Check in Instructions

January 30–February 1, 2020 • Grand Rapids, Michigan


We look forward to welcoming 1500+ participants to the Calvin Symposium on Worship at Calvin University and Calvin Theological Seminary! 

Checking in for the conference 

Conference check-in and walk-up registration are located in the Hekman Library fireplace lobby at Calvin University, staffed during the following times:

  • Wednesday, January 29, 4 - 5 pm
  • Thursday, January 30, and Friday, January 31, 7:30 am - throughout the day
  • Saturday, February 1, 8 am - 12 noon 

Check-in is a do-it-yourself process, done once when you first arrive for the conference: 

  1. Parking is available at the Prince Conference Center, Covenant Fine Arts Center, or Spoelhof Center parking lots (also see accessibility map).
  2. If you paid for shuttle service from a hotel, a schedule will be emailed to you one week ahead. 
  3. Travel to the Hekman Library Lobby:
    • Pick-up your name badge (arranged alphabetically by last name). Your name badge contains information on the workshops and meals you signed up to attend.
    • Pick-up your printed program & worship book. 
    • On-campus wireless access: Select 'CICW' enter 'symposium'

After you check-in, you are invited to view the art exhibits and displays in the Covenant Fine Arts Center. There is a prayer room located in the lower level of the College Chapel building. 

Please share the Livestream page with your worshiping community.

Thursday AM seminars and lunch

If you registered for a Thursday AM seminar or a retreat, we are providing lunch for you. Please see the program book PDF for location based on your AM seminar choice. Please attend the Thursday seminar or retreat you registered for so that the lunch count works out well! Thanks. If you are doing walk-up registration, please eat lunch in the Commons Dining Hall.  

Walk-up registration

This is limited to seminars and workshops not at capacity. See instructions and registration form.

Preparing to learn at the conference

Learn more about the two co-sponsors of the conference

We look forward to seeing you at the conference in January! Contact us if you have any questions.