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Commencement 2015 at VanAndel Arena

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.

Students must complete the graduation application to participate.

Did you miss Grad Fest? You can still participate in the Commencement Ceremony!

  1. Complete the Graduation Application at right, under Links.
  2. Visit the Student Life Office, Room 02 Student Center, to verify your name, degree, and receive your GRCC Alumni Association stole.
  3. Next go to the Bookstore to purchase your cap and gown, $31.00 plus tax.

2016 Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony:

Friday, April 29, 2016 – 7 p.m.

Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids

6:00 p.m. Doors open at Van Andel Arena.
                 Grad
uates should arrive for line up.

6:45 p.m. All guests should be seated

7:00 p.m. Ceremony begins

Invite your family and friends to celebrate your academic achievement! Everyone is welcome, no tickets necessary.