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Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony

Commencement (graduation) ceremonies are held at the end of the Winter semester and are open to students who will complete their requirements within the current academic year.  Students who will complete their degree or certificate requirements during summer session of the current academic year are also invited to participate.


GradFest: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Commencement: Friday, May 1, 2015
at VanAndel Arena

Join us for this celebration!  You have earned it!

Graduate “TO DO” List:

  • All students nearing the end of their program MUST complete a Graduation Application.  The form can be found online at For questions about this graduation application, please contact the Counseling and Career Center at 616-234-3900 or the Student Records Office at 616-234-4121.