GVSU International Admissions

GVSU International Admissions Prospective international students who are interested in undergraduate and graduate studies at Grand Valley State University can learn more about the Laker Community and becoming a Laker in the future.
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This page is for prospective Grand Valley State University students. If you are a current student and would like information from the Padnos International Center about the International Club or immigration updates, please become a fan of "GVSU International Students"! Contact GVSU International Admissions at [email protected] Allendale, Michigan is home to Grand Valley's main campus, established in 1960, situated on 1,304 acres 12 miles west of Grand Rapids. The 38-acre Robert C. Pew Campus in the heart of Grand Rapids is comprised of two separate sites with a total of 11 buildings including the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS), John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering, and the new L. William Seidman Center. Classes are also offered in the Meijer Campus in Holland, and at our regional locations in Detroit, Muskegon, Traverse City. Grand Valley State University was chartered by the Michigan legislature in 1960 in response to the need for a public, four-year college in the state's second largest metropolitan region. 2012-2013 Enrollment 24,654 - total students 21,317 - undergraduate students 3,337 - graduate students 370 - international students enrolled 82 - different countries represented Areas of Study: 200+ Undergraduate Degrees: 81 Graduate Degrees: 31 Average Class Size: 27 Study Abroad Programs: 4,000 + Student Organizations: 350+ *Info taken from https://www.gvsu.edu/aboutgvsu.htm

Mission: Educating students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies. The university contributes to the enrichment of society through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service.

11/09/2019
Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University

Through Grand Valley’s co-op program, mechanical engineering major Abe Azhar is learning and gaining hands-on professional experience. When he graduates, the experience he has under his belt will prepare him for the workforce. #GVLakerEffect

Salem Kazahkstan! Having a wonderful time at the EducationUSA Fair in Atyrau.
10/23/2019

Salem Kazahkstan! Having a wonderful time at the EducationUSA Fair in Atyrau.

Salom Uzbekistan! I had a wonderful visit in Bishkek and Osh in Kyrgyzstan. Make sure you check EducationUSA Uzbekistan ...
10/15/2019

Salom Uzbekistan! I had a wonderful visit in Bishkek and Osh in Kyrgyzstan. Make sure you check EducationUSA Uzbekistan for the fairs in Tashkent and Fergano.

GVSU International Admissions
10/01/2019

GVSU International Admissions

The BTW organization is getting ready for the Annual Sexy Accent Night! Follow us on snapchat to watch the whole night: ...
03/23/2018

The BTW organization is getting ready for the Annual Sexy Accent Night!
Follow us on snapchat to watch the whole night: lakersabroad

All international students! please join/like "Grand Valley State University: Community CenterPoint" group page!! It is a...
03/21/2017
Grand Valley State University International Admissions

All international students! please join/like "Grand Valley State University: Community CenterPoint" group page!! It is an official group page managed by International Admissions Office! Thank you!!
https://www.facebook.com/communityGVSU/

Prospective international students who wish to learn more about applying to Grand Valley State University. Worldwide students can learn, engage, and interact with current and prospective students as they begin their journey to becoming a Laker.

01/19/2017

Please follow "gvsuinternational" at Instagram for more news at GVSU International Admissions

01/13/2017
Campus Life Night 2.0

If you guys haven't gone to the first Campus Life Night in Fall sem, you should totally check it out tonight in Kirkhof!
http://www.gvsu.edu/events/campus-life-night-20-4/

Campus Life Night is GVSU's annual student organization fair! Learn about all the student organizations and campus departmental resources GVSU has to offer. Businesses and non-profits have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the more than 4,500 students who attend this annual event. Come be a...

01/11/2017

Welcome back Lakers! Hope that everyone has a great start!

To help Lakers get through finals week, Starbucks (in Laker store) is doing BOGO. So come with your friend to get it!!
12/13/2016

To help Lakers get through finals week, Starbucks (in Laker store) is doing BOGO. So come with your friend to get it!!

Wondering how you'll get through exam week? How about buy one get one free Starbucks? Grab BOGO handcrafted drinks all week long!

It's finals week!! Good luck Lakers ⚓️
12/12/2016

It's finals week!! Good luck Lakers ⚓️

Best of luck on finals!

Congratulations!!
12/11/2016

Congratulations!!

