You're a Knight for life
The Calvin Alumni Association is here to serve you—as a student and for the rest of your life. The moment you stepped on campus you were welcomed into a network of over 65,000 Calvin grads who want to help you succeed. Throughout your time at Calvin, the student chapter of the alumni association will provide opportunities for you to connect with and learn from alumni around the world. Plus, you’ll also be introduced to fun traditions that reinforce the benefits of being a Knight for life.
- Conduct informational interviews or connect with a Calvin alum at a company you would like to know more about. For instructions on how to access the alumni directory, simply contact the alumni office.
- Did you know you can search LinkedIn based on alma mater? Quickly and easily connect with alumni in your industry or area of interest.
- Set up your appointment with the Career Center and ask how you can get alumni support in your job search.
Throughout the year the student alumni association hosts Bagel Days for our upperclassman. You can join us is the alumni board room for free bagels and coffee while you network with your classmates or just take a few minutes to relax.
Cold Knight Plunge
You can be part of one of Calvin’s favorite tradition! You simply have to jump into the Sem Pond in the middle of winter. Jumpers receive a towel each year they jump, and if you're brave enough to jump all four years, you’re receive a much-coveted golden towel.
Professor of the Year
Calvin faculty are one-of-a-kind. So, each year we let one professor know just how much we love them. As part of Senior Salute, the graduating class gets to nominate professors who’ve gone above and beyond. The winner offers remarks during graduation rehearsal.See the professor of the year
For years, Calvin University and Hope College have competed in one of the most heated rivalries in college sports—an annual tradition spanning over 100 years. The game is broadcast to alumni around the world, and we’ll help you get a front row seat.
Calvin University Commencement features a few firsts
On Saturday, April 29, 2023, 804 students representing 75 different areas of study graduated from Calvin University. While the 148th Commencement in the history of Calvin included many of the traditional elements, it also featured a few novel moments. May 2,2023
Scott Rush Named Professor of the Year
Scott Rush, associate professor of business at Calvin University, is the 2023 Professor of the Year. The award is granted by the Student Alumni Association on behalf of the senior class to honor a faculty member who has made an impact on the lives of his or her students. April 19,2023