Words of Wisdom: On Getting Started

Two rising sophomores provide some advice for new students by drawing from the beginning of their freshmen year experience: My name is Ka’niya Houston. I am a rising sophomore, and I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. While on campus, you can find me on Hope’s radio station, the Phelps Scholars Program, Chapel, or […]

FAQ Friday Re-Cap 7/24

We have another FAQ Friday ReCap for you! It’s hard to believe we only have two more weeks until Orientation begins… We can’t wait for you to arrive! Before we get to the answers to your questions, though, we thought we would provide the link to the Student and Family Meeting from July 23. President […]

Understanding Your Classes Recording (7/21)

We have another event recording for you and this one is all about your classes at Hope! Watch this to hear from our Associate Registrar, our expert on how classrooms will look amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and our Senior Academic and Career Advisor at the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career. You should have received […]

From One 2020 Senior to Another

A few months ago, I finished my college experience curled up in a chair, wearing my graduation gown like a housecoat, staring at my laptop in disbelief. The Zoom window of my final exam meeting had just closed. Was I really done? Reaching the milestone of graduation in a pandemic is a ridiculous experience. I […]

FAQ Friday Re-Cap: July 17

Orientation Before we get started answering questions, we want to briefly talk about move-in logistics. You (or your student) were just assigned a move-in time this week. If you do not have that information, please email orientation@hope.edu or housing@hope.edu. That email will reiterate some of these clarifications: During your move-in time, you will have three […]

Living On-Campus Event Recording (7/14)

If you missed the live Tuesday event this week, no worries! We’ve got you covered with this recording. More details are below! In this video, you will find information on what move-in and campus living will look like. By now, you should have received your assigned 3-hour time slot for move in. Email housing@hope.edu or […]

The Five Messages: Be A Good Human

“Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” 1 Peter 4:8-10 Many people do not believe that they are not a “good human.” […]

A Letter to Hope Families

Hello, and welcome to Hope College! We are Darren and Judy Gross, the co-chairs of the Parents’ Council, which is a committee of Hope parents and Administration. The Council works to provide communication between families and the college by identifying and addressing the needs and concerns of families. The team also guides members of the […]

FAQ Friday Re-Cap: July 10

Did you miss last week’s FAQ Friday? No worries! We have the re-cap for you here. Learn about the best coffee shops around campus, how to handle laundry at Hope, and some reminders about upcoming deadlines and events. Be sure to fill out your Academic Advisor Information form and the StrengthsQuest Assessment (which you will […]

Navigating Your Wellness Event Recording

We have the recording from last Tuesday’s event with the Health Center, Campus Ministries, Dining Services, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for you here! And, don’t forget! We have another live event tonight with Residential Life, Campus Safety, and Financial Aid all about “Living on Campus”. This event begins at 7pm, so bring your […]