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January Session at Hofstra

January Session at Hofstra

January 2-15 (two weeks) & January 2-23 (three weeks), 2019

 REGISTRATION BEGINS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, AT 10 P.M.

January Session gives current Hofstra students, and visiting students, unique opportunities to earn three credits as well as fulfill course requirements in just two or three weeks. Students can choose to take classes on-campus, online (Distance Learning), or even Study Abroad in Athens, Cuba, London, or Venice.

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Hofstra offers you the opportunity to earn credits while experiencing new cultures, people and traditions. Our study abroad options inspire both academic and personal growth.


Distance Learning
Learn from Hofstra's exceptional faculty from the comforts of your own home, on your own time. Hofstra's January Session offers over 39 online undergraduate courses from 31 different disciplines, 24 of which satisfy distribution requirements. For a complete list of distance learning courses, visit the class search page, choose the term January 2019, click submit and then set your attribute type to "Distance Learning."

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Registration Information

  • Continuing Hofstra students may register via the Hofstra portal.
  • Visiting undergraduate students may complete this application before registering for January classes. This applies to high school seniors as well.
  • New undergraduate first-year and transfer students complete this application before registering for January classes.
  • To register in person, visit the Office of Student Financial Services (SFS), located in 206 Memorial Hall, South Campus.
  • January housing is available to current Hofstra students - if you plan to also live on campus in the spring. Students interested in applying for housing, please click here:
    - Continuing Students and/or
    - New Students.
  • If you are interested in taking classes as a nonmatriculated graduate student, please fill out this application and submit it to the Office of Graduate Admission. Nonmatriculated graduate students may take up to 12 credits, and these credits may be used for personal or professional development, as prerequisites for advanced study, or be applied toward a degree in the future. Please note: Not all areas permit nonmatriculated study; please contact the Office of Graduate Admission for more information.