Byron Center Community Pool building where classes are offered

GRCC at Byron Center

Byron Center High School Address:
8500 Burlingame Ave. SW
Byron Center, MI 49315  


Parking Is Free

Academic Offerings

GRCC has partnered with Byron Center Public School and offers up to 20 courses for the fall and winter semesters in the daytime and evening. Courses are provided by many departments and many students choose to take courses that fulfill the Michigan Transfer Agreement or begin their associate degree program.

All daytime courses are held in Room 600 on the balcony of the pool section of the building. Entrance for daytime courses only is from the parking lot off Burlingame Avenue (southwest side of high school building)

All evening courses are held in the main high school section of the building. Entrance for all evening courses only is from the parking lot off Byron Center Avenue. Enter at the flagpole entrance (center front of high school building)


Academic Offerings

Click on fall or winter semester links to see what courses are being offered.


Winter 2017 Tuition Due Dates

  • Tuition and fees are due on December 7, 2016.
  • No due dates during the Holiday Shut Down December 23 through January 2.
  • Between January 5 – 13, tuition and fees are due by midnight the day you sign up for classes.
Date of Enrollment Tuition is Due
Before or on December 7 December 7
December 8 - 14 December 14
December 15 - 21 December 21
December 22 - January 4 January 4
January 5 - 13 Due by midnight the day you sign up for classes

 Winter 2017 Semester Start Date

  • Monday, January 9                                 Day and Night Classes begin
  • Monday, March 6 - Sunday, March 12    Mid Winter Break
  • Monday, April 24 - 27                              Exam Week

Facilities and Parking

Parking Is Free.

For daytime courses (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.): GRCC uses the parking lot that is to the southwest of the high school building, just off of Burlingame and south of 84th Street. GRCC students will use the entrance designated as the Pool entrance and will be given a parking window sticker to place in their car.

For evening courses (4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.): GRCC uses the parking lot that is in front of the high school along 84th St.  GRCC students will use the main entrance designated by the flagpole.

Inclement Weather Policy

Grand Rapids Community College rarely closes because of winter weather conditions. If and when the college does close, the college will do its best to notify students, faculty and staff of such closings.

Inclement Weather Messages

Kent County - All

The message “GRCC Kent County – Closed – DAY & EVENING Classes” means cancellation of all GRCC day and evening classes and activities at its downtown campus, Tassell M-TEC, and Kent County regional sites (i.e. Byron Center).

Kent County – Regional Sites

The message “GRCC at Byron Center – Day Time Classes Cancelled” or "GRCC at Byron Center - Evening Classes Cancelled" means GRCC has decided to cancel all of their daytime or evening activities and will not hold its classes at the high school.    This determination is normally made before 6:00 a.m. for daytime classes and before 3:00 p.m. for evening classes.

If Byron Center Public Schools has cancelled daytime operations, but GRCC can still hold its daytime course then GRCC will hold its courses at the high school. Even if the high school has cancelled its evening actitivities GRCC may still hold its evening courses.

GRCC only posts cancellations.


Dan Clark
Dean of Academic Outreach

(616) 234-4354 office
(616) 633-2893 cell


Karen TenBroeke
Educational Support Professional

(616) 234-3007 office