College orientation is where it all begins. Map out your academic path, meet the people who will become your college family, and make campus your home.
The transition to college is a big change for students and families. So, Calvin provides award-winning orientation programs to meet individual student needs. Whether you're traveling to campus from a different country or just down the road, our goal is to make the transition to Calvin smooth and meaningful.
WHAT PROGRAM IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Choose one new student orientation program
PASSPORT I, II, or III are one-day summer orientation programs designed for admitted students and adult family members.
IMPACT Orientation is a four-day, summer orientation program designed for admitted North American students of color and adult family members.
All first-year students are required to select a new student orientation program and attend Welcome Week.
Share an amazing and memorable adventure in a remarkable wilderness setting. Learn wilderness skills, reflect on God's kingdom, live in intentional community, and make meaningful and lasting relationships.
Optional—Does not replace an on-campus orientation program