Commencement

Commencement stories: Graduates reflect on their time as Lakers

Five Lakers share how GVSU helped launch their futures.

Apr 18, 2024


GVSU Fall Class of 2023 honored during Commencement ceremony

The 1,323 graduates of the Fall Class of 2023 were recognized and celebrated by GVSU academic leaders and supporters on December 9.

Dec 9, 2023


Commencement speaker is self-described 'hope dealer'

Shannon Cohen, '00 and '11, a self-described 'hope dealer,' will be the keynote speaker for the Fall Commencement ceremony on December 9 at Van Andel Arena.

Dec 6, 2023


Commencement stories: Graduates reflect on becoming Lakers

Four Lakers talk about connections, growth and lessons learned.

Nov 30, 2023


GVSU in photos, April 2023: A focus on Commencement and our Laker graduates

See the images that caught our eye in the last month.

May 2, 2023


GVSU Winter Class of 2023 honored during Commencement ceremonies at Van Andel Arena

The 3,043 graduates of the Winter Class of 2023 were recognized and celebrated by GVSU academic leaders and supporters on April 28 and 29.

Apr 29, 2023


'Mom, we're graduating together!' Mother and daughter relish earning degrees at same time

Eva VanWyck and Corinn VanWyck will be able to watch each other cross the Commencement stage.

Apr 26, 2023




GVSU Winter Class of 2022 recognized at Commencement ceremonies held at Van Andel Arena

Grand Valley's academic leaders congratulated the nearly 3,150 Winter semester graduates who walked in the Commencement ceremonies on April 29-30.

Apr 30, 2022