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LLC Location

The Library & Learning Commons (LLC) is located in the Learning Center Building (code LRC) at 140 Ransom Ave. NE, (between Lyon St. and Fountain St.) Grand Rapids MI 49503. (Building #10 on the campus map)  The LLC can be entered from the west on the plaza between the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center (ATC) and the Music Building, or from the east on Barclay Avenue.

LLC front entrance

Library & Learning Commons Tour

Library & Learning Commons Streaming Video Tour

LLC Hours

Library & Learning Commons Hours: Holiday & Semester Break Hours are posted on the Library's website.
                                Fall & Winter Semester       Summer Semester
Monday–Thursday     7:30 a.m.– 9:45 p.m.              8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Friday                         7:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.              8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday                    10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.            CLOSED
Sunday                      CLOSED                                  CLOSED


Reference Librarian Hours:  Students and faculty are invited to make a personal appointment with a librarian outside these regular reference hours.
                                Fall & Winter Semester       Summer Semester
Monday–Thursday      7:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.             8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday                          7:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.             8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday                    10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.            CLOSED
Sunday                        CLOSED                               CLOSED

Student Network Logon Assistance

Student Network Logon Password Change: Passwords used for: on-campus computers, GRCC Wireless, Blackboard, and student email must be reset every 120 days.  Your Student Network Logon is NOT your Online Center logon.

When you do not know your password or it doesn’t work:

  1. Go to any on-campus computer’s login screen.
  2. Type in lookup as the username and lookup as the password.
  3. Press [ENTER] and follow the prompts.  Your password MUST:
    1. Be a new password you have not used before.
    2. Be a minimum of 10 characters long with at least one upper case & one lower case letter & one number.
  4. Log off, then log back in with the new password.
  5. Contact ITHELP (616-234-4357) if you experience issues.

When you know your password and it’s working but you need to change it:

  1. Go to: and follow screen prompts.
  2. Contact ITHELP (616-234-4357) if you experience problems.

LLC Services

Reference Assistance: (1st Floor) Librarians answer questions at the Reference Desk and via our email Ask-a-Librarian service.

Circulation: (1st Floor)

  • Your RaiderCard is your library card
  • Students may check out most materials for 3 weeks
  • Self-service online renewal for students
  • Return materials to the Circulation Desk or in the drop box outside the library

Course Reserves: (1st Floor) RaiderCard required

RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan: (2nd floor)

Information Literacy Instruction:

Computer Research Areas: (1st & 2nd Floors)

Copy Machines & Microform Copiers: (1st & 2nd Floors)

  • Printing / copying debits your RaiderCard account and costs 10 cents (BW) or 50 cents (Color).

Student Printing from a Personal Device

Staff Printing from a Personal Device

Audiovisual Listening & Viewing Area: (1st Floor)

LLC Phone Numbers

Reference Librarian  / Reference Desk: 616.234.3868

Circulation & Course Reserves: 616.234.3872

Periodicals: 616.234.3871

RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan: 616.234.3749