It’s no secret – the best way to get to know Hope is to spend time on our campus. Our goal is to create a memorable, personalized visit experience that will help you decide if Hope is the right fit for you.

Academic Year Visits (September–April)

We’re eager to have you visit Hope while campus is alive and classes are in session! Please refer to our academic calendar to help you schedule your visit. Morning or afternoon visits are available Monday through Thursday. The earlier you schedule your visit, the easier it’ll be for us to fulfill your requests. Options include:

  • A tour of Hope’s campus
  • Meeting with an admissions representative to learn about the application process, scholarships and financial aid
  • Speaking with a faculty member or an athletic coach (upon availability)
  • Chapel service (available Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 10:30 a.m.)
  • Hope College class observation in your academic area of interest (upon availability)
  • Enjoying lunch on campus

Schedule your academic year visit 

Saturday Morning Visits (September–April)

Saturday group visits begin at 10 a.m. The visit includes a campus tour and a presentation on the admissions process & scholarships, followed by lunch on campus. Space is limited, so please schedule an appointment in advance by calling 616.395.7850 or by emailing Please include your student’s name, high school and contact information if making your request via email.

Please note: the Admissions Office is closed on Saturdays during campus breaks and the months of December, May, June, July and August.

Summer Visits (May–August)

Summer is a beautiful time to visit Hope College and the Holland community. Morning or afternoon visits are available weekdays from May through August (office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) The earlier you schedule your visit, the easier it’ll be for us to fulfill your requests. Options include:

Award-winning downtown Holland is one block north of campus and a popular destination for Hope students. Our campus is just a 10-minute drive from beautiful Lake Michigan. Plan to spend some time at both of these locations, if possible! You won’t be disappointed.

Schedule your summer visit 

Other Details

When scheduling your visit, don’t forget Holland is in the Eastern Time Zone. Prepare for variable weather and plenty of walking, as you will be exploring our campus with a current student tour guide!

All appointments begin at the Bekkering Admissions Office at 69 East 10th Street. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 616.395.7850 or email us at

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