Sponsoring Calvin department, center, or institute
Art & Art History
Centers & Institutes
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Communication Arts & Sciences
Congregational & Ministry Studies
Geology, Geography, & Environmental Studies
Germanic & Asian Languages & Literatures
Mathematics & Statistics
Physics & Astronomy
International Development Studies
Contact complete email address
: All invited guests of Calvin College in the Visiting Scholars Program are required to complete and sign waiver of worker's compensation insurance. The completed Waiver and Acknowledgment can be emailed separate from this application to form firstname.lastname@example.org but must be returned before the guest's arrival on campus.
Visiting Scholar personal information
Gender (select one)
State/Country Postal Code
Name of Institution
State/Country Postal Code
Preferred mailing address
(check one only) Home
Complete email address
Attach complete Curriculum Vitae
.pdf formatted preferred)
Currently held position
Field of specialization
Most recent degree
From what institution?
Reason for visit
Attach a letter of interest with a brief description of the work the applicant will pursue at Calvin.
Attach a letter of reference from someone in the applicant's field of study.
If non-U.S. citizen, beginning date of last visit to U.S.
Has the applicant previously been assigned a Calvin ID or IT account? Yes
Does the applicant have all necessary legal documents (current passport, Social Security number, visa, driver's license)? Yes
Date of Birth - month:
Will the applicant have personal income or other financial resources sufficient to cover all expected living expenses and travel?
Does the applicant expect to be accompanied by family members during the visit? Yes
If additional family members, Spouse name
# of children
(Spouse name is required if they would like Spoelhof Fieldhouse access.)
If non-U.S. applicant with school-aged children who will be attending local schools, has applicant checked with the schools to determine the school's student visa preferences? Yes
Health coverage is required. What kind of health insurance policy will cover the applicant (and family) during their visit?
Further information required regarding the proposed visit
Letter of support from the sponsoring department, center, or institute.
Proposed time frame for the visit
(mm/dd/yyyy) Arrival date
If applicant is a non-US citizen, what visa arrangements are planned?
Does the Calvin sponsor expect the applicant to be paid through Calvin College (wages, stipends, honoraria, or salary)? If paying a non-U.S. applicant, J-visa or visa waiver must be in place. If "yes," a Social Security number will be required.
Does the Calvin sponsor expect to reimburse the applicant for any expenses? Yes
Does the Calvin sponsor expect to provide the applicant with an office on campus? Yes
Does the Calvin contact expect to assist the applicant with finding
housing, transportation, schools for children, etc? (NOTE: school tuition credits are not available for non-employees.) Yes
What level of Calvin IT permissions will be requested for this visitor? (read
Check if you, the Calvin contact, have previewed the entire visiting scholar process and agree to these responsibilities.
Check if your scholar would like to be included on the Visiting Scholar profile page ( optional).