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New Student Orientation

Summer 2016 Orientation Sessions are available now. Please RSVP for a session today.  Sessions will last between 1 to 2 hours.

Summer 2016 Orientation:

Please RSVP for an orientation listed below if you plan to start classes in the Summer.

Tuesday, February 16, at 2:00pm

Thursday, February 18, at 10:00am

Wednesday, February 24, at 2:00pm

Monday, February 29, at 2:00pm

Thursday, March 3, at 10:00am

Lakeshore campus:

Orientation sessions are available at the Lakeshore campus in Holland too!  Check back later for Orientation times available at the Lakeshore.

This orientation is not intended for Dual Enrollment students. Click here for dual enrollment orientation information.


If you need to reschedule a session, simply register again for a new session. We will use your last registration as the session you plan on attending.  Previous registrations will be canceled.  Please watch your confirmation to make sure the date/time is the session you picked.  If you need to cancel your session altogether, please call (616) 234-3300.  If your session is at the Lakeshore campus, please call (616) 234-2200 to reschedule.


GRCC strives to be more than ADA compliant. We strive to be accessible and welcoming to students of all abilities. If you need any assistance or accommodation, please contact us and let us know (Teri Dilworth at 616-234-4140). In addition, the GRCC's Disability Support Services are available to assist students. Visit for more details.


Please bring a photo ID with you to your orientation session.  Session last approximately 2 hours in length.  You will be given a parking pass to park free on campus the day of your session.  Watch for email confirmations and reminders with other important information.