Welcome to the Padnos College of Engineering & Computing!

The Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering & Computing (PCEC) offers undergraduate programs in computer information systems, engineering, and occupational safety and health management. Graduate programs are offered in computer information systems, engineering, and the professional sciences. The college also provides courses in support of non-engineering and computing students through a variety of minor programs.

Specific information on the admission, curriculum, and graduation requirements can be found in each program section below.


Why Choose the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing?

Dedicated Student Support
Dedicated Student Support
Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning
Expert Faculty
Expert Faculty
Unique Industry Partnerships
Unique Industry Partnerships
State-of-the-Art Facilities
State-of-the-Art Facilities
Highly Qualified Graduates
Highly Qualified Graduates

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Bronze Award

The Padnos College of Engineering & Computing is proud to have received the Bronze Level Award from the American Society for Engineering Education for the 2019 ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.


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PCEC News

Occupational Safety & Health Management Donates Medical Supplies

March 25, 2020

The Occupational Safety & Health Management department stepped up to assist with the current shortage of protective gear for medical workers by donating their stock of laboratory supplies.

School of Engineering Employees and Students Create Facial Masks for Area Medical Professionals

March 24, 2020

Faculty, staff, and students from the PCEC School of Engineering and applied Medical Device Institute, along with members of their families, banded together to create facial masks in response to the current shortage of supplies for medical professionals.

FIRST Robotics Students Receive Scholarships to Attend GVSU

March 20, 2020

Congratulations to Cayla Stout and Ian Russell on receiving scholarships to study in the Padnos College of Engineering & Computing at GVSU!

Engineering Faculty Publishes Open Access Text Book

March 09, 2020

Dr. Charles Standridge's open access text book, 'Introduction to Production: Philosophies, Flow, and Analysis,' is available to GVSU students free of charge through the GVSU Libraries.

Engineering Alumni Featured by FIRST Robotics

March 04, 2020

FIRST Robotics helped GVSU Engineering alumni, Nicki Bonczyk, fall in love with engineering. Now she's giving back by volunteering with local teams.

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