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GVSU Terminology

Here are a few important terms you'll want to be familiar with to make navigating GVSU easier.

  • MyBanner - Our online system: it allows you to register for classes, view transcripts, and more.
  • MyPath - Shows degree requirements; the ones you have met and those you need to complete. Available through MyBanner.
  • Academic Advisor - Your academic advisor works with you in a one-on-one setting to help you with schedule planning and course selection. Academic advisors may have been called counselors at your previous school.
  • Faculty Advisor - Your faculty advisor; an expert from your major who can help you make decisions regarding your academic career and opportunities like internship options.