Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022

September 30 - October 1, 2022

Join us for a weekend full of fun for students, alumni, family, and friends. Festivities include the Calvin Classic 5k and Fun Run, comedian Michael Jr., a variety of athletic contests, and a Gospel Choir performance.

Latest updates:

  • Campus Store open until 6p.m. on Friday and from 10a.m.-4p.m. on Saturday
  • Concessions (hot dogs, popcorn, etc.) will be available at Friday night's soccer game.
  • Business faculty will give tours of the School of Business on Saturday, 10-Noon, and Pres. Boer will meet alumni and families from 10-11 a.m. in their lobby too.
  • Climbing wall sign-ups are full.
  • The Prince Center still has hotel rooms available. Ask for the parent or alumni rate!

Box office: Need to purchase Michael Jr. tickets? Along with ordering online, you can call the box office at 616-526-6282 any day this week. Tickets can be purchased in person before Wednesday's volleyball game (Tuuk Welcome Center, Fieldhouse) and all day Friday through showtime at the box office in the CFAC west lobby.

Students, register a team for the Grand Prix bed races! Registration for the Calvin Classic 5k and Fun Run is open through race day ($15 student rate will be applied at check-out). Can't come to campus? Earn your Calvin race t-shirt by completing a virtual run or walk!

Events schedule

Schedule

Wednesday, September 28, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:30 PM
Van Noord Arena Main Gym

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
12:00 AM
Wherever you are
2:00 PM
Covenant Fine Arts Recital Hall
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
- Registration required
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot
7:00 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Concordia (MI) ☆ Free admission; 2009 and 2011 teams honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:30 PM
Men's Volleyball vs. GVSU Come see the first home game of the season!
More information »
Van Noord Arena
8:30 PM
Michael Jr & Calvin Improv Show ☆ Join comedian Michael Jr. and Calvin Improv for a guaranteed laughter-filled evening! Tickets required.
More information »
- Ticket required
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways
9:30 AM
Open Climbing (FULL) 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday; advance registration required
More information »
SFC Rock climbing wall
10:00 AM
School of Business Lobby 1st Floor
10:00 AM
Ecosystem Preserve Open House ☆ Interpretive Center and craft supplies available 10a-2p; trails open all day.
More information »
Bunker Interpretive Center Discovery Place
10:00 AM
Dice Mineralogical Museum: Featuring Fluorescence ☆ Open 10a-2p. Special exhibit: fluorescent rocks!
More information »
Dice Mineral Museum
10:00 AM
Center Art Gallery Open ☆ Open 10a-4p.
More information »
Center Art Gallery
10:00 AM
Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game ☆ We're welcoming alumni home to play!
More information »
North Field
10:00 AM
Aquatic Center: Family Swim ☆ Open to all Calvin alumni and families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More information »
Venema Aquatic Center Pool
11:30 AM
Baseball Double-Header vs GRCC ☆ Game times: 11:30 and 1:30
More information »
Baseball Field
11:30 AM
Softball Triple-Header vs Cleary ☆ Three games: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
More information »
Softball Field, Gainey Athletic Facility
2:30 PM
D3 Hockey vs Cleary ☆ Admission: cash at the door only
More information »
Off-Campus
5:00 PM
Alumni Hockey Game ☆ Free but advance RSVPs requested; families welcome
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
Gospel Choir Concert: 400 Years of African American Music History ☆ This popular ensemble performs spirituals, blues, jazz, and gospel while providing the historical context for each song. Free admission!
More information »
Covenant Fine Arts Center
7:00 PM
Women's Soccer vs Alma ☆ Free admission; 2006 alumni team honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:30 PM
D1 Hockey vs Aquinas ☆ Admission: cash at the door. Come early--this will sell out!
More information »
Off-Campus
7:30 PM
Party with the Prez ☆ A pool party + open gym + craft stations...
More information »
Hoogenboom Gymnasium - all

Wednesday, September 28, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:30 PM
Van Noord Arena Main Gym

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
7:00 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Concordia (MI) ☆ Free admission; 2009 and 2011 teams honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:30 PM
Men's Volleyball vs. GVSU Come see the first home game of the season!
More information »
Van Noord Arena

