The Office of Orientation is excited to welcome you and your student to SVSU. We hope these videos and additional handouts will assist you in your efforts to support your student's transition to college. Please feel free to directly contact our office or any offices that have created these resources to get all of your questions answered.
Gerstacker Learning Commons is located on the second floor of Zahnow Library is the Gerstacker Learning Commons: a one-stop location where students can find the Center for Academic Achievement, the Math & Physics Resource Center, and the Writing Center. These three centers are staffed by trained undergraduate and professional tutors who offer individual and small-group tutoring to all SVSU students free of charge. Students can walk into any of the Centers for help, or they can make an appointment in advance.
Review Degree requirements and the advising resources available to your student through the Academic Advisement Center and First-Year Programs.
Learn about the on- and off-campus employment opportunities available to your student, among other services and support offered by the Career Services Team.
For all your student's textbook, supplies, and spirit wear needs, the SVSU Bookstore is here to assist! Be sure to learn about the Price Match policy!
Whether your student is living on campus with a full meal plan, or commuting and planning to eat occasional meals on campus, Dining Services has the perfect fit for any situation.
SVSU is ready to support your student and help them stay safe and well. This presentaiton outlines the programs and services offered by the Student Counseling Center, University Health, Student Conduct, and University Police & Parking Services.
While SVSU provides access to computers throughout campus (open access areas and kiosks near print release stations), students and their families often ask what kind of computers they might need for their coursework.