We look forward to seeing you!
Be sure to check...
- The Parent Information Guide, which will help in navigating Commencement Week
- 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
- The 2017 Commencement Reception Map
Gratitude Breakfast for Parents ~ May 20, 2017: 8:30 a.m.
Prince Conference Center
Speaker: Professor Otto Selles
Honors Convocation ~ April 26, 2017
Covenant Fine Arts Center
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. Each room has two twin-sized 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 Gratitude Breakfast for Parents requires registration and is not included in the price of staying overnight in the residence halls.
Advance reservations for Commencement Weekend lodging has ended. Walk-up check-in is available at the Kalsbeek-Huizenga dorm desk during the check-in hours listed below. Cost is $45 per suite per night. Cash or check only.
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.—10 p.m.
Sunday, May 21 ~ 9 a.m.—2 p.m.
Please contact Event Services if you will be arriving between midnight on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday.
See Experience Grand Rapids for hotel listings.