Charting the Course of the Reformation

The Meeter Center houses one of the world’s largest collections of materials on John Calvin, Calvinism, the Reformation and early modern studies. The Center, jointly supported by Calvin University and Calvin Theological Seminary, invites you to explore the world of John Calvin and the Reformation. The Center's extensive resources and friendly personnel facilitate research on Calvin's thought and impact in his own time and today.

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In order to visit us by appointment, please observe the following requirements:

  • You must use hand sanitizer upon entering and exiting the Meeter Center.
  • You must wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth at all times in Hekman Library, including in the Meeter Center.
  • Upon arrival at Hekman Library, please phone 616-526-7081, and a staff member will come and meet you at the main entrance and escort you to the Meeter Center.

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High School Lesson Plans
Utilize our collection of curriculum materials for teaching highschool students about Calvinism and the Reformation.

Read Calvin

John Calvin's Works in English
Browse our digital collection of Calvin's translated works.


Fellowships & Scholarships
The Meeter Center offers scholarships for high school students, graduate students, and pastors.