• Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • 2:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • FREE

On July 10, 2019, on the 510th birthday of John Calvin. Calvin College will be officially assuming the name of Calvin University. This is a milestone in our history and we're planning a day to worship, give thanks, eat, and have fun.

To mark this historical milestone, you’re invited to a day of dedication, thanksgiving, and celebration. Faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, donors, and friends are invited!

Schedule of events

  • 2:00 p.m. Panel discussion: "Anticipating Calvin University."
    Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
  • 3:30 p.m. Dedication Service
  • 4:30 p.m. Parade to the Party
    West Field

*Free food, lawn games, inflatables, balloon artist, caricature artist, and much, much more! Bring your family!


The food will be supplied by the following food trucks:

  • Patty Matters (gourmet sliders)
  • Donkey Catering Truck (tacos)
  • D&D Gluten Free (topped fries, cauliflower bites)
  • Malamiah Juice Bar (assortment of juices)
  • Milo's (iced tea, lemonade)
  • Kona Ice (shaved ice)
  • Doughrunts (topped mini doughnuts)

All events are free, but please register for the 4:30 p.m. party so we know how many to expect!


Please register by Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

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