So you’re interested in comedy? Campus governance? Concerts? Club sports? Creative writing? We have a group for that — and so much more.
- 12th Street Harmony
12th Street Harmony
Hope College's all-male, student-led a cappella group.
- Anchored in the Pages
Anchored in the Pages
Anchored in the Pages (ATP) provides a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for students to discuss books of their choice and to foster a love of books and reading among students.
- Asian Student Union
Asian Student Union
Asian Student Union (ASU) helps to establish a community for Asians and Asian Americans to be empowered and united on Hope’s campus. ASU events are intended to promote awareness and provide support for the history, culture, experiences, and perspectives of Asians as well as acknowledging the issues faced by the community. ASU provides a place for Asian students to come together and celebrate each other's differences.
- Ballet Club
Ballet Club is open to all students who are seeking to practice their technical skills, perform together, and appreciate the beauty of ballet.
- Black Student Union
Black Student Union
Building Strength through Unity
The mission of BSU is to facilitate interaction and heighten awareness of African American history and culture within the Hope College and Holland communities. We work to unite the community by providing educational experiences through the hosting of speakers, dialogues and social functions.
- Cherishing Life
Cherishing Life exists to promote human value and dignity on campus and in the community, specifically serving groups who are too often marginalized: the young, the old, and those with disabilities.
- Club Animalia (Pre-vet Club)
- Concert Series
- Council for Exceptional Children
- Dance Marathon
- Engineers Without Borders USA – Hope College Chapter
Engineers Without Borders USA – Hope College Chapter
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
EWB-USA Hope College Chapter is an interdisciplinary group that seeks to help meet the basic needs of diverse communities through engineering projects. The Hope College chapter most recently helped develop water sources in Bondo Kenya through the installation of deep water wells.
- Fashion Club
Fashion Club offers opportunities to network and develop leadership and teamwork skills while expressing your individuality within fashion.
- Fly Fishing
Hope Fly Fishing Club promotes fly fishing as a form of outdoor recreation for students and faculty to learn about the art of fly fishing and develop a conservation ethic. The club is a part of Trout Unlimited's 5 Rivers College outreach program and affiliated with Schrems West Michigan Chapter of Trout Unlimited; the groups jointly participate in conservation projects and fishing excursions.
- Foster Hope Initiative
Foster Hope Initiative
Foster Hope Initiative (formerly known as Into the Light) is dedicated to raising awareness of the orphan crisis among Hope students and the community. From this awareness, the group takes action to partner with and support various orphan care organizations through fundraising, supporting, and volunteering.
- Garden Club
Garden Club seeks to give a place for the whole Hope community to plant and grow a wide variety of flowers, vegetables, and fruit.
- Geek Life
Geek Life is a celebration of "geek pop culture." Members meet regularly for movie and TV marathons, a wide variety of games, and active debates.
- Green Hope
Hope Association of Rocketry and Performance Aviation
Hope Association of Rocketry and Performance Aviation seeks to bring an aeronautical presence to Hope College by providing a starting point for those interested in amateur rocketry and an incubator for the sky-bound ideas of its members.
- Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity has work days around the greater Holland community on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Act-Speak-Build week, Sleep Out in the Pine Grove, and the celebratory family dinner are all highlights of the Habitat experience.
- Hip Hop Club
Hip Hop Club
Hip Hop Club provides a space for students to dance and explore hip hop culture. Additionally, members can audition for Hip Hop Anonymous, which performs at the student choreographed dance concert.
- Hockey Club
- Hope Advocates for Invisible Conditions
Hope Advocates for Invisible Conditions
Hope Advocates for Invisible Conditions works to raise awareness, advocate, and provide support for invisible conditions and disabilities across the Hope College community.
- Hope Catholics
Hope Catholics provides a space for Catholic students, or those exploring their faith, to worship and build community together. Many members of Hope Catholics attend mass together each Sunday.
- Hope College Formula Racing
Hope College Formula Racing
Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International in which a co-curricular group of students design a formula-style race car, raise funds, build, and develop the car for a variety of dynamic events. All students are welcome, regardless of major.
- Hope College Ropers
Hope College Ropers
Hope College Ropers is a jump rope club that strives to show people that they can do things that they never thought they were capable of doing. Things that were once impossible to them are now a reachable goal. The club is an outlet for people to work out and get into better shape in a relaxed way while enjoying the company of friends.
- Hope Crafters
Hope Crafters meets weekly to work on projects and enjoy each other's company. Each member represents a variety of craft interests, such as knitting, crocheting, paper crafting, poetry, collage art, painting, journaling, mail art, and more. Members work on personal projects, and many also focus on projects that support a cause such as knitting hats for newborns at area hospitals.
- Hope Democrats
Hope Democrats explore political issues, support campaigns, and enjoy civil debates with students from a variety of political perspectives.
- Hope Interfaith Youth Alliance (HIYA)
Hope Interfaith Youth Alliance (HIYA)
Hope's Interfaith Youth Alliance (HIYA) strives to provide a safe place for students from all faith backgrounds. Members of HIYA discuss matters related to faith or a lack thereof, and attend the annual Interfaith Youth Conference.
- Hope Republicans
Hope Republicans explore political issues, support campaigns, and enjoy civil debates with students from a variety of political perspectives.
