Class of 2013
*NEW* RSVP for the Senior Class Toast
Seniors graduating in May 2013 and December 2013 and their family members are cordially invited to Hofstra's Toast to the Class of 2013 on Friday, May 17, 2013 4:30 PM-6:00 at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus. *Signups for this event are now closed.*
Congratulations – you’re a senior! There are many things to think about as you begin your final year of undergraduate education, and the Senior Newsletter is designed to help you make the most of this year. Here are a few highlights:
- As soon as you return to campus, set up an appointment to meet with both your faculty advisor and your Advisement dean to review your DAR and discuss remaining graduation requirements. We don’t want any unpleasant surprises in the semester you plan to graduate.
- You must complete a graduation application in order to graduate. If you plan to graduate in May 2013, you need to apply no later than October 1, 2012, to avoid a late fee. December 2013 graduates should apply by May 1, 2013. You may obtain the form at hofstra.edu/AcademicForms. please submit the completed form to the Office of Academic Records and Registrar in 207 Memorial Hall, South Campus.
- If you are considering graduate or professional school, you should research the application requirements and deadlines and plan your timelines now, since many applications are due during the fall semester.
- If you haven’t started using the resources of The Career Center, it is crucial that you visit the center as early in the semester as possible. Regardless of your major, The Career Center staff will help you formulate a plan and pursue your career goals.
Most important, don’t forget that while you need to be looking ahead, this is also a rich and important year for you academically. It is your capstone year when you will be taking the most advanced courses your department has to offer and integrating the learning you have gathered throughout your time at Hofstra. If you haven’t already done so, talk to your faculty advisor in your major department about special opportunities available to students, such as a thesis, independent project, or honors seminar. Look ahead, but remember to focus on and enjoy this academic year as well.
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Senior Seminars: From Backpack to Briefcase Series
Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership & Activities
The Senior Seminars: Backpack to Briefcase Series offers our graduating seniors an opportunity to develop skills that will ease their transition from university life to their post-Hofstra endeavors. This Series, focusing on both professional and personal competencies, provides students with a fleeting opportunity to connect with various administrators in the Division of Student Affairs, while learning tips on how to live a productive and valued life. The workshops will be offered throughout the academic year, and are meant to be an avenue that encourage seniors to engage, reflect, and discuss various senior-related issues connected to their transition.
All sessions are 6pm – 8pm, in varied locations.
February 12th – Apartment Hunting & moving home / Managing credit card debt
SC Plaza West
March 12th – Budget Management
SC Plaza West
March 19th – Etiquette Training
April 23rd – Graduating and saying goodbye
SC Plaza East
Seniors are encouraged to attend as many sessions as they can. Each time they attend, their name is entered into a drawing to win great prizes such as Senior Week Tickets, a Hofstra University diploma frame, and more!