The dean of students is committed to the intellectual, spiritual and personal development of each student.

Our office provides support, challenge and care, and creates an environment where students can explore and become all God intends them to be.

The departments in Student Development:

  • Support the whole-person development of each student
  • Work to enhance students’ experience through programs, services, partnerships and connections
  • Promote an inclusive campus climate
  • Help students successfully navigate campus life

Our office is a central place for students, parents, faculty and staff to get help navigating the complex issues of student life.



Hope by the Numbers

  • 80+Student Groups and Organizations

    Sponsored by Student Life and with such a wide array of interests represented, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make your mark.

  • 1,161Service hours during Time to Serve

    Time to Serve is held in the beginning of Fall semester and volunteers with 37+ nonprofits in one day

  • 92%Experiential Learning at Hope

    92% of students participate in internships, off campus study, service, research, student teaching or clinical rotation programs during their time at Hope.

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  • 81%On-Campus Housing

    2,472 students (81% of the total) live in cottages, residence halls and apartments on-campus.