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GRCC Champion


From helping you discover what passions will drive your success to providing award-winning academic opportunities, our dedicated faculty will prepare you to feel confident for the world ahead.

GRCC Raider Champion video GRCC Your first choice.


  • A quality GRCC education is accessible and affordable.
  • Faculty includes nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields.
  • You’ll find yourself on a campus where the diversity of the student body reflects our changing community.
  • Flexible class schedules, with online, virtual, hybrid, and in-person options.
  • Locations on Main Campus in Grand Rapids, the GRCC Lakeshore Campus in Holland and off-campus sites.

Academic Pathways and Programs

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GRCC offers programs and classes for everyone, whether you’re looking to get a certificate, take a training course, or start your degree here then transfer to another institution.

Academic Pathways



The Student Experience

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GRCC is a vibrant place with a wide range of activities for students of all ages throughout the year. Clubs and organizations create opportunities for fellowship and fun.

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We're here to help you succeed!

GRCC offers resources to help you in all the aspects of your journey. From enrolling, paying, campus life, academic support to counseling, career opportunities and personal needs, we provide resources to assist you.

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We offer opportunities for all types of learners:


Apply as a degree-seeking student if you want to take classes to complete a certificate, degree, and/or transfer credits to another college or university.

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Enrolled at another college or university?

Apply as a guest student if you want to earn university-level credits that will transfer back to your home institution.

If you have been a guest student with us before, welcome back! Re-apply by submitting the Guest application for each semester you would like to attend.

Guest students do not qualify for federal financial aid.

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Apply as a Guest

High School Programs


  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Dual Enrollment
  • Early/Middle College
  • Grand Rapids Learning Center

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Apply as an international student if you have or intend to seek an F-1 visa to attend GRCC.

International Student Admissions Application

Job Training

Job Training students are enrolled on a monthly basis and receive individual assistance from career coaches and instructors to determine which training plan is best for them. Nearing completion of the program, we make sure these students receive job placement assistance.

If this is your academic and career plan, you are considering one of the following Job Training programs:

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Information Sessions

Job Training Information Sessions are back in person! Sign up now to attend our next in-person session.

We can't wait to show you around!

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Personal Interest

Want to take classes for personal gain and enrichment, but are not planning to earn credit toward a degree, certificate, or to transfer? Take all the classes you would like as a Personal Interest student.

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Apply as Personal Interest 


If it has been two years or longer since you last attended as a degree seeking or personal interest student, you will need to complete the Readmit application before you can enroll in classes. 

Readmit application

GRCC is right for you

Students on the Lakeshore.

Become a Lakeshore Student

Get connected with the region’s most in-demand academics and job skills training at GRCC’s Lakeshore Campus.
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Become a GRCC Student

We offer learners of all ages opportunities to gain credits for degrees or transfer and in-demand career skills leading to rewarding careers.

Thank your GRCC Champion

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Thank your GRCC Champion

Say thank you to the person who told you their GRCC story and helped you create YOUR GRCC Story.


Yasmina Zimmer
I couldn’t have asked for better professors to learn from and who have also provided me with such great opportunities and support in my academics. They have each truly made GRCC a home for me
Yasmina Zimmer, GRCC Student