Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022

September 30 - October 1, 2022

Save the date! Join us for a weekend full of fun for students, alumni, family, and friends. Festivities include the Calvin Classic 5k and Fun Run, hockey games, a Gospel Choir performance, and more events to be announced.

Check our lodging page for local hotel options and our explore Grand Rapids page for tips on activities around the city, including the concluding weekend of ArtPrize.

Registration for the Calvin Classic 5k and Fun Run is open through race day ($15 student rate will be applied at check-out). Can't come to campus? Earn your Calvin race t-shirt by completing a virtual run or walk!

Events schedule

Schedule

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot
7:00 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Concordia (MI) ☆ Free admission; 2009 and 2011 teams honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
8:30 PM
Michael Jr & Calvin Improv Show Join comedian Michael Jr. and Calvin Improv for a guaranteed laughter-filled evening! Tickets required.
More information »
- Ticket required
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways
9:30 AM
Climbing Wall: Family Climbing 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday; advance registration required
More information »
SFC Rock climbing wall
10:00 AM
Ecosystem Preserve Open House ☆ Interpretive Center and craft supplies available 10a-2p; trails open all day.
More information »
Bunker Interpretive Center Discovery Place
10:00 AM
Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game ☆ We're welcoming alumni home to play!
More information »
North Field
10:00 AM
Dice Mineralogical Museum: Featuring Fluorescence ☆ Open 10a-2p. Special exhibit: fluorescent rocks!
More information »
Dice Mineral Museum
10:00 AM
Aquatic Center: Family Swim ☆ Open to all Calvin alumni and families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More information »
Venema Aquatic Center Pool
11:30 AM
Softball Triple-Header vs Cleary ☆ Three games: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
More information »
Softball Field, Gainey Athletic Facility
11:30 AM
Baseball Double-Header vs GRCC ☆ Game times: 11:30 and 1:30
More information »
Baseball Field
2:30 PM
D3 Hockey vs Cleary ☆ Admission: cash at the door only
More information »
Off-Campus
5:00 PM
Alumni Hockey Game & 50-Year Celebration Dinner ☆ Advance RSVP needed--details pending; families welcome
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
D1 Hockey vs Aquinas ☆ Admission: cash at the door. Come early--this will sell out!
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
Women's Soccer vs Alma ☆ Free admission; 2006 alumni team honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:00 PM
Gospel Choir Concert: 400 Years of African American Music History ☆ This popular ensemble performs spirituals, blues, jazz, and gospel while providing the historical context for each song. Free admission!
More information »
Covenant Fine Arts Center
7:30 PM
KnightLife Extravaganza ☆ A pool party + open gym + craft stations...
More information »
Hoogenboom Gymnasium - all

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
7:00 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Concordia (MI) ☆ Free admission; 2009 and 2011 teams honored
More information »
Zuidema Field

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways
9:30 AM
Climbing Wall: Family Climbing 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday; advance registration required
More information »
SFC Rock climbing wall
10:00 AM
Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game ☆ We're welcoming alumni home to play!
More information »
North Field
10:00 AM
Aquatic Center: Family Swim ☆ Open to all Calvin alumni and families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More information »
Venema Aquatic Center Pool
11:30 AM
Softball Triple-Header vs Cleary ☆ Three games: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
More information »
Softball Field, Gainey Athletic Facility
11:30 AM
Baseball Double-Header vs GRCC ☆ Game times: 11:30 and 1:30
More information »
Baseball Field
2:30 PM
D3 Hockey vs Cleary ☆ Admission: cash at the door only
More information »
Off-Campus
5:00 PM
Alumni Hockey Game & 50-Year Celebration Dinner ☆ Advance RSVP needed--details pending; families welcome
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
D1 Hockey vs Aquinas ☆ Admission: cash at the door. Come early--this will sell out!
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
Women's Soccer vs Alma ☆ Free admission; 2006 alumni team honored
More information »
Zuidema Field

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot
8:30 PM
Michael Jr & Calvin Improv Show Join comedian Michael Jr. and Calvin Improv for a guaranteed laughter-filled evening! Tickets required.
More information »
- Ticket required
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
10:00 AM
Dice Mineralogical Museum: Featuring Fluorescence ☆ Open 10a-2p. Special exhibit: fluorescent rocks!
More information »
Dice Mineral Museum
7:00 PM
Gospel Choir Concert: 400 Years of African American Music History ☆ This popular ensemble performs spirituals, blues, jazz, and gospel while providing the historical context for each song. Free admission!
More information »
Covenant Fine Arts Center

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot
7:00 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Concordia (MI) ☆ Free admission; 2009 and 2011 teams honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
8:30 PM
Michael Jr & Calvin Improv Show Join comedian Michael Jr. and Calvin Improv for a guaranteed laughter-filled evening! Tickets required.
More information »
- Ticket required
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways
9:30 AM
Climbing Wall: Family Climbing 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday; advance registration required
More information »
SFC Rock climbing wall
10:00 AM
Ecosystem Preserve Open House ☆ Interpretive Center and craft supplies available 10a-2p; trails open all day.
More information »
Bunker Interpretive Center Discovery Place
10:00 AM
Dice Mineralogical Museum: Featuring Fluorescence ☆ Open 10a-2p. Special exhibit: fluorescent rocks!
More information »
Dice Mineral Museum
10:00 AM
Aquatic Center: Family Swim ☆ Open to all Calvin alumni and families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More information »
Venema Aquatic Center Pool
11:30 AM
Softball Triple-Header vs Cleary ☆ Three games: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
More information »
Softball Field, Gainey Athletic Facility
11:30 AM
Baseball Double-Header vs GRCC ☆ Game times: 11:30 and 1:30
More information »
Baseball Field
2:30 PM
D3 Hockey vs Cleary ☆ Admission: cash at the door only
More information »
Off-Campus
5:00 PM
Alumni Hockey Game & 50-Year Celebration Dinner ☆ Advance RSVP needed--details pending; families welcome
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
D1 Hockey vs Aquinas ☆ Admission: cash at the door. Come early--this will sell out!
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
Women's Soccer vs Alma ☆ Free admission; 2006 alumni team honored
More information »
Zuidema Field

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways

 

Calvin Classic Run and Walk.

Calvin Classic

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Reunion in a Box

Can't make it to campus? No problem! We'll send you a Reunion in a Box.

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