• Do you qualify?

    Christmas transitional housing is intended for the following students only:

    • international students
    • students living outside the Midwest who have nowhere else to stay
    • students employed on campus who have nowhere else to stay
    • KE students who wish to stay in their apartment over Christmas Break
  • Cost and fees
    • All dorm students will be required to pay a $25 non-refundable registration fee, regardless if you are staying with a friend in KE or staying with a host arranged by the office.
    • In addition, there is a charge of $15 per night for those who need the housing office to arrange a spot for them to stay during break.
    • You can avoid a nightly housing charge if you arrange to live with a friend who is a current KE resident. You must still apply and register for housing.
    • Note: There will be a $100 fine plus the nightly charge of $15 to anyone who staying in KE without applying and receiving a placement. All Christmas break housing fees will be charged to your miscellaneous account.
  • What to pack

    You will need clothes, personal hygiene items and sheets for the bed. The KE students that are opening up their apartment to you will have put away their sheets. You will NOT be able to get into your dorm room after 10 a.m. on Saturday. You will not be able to use any of the kitchenware, food, toiletries, etc. that are already in the apartment. Plan to bring any items that you will need for cooking. However, there will be some additional cooking items at the deskie available for check out. Please try to limit what you bring to 2 suitcases. It is not necessary to bring over all your belongings. The dorms are locked and your items will be safe there. You do not need to bring cleaning supplies as they are available in the apartments. The will be a van available for transportation, but it fills quickly so it is limited to luggage and people.

  • Dining Halls

    The dining halls will be closed during Christmas break. The last meal available is dinner on Tuesday, December 19 at Knollcrest Dining Hall. The dining hall will re-open on Tuesday, January 2 for dinner at Commons Dining Hall.

  • Dates

    Housing is available from Wednesday, December 20–Tuesday, January 2.

    The registration deadline for Christmas break housing is Wednesday, December 6. Applicants who apply after December 6 will be required to pay a $50 non-refundable registration fee. Sign up early to avoid late fees and to assure placement.

  • Current Knollcrest East residents

    There is no charge for current KE residents to stay during break. However, registration is still required. You will remain in your current apartment over break. Students interested in housing dorm students should contact Rachel Hamiliton.

    All Calvin College policies apply during Christmas break.

Christmas 2018 transitional housing

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Christmas break instructions

  • Do you qualify?

    Space is limited for spring break housing. Priority will be given in the following order for those who request a place to stay:

    1. KE students who wish to stay in their apartment over spring break.
    2. international students
    3. students employed on campus who have nowhere else to stay
    4. students living outside the Midwest who have nowhere else to stay
  • Cost and fees
    • All dorm students will be required to pay a $25 non-refundable registration fee, regardless if you are staying with a friend in KE or staying with a host arranged by the office.
    • In addition, there is a charge of $15 per night for those who need the housing office to arrange a spot for them to stay during break.
    • You can avoid a nightly housing charge if you arrange to live with a friend who is a current KE resident. You must still apply and register for housing.
    • Note: There will be a $100.00 fine plus the nightly charge of $15 to anyone who staying in KE without applying and receiving a placement. All spring break housing fees will be charged to your miscellaneous account.
  • What to pack

    You will need clothes, personal hygiene items and sheets for the bed. The KE students that are opening up their apartment to you will have put away their sheets. You will NOT be able to get into your dorm room after 10 a.m. on Saturday. You will not be able to use any of the kitchenware, food, toiletries, etc. that are already in the apartment. Plan to bring any items that you will need for cooking. However, there will be some additional cooking items at the deskie available for check out. Please try to limit what you bring to 2 suitcases. It is not necessary to bring over all your belongings. The dorms are locked and your items will be safe there. You do not need to bring cleaning supplies as they are available in the apartments. The will be a van available for transportation, but it fills quickly so it is limited to luggage and people.

  • Dining Halls

    The dining halls will be closed during spring break. The last meal available is dinner on Friday, March 16 at Knollcrest Dining Hall. The dining hall will re-open on Sunday, March 25 for dinner at Commons Dining Hall.

  • Dates

    Housing is available from Saturday, March 17–Sunday, March 25.


    The registration deadline for spring break housing is Wednesday, March 7. Applicants who apply after March 7 will be required to pay a $50 non-refundable registration fee. Sign up early to avoid late fees and to assure placement.

  • Current Knollcrest East residents

    There is no charge for current KE residents to stay during break. However, registration is still required. You will remain in your current apartment over break. Students who are interested in hosting dorm students should contact Rachel Hamilton at rdm8@calvin.edu.

    All Calvin College policies apply during spring break.

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  • Do you qualify?

    Accommodations will be provided following this priority order:

    1. Calvin summer school students
    2. Students with on-campus jobs
    3. International students
    4. Students with off-campus jobs
    5. Students who will live on-campus for fall 2018
    6. Students who will live off-campus for fall 2018 —these students may only stay until Saturday, August 11th.
    7. Graduates of 2018 —these students may only stay until Saturday, August 11th.
  • Cost and fees
    Staying entire summer
    • Application submitted by May 4: $1,200 for the entire summer or $15 per night.
    • Application submitted after May 4: $1,250 for the entire summer or $15 per night plus $50 fee.
    • $600 (1/2 of the rent) is due at the time of application. The other $600 will be due on July 1.
    Staying for part of Summer
    • If staying for less than 1/2 the summer: the total amount ($15 x number of days) is due at the time of the application.

    All students must pay cash or check at Financial Services. You may not use your miscellaneous account to pay for summer housing.

  • Dining halls

    Dining halls will be closed during summer break.

  • Summer housing dates
    • Housing is available Monday, May 21–Sunday, August 26

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Transitional Housing is available to students who need lodging Friday, May 18–Monday, May 21 AND do not plan on living in the KE Apartments during the summer.

Cost: $25

  • Dorm residents will be assigned a room upon checking into BHT. Residents must check out by May 21 at 10am.
  • KE residents may remain in their current apartments. Residents must check out by May 21 at 10am.

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