TRANSITIONS Orientation is for new students entering Calvin for the Interim term (January) or spring semester. Activities and creative workshops will highlight the range of opportunities available to you at Calvin.
- Interim orientation (Transitions I): January 6–7, 2020
- Spring orientation (Transitions II): January 30–31, 2020
Dates & Schedule
For Interim students, TRANSITIONS I is a two-day orientation program on January 6–7. Sessions include meeting an advisor to confirm your class schedule, learning about opportunities at Calvin, hearing from current faculty members, and a Grand Rapids outing. Family members are welcome.
To help you make lasting connections, orientation continues through the month with informal Friday lunches.
For spring semester students, TRANSITIONS II is a two-day orientation program on January 30–31, 2020. This includes meeting an advisor to confirm your class schedule, learning about opportunities at Calvin, and a Grand Rapids outing.
Planning to live in the residence halls or Knollcrest East apartments? Interim students may move in January 6 between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Spring students may move in January 30, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Stop by the Campus Involvement and Leadership office as part of the housing check-in process.
The fee for TRANSITIONS I or II is $150. Up to two adult family members may attend the parent programming track for free. This will be charged to your student account. All meals during TRANSITIONS are provided.