The Calvin Orchestra

We look forward to seeing you!

Be sure to check...

  • The Parent Information Guide, which will help in navigating Commencement Week (available in May 2018)
  • The Gifts page to find gifts that you may purchase now or on the day of Commencement
  • The 2018 Commencement Processional and Graduate Seating Chart (available in May 2018)
  • The 2018 Commencement Reception Map (available in May 2018)


Gratitude Breakfast for Parents ~ May 19, 2018
Prince Conference Center
Speaker: TBD

Honors Convocation ~ April 18, 2018
Covenant Fine Arts Center

On-Campus Lodging

Lodging is available in the residence halls on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19. 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 (up to 4 guests per suite), includes a continental breakfast in the Knollcrest Dining Hall on the mornings of May 19 and 20. Parents: you are invited to attend the Breakfast for Parents of Graduates held on Saturday, May 19 in the Prince Conference Center. Please note that the Gratitude Breakfast for Parents requires registration (online registration coming soon) and is not included in the price of staying overnight in the residence halls.


Advance reservations for Commencement Weekend will be available starting in January 2018. Check back at that time for more info on how to reserve lodging.


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 18. Check out ends by 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20.

The registration desk is open:

Friday, May 18 ~ 4 p.m.—midnight
Saturday, May 19 ~ 9 a.m.—1 p.m. & 4 p.m.—10 p.m.
Sunday, May 20 ~ 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.

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