Upcoming/Recent Ceremonies


April 2015

Click here for information on the April 2015 ceremonies.


December 2014

Thank you to everyone for attending our Fall Commencement Ceremony on December 6, 2014.

A total of 1,022 graduates crossed the stage on December 6, 2014. There are more than 90,000 alumni who are Lakers for a Lifetime.

Commencement Speaker
Laurie Beard, President of Founders Bank & Trust

To watch the recordings of the ceremony, please visit our YouTube page.

Future Ceremony Dates

April 30, 2015 

Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, Michigan, 6:00 p.m.

If you have questions relative to the commencement, please contact the Continuing Education Office in Traverse City at the toll free number (888) 922-1785 or local number at (231) 995-1785.


December 12, 2015

Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 10:00 a.m.

    Tentative GradFest Dates for December 2015:

    Wednesday, December 2, 2015: 9:00 a.m.- 6 p.m. in Kirkhof (Pere Marquette, 2204)

    Thursday, December 3, 2015: 10 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. in DeVos (Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall)



Questions? Contact the Dean of Students Office on the Allendale campus at (616) 331-3585.