10-hr 


Location - GVSU Holland Campus

Scholarship Program

MIOSHA courses are eligible for scholarships that will pay 50% of the cost.  If you are interested, applications must be received no later than three weeks prior to the course start date. Click on the MIOSHA Scholarship Application and select the course you want to attend. You will complete the online scholarship application at that site.  


Registration is easy...you can click on registration link and register yourself online or we would be happy to help you register just call us at (616)331-7180.

Please note:  Registration Deadline for each class can be found under the class description. Classes fill up fast so get your registration in early!!

Cancellation Policy

You must contact us by email or phone (616)331-7180 if you need to cancel your registration.  A full refund will be granted if cancellation is received at least 48 hours before course start time, after that, refunds cannot be granted.  

Special Accommodations

Please contact our office regarding any special needs accommodations you may have prior to the MIOSHA workshop.  We will work with you to insure your needs are met.  You may email or call us at (616)331-7180.


Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, please refer to GVSU website at https://www.gvsu.edu/ for delayed openings and cancellations or call the inclement weather line at (616)331-2020.

Did You Know

Grand Valley State University has a bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health Management. The program was ranked third of the Top 25 Best Value Occupational Safety and Health Degrees 2019 by Value Colleges.  Check out our program, OSHM bachelor's degree program for more information.