Community Events

Academics / Departments & Programs / Chemistry & Biochemistry / Student Experience / Community Events

At Calvin, you don't do chemistry alone in a lab. You're part of a community that supports you, works alongside you, and cares about you as a person. You'll get to know your professors and fellow students not only in your classes, but through our annual community events.

Chili Cook-off

A competitive rivalry begins to cook every February as faculty concoct and perfect their favorite chili recipe in hopes of winning the coveted Chili Bowl! Students and faculty gather each year to choose a winner.

Fall BBQ

Kick off the academic year by joining students and faculty from the chemistry and biochemistry department for the annual fall barbecue. It’s a great way to reconnect after the summer and welcome incoming freshmen to the department.

Graduation Luncheon

Hear what our students are planning to do post-graduation, whether they pursue further education in graduate or medical school or employment in industry or science education. This is a time to celebrate long friendships, thank faculty for their support, and remember the last four years of learning and growing in faith and knowledge.

Take the next step:

SOCIAL MEDIA

The latest sights & sounds | #calvincollege

Female student wading in Plaster Creek, examining a sample of water, holding it up to the sky.

ACADEMIC OPTIONS

With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.

Browse by category

× CLOSE DRAWER
A dramatic view looking up at the Calvin's Crossing bridge, with a perfect blue sky overhead.

Apply to Calvin

It all starts here! We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. All completed applications receive equal consideration.

Start your journey × CLOSE DRAWER
A female and male student walking side by side down the Calvin's Crossing bridge, conversing with eachother.

Visit Calvin

Find the visit option that works best for you and get a taste for life at Calvin!

Browse Visit Options Launch the virtual tour × CLOSE DRAWER
Students huddled around, lighting sparklers with a beautiful evening sky behind them.

Request Info

Learn why Calvin’s dedication to faith and discovery have earned it the rank of #1 college in the Midwest.

Loading...
Graduates in their robes, tossing their caps high into the air, laughing.

Costs & Financial Aid

Families from all economic backgrounds—many just like yours—are making Calvin work. Scholarships, grants and loans are the tools that make Calvin possible.

Explore financial aid & Scholarships How much does Calvin cost? × CLOSE DRAWER
Top