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Welcome to Student Development
Office hours: Monday - Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm

The Office of Student Development is committed to
engaging each student attending Hope College as you journey through intellectual discernment, deeper understanding of the Christian faith, and personal growth.
Our lives together, students and staff, are multi-faceted and our engagement
happens just about everywhere on campus. The energy of you, the Hope student, serves as our catalyst for wanting to be with you no matter what the circumstance.
The office works as an integrated team with the direction being provided by
the Dean of Students, Dr. Richard Frost. Welcome to Hope!


The Community Service Award
The Community Service Award is given to the upper class student who has exemplified the spririt of serving and giving to others through volunteer service within the Hope College or Holland community within the past year.
Click here to nominate a well deserving student for the Community Service Award

The Southland Award
The Southland Award is given to a senior woman who exemplifies the highest standard of scholarship, character, and contributions during the four years of her college career.
Click here to nominate a well deserving senior woman for the Southland Award

The VanderBush-Weller Award
The VanderBush-Weller Award is given to a faculty or staff member who makes extraordinary contributions to the lives of students, contributions that are above and beyond what would be expected in regular assignments.
Click here to nominate a well deserving faculty or staff member for the Vanderbush-Weller Award


Student Leader Application Timeline


# of Ppl Hired (Approx)

Applications Available



Orientation—Assistant Director (AD)


Monday, 1/19

Friday, 1/30

3/4-5 & 3/9-11

Student Ambassador


Wednesday, 2/4

Thursday, 2/12

Week of 2/16

Orientation Assistant (OA)
Click here to apply


Monday, 2/16

Friday, 3/6


Student Activities Committee (SAC)


Monday, 2/23

Wednesday, 3/11

Week of 3/23

Dream Team
(Dance Marathon)


Monday, 3/9

Wednesday, 4/1

Week of 4/6

Student Congress



Tuesday, 3/24


Volunteer Services


March 2014

March 2014



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  1. Hours of play are Monday through Friday starting at 4pm, Saturday and Sunday all day.
  2. A spotter must be sent ahead to look for pedestrians before teeing off!
  3. DO NOT climb on any buildings to retrieve a disc. Any damage done to school property because of reckless play will be split between the students and billed to their school account.

A complete listing of the rules and regulations can be found on the Student Development website at:
Non-compliance of the rules could result in possible judicial action