/ Center for Diversity and Inclusion


Step2Success (S2S) is an orientation program that helps incoming students from diverse backgrounds to build connections and establish a sense of community, belonging and support during their transition to Hope College.

Step2Success Videos

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Academic Success Center
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Boerigter Center for Calling and Career

Tentative Schedule

The Step2Success program is scheduled to begin during New Student Orientation and aligns with that schedule.

Thursday, August 22, 2024

  • Move In — Starting at 8 a.m., current Hope students will help you move into your room and answer questions.
  • S2S Dinner with Families —You and your family with meet and eat with current students to network and ask questions.

Friday, August 23, 2024

  • Mini Involvement Fair and Desserts — You and your family are invited to meet the Multicultural Student Organizations at the Keppel House. Join us after lunch for this come as you can event.
  • Information Sessions — You and your family are invited to join us for a presentation on all things Hope College and to answer your questions.

Saturday, August 24, 2024

  • S2S Beach Trip — Incoming students and current students are invited to go to the beach for ice breakers, networking and fun.