October 21, 2014

Thank you to all who were able to visit and support their student(s) in person for Family Weekend! We know not all parents and families can make the trip, but if you were here for any of the festivities, would you take a quick survey to help us plan for next year?

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Calvin College visitors

Keep the Family Weekend fun going by viewing photos of campus in gorgeous fall colors, and seeing many of the events that included students, families, alumni and friends of all ages.

See family Photo Booth pictures on Facebook, more activities on gallery.calvin.edu and day-to-day life snapshots at, and around, Calvin on social.calvin.edu.

Parents who represent YOU

Parent Council

At their meeting this past weekend, the Calvin Parent Council met with President Le Roy, gave feedback to dining services, interacted with professors from communication arts and sciences and discussed admissions efforts across the country. Members also pledged 100% participation in the Recommend program and Calvin Annual Fund.

Pictured, in center: Abbey Waterman, Parent Council.

Send treats

Send  your student a gift of  encouragement: Student Treats 2014-2015

Student Treats are a fun and easy way to let your student know you are thinking of them throughout the year.

Our next ordering deadline is for the Gourmet Apple Treats which you may order until Tuesday, October 28, 2014; delivery date is Monday, November 3. These locally-made gourmet apple treats use tart, juicy (and large!) apples that are hand-dipped in layers of the finest chocolate and creamy caramel. Contact us if you have any questions: parents@calvin.edu.

Chicago Career Fair

Career Fair

On Tuesday, October 28, Calvin’s career development office and the alumni association are sponsoring another Calvin in Chicago Career Fair. This event will include Chicago area employers recruiting for internship and entry-level employment opportunities. Students and young alumni pay only $25 which covers transportation and lunch!

For international parents

We are happy to inform you that Calvin has partnered with peerTransfer to provide you with an easy and secure method of sending international payments. Read our instructions and watch a video to find out more.

Quick links

If you have any questions during the school year, contact parent relations (616-526-6142; parents@calvin.edu). Thank you for entrusting your child to Calvin College!