Academic Information


Academic planning is an important part of your study abroad pre-departure preparations. Use the guide below to make sure the program you choose fits your academic needs. If you have any questions during this process, contact a Study Abroad Advisor or Academic Advisor or visit the Padnos International Center for assistance. 


1. Make your program selection 

Resources to help you decide:

-Browse GVSU programs

-Browse Non-GVSU programs

-Speak with a Study Abroad Advisor

-View suggested programs for your major


2.Follow specific instructions for your program type



-Register for Courses



-Credit approval process

-Course equivalency 

-Register for courses



3. Work on a General Education requirements (Optional)

-Foundations & Cultures

-Theme (Effective only until Spring/Summer 2013)

-Issues (Not effective until Fall 2013)


4. Complete an Intercultural Training Certificate (Optional)




Page last modified November 15, 2012