Brooks College Office of Community Partnerships and Student Professional Development is open for business. We are following guidance from the University to support staff members working remotely. The best way to contact a specific program is by visiting the program's website for contact information. Please see a list of our programs and centers. You may call, leave a voicemail or send an email, and a staff member will respond as soon as possible. For any questions, please call our office at 616-331-8229 or email



Welcome to the Brooks College Office for Community Partnerships and Student Professional Development

The Office for Community Partnerships and Student Professional Development is located in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies. Our mission is to support and advance high-quality community-engaged teaching, learning, and scholarship as well as interdisciplinary initiatives that link liberal education with professional skills to prepare students for their future professional, personal, and civic lives.


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Experience Grand Rapids' history, people and promise through the Semester in Grand Rapids program. Learn more about this exciting opportunity to deeply engage with the community of Grand Rapids through an immersive live-learn-work program.

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Applications are now open to join the Fall 2020 cohort of Semester in Detroit! This unique program is a partnership between University of Michigan and Grand Valley State University.

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