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Night at Hope

Join us to experience the best of Hope’s campus on a Thursday evening during the academic year.

Night at Hope is an evening (not overnight) visit opportunity for high school seniors and transfer students to experience life at Hope College outside the classroom. Students gain insight into our vibrant campus life at Hope! We offer this experience on select Thursday evenings prior to our Anchor Days on Fridays.

Here's some of what you can experience from your Night at Hope visit:

  • Explore award-winning downtown Holland, only a couple blocks from campus
  • Cheer on Hope athletes at our state-of-the-art athletic facilities
  • Join current students for a round of frisbee golf – fore!
  • Hang out in the residence halls with Hope students: Can you picture yourself here?
  • Spend some time with current students in the Bultman Student Center
  • Watch the sunset over Lake Michigan

Available Dates

  • September 21, 2023
  • September 28, 2023
  • October 12, 2023
  • October 19, 2023
  • October 26, 2023
  • November 2, 2023
  • November 9, 2023
  • November 16, 2023

Register for a Night at Hope visit 

Other Details

What We Offer
  • Night at Hope is an evening visit experience from 4:30-11:00 PM (EST). This is not an overnight visit. We do offer Overnight Visits to admitted students starting in mid-January. Information regarding Overnight Visits will appear on this page in January.
  • Night at Hope is reserved for high school seniors and transfer students only
  • Night at Hope is available each Thursday prior to an Anchor Day starting Thursday, September 21 - Thursday, November 16
Connecting with your Hosts
  • One of your matched hosts will contact you by email and/or text message before your scheduled Night at Hope visit to introduce themselves and confirm details of your visit
  • Take this opportunity to share what you may be interested in doing while you are visiting
Arriving on Campus
  • You will meet your host at the Admissions Office at 4:30 p.m.
  • For arrivals after 5 p.m., you will meet your hosts at their residence hall
  • Your Night at Hope visit will conclude at 11:00 PM (EST)

Night at Hope Visit Contact Information

Weekdays before 5 p.m.

Admissions Office
69 East 10th Street, Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.395.7850 

Weekdays after 5 p.m. and on weekends

Office of Campus Safety
178 East 11th Street, Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.395.7770