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Students who need to enroll in Winter 2023 Classes:

Please enroll in classes for Winter 2023 as soon as possible. I know it seems early, but we have been enrolling for Winter 2023 since March of 2022 and seats are filling up.

Utilize our self-help resources!

Need more help?

  1. Watch this short video about using the GRCC the catalog. Then choose your classes and enroll! Feel free to email me your plan at if you want me to review it.

  2. Complete an Academic Plan Request form to receive personalized course suggestions from me (the form has already been sent to your GRCC student email)

  3. Attend a drop-in texting session (dates/times and phone number were emailed to your GRCC student email)

  4. Schedule an appointment to meet with me

About me

​​​​​​Maria is a native of Niagara Falls, New York, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the State University of New York at Fredonia ('08), and her Master of Science in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from Buffalo State College ('13). She's had the opportunity to work in a variety of different roles and areas of academic and student services, and has been an Academic Advisor since 2015. Before settling down in Grand Rapids and joining GRCC in 2018, she's worked at various types of colleges and universities in 3 other states and Canada. Maria feels that her diverse experience allows her to connect with students and assist them along their educational journey towards reaching their goals. In her free time she loves traveling, watching sports, reading, and spending time with her husband, step-daughter and dog.

Maria Vilardo
Academic Advisor/Adjunct Faculty
(616) 234-3900