So you’re interested in comedy? Campus governance? Concerts? Club sports? Creative writing? We have a group for that — and so much more.
- African Society
The African Society 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ballet Folklorico de Hope College
Ballet Folklorico de Hope College
Dance traditional Latin folk music
Ballet Folklorico is an ensemble of students who perform traditional dances to Latin folk music. Members of Ballet Folklorico perform at festivals and for area schools and other organizations.
- 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)
- Club Tennis
- Colleges Against Cancer (Relay for Life)
- Concert Series
- Council for Exceptional Children
Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children connects Hope students with local children and adults who have special needs.
- Dance Marathon
- Engineers Without Borders
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Hearts Aloud
Hope College Slam Poetry
The Hope College Hearts Aloud group aims to give students the opportunity to share stories and creative ideas through the art of spoken-word poetry, using poetry as a medium for enhancing creative collaboration, empowering students, and developing a compassionate community. The group strives to create both a safe, welcoming environment for students to openly share their poetry and a competitive environment for poets to push each other to improve.
- 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 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 Democrats
Hope Democrats explore political issues, support campaigns, and enjoy civil debates with students from a variety of political perspectives.
- Hope Motorsports
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 Republicans
Hope Republicans explore political issues, support campaigns, and enjoy civil debates with students from a variety of political perspectives.
- Hope United for Justice
Hope United for Justice
Hope United for Justice members are invested in exploring issues of social justice and human rights.
- Hope's Asian Perspective Association (HAPA)
Hope's Asian Perspective Association (HAPA)
The mission of HAPA is to aid the establishment of diversity and to promote awareness on Hope College's campus of an Asian American history, experiences, issues and perspectives. We provide events on the campus that deal with Asian American heritage. We aim to help and stimulate the community of Hope College and strengthen the identity of the Asian American members.
- 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.
- Knitting Club
The Knitting Club meets weekly to knit and enjoy each other's company. While they are free to work on personal projects, many knitters focus on knitting hats for newborns at area hospitals.
- 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.
- Men's Volleyball
Men's Volleyball is a traveling club sports team. All male students are welcome to participate.
- Mortar Board
- Nykerk Cup Competition
- Omicron Delta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa is a national leadership honor society. Members are invited to join based on academic criteria and leadership experience.
- 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.
- Pre-Law Club
- Pull Even Year
- Pull Odd Year
Harry Potter fans unite! The Quidditch team plays regular games on weekends throughout the fall and spring.
- Rugby Club
- 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.
- 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!
- Triathlon Club
The Triathlon Club travels annually to compete in one major triathlon. Members of the club meet up to run, bike, and swim together throughout the year.
- Ultimate Frisbee
The Ultimate Frisbee team regularly plays on campus, and also travels to collegiate tournaments throughout the year.
VanderProv is Hope's one and only improv team. "We like to laugh and be laughed at."
- Volunteer Services
- WTHS Radio (89.9)
- 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.
- 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.