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways
9:30 AM
Open Climbing (FULL) 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday; advance registration required
More information »
SFC Rock climbing wall
10:00 AM
Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game ☆ We're welcoming alumni home to play!
More information »
North Field
10:00 AM
Aquatic Center: Family Swim ☆ Open to all Calvin alumni and families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More information »
Venema Aquatic Center Pool
11:30 AM
Baseball Double-Header vs GRCC ☆ Game times: 11:30 and 1:30
More information »
Baseball Field
11:30 AM
Softball Triple-Header vs Cleary ☆ Three games: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
More information »
Softball Field, Gainey Athletic Facility
2:30 PM
D3 Hockey vs Cleary ☆ Admission: cash at the door only
More information »
Off-Campus
5:00 PM
Alumni Hockey Game ☆ Free but advance RSVPs requested; families welcome
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
Women's Soccer vs Alma ☆ Free admission; 2006 alumni team honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:30 PM
D1 Hockey vs Aquinas ☆ Admission: cash at the door. Come early--this will sell out!
More information »
Off-Campus

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
- Registration required
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot
8:30 PM
Michael Jr & Calvin Improv Show ☆ Join comedian Michael Jr. and Calvin Improv for a guaranteed laughter-filled evening! Tickets required.
More information »
- Ticket required
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
10:00 AM
Dice Mineralogical Museum: Featuring Fluorescence ☆ Open 10a-2p. Special exhibit: fluorescent rocks!
More information »
Dice Mineral Museum
10:00 AM
Center Art Gallery Open ☆ Open 10a-4p.
More information »
Center Art Gallery
7:00 PM
Gospel Choir Concert: 400 Years of African American Music History ☆ This popular ensemble performs spirituals, blues, jazz, and gospel while providing the historical context for each song. Free admission!
More information »
Covenant Fine Arts Center

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
- Registration required
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot
7:00 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Concordia (MI) ☆ Free admission; 2009 and 2011 teams honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:30 PM
Men's Volleyball vs. GVSU Come see the first home game of the season!
More information »
Van Noord Arena
8:30 PM
Michael Jr & Calvin Improv Show ☆ Join comedian Michael Jr. and Calvin Improv for a guaranteed laughter-filled evening! Tickets required.
More information »
- Ticket required
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways
9:30 AM
Open Climbing (FULL) 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday; advance registration required
More information »
SFC Rock climbing wall
10:00 AM
Ecosystem Preserve Open House ☆ Interpretive Center and craft supplies available 10a-2p; trails open all day.
More information »
Bunker Interpretive Center Discovery Place
10:00 AM
Dice Mineralogical Museum: Featuring Fluorescence ☆ Open 10a-2p. Special exhibit: fluorescent rocks!
More information »
Dice Mineral Museum
10:00 AM
Center Art Gallery Open ☆ Open 10a-4p.
More information »
Center Art Gallery
10:00 AM
Aquatic Center: Family Swim ☆ Open to all Calvin alumni and families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More information »
Venema Aquatic Center Pool
11:30 AM
Baseball Double-Header vs GRCC ☆ Game times: 11:30 and 1:30
More information »
Baseball Field
11:30 AM
Softball Triple-Header vs Cleary ☆ Three games: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
More information »
Softball Field, Gainey Athletic Facility
2:30 PM
D3 Hockey vs Cleary ☆ Admission: cash at the door only
More information »
Off-Campus
5:00 PM
Alumni Hockey Game ☆ Free but advance RSVPs requested; families welcome
More information »
Off-Campus
7:00 PM
Women's Soccer vs Alma ☆ Free admission; 2006 alumni team honored
More information »
Zuidema Field
7:30 PM
D1 Hockey vs Aquinas ☆ Admission: cash at the door. Come early--this will sell out!
More information »
Off-Campus

Friday, September 30, 2022


Time
Event
Location
12:00 AM
Wherever you are
6:00 PM
Grand Prix Bed Races ☆ Calvin students compete in the 5th annual bed races.
More information »
- Registration required
Nordewier-Vanderwerp Short Term Parking Lot

Saturday, October 1, 2022


Time
Event
Location
8:30 AM
Calvin Classic 5k & Fun Run ☆ Run or walk! Fun Run ages 3-9. Volunteers get a free t-shirt too.
More information »
All Campus Roadways

 

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