Admissions & Aid

Admission and COVID-19 FAQ
As the coronavirus situation develops, we’re here to answer your frequently asked questions about campus visits, admissions counseling, and more.

Visit

Schedule a campus visit or check out all our online options.

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Apply

Ready? Applying is easier than ever with the Common Application. Calvin accepts applications all year long.

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Already admitted? Confirm your enrollment and send your deposit today!

Info

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Aid

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Already admitted? Confirm your enrollment and send your deposit today!

    Call: (800) 688-0122   |    Text: (616) 202-3256   |    Contact: Admissions counselors

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Additional information for…

First-year students

If you're applying to Calvin as a first-year U.S. student, great! Here’s what you need to know:

Your checklist

Meet your admissions counselor »

Get in touch

Important dates

  • Aug 1
    Application opens
  • Oct 1
    Begin the FAFSA
  • Nov 1
    Last day to apply for free; Merit-based scholarship notifications begin
  • Dec 1
    Apply for named scholarships
  • Feb 1
    Last day to apply for named scholarships; Financial aid packages begin
  • Mar 1
    Last day for new academic info
  • May 1
    Decision day!

International students

If you're applying to Calvin as a citizen of another country (including Canada), welcome! Here's what you need to know:

Your checklist

Meet your admissions counselor »

Get in touch

Important dates

  • Aug 1
    Applications open
  • Dec 1
    Apply for named (donor) scholarships
  • Jan 1
    Last day to apply for free
  • Feb 1
    Scholarship and financial aid notifications begin
  • Apr 1
    Last day to submit final documents
  • June 1
    Enrollment deposits are due

Transfer students

If you're considering Calvin as a transfer student, great! Here's what you need to know:

Your checklist

More information

Questions?

Important dates

  • Aug 1
    Applications open
  • Nov 1
    Last day to apply for free
  • Dec 1
    Start applying for named (donor) scholarships
  • Feb 1
    Last day to apply for named (donor) scholarships

Admitted students

Now that you’re admitted to Calvin, it’s time to start making Calvin your place! Take these next steps to confirm your enrollment and get connected to the Calvin community.

Your checklist

Contact us if you’re unsure of next steps.

More information

Important dates

  • June 1
    Enrollment deadline for U.S. citizens
  • June 1
    Enrollment deadline for Canadian and international students

Questions?

Athletes

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Calvin is an NCAA Division III institution, and as such we focus on the true student-athlete experience. We offer 21 varsity sports, as well as club sports and intramurals.

Your checklist

More information

Important dates

  • Jan 10
    Application deadline for spring
  • Aug 15
    Application deadline for fall

Military, veterans & ROTC

Calvin welcomes those who have faithfully served our country and those who wish to serve. Calvin University is an affiliate of the Army ROTC program at Western Michigan University.

Your checklist

More information

Get in touch

Important dates

  • Aug 1
    Application opens
  • Oct 1
    Begin the FAFSA
  • Nov 1
    Last day to apply for free; Merit-based scholarship notifications begin
  • Dec 1
    Apply for named scholarships
  • Feb 1
    Last day to apply for named scholarships; Financial aid packages begin
  • Mar 1
    Last day for new academic info
  • May 1
    Decision day!

ROTC Program

Calvin University is an affiliate of the Army ROTC program at Western Michigan University (Grand Rapids branch). You can participate in this program through WMU while studying at Calvin.

Your checklist

  • Explore our ROTC page and learn about:
    • How it works
    • Benefits available
    • How to apply
    • Scholarships

Important dates

  • Dec 31
    ROTC scholarship application deadline (More info)
  • Jan 10
    Application deadline for spring
  • Aug 15
    Application deadline for fall

Questions?

Guidance counselors

Come to our in-depth Fridays at Calvin visit program and experience Calvin from a student’s perspective! Options for the day include attending chapel, visiting classes and meeting with professors, and information sessions about diversity initiatives, athletics, off-campus programs, and financial aid.

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More information

Parents & Families

Parents—you play a key role in your student’s admissions process! Take a look through the following information and please get in touch with us if we can help in any way. We’re excited to connect with you and your student!

Your checklist

More information

Important dates

  • Jan 10
    Application deadline for spring
  • Aug 15
    Application deadline for fall

Questions?

Admissions events

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