- International Justice Mission
International Justice Mission
IJM Hope is a campus chapter of International Justice Mission, full of students who are passionate about injustice and committed to fighting human trafficking and modern day slavery. Through education, awareness and fundraising, we believe we can see the end of human trafficking in our lifetimes.
- International Relations
The members of the International Relations Club (IRC) are united through their passion for learning about all aspects of a global society. Members hail from all around the world. IRC is especially known for their group outings to diverse restaurants around West Michigan.
- Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Intervarsity was designed to provide a witnessing community of college students. All students are welcome to come and worship together, or learn more about the Christian faith.
- Latino Student Organization
Latino Student Organization
The Latino Student Organization (LSO) celebrates and studies Latino heritage and culture. LSO's biggest event each year is Culture and Mocktails in the spring.
- Latinx Rhythms
- Love, Hope
Members of Love, Hope write letters to those who need encouragement, uplifting, or anyone going through a hard time.
Luminescence Women's Acapella Group is an auditioned, all-women, student-led acapella choral group.
- Men's Volleyball
Men's Volleyball is a traveling club sports team. All male students are welcome to participate.
- Mortar Board
- Nykerk Cup Competition
- Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official collegiate campus ministry program under SCOBA (the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas). Members seek to build community on campus with others who experience and witness to the Orthodox Christian Church.
- Outdoor Adventure Club
Outdoor Adventure Club
The Outdoor Adventure Club brings Hope students into the great outdoors. OAC sponsors bouldering nights, weekend hiking, cookouts, and an annual Spring Break trip. No outdoor experience is necessary to participate.
- Pan-African Student Association
Pan-African Student Association
The Pan-African Student Association is open to all students who are interested in learning about the social, political, economic and cultural elements of Africa. The group serves as a source for cultural celebration through different programs and policies, and strives to nurture, encourage, empower and provide academic support for the group's members.
- Pre-Health Professionals Club
Pre-Health Professionals Club
The Pre-Health Professionals Club (PPC) serves all pre-health students. Events and activities hosted by the PPC seek to support and enhance student leadership opportunities and involvement in the healthcare field, including vocation preparation.
- Pre-Law Society
The mission of Prism is to provide an open space for any LGBTQ+ persons and allies to develop community and promote inclusion at Hope College. This organization strives to give the Hope community a place to learn, support, and advocate for the rights of LGBTQ+ students. Prism does not require LGBTQ+ people to out themselves to the group or to their peers.
- Pull Even Year
- Pull Odd Year
- Running Club
The Hope College Running Club provides an accepting social environment for runners of all skill level to come together, train for future races, and live a healthy and active life style, while getting to know the Holland Community better.
- Sacred Dance
Members of Sacred Dance worship God through movement. Without seeking personal attention, they perform at church services and organizational meetings as an expression of devotion.
- Sailing Club
- Silent Praise
Members of Silent Praise lead worship with American Sign Language (ASL) to glorify Jesus Christ; to bring students in the Hope College community and members of the surrounding community into a closer experience with God through the witnessing of Silent Praise; and to teach ASL and bring awareness to the language and the community who uses it.
- Ski & Snowboard Club
Ski & Snowboard Club
We provide a feasible, accessible and enjoyable experience for Hope college students at all ski and snowboarding levels. Each winter, we embark on Saturday trips to local ski resorts where transportation is provided and lift tickets/rentals are offered at at a reduced price.
- Society of Women Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
The mission of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is to encourage women in the engineering field to achieve their full potential, develop students to be future leaders, and demonstrate the value of diversity. We aim to strengthen the community of engineers at Hope College through various social events and improve the image of the profession through outreach in the Holland community. We aim to support women in their pursuit of engineering as they are a minority in a male-dominated field.
- Spikeball Club
We seek to unite Hope College students who are passionate about spikeball, as well as teach newly interested players about the game. This club will be all inclusive with the overall goal being to have fun and provide an opportunity for community among students.
- Student Activities Committee
Student Activities Committee
- Student Congress
- Student Congress Appropriations
Student Congress Appropriations
- Swing Club
Swing Club hosts twice-a-month swing dance sessions, that begin with a free lesson. All skill levels are welcome!
TEDxHopeCollege is an event that showcases the insight, talent, and knowledge of selected Hope students, faculty and staff through featured speeches that embrace open thoughts and encourage creativity for the community, both locally and globally.
VanderProv is Hope's one and only improv team. "We like to laugh and be laughed at."
- Volunteer Services
- Vox Populi
Vox Populi aims to empower Hope's student body to be civically engaged in their campus and global community, and to understand and address the oppressive systems in place in our world and on our campus that concern and impact members of our community, especially those who are disenfranchised and marginalized.
- WTHS Radio (89.9)
- Women in Science and Engineering
- Women's Empowerment Organization
Women's Empowerment Organization
Women's Empowerment Organization raises awareness around current events and societal issues that impact women. This group is open to anyone with interest.
- Women's Volleyball Club
Women's Volleyball Club
Hope's Women's Volleyball Club provides an opportunity for women to play volleyball at a non-competitive level. All female students are welcome to participate.
- Yoga Club
Hope Yoga strives to provide students with the knowledge and practice of yoga by providing a healthy, open, and affirming environment. The group welcomes all students wanting to learn more about the practice and history of yoga.