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 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: Professor Laura DeHaan
Honors Convocation — April 18, 2018
Covenant Fine Arts Center
Lodging is available in the residence halls on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19. Each suite features two bedrooms and a bathroom. Each of the two bedrooms has two twin-sized beds (up to 4 guests per suite); all of the rooms are designated as non-smoking. Bed linens and towels are furnished.
The price per suite of $50 per night 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 now available) and is not included in the price of staying overnight in the residence halls.
Advance reservations for Commencement Weekend Lodging are available. Register Here.
Check in at the Kalsbeek-Huizenga-vanReken residence hall to receive your room assignment and keys. (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. & 4–10 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.
See Experience Grand Rapids for hotel listings.