You are one of a select few who have been invited to attend The John M. Perkins Leadership Fellows preview weekend on March 7-8, 2014. The preview weekend begins with dinner on March 7, and will conclude at 12 p.m. on March 8.
Please RSVP by February 27 if you plan to attend.
Housing for the event
If you are a student participating in the event, you will stay in Calvin's residence halls with a student host. Bringing a parent with you to the event? He or she can stay in Calvin's on-campus lodging, The Prince Conference Center. If the conference center fills up, your parents will be placed at a hotel nearby campus. Indicate housing needs for your parents on your RSVP.
Travel to campus
It is required that you attend the Perkins Fellows Preview Weekend in person to interview for a spot in the program. Calvin will provide airport pickup service if you plan to arrive by plane. Please indicate your travel plans on the R.S.V.P. form.
If you live more than 150 miles from campus, Calvin will reimburse your travel costs up to $200; if you enroll at Calvin in the fall, stop by the Admissions Office and we’ll reimburse the balance of your (the student’s) travel. Please bring your travel receipts to the Preview Weekend event and we will reimburse you in a timely manner.
Other visit opportunities
Make a weekend of it! You can also plan a Fridays at Calvin visit for March 7, which will finish just in time for the Perkins Fellows Preview Dinner. Activities include informational sessions, a luncheon with students and professors, and an opportunity to go rock climbing or visit a class.