Here to Help: Linda DeVries helps students keep their financial aid in order

Linda DeVries, from Student Financial Services, smiling.

Always remember, at GRCC, you are surrounded by people who want you to be successful and are ready to walk with you on your educational pathway. We are here to help!

Meet Linda DeVries. Linda is a Financial Aid senior functional analyst working to create better processes and remove obstacles.

Linda joined GRCC in 2020 as the student financials functional analyst. She has over 15 years of experience working in higher education.

She previously worked in financial services at GRCC and as the accounts receivable/student billing coordinator and also as the financial aid coordinator at Montcalm Community College. Additionally, Linda has 15 years of experience in manufacturing and non-profit accounting.

Linda has an associate’s degree in Accounting/Computer Information Systems and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Davenport University. She also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Walsh College.

Working in higher education is extremely rewarding for Linda. She gets to follow the success of the students she meets each year — watching them achieve their dreams and knowing that she assisted them along their journey.

The Financial Aid office is temporarily located on the third floor of the Student Center while Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall is being renovated. You can connect with the team there via email at or by calling (616) 234-4030.

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