7:15 AM - WAKE UP
One thing is for sure: there is no “typical” day at Calvin University. It’s time to freshen up and see what this day holds.
8:03 AM - BREAKFAST
Welcome to breakfast at Calvin, which basically gives you anything you could possibly want: waffles, pancakes, cereal, yogurt, smoothies, or eggs. However you like to start your day, we’ve got you covered.
8:51 AM - CLASS
At Calvin, you’ll get a broad education from some of the best profs out there. They’ll open your eyes to new worlds of information and understanding, exposing you to new perspectives.
10:00 AM - WORSHIP
You always have enough space between classes to connect with God at chapel. Every day there’s something different: a worship style you’ve never experienced, an engaging speaker, or a Psalm rewritten to become a new song.
11:08 AM - GYM
Head out to Calvin’s massive, state-of-the-art gym and fitness center. There are plenty of weights, treadmills, elliptical machines... plus an Olympic-sized pool and rock wall. And it's all free!
12:32 PM - LUNCH
Meet a friend on the path and grab a bite to eat. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, or just great comfort food—you have it all right here.
1:00 PM - CLASS
From your first semester at Calvin, you can start taking classes in your major. Find support from expert faculty and camaraderie with students who share the same passion.
1:50 PM - RESEARCH
Even as an undergrad, you’re encouraged to work shoulder-to-shoulder with brilliant professors on cutting-edge research.
3:05 PM - REHEARSE
Act, dance, sing, direct, design—you’ll have endless opportunities to express yourself at Calvin.
4:01 PM - STUDY
Grab your bag and head to your favorite study spot. There are cozy nooks and crannies all over campus for you to discover and claim.
5:17 PM - RELAX
Head back to your room and catch your breath. Jump in for a quick video game match against your suitemates or reconnect with friends about your day.
5:50 PM - DINNER
Need a change of scenery? Within minutes of campus, you can find legendary chili dogs, authentic Thai, your favorite chain, and local favorites.
6:42 PM - EXPLORE
Grab an iced chai, check out a museum, or just wander downtown. Grand Rapids is growing rapidly, but the heart of the city is still the perfect size to explore on foot.
8:00 PM - SHOW
Grab some (inexpensive) tickets and meet up with friends for a concert or movie back on Calvin’s campus. You’ll have access to a huge variety of shows, from big names to undiscovered acts.
10:37 PM - UNWIND
It’s been a long—and hopefully unforgettable—day. Grab a booth and a late-night snack at the campus cafe and catch up with a friend.
11:15 PM - SLEEP
The day ends where it began: dorm sweet dorm. Time to get a good night’s rest, because you never know what tomorrow will bring.