Housing

Calvin Seminary offers comfortable and affordable housing for you and your family while you pursue your theological education.

Choose from one, two, and three bedroom apartments and townhouses available on and off campus. If you are a single student, you can share an apartment or townhouse and split rental costs with your housemate.

Amenities included in rental fees:

  • Internet
  • Laundry
  • Utilities: heat, electricity, water, trash and recycling
  • Campus safety patrol (on-campus housing)
  • Community garden (on-campus housing)
  • Playground area

For the 2017-18 Academic Year

On-Campus Housing: Knollcrest East

  • 18 large two-bedroom apartments located in the Sigma and Omega buildings. $725.00 per month (the two garden level units are $705.00 per month). (Virtual Tour)
  • 12 three-bedroom apartments located in the Bavinck, Kuyper and Berkhof buildings. $740.00 per month. (Virtual Tour)
  • 12 small two-bedroom apartments located in the Bavinck, Kuyper, and Berkhof buildings. $665.00 per month. (Virtual Tour)

All buildings listed above include a basement with a FREE laundry facility, storage and playroom space. Each apartment includes a stove, refrigerator and an air-conditioning unit. There is a playground on site, as well as patrolled campus security. Built into the monthly rental fee is a $85.00 utility charge.

Off-Campus Housing: Englewood Apartments (Virtual Tour) Eight buildings located on Englewood Ave., located three miles from campus. Each building has four two-bedroom apartments. Two are garden level and two are upper units. Each apartment includes a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and a window air-conditioner. 16 of these units have carports. There is a FREE laundry facility on the grounds of the apartment complex.

  • Upper level unit with carport – $640.00 per month
  • Garden level unit with carport – $630.00 per month
  • Upper level unit without carport – $620.00 per month
  • Garden level unit without carport – $610.00 per month

Built into the monthly rental fee is a $120.00 utility charge.

Off-Campus Housing: Boerema Townhouses (Virtual Tour) Twenty-nine one bedroom townhouses and one two bedroom townhouse located on Batchawana Street are also located three miles from campus. Each unit includes a stove, refrigerator, air conditioner and hook-up capability for washers and dryers. Each unit has a full basement.  You also have access to FREE laundry use at our Englewood Apartments.

  • One Bedroom Townhouses: $620.00 per month.
  • Two Bedroom Townhouse: $685.00 per month.

Built into the monthly rental amount is a $120.00 utility charge.

Other Off-Campus Housing Off-campus housing opportunities are also available and an up-to-date list is available from the housing office.

Single Students Sharing An Apartment Price ranges per month range from $230.00 – $362.50 per month.

Housing Application The housing application deadline is April 1 (Applications will still be accepted after April 1).  Applications can be completed using the following link: Housing application. Due to limited on-campus housing, housing applications of those who have been admitted will be considered after the housing application deadline.

Housing for distance learning intensives

If you are a student in one of Calvin Seminary’s distance learning programs, you will need to find housing in the Grand Rapids area for two 5 day on-campus sessions each year. You are responsible for the cost of your housing during on-campus sessions. When you are enrolled in the program, there will be resources to help you find lodging or roommates for your stay here.

 
Contact
Housing Administrator 
Calvin Theological Seminary
Phone:1-800-388-6034 ext. 8618
How to Apply
Calvin's housing resources are limited, so apply by April 1 for priority consideration. Applications submitted after April 1 will still be considered as facilities are available.
Housing Application