Students with exceptionally strong academic records are invited to join us for a special visit opportunity.

Meet our faculty, see our facilities, and talk with successful Hope students who’ve also had outstanding records of accomplishment in high school. Scholars Day is designed for both students and parents.

Register for Scholars Day 

Scholars Day Schedule

8:45 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
9:20 a.m. Welcome
10:00 a.m.
  • Academic Information Sessions – faculty will highlight departmental strengths and outstanding opportunities
  • Financial Aid Session – merit and need-based aid will be discussed
11:00 a.m.
  • Academic Information Sessions – faculty will highlight departmental strengths and outstanding opportunities
  • Financial Aid Session – merit and need-based aid will be discussed
12:00 p.m. President’s Luncheon 
1:15 p.m. Student Panel Discussion – an opportunity to hear about academics and campus life from a student perspective
2:15 p.m. Exploring Hope – your choice of a campus tour or residence hall tour
2:15–4:00 p.m. Refreshments and Conversations with the Admissions staff
4:30 p.m. (Optional) Christmas Vespers - see below for more details

Christmas Vespers (SOLD OUT)

Christmas Vespers, a long-standing tradition presented by Hope’s Music Department, will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 4. Students and families joining us for Scholars Day may reserve complimentary tickets. Beginning November 11, contact Hope's ticket office at 616.395.7890 to order your tickets (office hours are M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST).  Tickets are not guaranteed so you are encouraged to reserve your spot as soon as possible. Please mention that you are attending Scholars Day to reserve the tickets.

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