Join a community that celebrates you
Calvin’s multicultural and international community has been growing steadily for more than ten years, earning Calvin a top-five ranking for number of international students (Open Doors Report 2013). Check out organizations, programs, and events that will help you flourish here. We can’t wait to find out what you will bring to our community!
Multicultural Student Development
Events, programs, fellowship groups, and leadership opportunities for multicultural students
International Student Development
Events, immigration resources, leadership opportunities for international students
Application, immigration, and financial aid for international students
Entrada Scholars Program
Apply for Entrada Scholars program (for racial ethnic minority high school students), dates, schedules, gallery
of domestic students (excluding international students), 19% are of a racial/ethnic minority; as % of all students, 16.6% are domestic and of a racial/ethnic minority
U.S. ethnic minorities receive Multicultural awards
Ways to get involved
Calvin has dozens of events and groups that celebrate diversity in the student body. The multicultural and international student offices host groups for students from different ethnic backgrounds, as well as large campus events like UnLearn Week, a series of conversations that explore cultural attitudes, and Rangeela, our international student variety show.
In Their Own Words
At Calvin there is such a diversity of personalities, ethnicities and interests. But overall there seems to be a culture of kindness, of interest in each others' lives, and I love this about Calvin.” Micah Warners, Student
Get the support you need to succeed
Calvin offers many ways for multicultural and international students to thrive in college. From orientation to immigration support and tutoring, staff and faculty are here to support you.