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.

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

Moving ACI to Health Campus Opens Opportunities

Moving ACI to Health Campus Opens Opportunities

The GVSU Applied Computing Institute (ACI) connects industry collaborators with the faculty and student expertise needed to solve computing problems.

Dec 1, 2021

Information Technology Computing Program Granted ABET Accreditation

Information Technology Computing Program Granted ABET Accreditation

The School of Computing is proud to announce that both the computer science and information systems programs have been re-accredited by ABET for 6 years.

Dec 1, 2021

From Film Classes to DreamWorks; Advice from a GVSU Computing Alum on Following Your Dreams

From Film Classes to DreamWorks; Advice from a GVSU Computing Alum on Following Your Dreams

Graduate Charles Billingsley shares his secrets for success and following his dreams as a Technical Director at DreamWorks Animation Studios.

Nov 16, 2021

Engineering Regatta Is Both Tradition And Design Thinking Challenge

Engineering Regatta Is Both Tradition And Design Thinking Challenge

Professor of engineering, Dr. Shirley Fleischmann, said the regatta demonstrates how engineers can devise multiple solutions to one problem.

Nov 12, 2021

Prototype of Medical Device used for Screening Tests Developed by aMDI Students, Staff

Prototype of Medical Device used for Screening Tests Developed by aMDI Students, Staff

Students and staff members at Grand Valley's applied Medical Device Institute (aMDI) developed a working prototype of a scope that would improve screening tests for women, like a pap smear.

Nov 11, 2021

Students Create Wheelchair to Help Three-Legged Dog

Students Create Wheelchair to Help Three-Legged Dog

A group of students in Grand Valley's Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) designed a wheelchair to help a three-legged dog named Tino after his owner, a community member, noticed the dog had been struggling to walk.

Nov 11, 2021

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