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Fostering Diversity on Campus

Through many programs and initiatives, Hofstra encourages diversity and diversity awareness among faculty, students and staff.

  • Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program - (CSTEP)
    The Hofstra University CSTEP program is designed to increase the number of historically underrepresented students who enroll in undergraduate or graduate programs...
  • NOAH Program
    The New Opportunities At Hofstra program, established in 1964, was one of the first programs in the country designed to assist underrepresented students with admission and study at a university...
  • Division of Student Affairs
    Students at Hofstra University engage in a vibrant student life, full of a variety resources and programming choices that aid students with their academic success both in and out of the classroom. Programs that Hofstra offers plenty of activities that enable students to develop a home away from home, explore their culture, and learn about cultural differences.
    • International Student Affairs
      This office supports the international student population on campus with their academic, social and cultural goals.
    • Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion
      The Office is responsible for planning and implementing cultural awareness and diversity education programming for the student community at Hofstra...
    • Chaplain's Office
      The Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and Protestant chaplains at Hofstra University work closely with one another ...
    • Living Learning Communities 
      First-year students have the opportunity to participate in one of the seven Living-Learning Communities...
    • Theme Housing
      Upperclass students have an opportunity to create a theme based on their common educational, social, or extracurricular interests...
    • Student Access Services
      This office arranges academic accommodations and provides support for students with disabilities including but not limited to learning disabilities...
  • Black and Hispanic Alumni Association
    Hofstra University Black Hispanic Alumni Association (BHAA) was established in 1990 to support African American and Latino students...
  • Hofstra Cultural Center
    The Center is an internationally renowned organization that includes a conference and symposium component, a music program and the publication of the proceedings of its conferences and symposia...
  • Hofstra University Museum (HUM)
    The Hofstra University Museum (HUM) Diversity Awareness initiatives derive from a commitment that is core to the Museum's mission "…advances knowledge and understanding through experiences with authentic works from the world's diverse cultures."...
  • Center for Civic Engagement (CCE)
  • School of Law
    Hailed by U.S. News & World Report as one of the most diverse law schools in the country...
  • Center for Public Archaeology
    The Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University is devoted to engaging students and the greater community in thinking critically...
  • Address to New Students - January 26, 2009
    Welcome Week - Message from Herman A. Berliner, Ph.D.
  • Address to New Students - August 28, 2009
    Welcome Week - Message from Herman A. Berliner, Ph.D.
  • Address to New Students - August 27, 2010
    Welcome Week - Message from Herman A. Berliner, Ph.D.
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