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 computing, engineering, and occupational safety and health management. Graduate programs are offered in applied computer science, engineering, and the professional sciences. The college also provides courses in support of non-engineering and computing students through a variety of minor programs.

PCEC Student Perspectives Video

Specific information on the admission, curriculum, and graduation requirements can be found in each program section below, or you can take a virtual tour of our Pew Grand Rapids Campus and Allendale Campus. The School of Computing is based on the Allendale Campus, while the School of Engineering, the Occupational Safety & Health Management Department, and the Professional Science Masters Programs are based on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. 

Questions about your course schedule or program requirements? Contact our team of professional advisors!



Why Choose the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing?


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.



PCEC News

GVSU, West Michigan Tech Talent partner to promote hiring international students

GVSU, West Michigan Tech Talent partner to promote hiring international students

"These are extremely motivated individuals who would be a great addition to any company," Jones said, adding that 50 percent of all international students studying in the U.S. are in STEM fields.

Feb 22, 2024

Rhodes reminds faculty they are key to university's successes

Rhodes reminds faculty they are key to university's successes

She said faculty were similar to first responders, acting as counselors for career services and academics and "loco parentis."

Feb 20, 2024

GVSU Collaborates with Automation Alley to present Digital Playbook on Global Industry 4.0 Trends

GVSU Collaborates with Automation Alley to present Digital Playbook on Global Industry 4.0 Trends

This Integr8 Playbook is the output of industry, academic and government collaboration, and emerges as a pivotal resource, aiming to set international standards of excellence and address ethical concerns surrounding transformative technologies.

Feb 13, 2024

Cybersecurity program earns NSA validation, will soon add second cyber threat range

Cybersecurity program earns NSA validation, will soon add second cyber threat range

Andrew Kalafut, associate professor of computing, said the undergraduate program received National Security Agency validation, a step toward becoming a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Feb 12, 2024

Computing Hosts Inaugural Alumni Networking Event

Computing Hosts Inaugural Alumni Networking Event

The School of Computing had the pleasure of welcoming back graduates to our inaugural Computing Alumni Networking event.

Jan 30, 2024

Roger That! Conference will explore life in space, feature keynote from pioneering astronaut and physician

Roger That! Conference will explore life in space, feature keynote from pioneering astronaut and physician

GVSU's free academic conference on February 16, open to educators and the general public, will present a wide array of speakers and learning opportunities.

Jan 29, 2024

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Events

Africa's Nile River: through space and time

February 29, 2024 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

GVSU Geology and Honors presents a face-to-face (f2f) Zoom lecture with Regents Professor M. Abdelsalam.  Dr. Mohamed Abdelsalam is the Boone Pickens and Regents Chair of Geophysics and Co-Director...

Health Information Management (B.S.) Application Deadline

March 1, 2024 All Day

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Health Information Management (B.S.) Application Deadline

March 1, 2025 All Day

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Health Information Management (B.S.) Application Deadline

March 1, 2026 All Day

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Health Information Management (B.S.) Application Deadline

March 1, 2027 All Day

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