Travel & Parking

Welcome to Grand Rapids! Please visit the resources provided by the City of Grand Rapids to learn more about parking options for Commencement.

Commencement Parking Information

NOTICE: Grand Rapids continues to grow with new accommodations and services under construction throughout the downtown area.  There are a number of construction projects and road closures that impact travel in the downtown area.  

GVSU has opened up its parking ramp and some surface lots at the downtown Pew campus at no charge to students and their guests. 

Parking Information & Maps for Grand Rapids:

Downtown Visitor Mobility and Parking Guide

Pew Campus Parking Map

Ellis Parking Map

Commencement is coordinated by the Office of Student Life, which is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.