Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning
Calvin University, Youngsma Center | Map
1580 E Beltline Ave SE,
Grand Rapids
Michigan, 49546-4447
Primary contact
Phone: (616) 526-8777

The Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning (CALL) is a member-based learning community for adults age 50+. We offer a wide variety of courses, bonus lectures, events, social groups, and travel opportunities during three terms each academic year.

Note: We have moved all our courses and lectures on Zoom in response to COVID-19.


CALL Membership is required to participate in courses. Each course is just $30! Read the course and lecture descriptions in the Fall 2020 Curriculum Guide (PDF).

  • Join now for a one-year membership effective through 8/31/21 for $40.
  • A 3-year membership that runs through 8/31/23 is $105, a savings of $15.
  • You are welcome to join or renew by check (preferred), online, or by phone.

Please note that CALL membership fees are not refundable. You must be 50 or older to join CALL, unless it is for an online course.

Membership perks

  • Free parking
  • Full library access
  • Free interest groups, membership required
  • Discounted rates at MVP, Grand Rapids Broadway, and Grand Rapids Opera
  • Discounts at Calvin's Worship Symposium and Festival of Faith and Writing
  • New friends!

Lectures/Online Learning

Free lectures—which include an amazing list of online learning—are available to anyone; no membership required.

See our upcoming and past recorded online learning options »