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Contact Archaeology at Calvin

Bert de VriesBert de Vries with students in Jordan
Archaeology Program Director and Emeritus Professor of History

Office: Hiemenga Hall 492
Phone: 616-526-6273
Lab: 616-526-7139

Calvin College
History Department
1845 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids MI


Connect with the Umm el-Jimal Project

The Umm el-Jimal Project began as an archaeological research program in 1972, founded by Professor Bert de Vries. Calvin archaeology students have completed their fieldwork assignments at the site in Jordan, which today is an ongoing collaborative enterprise focusing on archaeology and community.

  • Project Website: get the latest updates from the project, as well as a virtual museum, educational resources, fieldwork archive, and more
  • Facebook: become a fan for news alerts and announcements
  • Blog: read up on current project research and events
  • Flickr: view our photo archive of assorted project photos from 1974 onward

Admissions at Calvin

Contact Calvin's Office of Admissions to schedule a visit or request more information.

Calvin College Office of Admissions & Financial Aid
3201 Burton Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

1-800-688-0122 (Toll-free in North America)
616-526-6106 (Local or International)
Fax: 616-526-6777