With many opportunities to connect throughout the year, there is always a reason to come back home and be a part of Hope.

Hope aims to be a lively and engaging campus. Each year we host numerous athletic, arts, academic and alumni events to keep you fully involved even years after graduation. We also connect at regional events around the country and internationally.

Homecoming

October 21–23, 2016

Featuring the Homecoming 5k, Homecoming on 8th St., and the 25th-year reunion, #HopeHomecoming is sure to be a blast! See what's happening.

Alumni Weekend

April 28–29, 2017

Come see the changes on campus or attend your Reunion! Alumni Weekend is non-stop fun, nostaglia, and Blue and Orange spirit.

Hope vs. Calvin Rivalry

February 18, 2017

The annual Rivalry basketball game will take place at Hope in 2017. Get information about purchasing tickets or find a Rivalry event in your area.

Bob DeYoung Hope Classic

Alumni, families and friends gathered on the green for a beautiful day of golf at the Bob DeYoung Hope Classic on June 13, 2016.

Regional Events
Can’t make it to campus? Look for an event in your area. Hope hosts regional events in communities around the world. See the current listing.

 

Upcoming

  1. Chicago Gathering at the Arboretum

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    Join fellow alumni, families and friends of Hope College at The Morton Arboretum.

    Chicago Gathering at the Arboretum
    Date
    Cost
    20
    Location
    Morton Arboretum
    Chicago Gathering at the Arboretum 6:00 pm - Morton Arboretum
  2. Homecoming

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    Come home and celebrate! Show your orange spirit and blue pride as you cheer on the Flying Dutchmen and Flying Dutch. Make memories with friends new and old while visiting your favorite spots in Holland.

    Homecoming
    Date
    Homecoming All Day Event
  3. Homecoming Hospitality Center

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    Stop by the DeWitt Center Lobby for answers to schedule questions, the Homecoming Scavenger Hunt, new Student Center information, tickets, snacks, giveaways and more!

    Homecoming Hospitality Center
    Date
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    Homecoming Hospitality Center 1:00 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
  4. Homecoming on 8th Street

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    The excitement of Homecoming and the energy of Downtown Holland come together for this special event.

    Homecoming on 8th Street
    Date
    Location
    Big E's Sports Bar Grill
    Homecoming on 8th Street 5:00 pm - Big E's Sports Bar Grill
  5. Homecoming 5K Run

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    Door prizes and performance prizes will be awarded by age and gender.

    Homecoming 5K Run
    Date
    Location
    Ray and Sue Smith Stadium
    Homecoming 5K Run 9:00 am - Ray and Sue Smith Stadium