Get organized!

Meet new people, improve skills and more in one of Calvin's numerous student organizations. While the total number of clubs changes each year, there are always academic, cultural, environmental, music, athletic, hobby and media organizations to join. Learn more about student organizations at the annual Cokes ’N Clubs event at the beginning of each year (free pizza and pop included!)

Related pages

Student Organizations
Full list of student organizations, resources for club leaders, how to start a new organization

In Their Own Words
Get involved early on with clubs or intramurals or plays or Bible studies—or whatever your interests are. Getting involved will ease your transition into college and connect you to new groups of friends quickly.” Stacia Allen, Student


Notable student organizations

While this is nowhere close to an exhaustive list, here are a few great orgs that you might consider joining.

  • Chimes


    Develop real-world skills by joining a cadre of dedicated writers, editors, graphic designers and photographers who work hard to produce the award-winning weekly student newspaper of Calvin College.

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  • Global business brigades

    Global Business Brigades

    Travel, real-world business experience, service-learning—this group provides all of these things for students interested in business and micro-enterprise in developing countries. Twice a year, students travel to Panama to help communities there develop sustainable businesses.

  • Dance Guild

    Dance Guild

    Swing, ballet, hip-hop, ballroom, salsa—your favorite dance style is sure to be a part of Calvin’s most popular student organization that puts on two sold out shows each year.