Parking, Maps, & Timelines


2024 Baccalaureate Mass Parking and Information

St. Andrew CathedralSaturday, May 11, 2024, at 10 a.m.
Cathedral of Saint Andrew
301 Sheldon Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Baccalaureate Mass Map (pdf)

Arrival Time
Graduates should arrive at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew at 9:30 a.m.

Parking at the Cathedral
Parking is available in the Cathedral parking lot or the Catholic Information Center parking lot. (map)

Graduate Line-up
Graduates will line up outside, rain or shine. (map)

Physical copies will be handed out at the mass.


2024 Commencement Ceremony Parking and Information

Sturrus Sports & Fitness CenterSaturday, May 11, 2024, at 2 p.m.
Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center
1580 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI

Parking & Maps

Guest Arrival Time

  • Early entrance time into Sturrus for guests needing extra time is 12:30 p.m.
  • Regular entry begins at 1 p.m.

Graduate Arrival Time

  • Graduates can check in starting at 12:30 p.m. at the west entrance of Alksnis which is accessed by going through Mayfield Lot (4).
  • All graduates must check in by 1:30 p.m.

Graduate Check-in
Inside Alksnis, graduates will get a card that has their name printed on it. DO NOT LOSE OR WRITE ON THIS CARD. Keep this card with you at all times because it is used to have your name announced as you cross the stage. Graduates will line up in alphabetical order by degree of Associate, Bachelor, and Master on the Alksnis track and will be led in procession outside of Alksnis through the Mayfield lot and around to Sturrus’ front entry where they will continue to process into Coach Bo gymnasium.


  • Physical copies will be handed out at commencement.
  • You can also view a digital version on your phone.