The Calvin Orchestra

We look forward to seeing you!

Be sure to check...

  • The Gifts page to find gifts that you may purchase now or on the day of Commencement.
  • The 2017 Commencement Processional and Graduate Seating Chart will be posted before Commencement.


Breakfast for Parents of Graduates ~ May 20, 2017: 8:30 a.m.
Prince Conference Center
Speaker: TBD

Honors Convocation ~ April 26, 2017
Covenant Fine Arts Center

On-Campus Lodging

Lodging is available in the residence halls on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20. Each suite features two bedrooms and a bathroom. Bed linens and towels are furnished. The rooms have two twin-sized bunk beds; all of the rooms are designated as non-smoking.

The room price, $45 per night (up to 4 guests per suite), includes a continental breakfast in the Knollcrest Dining Hall on the mornings of May 20 and 21. Parents: you are invited to attend the Breakfast for Parents of Graduates held on Saturday, May 20, at 9 a.m. in the Prince Conference Center. Please note that the Breakfast for Parents of Graduates requires registration and is not included in the price of staying overnight in the residence halls.


To reserve rooms in the residence halls contact the campus events office at (616) 526-6280 after January 1, 2017. Reservations made after the first week of May cannot be guaranteed. If you need a disability-accessible suite, please make your reservation by phone.

Pre-payment for on-campus lodging can be made by credit card or mailing a check/money order (U.S. funds only, please). If you do not pre-pay, please make a payment by check or cash only when you arrive. Credit card payments CANNOT be processed at the residence hall.


Lodging will be available in the Kalsbeek-Huizenga-van Reken (KHvR) residence hall complex (follow signs on campus; campus map).

Check in starts at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 19. Check out ends by 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21.

The registration desk is open:

Friday, May 19 ~ 4 p.m.—midnight
Saturday, May 20 ~ 9 a.m.—1 p.m. & 4 p.m.—midnight
Sunday, May 21 ~ 9 a.m.—2 p.m.

If you arrive after the registration desk has been closed, a key will be left in an envelope for you there.

Off-Campus Lodging

See Experience Grand Rapids for hotel listings.


Includes Frequently Asked Questions.

Maps and Parking
Includes building entrances and accessibility.

Thursday through Saturday of Commencement Weekend.

Most events are free!

Contact us
(616) 526-6280