Bolt-Heyns-Timmer Hall


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Three wings with one common lobby. Bolt is a male hall, Heyns is a female hall, and Timmer is divided into 4 floors. Ground Timmer is the new Wellness floor, 1st and 2nd Timmer are traditional female halls and 3rd Timmer is reserved for an upperclass community. The lobby connects Bolt and Heyns, with Timmer connected to Heyns.

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Bolt & Heyns - 1970, Timmer - 1981

Named After:

Jacab Bolt (1875-1967) Christina Bolt (1876-1959): Served as Christian Reformed missionaries to the Navaho people in Crown Point, New Mexico, for 25 years.
Garrett Heyns (1891-1969): Gained national recognition for his dedication to improving prisons in Michigan and Washington. He received Calvin's first distinguished alumni award in 1966.
Johanna Timmer (1901-1978): In 1927, she became the first woman to join Calvin's faculty, serving as Dean of Women and as an English teacher.

Claim To Fame:

BHT is closest to the academic buildings (great for late-sleepers). Timmer has traditionally been a women's wing, but was re-purposed for upperclassmen "studio apartments" in 2010.

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