The Oliver Wilson Scholars Program

Mission Statement

The Oliver Wilson Scholars program is a learning community that is designed to provide comprehensive academic, professional and social support to students. This program offers multi-dimensional support both in group and one-on-one settings. The Oliver Wilson Scholars program focuses on easing the transition for students to GVSU, with a heavy emphasis on academic preparation, personal development and skill building.

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Location & Hours

Office of Student Support and Belonging
1 Campus Drive
1240 Kirkhof Center
Allendale, Michigan 49401 

Office hours:  Monday-Friday 8 AM - 5 PM 
Phone: 616-331-5200

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Participation & Expectations

What are the benefits of participating in Oliver Wilson Scholars program?

  • One-on-one success coaching and social support from Office of Student Support and Belonging staff members
  • Learning and college study skills development
  • Co-enrolled course sections with learning communities
  • Specialized tutoring/study groups
  • Individual orientation dates- Dates for 2024 are May 6, 7, 8, 9

What are the expectations of students who are participating in the Oliver Wilson Scholars program?

How can I join Oliver Wilson Scholars program? 

The Oliver Wilson Scholars program is only open to incoming students who are selected by the Admissions Office during the application review process.  The GPA range for students in the Oliver Wilson Scholars program is 2.0-2.79.

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Page last modified May 15, 2024