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The University Counseling Center offers confidential services at no cost to current students at GVSU. Services include immediate crisis counseling, short-term therapy, help with referrals, and linkage to campus and community resources.
Visit the University Counseling Center page for more information.
(616) 331-3266 l 204 Student Services Building
Victim Advocacy (students)
The Victim Advocate is available to provide non-judgmental, private support to student survivors of gender-based violence, which can play a critical role in the healing process. The Victim Advocate at GVSU is specially trained to help students navigate options and services available to them on campus and in the community.
Visit the Victim's Rights and Options page for information about victim advocacy.
Rachel Dziabuda | [email protected]
(616) 331-2748 | 1201 Kirkhof
Disability Support Resources
Disability Support Resources provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff who have disabilities. Visit the Disability Support Resources page to register, request accommodations, or learn more.
(616) 331-2490 | 215 The Blue Connection
Safewalk is a free service provided by the Department of Public Safety at GVSU. Public Safety employees will accompany students, staff, and visitors who feel unsafe walking alone, across campus. The primary goal of Safewalk is to allow safe travel from one location to another with a greater sense of security. Learn more by visiting the Safewalk page.
Laker Guardian App
Laker Guardian is a free mobile safety app. The emergency call button can send an immediate alert to GVPD with a single click, providing the user's information and GPS location to Police. Users can also send text or photos directly to GVPD if they witness something suspicious. Learn more by visiting the Laker Guardian page.
Employee Assistance (employees)
Encompass is a third-party, confidential resource that offers 24/7 crisis support, consultation, and coaching at no cost for current GVSU employees.
Visit the Employee Assistance Program page for more information.
Employee Work Life Consultant (employees)
Additional services and resources are available through Elisa Salazar in Human Resources, for all current GVSU employees. Visit the Work Life Consultant page for more information.
Elisa Salazar | [email protected]
(616) 331-2215 | 1090 James H. Zumberge Hall
Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center
The Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center offers programming, advocacy, and education to meet the needs of GVSU's LGBTQIA+ campus community and to promote an inclusive and enriched environment for everyone. Visit the LGBT Resource Center page for more information.
(616) 331-2530 | 1161 Russel H. Kirkhof Center
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