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Elizabeth VanPortfliet

Here is my current schedule:

  • Monday & Tuesday: Out of the office
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m.- p.m. (Virtual Only)
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Schedule Appointment

I encourage you to use these resources if you are unable to get course recommendations in time:

About me

I am is a proud Grand Rapids Community College graduate, receiving and transferring an Associates of Arts to Grand Valley State University where I earned a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies. My personal experience as a transfer student continues with earning a Master's Degree in Counseling Education: College Counseling from Western Michigan University. She is a National Certified Counselor working towards the Michigan State Certifications. 

I am a proud first generation college student. I have worked in higher education as a student employee, administrative professional, and now, proudly, as an Academic Advisor. I am proudly the Veterans Academic Advisor. I have experience working in the Grand Rapids Tassell M-Tec location helping students in the Job Training and Workforce Training programs. I have worked supporting the Disability Support Services and the Occupational Support Grant Program. I am currently advising and supporting students in the Academic Advising & Transfer Center with keen knowledge of career advising and transfer advising. 

"It is my professional mission to help students navigate the college experience, plan for successful completion of their educational goals, and connect them with the resources to help them do so."   

Personally, Elizabeth enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking, and camping with her family. She also believes in lifelong education and enjoys learning new things through reading and taking classes. 

Degrees and Certifications

  • MA
  • NCC
  • LLPC
Elizabeth Van Portfliet
Academic Advisor
(616) 234-3900