NOTE: There are two types of GRE tests: General and Subject. Only the Subject tests are offered at Calvin College. Subject tests are given in six disciplines: biology, chemisty, literature in English, mathematics, physics, and psychology. ×

All registration is handled through ETS (Educational Testing Service). Information can be found at www.ets.org/gre. Please note that there is no advance registration handled at Calvin College.

Subject Test Administrations for 2018–2019

Registrations must reach ETS in Princeton, NJ, by the receipt dates given in the table below. All subject tests are administered in the paper-and-pencil format.

Test Date Registration Deadline Online Score Report Date*
September 15, 2018 August 10, 2018 October 13, 2018
October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 November 24, 2018
April 6, 2019 March 1, 2019 May 4, 2019

*approximate mailing date

Further information, including registration information for special registration circumstances, can be found at the GRE website.

Test Day Details for Calvin College Test Site

Reporting time for the subject tests is 8:30am

Registrants should report to the test site by 8:30am. Check in begins promptly at 8:30am. The test site is open by 7:45am for those who wish to arrive early. The Standby Registration Sign Up is available by 7:45am and standbys are admitted in the order in which they have signed the roster. Standby seating depends on the availability of extra tests.

Driving, Parking & Testing Location

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The test will be administered in North Hall; however you should enter the building via the DeVries Hall atrium entrance. Road signs on campus will give directions to the DeVries Hall/North Hall/Science Building complex. GRE Test signs at the entrance and in the building will direct you to the 1st floor North Hall location used for check-in and testing. Parking is available in Lot 4 to the west of the building.

Contact Us

If you need further information about the administration of the Subject GRE tests at Calvin College, contact the GRE administrator, Lori Keen, at keel@calvin.edu or (616) 526-6080. If you need further information about the tests, registration, score reporting, the computerized general test, etc., please visit the GRE website.

About the GRE General Test

The GRE General Test is offered only in computerized format. The test is available year-round at testing centers worldwide, including Prometric located at 3910 Burton SE in Grand Rapids. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Call early to get your preferred test date; schedule well in advance if you need to take the test during the high demand testing period of November through January. For further information or to register for the general test visit the GRE General Test website.

Please note: The General Test is not offered at Calvin College.

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