Congratulations to the 1,000+ Lakers who walked across the stage today at commencement and became Lakers for a lifetime! (Photos: Amanda Pitts)

Grand Valley State University
12/09/2016

Grand Valley State University

About 138 Lakers graduated from Grand Valley State College during the first commencement ceremony in June of 1967. This Saturday, 1,433 Lakers will become alumni. #gvgrad

let's remember this :)
12/06/2016

let's remember this :)

Always remember this. (Photo: Valerie Wojo)

Grand Valley State University
12/06/2016

Grand Valley State University

❄️ Winter has arrived ❄️

(photo: Brenden Childs)

Hey Lakers! We're at that home stretch now. Almost done with the semester!Just make sure you know the date and time for ...
12/06/2016
Fall 2016 Final Exam Schedule Fall examination periods are scheduled on the basis of the first lecture of the week for the course. Courses not fitting this schedule will have examinations arranged by the instructor in consultation with the...

Hey Lakers! We're at that home stretch now. Almost done with the semester!
Just make sure you know the date and time for your finals!
Good luck!
http://www.gvsu.edu/registrar/academiccalendar.htm#77A5F33C-BEE0-3E18-C9765AA1ED0ADD58

Tuition refunds are based on the difference between the amount paid and the amount due for credits remaining after courses are dropped. The block tuition rate may result in a smaller or no refund being available for dropping a course.

11/28/2016

International Student Organization is planning to make a cookbook full of recipes from around the world. Please contact Nick Ortiz for more details and lovely recipe donations!

11/23/2016
GVSU Student Life

GVSU Student Life

Lakers are "leaf"ing campus for break! See you on Monday #GVSU!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Be safe when you're travelling and have fun with your love ones!
11/22/2016

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Be safe when you're travelling and have fun with your love ones!

Winter is here at GV :)
11/21/2016

Winter is here at GV :)

Happy Sn❄wvember.

Last Friday, the ISO and GVSU Study Abroad hosted a combination of Thanksgiving dinner and the Celebration of Unite! 🎉 T...
11/21/2016

Last Friday, the ISO and GVSU Study Abroad hosted a combination of Thanksgiving dinner and the Celebration of Unite! 🎉 Thank you to everyone who showed up and had fun with us!

Messages to International students! Whatever happens, you're still going to be a Laker for a lifetime!
11/17/2016
Students encouraged to write supportive messages to international students post-election

Messages to International students! Whatever happens, you're still going to be a Laker for a lifetime!

In regards to the results of last week’s presidential election, the Padnos International Center (PIC) and the International Student Organization (ISO) partnered together to address the negativity surrounding the election about immigrants and international study abroad programs.

11/15/2016
Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University

Students built and delivered solar power systems that provide reliable electricity to rural medical centers in southeastern Africa—and they’re saving lives: http://gvsu.edu/s/0kl

11/11/2016
Grand Valley State University

A Laker Effect of Grand Valley Student. What's yours?

Julie Upmeyer’s Laker Effect is owning an art space in Istanbul and impacting others through her work as a visual artist. What’s your Laker Effect? Share with us at gvsu.edu/lakereffect.

11/10/2016

GVSU Mannequin Challenge tomorrow at 1:00-2:30 PM Kirkhof!
Show your Laker Pride :)

For those people who were wondering the differences between OPT and CPT, here are the basic differences. Please feel fre...
11/04/2016
What is the Difference Between OPT and CPT?

For those people who were wondering the differences between OPT and CPT, here are the basic differences. Please feel free to contact and ask Admissions office or Padnos International Center for more information!

http://www.happyschools.com/opt-vs-cpt-vs-internship/

Vk comments at the post, How to get a Job after MS without work experience. What is the difference between Internship and OPT? Which is better for a job opportunity? Is it wise to undergo…

High school international students came for a visit to our campus today! Thanks to our amazing volunteers, the students ...
11/03/2016

High school international students came for a visit to our campus today! Thanks to our amazing volunteers, the students had a great time to get to know our school!!
We hope to see you soon #futurelakers

11/01/2016
데이브 [나라별 캐릭터 이름 발음 차이 WITH 씬님,박PD,에리나,브아이] English,Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Cartoon Pronunciations

English, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese cartoon character pronunciations! I thought it was very interesting to share this video to see how one word changes to become somewhat same and different sounds at the same time! Each and every language is the beauty and creation of art itself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4yfnP5btxI

안녕하세요! 오늘은.. 오랜만에 발음 차이! 이번에 나라별 캐릭터 이름 발음 차이~ 캐릭터 이름이나 영활 이름 다 똑같은줄 알았는데 다 너무 다르네요. 촬영 정말 재미있었는데 여러분 그만큼 재미있게 봐줬으면 좋겠어요. 감사합니다! 그리고 오늘 스페셜 게스트...씬님 + 박PD! 나...

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