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Occupational Support

Our Occupational Support Program wants to ensure you have equity in your career and employment goals by providing advising and support services to eligible students who are enrolled in one or two-year occupational programs. Most of our students are juggling family, working towards their first professional job, learning English, or experiencing some time of difficulty in school or job changes.

Meet with an advisor

We're here to provide academic guidance and support — in person, virtually or by phone.

Schedule an advising appointment

  • You'll be prompted to log in to your MyGRCC account to schedule an appointment.
  • After you've logged in, select "appointments" in the left-hand sidebar to schedule.

If this is your first time using our new scheduling software, you may be asked to answer three brief questions before making your appointment.

Need help scheduling your appointment?

Reach out to us by phone: (616) 234-4155, Text (616) 557-6881, or email:

Our services

Our priority is helping you complete your degree and have a great chance at a job in your field when you graduate! 

We assist with:

  • Academic Advising.
  • Career Decision Making and Planning.
  • Financial and Academic Problem Solving.
  • Study Skills.
  • Child Care Assistance (Pell Grant eligibility required).
  • Access to Part-time Employment Opportunities in your Field.
  • Financial Assistance (Pell Grant eligibility required).
  • Future Job Preparation.


Do you want to find out if you are eligible for the Occupational Support Program and how it can benefit you?  Fill out an Interest Form.

Contact Info

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Faculty & Staff


Professional Support Staff