The Global Campus makes a Calvin education accessible to learners from across the world and at every stage of life. From prison halls to corporate boardrooms, high schools to environments for learners with intellectual disabilities, we’re pushing the boundaries of what a “classroom” can be.

What do we do?

We are always seeking opportunities to expand how we serve learners at any stage of life and in any place across the globe, and we also help launch new programs for Calvin by providing services like planning and budgeting, project management, instructional design and technology, marketing and network development, and more. Check out some of our current projects.

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    Graduate education

    From accounting to education to exercise science, a wide range of graduate programs tailored for working adults.

    Explore Graduate Degrees
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    Corrections officer leadership

    A certificate program for corrections officers that meets training requirements and expands career options for corrections officers.

    Explore corrections officer leadership training
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    Ready for Life Academy

    A life-enriching set of educational programs for students with developmental disabilities at Calvin’s Grand Rapids campus.

    Explore the Ready For Life Academy
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    Spanish for High School Students

    University-level language courses and opportunities for high school students—and an accelerated pathway to advanced Spanish experiences in college.

    Explore Spanish immersion
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    Calvin Prison Initiative

    Associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs that provide both hope and opportunity for learners in Michigan’s prisons.

    Explore the Calvin Prison Initiative
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    Returning Citizens Services

    A comprehensive and ever-growing roadmap of support for citizens returning to their lives after prison.

    Explore Returning Citizens Services

Looking ahead

We're always looking for new ways to bring Calvin to learners of every type. Here are just a few ideas we're exploring for the future.

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Degree-completion and Professional Certificate Programs

Calvin’s vision for expanding our reach to new learners includes offering professional certificate programs to equip adults with sought-after skills, increasing employment opportunities.

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Expanded graduate programs

New graduate programs in data science and public administration are planned to launch in 2022—and we won’t stop there.

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Church and nonprofit administrator training

We’re actively looking for ways to celebrate and support leaders at the churches and nonprofits that serve our communities.



Our Team

  • Kevin Den Dulk

    Kevin den Dulk

    Associate Provost, krd33@calvin.edu

  • Laurie Lemmen

    Laurie Lemmen

    Project Manager, laurie@calvin.edu

  • Renee De Vries

    Renee De Vries

    Graduate Studies Coordinator, rd25@calvin.edu

  • Jeanne Anderson

    Jeanne Anderson

    Instructional Designer, jma42@calvin.edu

  • Robert Bobeldyk

    Rob Bobeldyk

    Director of Online Learning, rbobeldy@calvin.edu

  • Margie Styf

    Margie Styf

    Assistant for Adult and Continuing Education, mas72@calvin.edu

Get Involved

We thrive through partnerships. Tell us about your idea for bringing the Calvin experience to new communities—and if it’s a great fit for the Global Campus, we’ll help you plan, budget, manage, and implement your idea at Calvin.

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