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Undergraduate Visits

Information Sessions & Tours

Tours are available most weekdays and weekends and consist of an information session and an introduction to academic life at Hofstra. You will have the opportunity to go on a walking tour of campus with one of our Pride Guides to explore Hofstra’s residence halls and many of the academic facilities available to you here.

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Open Houses and College for a Day

Spend the day on Hofstra's campus and let the members of the Hofstra community welcome you and share information about our academic and student life programs. Meet faculty from a variety of academic departments, check out clubs and organizations at our Student Life Fair, and enjoy performances, food and examples of the Hofstra community’s Pride and Purpose!

  • Fall Open House (designed for high school seniors and families, all welcome, weekend programming) Sept Oct Nov
  • College for a Day (designed for high school seniors) Oct Nov
  • Spring Open House (designed for high school juniors, all welcome) May
  • Summer Visit Day (designed for rising high school seniors) July Aug
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UpClose Program

Interested in experiencing a day in the life of a Hofstra student? Attend an UpClose visit where you will spend the day with a current Hofstra student, attending classes in a major you’re interested in, eating and living on campus. See sample schedules and find out how to schedule your personalized look at life as a Hofstra student.

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Hofstra on the Road

Our admission counselors want to meet you in your neighborhood! Come visit with us for an introduction to what makes Hofstra such a special place.

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Special Interest Tours

Special interest tours are scheduled immediately following a regular campus tour.  While regular campus tours will walk through all of the facilities as part of an overview, the special interest tours are opportunities to see specialized facilities and equipment up close. You may register for both the campus tour and a specialty tour on the same day, or for a specialty tour only.

The Arts

Hofstra has a rich cultural life. In this special tour you’ll visit our theaters, our drama department and its costume shop and shops, our music rehearsal areas, our fine arts studios and the Hofstra Museum.

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Get an in-depth tour of the Herbert School’s television studios, control rooms, film production facilities, including sound editing and production as well as AVID editing suites. See multi-media journalism production up close in the NewsHub and visit the studios of WRHU, regularly ranked in the top 10 college radio stations in the country by Princeton Review.

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Spend time in our biology, chemistry, biochemistry, geology, sustainability and physics labs. Maybe even visit our rooftop astronomy observatory, our sustainability greenhouse, or the Collaboratorium where scientists of all disciplines work together.

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In this in-depth visit to the Zarb School of Business, you’ll learn more about the Bloomberg financial trading lab, one of the nation’s largest, as well as the IdeaHub, Hofstra’s on campus incubator.  Learn how faculty and students use the Business Behavior Lab, one of the only business school academic facilities of its kind, for market research projects.

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Engineering & Computer Science

Visit all of the DeMatteis School’s engineering and computer science labs: Big Data, Cell & Tissue Lab, Aerodynamics, Mechatronics, Materials Analysis, Ultrasound, Robotics, and several other working spaces. Meet faculty and staff working with real-world clients at the Center for Innovation and the Center for STEM Research.

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Find out how Hofstra has become a leader in health education, and find out what educational pathway might be best for your interests. Tour biology labs, our Physician’s Assistant facilities, or even facilities in Speech-Language-Hearing and Exercise Science. Learn what careers are available to students interested in careers in healthcare.

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Admitted Students

Admitted Student Days

Scheduled from February through April on both weekends and weekdays, the Hofstra community welcomes you with open arms. Find out more about your major, faculty, student life and residential hall options. Get all of your questions answered about registering as a Hofstra student.

Visit us on Saturday or Sunday for one of our Weekend Admitted Student Days or come to a Weekday Admitted Student Day instead!

Attend an Admitted Student Day

Transfer Students

Transfer Events

Let us be your guide to transferring to Hofstra. From gathering information to receiving a credit evaluation and more, these events are designed to help you make a seamless transition.

Attend a Transfer Event

Transfer Center

Not sure where to start your transfer process? Bring your transcripts to a Transfer Center appointment! An admission counselor will give a credit evaluation and an advising dean will determine how those credits will apply to your Hofstra degree.

Make a Transfer Center Appointment

Graduate Students

Graduate Open Houses

Meet with program directors and admissions professions, get information on scholarship and grant opportunities, and apply or register at one of these convenient events.

Register for an Upcoming Graduate Open House

School of Business Info Sessions

You’ll hear directly from the Zarb School of Business on the advantages of our MBA and available concentrations and delivery options, such as the online MBA, EMBA or Manhattan MBA, while also hearing about MS programs in 16 specialties. Find out which Zarb graduate program is right for you.

Register for an Upcoming Business Information Session

Other Information Sessions

See on this calendar if there’s an information session coming up for your area of interest.

See Info Session Calendar



Group tours are available for high school groups or community-based organizations.

Group Visit Form


Can’t make it to campus? Visit our virtual tour and see what makes the Hofstra campus so special.

Take a Virtual Tour


Directions and the Surrounding Area


Find out all the ways you can get to Hofstra….car, rail, bus. Don't forget to print your parking permit!

Get Directions

Places to Stay

A handy guide to the area’s hotels, all just minutes away.

See Local Hotels


Explore Nassau County and metro New York!

Check Out the Local Area