Hours and Location

Online Advising

Despite the cancellation of In-person classes at Grand Valley State University, Padnos International Center wants to continue to work towards helping all of you to study abroad in the future.

Schedule Online Study Abroad Advising


Register - Virtual Study Abroad Q&A Session 

Please register in advance. Virtual Study Abroad Q&A Sessions are held on Wednesdays @ 3 PM.  

Walk-In Study Abroad Advising Hours Allendale Campus (CANCELLED until further notice)

Location: 130 Lake Ontario Hall

Monday - Friday : 8am - 4pm 



Barbara and Stuart Padnos International Center
130 Lake Ontario Hall
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: 616-331-3898
Fax: 616-331-3899

Pew Campus Advising (CANCELLED until further notice)

Padnos International Center offers study abroad advising by appointment on Mondays from 1-5pm in Seidman College of Business (SCB) room 1029. 

Schedule Appointment - Pew Campus

Questions? Contact studyabroad@gvsu.edu or 616-331-3898


Study Abroad Advising
Study Abroad Advising


Meet with our advising staff to start planning your study abroad! No appointment necessary! 

Passport Photo
Passport Photo


PIC offers photo services for passports, visas and OPT applications. This service is available on a walk-in basis during office hours. It is recommended that you wear dark, plain clothing for the photo.

GVSU students, faculty & staff = $3 for 2 photos 
Community members = $8 for 2 photos 

Note: Cash only 


Notarization of Documents
Notarization of Documents


Vicki Wenger and Noelia Siriamphone at the Padnos International Center are Notary Publics and can notarize documents free of charge. Forms are available in the office located in 130 LOH.