Housing at Calvin can provide both a common, shared experience for all students, as well as unique opportunities along the way. Use the resources below to find out more about all our options, as you explore the places you will call home while at Calvin. Compare all our options using our housing comparison chart.
Our classic residence halls provide the space and community for you to thrive, in both living and learning. These are the homes for the majority of first and second year students.
Four communities in van Reken Hall and one community om Ground Timmer (BHT), focusing on outdoor recreation, environmental care, race and ethnicity, honors and wellness.
Floors include: Grassroots, Honors, Outdoor Recreation/Creation Care and Wellness (ground timmer).
Alliance housing is an intentional living-learning community for student-athletes and any other students who are seeking to live an active lifestyle. Alliance is located in the Rho and Tau apartment buildings on the east end of Knollcrest East.
Beyond the Calvin’s on-campus residency expectation for first and second year students, our students often benefit from the option to live off campus in the city of Grand Rapids.
Project Neighborhood (PN) is an off-campus housing option for sophomore, junior and senior students. A select co-ed group of students live together in a PN house with mentors.
|Residence Halls||van Reken Living-Learning||Knollcrest East||Project Neighbor-
|Class Level Requirement||Fresh.–Soph.||Fresh.–Soph.||Junior–Senior||Soph., Junior, Senior||Junior–Senior||Junior–Senior|
|Proximity to Campus||on campus||on campus||5 minute walk||10-20 minute drive||5 minute walk||-|
|$9,690 / year with 21 meal plan per person (meal plan is required)||$9,690 / year with 21 meal plan per person (meal plan is required)||$3,905 / year per person (newly remodeled apt.)||$255 / month||$3,290 / year||$600–$1,400 / month per unit|
|Special Living Requirements||no||yes||no||yes||yes||no|