The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) provides leadership and support for graduate education. We offer programming and advising to assist masters and doctoral students through transitions from prospective, to enrolled, and to graduating. We oversee graduate assistantships, including appointments and orientations. The OGS administers university policies that apply to graduate education.
Prospective Students: Prospective students can find information about admissions, tuition and fees, campus life, orientation, graduate assistantships, and other resources to get you started.
Current Students: The office of Graduate Studies serves as a principal resource for admitted graduate students. Here you can find links to various policies and procedures, thesis information and deadlines, student services, and much more.
Faculty & Staff: Find information about different procedures and policies, instructions and forms, and information about graduate assistantships and the Graduate Council.
Apply: Visit this page for more information about the graduate admission requirements and the application process.
August 13, 2014
Apply now for grants to support student presentations at academic conferences by offsetting the cost of travel and attendance.
August 04, 2014
The Office of Graduate Studies has released its 2013-14 Annual Report.
August 01, 2014
Lindsey Schulte, a graduate student with the Annis Water Resources Institute, who won first place in the student paper presentation competition at the national Aquatic Plant Management Society meeting in Savannah, Georgia.
July 15, 2014
The NOBLE Youth Leadership Conference toured the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus to learn about higher education opportunities.
June 26, 2014
Once again, GVSU's graduate programs outrank other colleges and universities in West Michigan.
Find information about different procedures and policies, instructions and forms, and information about graduate assistantships and the Graduate Council.