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Calvin 101 - Introductory Resources

About Calvin
Information regarding Calvin's Mission, Calling, and History, as well as an overview of Calvin's academic offerings and Distinctive qualities.
A-Z Index of Calvin's websites
Indices of links to departments and websites, research centers and institutes, and student opportunities.
Calvin "Lingo"
This "glossary” of campus terms should help translate things you may overhear on campus.
Campus Store
Calvin College Campus Store serves the students, faculty, staff, alumni and community as the campus retailer, fostering academic success and college allegiance.
Chimes
Created by students for students, Chimes is a weekly newspaper serving the Calvin community.
Committees & Governing Boards
Links to rosters, mandates, and archive of meeting minutes of Calvin's faculty governance committees and governing boards.
Convocation
All college offices and services will be closed during Opening Convocation: the class schedule is revised so that all may attend.
Commencement
Resources (maps, photos, schedules) and information relating to Calvin's graduation ceremonies.
Faculty Activity Reports
Annual compilations of faculty activities such as publications, presentations, and professional service.
Faculty Development Workshops
Throughout the year, various development and training workshops are offered to Calvin's faculty and staff.
Getting Involved
There's always something to do on campus or throughout the surrounding communities.
Grants
The Office of Grants and Foundation Relations helps members of the Calvin College community secure external funding from foundations, corporations, governmental agencies, and individuals.
Health & Fitness
Facilities, services, opportunities, programs and resources for the wellness of Calvin faculty, staff, and students.
Interim Term
Be transported to a family farm in Maine by a student who went on the New England Saints trip. Read about the emerging and alternative worship movement in England. See online projects and Weblogs from Interim courses.
Media Relations Policy
The campus-wide news media policy is designed to foster a positive relationship with those reporters covering Calvin.
Multicultural Affairs
"To be a genuinely Christian and academic community, our witness, our health, and our obedience will be greatly comprised if we do not also become more genuinely multicultural."
"Notes for New Faculty" (Department-centric)
Documents which introduce new faculty to departmental staff, resources, and policies.
Provost's Office
The Provost is the chief academic officer of the college, the administrative leader for the academic affairs division of the college, and a prominent advocate for the mission of Calvin College.
Research Centers & Institutes
The Calvin College Centers and Institutes enrich the programs of the college by contributing to the distinctive nature of Calvin College.
Research Funding Guide
This document is a detailed listing of funding resources available to Calvin College faculty which includes program descriptions, along with deadline and contact information.
Resource Guide to Speakers and Programs
Search these pages for speakers from Calvin College who are willing to make presentations for church, school and community groups. Please contact speakers by e-mail with your questions and requests. The inviting party is responsible for travel costs and honorarium.
Student Life Division
As servants of God and partners in education, we challenge and support students as they seek meaning In their college experiences.
Teaching Fellows
Among other roles, the teaching fellows mentor new faculty and direct faculty development events for the campus.
Technology Resources and Services
Resources and training opportunities for teaching with technology.