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 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.

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 & Information Systems 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?

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.


PCEC News

PCEC Faculty Honored with Service Awards

November 24, 2020

PCEC faculty have been honored for their years of service to GVSU in the 2020 Service Awards. Please join us in congratulating them! 

Computing & Engineering Accepting Industry Proposals for Senior Projects!

November 20, 2020

Do you have an industry problem that needs to be solved? Let our students do the work! Submit a proposal now to sponsor a computing or engineering senior project next semester.

Professor of Occupational Safety & Health Appointed to COVID-19 Committee

November 19, 2020

Dr. Dave Huizen, Director of the GVSU Occupational Safety & Health Management program, was recently asked to serve as a public member on the Institutional Biosafety Committee for Grand Rapids Aseptic Manufacturing (GRAM).

Scholarships Make a Positive Impact on PCEC Students; Help Them Obtain Career Goals

November 18, 2020

Several Padnos College of Engineering & Computing students received scholarships this academic year thanks to the generosity of individual and corporate donors.

Dr. Erik Fredericks Recognized for Contribution to Google Cloud's Faculty Summit

November 17, 2020

Computer Science faculty member Dr. Erik Fredericks recently participated in the Google Cloud (Virtual) Faculty Summit as a panelist in the Google Cloud Undergraduate Curriculum and Student Projects track.

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