STEP 1

Apply for admission

You will automatically be considered for academic scholarships upon admission.

STEP 2

Apply for need-based financial aid

STEP 3

Provide any requested items

Approximately one third of families are required to submit additional documentation for a federal process called verification.

STEP 4

Receive your financial aid package

Starting: mid-December

The moment you’ve been waiting for: See how much aid you’re eligible to receive. Use Calvin’s awards tracking tool to see what your current awards are (login required).

STEP 5

Confirm your enrollment

Target date: May if you’re starting in the fall; December if you’re starting in the spring.

Make your final college decision and confirm your enrollment »

STEP 6

Accept loans

Target date: Once enrolled

  • Complete and accept your loans to tell us which loans you plan to use (log in required).
  • Finalize your loans by doing online entrance counseling and signing master promissory notes.