Confirm your place Class of 2018

Confirm your place

1 Send in your enrollment deposit

This holds your seat in the incoming class. It's due May 1 for U.S. citizens and June 1 for everybody else.

2 Complete your housing application

This helps us pick the right roommate for you, so be frank about your likes and dislikes! Be sure to consider applying for a spot in one of Calvin's Living-Learning communities. Choose from the Creation Care/Outdoor Recreation floor or the Grassroots (multicultural-themed) floor. Learn more at

3 Sign up for orientation and academic advising

Option 1: PASSPORT

Choose one of three on-campus sessions. Non-Canadian international students must attend International PASSPORT

Option 2: Wilderness

Choose from some great outdoor adventure programs. (This includes a shortened on-campus PASSPORT session for you and your parents.)

VERGE: spring 2014

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First-year experience: Kurt Delos-Trino’s schedule
Gallery: Interim 2014
Internships X 5
Calvin week 1 survival guide
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Confirm your place
Explore the great outdoors
GR late nights
Multicultural community
First-Year Experience
  • How you spend your time in college is probably going to look a little different from how you spent it in high school (goodbye study hall!) Check out these schedules from real freshmen to get a feel for how your day might look at Calvin.

    Kurt Delos-Trino »
    Youth ministry
    Castle Rock, Colorado
    Ansley Kelly »
    McKean, Pennsylvania
  • We'd like to introduce to some pretty cool people. They're doing some pretty great things, both at Calvin and beyond.

    Professor Debra Bossenbroek & Suzan Couzens, nursing Professor Debra Bossenbroek & Suzan Couzens, nursing »
  • When you choose Calvin, you choose Grand Rapids, too. Thankfully, GR is the kind of place you won't mind spending four years, with more new restaurants, shops and events opening all the time!

    There's 4 Years of PLAY Here There's 4 Years of FUN Here