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Orientation

You are our priority

Start with an online orientation program that you can experience from your home. All incoming students are required to attend online orientation, so you'll be able to get a jumpstart on new friendships.

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Online Orientation

For: Required for all North American incoming students; optional for international students
When: Starting in May 2020
Also required: Welcome Week

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INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION

For: International students & American third-culture students
When: August 23–26
Also required: Online Orientation, Welcome Week
Note: On-campus event will be confirmed by mid-July

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IMPACT

For: North American students of color
When: August 23–26
Also required: Online Orientation, Welcome Week
Note: On-campus event will be confirmed by mid-July

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TRANSFER ORIENTATION

For: Transfer students and adult learners
When: August 28–31
Note: On-campus event will be confirmed by mid-July

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YOUR ORIENTATION ROADMAP

  1. Register for Online Orientation
    Choose a date and time that works for you. You’ll leave feeling connected to other new students and equipped for the fall.
  2. Meet your advisor virtually and register for classes
    Your academic advisor will reach out to you to set up a time to meet one-on-one. We'll make sure your fall classes will help you reach your ultimate goals.
  3. Be assured that you're ready!
    We don't know exactly what the fall will bring—but we are committed to serving you and keeping you safe. This orientation will help you feel confident in your next steps at Calvin.

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WILDERNESS ORIENTATION

Wilderness Orientation is an optional (and completely awesome) program for adventure-seekers who want an extra ordinary outdoor experience.

For: Anyone who is up for an adventure. You must also attend a standard orientation experience.
When: August 2020 (dates vary)

The above dates will be discussed by staff and Wilderness Orientation experiences will be confirmed in mid-July.

Still wondering what to expect? Contact our Orientation Team—we’re here to help.

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WELCOME WEEK

Welcome Week is scheduled for Friday, August 28–Monday, August 31, 2020, just before classes begin. We’ll keep you updated with any changes to this program as soon as we know.

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WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU HERE!

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