Helping Your Student Navigate Homesickness

It’s October! The first month of college and classes has ended, and we are moving toward midterm exams. As the director of Hope’s Counseling and Psychological Services, I wanted to take a minute of your time to address the concern of homesickness and adjusting to college. Most of our students have settled into their rooms […]

Get Oriented! Five Reminders for First-Year Families

Hello New Hope Families! This is the week we’ve been waiting for all summer — Orientation is almost here, and we are excited to share these five reminders for all participating families: 1. Next Friday is the day! Move-in Day is Friday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Orientation Assistants (“OAs”) will be […]

Fall Update from Student Development

Dear Hope Families, I hope you are enjoying the summer with your loved ones. Here at Hope College, we are busy preparing for the arrival of our students. Our campus community is eager to greet all our students — both new and returning students — in person. One of the best parts of the new […]

Give to What You Love

Greetings from Hope College! I am writing to share some details — and my excitement — about Hope’s upcoming Day of Giving, which begins at midnight Thursday, April 11 and runs through noon on Friday, April 12. For this year’s Day of Giving, we will be inviting alumni, employees, friends and families to give to […]

Day of Giving 2019 – Join our Team!

Get ready! Hope College’s Day of Giving is 14 days away. We need your voice, your networks and your enthusiasm to help promote Hope College. Please join our team on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12 and become an online ambassador! What’s an Ambassador? An ambassador can be an alumni, parent, employee or friend […]

A Message from the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career

Dear Hope Families, Greetings from the new Boerigter Center for Calling and Career! I am honored to join the staff of Hope College as the first executive director of the Boerigter Center. We have a great team of talented professionals working together to help students identify their gifts and get ready for life after college. […]

A Message from the Registrar

“You’re a person!” exclaimed a surprised student when first meeting with me. Most students, and some families, don’t realize a Registrar is a person’s role and not just the name of an office. While there is a head Registrar, the Registrar’s Office, including our Advising Suite, is first and foremost a team. Our team consists […]