There are so many wonderful things that make Hope College, Hope College, whether those be on campus or in the surrounding community here are a few things that Hope unique.
A is for Anchor
Take your picture here every year.
B is for Brinner
Every semester during exam week, Phelps dining hall opens up late and dishes out some awesome breakfast for stressed out students.
C is for Chapel
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday students gather during community hour to praise and worship together.
D is for Dutch
The best mascot in our conference.
E is for Exam week
The hardest week of the year because not only do you have to worry about your finals, but you also have to say goodbye to your friends.
F is for Football
We also have 10 other men's sports and 11 other women's sports.
G is for Good Time Donuts
Midnight donut runs with friends are the best!
H is for Holland
There is shopping, food, and craft beer all just a block from campus.
I is for Intramurals
Inner-tube water polo, anyone? Easily one of the best ways to make new friends.
J is for Jp's
One of the two favorite coffee place in Holland. Great study spot and awesome coffee. #teamjps
K is for Knapp
Easily the nicest and most hospitable presidents you will ever come across. He is the man with the plan. #students4knapp
L is for Lemonjello's
The second of the two coffee shops in town. Another chill study spot with arguably stronger coffee. #teamljs
M is for Major
You might explore a major or two before settling on what is right for you like these nursing students.
N is for Nykerk
A competition between Odd Year and Even Year female students. Over a hundred participate in song, twelve in play, while one gives an eight minute oration.
See Hope College's school spirit come out at Basketball games as the Dew Crew comes alive.
P is for Pine Grove
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When the hammocks come out you know it's spring.
Q is for Quidditch
Just one of the many clubs at Hope College. You can join language clubs, the newspaper, the sailing team, and so much more.
R is for Rush
There are seven sororities and eight fraternities. Is Greek Life right for you? Find out during spring semester rush.
S is for Study Abroad
Go anywhere during anytime of the year! Adventure is out there!
T is for The Pull
118 year tradition at Hope between the Even and Odd Year Teams. The rivalry is a tug o war competition on the banks of the Black River that brings out Alumnae and students.
U is for Up All Night
Trust me, you will pull an all-nighter, so you might as well do it with friends.
V is for Visiting Writer's Series
Every semester there is a line up of award winning authors that come and read their work. Just another one of the great free activities Hope College hosts.
W is for Winants Auditorium
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One of the classrooms in historical Graves Hall.
X is for X-citment
That feeling you get when you know you're returning to campus after a long break.
Y is for You
Because Hope College is not Hope College without its students.
Z is for Zero Parking
I bid you good luck!