Hope alumni know that their relationships with the college and with each other do not end at graduation.
Alumni have proven generous with their time and advice to students and fellow graduates. Through lifelong learning and career development, relationships formed at Hope change lives both on campus and in communities everywhere. Tapping into the potential of this network is a powerful way to bring your career to life.
When you graduate with a Hope degree or complete at least 45 credits, you are officially a member of the Alumni Association. It’s free and an automatic part of your lifelong relationship with Hope. As a member, the college and alumni volunteers will work hard to keep you in touch with your inner Dutch through events, affinity connections and career resources.
You can stay connected and be an active member by activating your profile on The Hope College Connection, updating your information, making plans to connect at a Hope event, referring a student and exploring ways you can get involved.
Recent Blog Posts
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Come and visit
Alumni are invited to check in at the Boerigter Center Welcome Desk on the 1st Floor of the DeWitt Center.
DeWitt Student Cultural Center141 East 12th StreetFloor 2Holland, MI 49423
Hope by the Numbers
- 3,540Alumni in the Career Resource Network
There are around 3,540 alumni are in the Career Resource Network, an online program that provides alumni and students a way to network.Learn More
- 60+Events for Alumni and Families
There are tons of events for alumni and families hosted by the Alumni Engagement team during the yearLearn More
- 8,000+Hope College Donors
When you make a gift to Hope, you are joining more than 8,000 others who share your strong commitment and contribute to Hope’s success each year.Learn More
- 35%Networking Connections
35% of the most recent graduating class said networking connections helped them secure employmentLearn More
Alumni News & Events
Three paradoxes about William Shakespeare’s writing will be the focus of an address at Hope College by internationally respected Shakespeare scholar Dr. John Cox, who is a retired member of the college’s English faculty, on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Fried/Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.
As a freshman with an undeclared major, Hillary Delhagen ’09, questioned if Hope College was right for her. Hundreds of miles away from her home in upstate New York, Delhagen was struggling to find her place at Hope College and was thinking about transferring. However, after pushing through the hard adjustment of freshman year and […]
Jim and Barbara Neevel shared their love for Hope, the reasons why they give and their generational connections to the college in a recent visit. Here’s their story: After twenty years in ministry, the congregation of New Hackensack Reformed Church in Wappingers Falls, New York wanted to find a way to honor Jim Neevel’s service. […]
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