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Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony

Commencement (graduation) ceremonies are held at the end of the Winter semester and are open to students who will complete their requirements within the current academic year.  Students who will complete their degree or certificate requirements during summer session of the current academic year are also invited to participate.


2016 Grad Fest
Tuesday, April 12 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wisner-Bottrall ATC - 2nd Floor
Come anytime during these hours!

At Grad Fest you will be able to:

  • Purchase your cap, gown, and tassel for $31.00 + tax (payment accepted: cash, check, credit card or Raider Card)
  • Josten's representatives will be on hand for you to purchase other graduation accessories, like announcements and class rings.
  • Commencement day photography and video information
  • Student loan repayment information.
  • Enjoy refreshments


2016 Commencement
(Graduation) Ceremony:

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7 p.m.

Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids