You’ll find that Calvin is a dedicated community of faith and discovery. We all work together to inspire wonder, curiosity and action in our students—and in ourselves.

If you're new to Calvin, WELCOME!

Prepare for your First day:

  • Consult with your supervisor to determine when and where you need to report on your first day.
  • Stay attentive to your email for new hire information from both Human Resources and Calvin Information Technology.
  • Complete onboarding in Workday
  • I-9 form - used to authenticate both the employee's identity and eligibility to work in the United States. HR is required to have this completed form, along with presenting appropriate documents prior to/on the first day of your employment. The form must be completed in Workday before bringing the appropriate documents to the Human Resources office.
  • Check out the map of campus

Your first week:

  • Attend your benefits orientation with HR staff
  • Complete any additional onboarding forms in Workday.
  • Get connected to Calvin Information Technology (CIT) Resources
  • Get your faculty/Staff ID card, parking pass, and keys at Campus Safety
  • Register your vehicle at Campus Safety
  • Complete safety orientation from EHS (Vector)
  • Get the KnightGuard App through Campus Safety
  • Finish your mandatory training modules

The Clery Act Disclosure

Calvin University is committed to assisting all members of the Calvin community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual Clery security and fire safety compliance document is available from the Campus Safety Department. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Calvin University Campus Safety Department in the Mail and Print Services Building at 3230 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can request a copy be mailed to you by calling 616-526-6751.

The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university security law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Calvin University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus property.

This information is required by federal law and is provided by the Calvin University Campus Safety Department.