- "Calvin University mission is to equip students to think deeply, to act justly, and to live wholeheartedly as Christ’s agents of renewal in the world. I would say the part of the mission that resonates with me the most right now is ‘thinking deeply’. " Frempong '20
- " I feel valued as a person rather than just as a student." - Nyarie Sirewu '18
- "I’ve been impressed with just how uniquely IDS trains you to think and understand issues," was Kaitlyn Kline's '18 answer when asked what she discovered about IDS.