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

Padnos College Students Recognized for Academic Excellence & Outstanding Contributions

Padnos College Students Recognized for Academic Excellence & Outstanding Contributions

Sam Menzie, recipient of the Niemeyer Award, was among several PCEC students who were recognized with awards for academic excellence and outstanding contributions.

May 23, 2022

GVSU Amateur Radio Group Broadcast from Big Sable Point Lighthouse

GVSU Amateur Radio Group Broadcast from Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Inside the lighthouse, members of W8GVU sent out signals while receiving their own, making contact with the world from Australia, Mexico, Canada and all sorts of places in the United States.

May 18, 2022

Engineering, Computing Students Team Together to Solve Industry Problems

Engineering, Computing Students Team Together to Solve Industry Problems

Students from four area high schools attended the event.

Apr 27, 2022

Leaders from GVSU, Alabama State Sign Articulation Agreement

Leaders from GVSU, Alabama State Sign Articulation Agreement

This is the third agreement Grand Valley has signed with an HBCU.

Apr 25, 2022

Musical Fountain to Celebrate 60 Years

Musical Fountain to Celebrate 60 Years

The Grand Haven Tribune highlighted the efforts of Padnos College faculty and students in updating the Grand Haven Musical Fountain, which is celebrating 60 years.

Apr 15, 2022

PCEC Students Share Research Findings at Student Scholars Day

PCEC Students Share Research Findings at Student Scholars Day

Several Padnos College of Engineering & Computing (PCEC) students shared the results of their faculty-mentored research projects at the 26th Annual GVSU Student Scholars Day.

Apr 13, 2022

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Events

MISTEM Connect - Internship connections for businesses and students

June 23, 2022 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for food, drinks, live music, and networking opportunities for STEM-focused businesses and students! Join us June 23rd from 5-7 pm at the Grand Valley State University Muskegon Innovation...

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