Golden Raider Retiree Perks


Free admission to all GRCC athletic games! For a schedule of upcoming events, or for more information, please visit the Athletics Department website for more information.

Employee Professional Development & Enrichment

Free participation in learning opportunities offered through Staff Development. For a complete list of offerings, please visit their website (link), or if you have any questions, please contact Staff Development at (616) 234-3848.

Follett Bookstore

Receive a 15% discount at the Follett Bookstore. The discount does not apply to textbooks, software or electronics. The bookstore is located in 1 Student Center. For questions, contact the bookstore at (616) 234-3880.

Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse

Free privileges at the Ford Fieldhouse. Visit Room 211 and present your RaiderCard to take advantage of your free membership! For questions, contact the Ford Fieldhouse at (616) 234-3994.

Heritage Restaurant

Receive a 15% discount off your individual dinner bill on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The discount does not include alcoholic beverages. The Heritage Restaurant is located in 190 Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. Complimentary parking is available beneath the building off of Ransom Street. For questions or reservations, contact the Heritage Restaurant at (616) 234-3700.


Free admission to all GRCC Music Department concerts! For a schedule of upcoming events, or for more information, please visit the Music Department.


Free parking in the Bostwick and Lyon Street parking facilities. If you have a current RaiderCard, that will allow you access to the ramps if you swipe in and out. If you do not have a current RaiderCard, stop in at the Student Life office and they will get you a new one at no charge.

Golden Raider Retirees' Calendar of Events

Breakfast Gatherings

Held at Arnie's Bakery and Restaurant on the last Thursday of every month, excluding November and December due to the holidays. Arnie's is located at 722 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids MI, 49504.

Upcoming Breakfast Gatherings

2016 2017
March 31 January 26
April 28 February 23
May 26 March 30
June 30 April 27
July 28 May 25
August 25 TBD
September 29 TBD
October 27 TBD

For any questions regarding the Golden Raiders, please contact Nicole Dekker at or (616) 234-3490.