A campus built for community, located for opportunity

Calvin’s beautiful 400-acre campus in West Michigan is ideally located to create a small, close-knit community feel while providing access to everything the city of Grand Rapids has to offer. Enjoy a sprawling, tree-covered campus with buildings designed to promote intentional learning and meaningful interaction. Bike, run, or walk on miles of paved paths or enjoy God’s creation in Calvin’s 100-acre ecosystem preserve.

We invite you to visit to get a feel for what the campus is really like!

Related pages

Campus map
Driving directions, building information, parking lots, accessibility information, and more.

Visit Campus
Schedule a visit and view Fridays at Calvin dates

Life in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids facts, videos, and more

Residence hall information, housing for juniors and seniors

Quick Facts

Make Calvin’s campus your home

How do you make Calvin your home? Start small and watch your world grow bigger and bigger every day. Browse this photo gallery to imagine the paths you might take on an ordinary day at Calvin:


Things to do on campus

Check out this sample of things you can do on Calvin’s campus.

Athletic Events

Cheer on the Knights in the 362,000-square-foot Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex, or at one of the many campus athletic fields.

Ecosystem Preserve

Enjoy a stroll through the 100-acre Ecosystem Preserve, or attend events held at the LEED-certified Bunker Interpretive Center.

Center Art Gallery
Dice Mineralogical Museum
Located in North Hall, the new Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum museum houses over 300 rare gems, minerals and fossils donated by Bruce Dice ’48.
Fish House Coffee
Enjoy a hand-crafted espresso or tea beverage at Calvin’s coffee shop, located near Johnny's Cafe.
Campus Store
More than a place to buy textbooks, the campus store is a place to grab a snack or find Calvin gear, fair trade gifts and Michigan-made items. Visit the online store.
Musical Performances
Experience music at Calvin by choosing from the music department’s schedule of first-class performances.
Calvin Observatory (telescope)
See planets, asteroids and more using Calvin’s powerful telescope during regular open hours. Learn more.