Timmer Hall


  • Timmer Hall
  • 3200 Knight Way SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4412
42.932198 -85.58855
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Three wings with one common lobby. Timmer is divided into 4 floors. 1st Timmer is the new Wellness floor, Ground and 2nd and 3rd Timmer is reserved for an upperclass community. The lobby connects Bolts and Heyns, with Timmer connected to Heyns.



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.

BHT Leadership

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Upperclass Student Housing Information

Ground, 2nd and 3rd Timmer have been set apart as on-campus dorm community for interested upperclass students.

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