Facilities

In recent years, a variety of construction and renovation projects have added new buildings or enhanced some of the campus's most historic structures and features.

Some of the newest or recently renovated facilities include:

Graves Hall one of Hope College's oldest and most distinguished buildings has been brought into the modern era and returned to its original glory in an "adaptive restoration" completed for in fall 2009. 

Dedicated in 1894, Graves Hall is Hope's third-oldest building and was constructed as the college's chapel and library as well as a classroom building. The recent, $5.7-million project restored the character of the building before interior renovations in the 1960s and 1980s, while also meeting contemporary standards for access, safety and use. The building includes five classrooms; the 163-seat Winants Auditorium; and the Presidents' Room, a conference room. The ground level houses the Children's After School Achievement (CASA) and Upward Bound programs, as well as the Schoon Meditation Chapel.

Van Andel Soccer Stadium a state-of-the-art stadium with stadium-style and bleacher seats for 1,400 fans, locker rooms for Hope's teams, a press box, training room, concession stand, and lights to allow for night games.

Boeve Baseball Stadium A renovation of the baseball field at the Buys Athletics Complex was completed in 2008. 

The stadium completed gives Hope College one of the finest baseball facilities in NCAA Division III. The Stadium has permanent stands for fans, a press box and dugouts, as well as a patio suitable for tailgating.

Wolters Softball Stadium at the Buys Athletics Complex in 2008 gave Hope College one of the finest softball facilities in NCAA Division III. The facility features permanent stands for fans, a press box, spacious dugouts and public restrooms, as well as a patio suitable for tailgating. 

The Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse houses the offices for the department of kinesiology (athletic training, exercise science, and physical education) and the college's athletic training program, and is the home court for the volleyball and men's and women's basketball programs. The 102,000-square-foot building contains classrooms and a state-of-the-art weight room.

The A. Paul Schaap Science Center is home to Hope's chemistry, biology, geological and environmental sciences, nursing and psychology departments. Recognizing the central role of collaboration and community, the center was designed to promote interaction and idea exchange. The Science Center includes a rich array of teaching and research laboratories, several specialized rooms for instrumentation, microscopy, computing and computational modeling, scientific collections and photography, as well as an animal research facility, a greenhouse, and environmental chambers for plant and animal research.

Martha Miller Center for Global Communication houses the departments of communication and of modern and classical languages, as well as the offices of international education and multicultural life. The 49,000-square-foot building is also home to a working TV production studio, on-campus radio station, and student newspaper.

Lubbers Hall the renovation of the 64-year-old Lubbers Hall was completed in 2006 Lubbers continues to house the departments of English, history, philosophy, political science and religion, as well as the office of the dean for the arts and humanities. 

Cook Residence Hall The $2.5 million addition provided housing for an additional 66 students in 2006 Cook Hall rooms are in a "suite" design with a full bathroom joining two bedrooms. The building has lounges, an exercise room, computer lab, and laundry facilities.