Advising Resources

The following units are working together to provide GVSU students with the best and most up to date information about the graduate and professional school application process. They provide workshops and seminars every semester.

Career Center: Helps with individual career advising, full-time professional job/internship postings, on-campus interviews, resume and CV assistance, and simulated interviews. To contact the Career Center, call (616) 331-3311 or email them at They are located in room 206 in the Student Services Building on the Allendale Campus or in room 101-B in the DeVos Center on the Pew Campus.

CLAS Academic Advising Center: Offers a variety of graduate and professional school resources (including Pre-Professional Advising), teacher certification information, sample letters, timelines, GRE prep, and task lists. To contact the CLAS Academic Advising Center, call (616) 331-8585 or email them at The CLAS Academic Advising Center is located in room C-1-140 in Mackinaw Hall on the Allendale Campus.

Pre-Law Advising: Provides counseling and encouragement for students interested in the field of law is available. Advisors are located on both the Allendale and Downtown Grand Rapids campuses.

University Counseling Center: Provides individual and group counseling, career counseling, educational programs, referral services, help with the stresses of graduate school, consultation, and training to all currently enrolled students. To contact the University Counseling Center, call (616) 331-3266 or email them at The University Counseling Center is located in room 204 of the Student Services Building on the Allendale Campus.

Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships: Provides advising and programming services to students and alumni who show extraordinary potential and aspire to apply for nationally competitive awards. To contact the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships, call (616) 331-2699 or email The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships is located in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, 120 Niemeyer, in Allendale.

Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship: Offers a variety of opportunities and resources for undergraduates to pursue research and scholarship in various disciplines under the direction of a faculty mentor. To contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, call (616) 331-8100 or email