Families and students engaged in the college search will have the opportunity to connect with approximately 60 colleges and universities during the Holland Area College Night, which will be hosted by Hope College on Thursday, Sept. 23.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse, and will feature representatives and information from colleges and universities from across Michigan as well as throughout the Midwest and elsewhere in the country. In addition, the evening will include two 30-minute information sessions regarding the financial aid process starting at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The DeVos Fieldhouse is located at 222 Fairbanks Ave., between Ninth and 11th streets. More information about the event, including a listing of the colleges and universities attending, is available online at hollandareacollegenight.com.

Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Hope is currently requiring that masks be worn by all individuals while indoors on campus unless in their living space or alone in their work space.