Hope College is stronger when families are engaged in the life of the college. We invite you to be part of our community while your student attends Hope. 

Whether you live nearby or thousands of miles away, there are many ways to be involved in the life of the college and serve as a resource for your student:

  • Summer Send-Off picnics
  • Orientation
  • Family Weekend
  • Parent e-newsletters
  • Volunteer opportunities

Our goal is to help you in play a supportive role while your student is enrolled at Hope. It is also important to connect with other families. This happens throughout the year at Hope events, and the Parents' Council serves you by fostering dialogue among parents, families and the college. 

Recent Blog Posts

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    2017 has been a whirlwind of events thus far. Within the first week of January, I moved to Washingto...

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  6. Elly Jordan ’04: The Path Ahead for Refugees and Immigrants

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    Join us this afternoon for an important lecture at 3:00 p.m. in the Maas Auditorium on “The ...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 11Years of Program Service

    Hope has had an intentional parent and family engagement program for over 11 years.

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  • 95%Graduates at Work or Grad School

    The percentage of the graduating class that was in the workforce or graduate school within six months.

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  • 8,000+Hope College Donors

    When you make a gift to Hope, you are joining more than 8,000 others who share your strong commitment and contribute to Hope’s success each year.

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  • 60+Events for Alumni and Families

    There are tons of events for alumni and families hosted by the Alumni Engagement team during the 2014-15 academic year

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