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GRCC @ 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 Ave (South West 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 Ave.  Enter at the flagpole entrance (Center Front of High School building)


Academic Offerings

GRCC offers  General Education courses in the  late afternoon/early evening time frame each fall and winter semester.

Winter 2016 Enrollment Dates

October 13                                    12 Credits/Higher Earned
October 15                                    0-11 Credits/Higher Earned
October 20                                     New Students

Winter Semester Tuition Due Dates

  • Tuition and fees are due on December 9, 2015
  • No due dates during the Holiday Shut Down December 24 through January 3
  • Between January 7 - 15, tuition and fees are due by midnight the day you sign up for classes
Date of Enrollment Tuition is Due
Before or on December 9 December 9
December 10 - 16 December 16
December 17 - 23 December 23
December 24 - January 6 January 6
January 7 - 15 Due by midnight the day you sign up for classes

Winter Semester Start Date - Monday, January 11th

Facilities and Parking

Parking Is Free!!!!!

For daytime courses (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 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 St.   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. - 10:00 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.


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