Feb 28, 2021  
2011-2013 Catalog 
2011-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



(616) 234-3880

The GRCC Bookstore is located on the 1st floor of the Student Center at 122 Lyon Street, NE. Visit the GRCC Bookstore at www.grcc.bkstr.com for current hours, featured products and textbook information/ordering.

Textbook buyback happens every business day at the GRCC Bookstore; stop in for details.

E-Mail for Students

Computer accounts are available to all GRCC students. A GRCC computer account will provide the student with e-mail and access to the Internet, allowing him or her to send and receive e-mail and use the Internet as a research tool. Interested students may sign up at any GRCC computer lab. Students must be registered for at least one credit hour to be eligible for this service.

Instructional Labs

  • Art
  • Biological Sciences
    Anatomy and Physiology
  • Business
    Computerized Accounting
    Fashion (Textiles)
    Interior Design
    Word Processing/Keyboarding
  • Computer Applications
    General Applications
    Microcomputers: IBM, Macintosh
  • Culinary Education
    Bakery/Pastry Kitchens
    Banquet Rooms
    Beverage Management
    Deli-Bakery (Art and Bev’s)
    Demonstration Kitchen
    Dining Rooms (The Heritage Restaurant)
    Hospitality Lending Library
    Production Kitchens
    Sugar/Chocolate Kitchen
  • Engineering
  • Health
    Dental Programs
    Health Programs (Activity Lab)
    Laboratory Pre-School (Child Care)
    Nursing Programs
    Occupational Therapy Assistant Programs
    Radiologic Technology Program
  • Language Arts
    Computer Laboratory
    Language Learning
    Reading-Writing Lab
  • Library and Learning Commons
    General Applications
    Access to GRCC-Licensed Databases
  • Music
    Digital Music Processing Workstations
    Electronic Pianos
    Recording Studio and Recording Lab Workstations
  • Physical Sciences
  • Photography Darkroom and Studios
  • Criminal Justice
    Law Enforcement (Police Academy)
  • Reading
  • Technology
    Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
    Automotive Technology
    Computer Aided Design (CAD)
    Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
    Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
    Computer Technology and Repair
    Plastics and Injection Molding
  • Job Training
    Auto Mechanics
    Computer Applications
    Construction Trades
    Machine Tool Operation

Student Employment Services

(616) 234-4170
Room 103, Main Building

The GRCC Job Placement Center offers assistance for employment needs. All services are provided free to current and former students. A variety of personalized services are offered to address numerous kinds of employment needs. These include:

Library and Learning Commons

(616) 234-3870 for Library Hours
(616) 234-3868 for Reference Help

Learning Center Hours:

FIRST FLOOR of the GRCC Library and Learning Commons (LLC) houses:

  • The Reference and Circulation Desks
  • Reference collection
  • Course reserves
  • Audiovisual (AV) collection
  • Audiovisual (AV) listening and viewing area
  • Computer lab of 48 PCs for library research and word processing

SECOND FLOOR of the LLC houses:

  • Circulating book collection
  • The print and microforms periodical collection (newspapers, magazines and journals)
  • Interlibrary Loan office
  • Information Literacy classroom (Room 206)
  • PCs for library research and word processing
  • Tutoring Services

Copy machines and individual and group study areas are located on each floor.

Library orientation and Information Literacy instruction is available throughout the year. To schedule a class on how to locate, use and evaluate information resources, please use the form available from the Forms link on the LLC web page, www.grcc.edu/library.

Student Life

(616) 234-4160

Student Life is located on the first floor of the Student Center and provides student services as well as educational and cultural programming for GRCC students. Staff members answer questions, provide information about the College, and work closely with the College’s student organizations.


The RaiderCard is your official GRCC photo identification and will allow you discounted campus parking, access to the Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse, and the ability to purchase items at Student Life.

Keep your RaiderCard with you at all times–it will allow you to easily conduct business at GRCC. If you lose your card or think it has been stolen, report this matter immediately! You can do this in person at Student Life, the Campus Police Office, online at raidercard.grcc.edu, or by calling (616) 234-4160.

Register to Vote

To exercise your right to vote in city, state, and national elections, you must be registered. You may register at Student Life on the first floor of the Student Center.