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Admitted Students Can Visit Hofstra In-Person or Virtually

Admitted student events are back for our newly admitted students at Hofstra. Join us for our opportunities below and check back on this page for updates on more upcoming admitted student days this spring!

GROUP INFORMATION SESSION AND TOUR

Guided Campus Tour*

Take a campus tour with one of our Pride Guides (student tour guides) in small groups of two to three families as we guide you through Hofstra's campus!

Highlights of our information session will be emailed to you ahead of your visit. Upon arrival, you'll tour campus with one of our Pride Guides (student tour guides). During your campus tour, Pride Guides will point out to you Hofstra’s Student Center, Axinn Library, and many of the academic facilities available to undergraduate students. Combined, this visit will help you discover if Hofstra is a place you can call home.

Please note your tour will be an outdoor walking tour. Residence halls will not be available as part of your tour. We will use virtual options to show you these spaces.

During the spring semester, we will only be able to show the inside of buildings on weekday afternoons and during all tours on Saturdays and Sundays – when classes are not in session. During other tour times, we will use virtual options to show you these spaces.

Schedule Your Guided Campus Tour

Virtual Information Session and Live Tour

Visit Hofstra from wherever you are in the world! Your visit will begin with a virtual information session and an introduction to academic life at Hofstra. Next you'll take a live virtual tour of campus with one of our Pride Guides (student tour guides). During the live virtual tour, you will have the opportunity to experience Hofstra’s Student Center, a residential hall and many of the academic facilities available to undergraduate students. Combined, this visit will help you discover if Hofstra is a place you can call home.

VIRTUAL ADMITTED STUDENT WEEKS

Virtual Admitted Student Day 

Hofstra University invites you and your family to spend the afternoon on campus virtually. We will have faculty members available to chat with you, virtually! This is the perfect time to meet with a professor and ask your questions about the major you want to pursue at Hofstra- all from the comfort of your home.

These events will take place at 1 pm ET / 12 pm CT / 11 am MT / 10 am PT.

Virtual Admitted Student Day: Student Panel

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a virtual student panel designed exclusively for admitted students. Learn about Hofstra and speak with members of the Hofstra community. We look forward to discussing all the exciting opportunities that await you at Hofstra!  

These events will take place at 6 pm ET / 5 pm CT / 4 pm MT / 3 pm PT.

Virtual Admitted Students Day: Division of Student Affairs Parent Panel

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a virtual event designed exclusively for the parents of admitted students. Hear from representatives from the Division of Student Affairs, including university advising, student leadership and engagement, residence halls and dining, campus recreation, student counseling, the career center and public safety.  We look forward to discussing all the exciting opportunities that await your student!

These events will take place at 12 pm ET / 11 am CT / 10 am MT / 9 am PT. 

Virtual Admitted Student Day: L.E.A.P. (Legal Education Accelerated Program) Information Session

Join a virtual session to learn all about Hofstra’s Legal Education Accelerated Program (LEAP). The program is only open to first year students and is highly selective. LEAP can help to put you on the path to earning Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Juris Doctor (JD) in six years rather than seven. Join members of the Hofstra community for a discussion and get all of your questions answered.

These events will take place at 6 pm ET / 5 pm CT / 4 pm MT / 3 pm PT.

Virtual Admitted Students Day: Hofstra University Honors College Welcome 

Join us for these events virtually to learn all about Hofstra University's Honors College and hear from Dean Frisina about what Honors College at Hofstra has to offer. 

These events will take place at 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT / 5 pm MT / 4 pm PT. 

Virtual Admitted Students Day: Parent Tour

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a virtual tour designed exclusively for the parents of admitted students. This exciting live virtual tour will give an in-depth view of our beautiful campus. We look forward to showing you all the exciting opportunities that await your student!

These events will take place at 12 pm ET / 11 am CT / 10 am MT / 9 am PT. 

Virtual Admitted Students Day: PALS Information Session

Do you have an IEP or 504 in school? Do you have any condition that might require an accommodation, either in or out of the classroom? Do you anticipate having any disability related challenges in transitioning to college? If so, these sessions are for you. Join these webinars to learn about Hofstra’s Program for Academic Learning Skills (PALS) and be introduced to the office of Student Access Services (SAS). Join members of the Hofstra community for a discussion and get all of your questions answered.

These events will take place at 6 pm ET / 5 pm CT / 4 pm MT / 3 pm PT.

Virtual Admitted Students Day: ZeeMee Event

Join us for live networking events in Hofstra's ZeeMee app. Here you will be able to meet current and prospective Hofstra students, your future classmates and even make a new best friend!

These events will take place at 6 pm ET / 5 pm CT / 4 pm MT / 3 pm PT. 

VIRTUAL EVENTS FOR PARENTS

Virtual Admitted Students Day: Division of Student Affairs Parent Panel

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a virtual event designed exclusively for the parents of admitted students. Hear from representatives from the Division of Student Affairs, including university advising, student leadership and engagement, residence halls and dining, campus recreation, student counseling, the career center and public safety.  We look forward to discussing all the exciting opportunities that await your student!

These events will take place at 12 pm ET / 11 am CT / 10 am MT / 9 am PT. 

Virtual Admitted Students Day: Parent Tour

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a virtual tour designed exclusively for the parents of admitted students. This exciting live virtual tour will give an in-depth view of our beautiful campus. We look forward to showing you all the exciting opportunities that await your student!

These events will take place at 12 pm ET / 11 am CT / 10 am MT / 9 am PT. 

SAMPLE OUR VIRTUAL MOCK CLASSES

Sample a virtual mock class at Hofstra! These mock classes are a selection of quick, 30-minute classes in a variety of subjects designed exclusively for admitted students.

Each class will be led by a professor and be joined by a current Hofstra student. You will get to participate in the class discussion and get a feeling for what Hofstra's classes are really like.

  • Virtual Mock Journalism Course
    In this session Professor Zook will share some of the work that her current students are working to have published.
    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Drama Course
    In this session Professor Pierce will discuss the topic of "Jaws of Life: Releasing facial tension for easier speaking".
    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Computer Science Course
    In this session Professor Liang will discuss kind of logic and algorithm required to create a modern application with a voice-oriented interface. He will demonstrate the creation of such a program using the Python programming language and tools provided by Amazon Web Services.
    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Information Systems and Business Analytics Course
    In this session Professor Lin will show students how to model a spreadsheet for decision making using the VLOOKUP function in Excel to retrieve relevant data.
    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Admitted Student Mock Psychology Course 
    In this session Professor Cox will sketch out these basic principles of resilience and briefly discuss the results of an amazing longitudinal study of resilience involving every child born on the island of Kauai in 1955.
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Music Course 
    In this session Professor Boonshaft will discuss teaching instrumental music.
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Film Course
    In this session Professor Jennings will discuss the topic of film coverage and all of the shots needed to tell a story. In this course you will examine what these shots are and view film clips to see how they are employed in popular films.
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Education Course
    In this session Professor Singer will discuss the topic of "The 1619-1776 Debate: What should students learn about the history of the United States?".
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Political Science Course
    In this session Professor Burnett will discuss the current state of American politics, with a focus on measurements of polarization using Hofstra’s Kalikow School Poll. The data will cover support for a broad range of policies, including support for reforming the Constitution.
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Exercise Science Course
    In this session Professor Sell will share how students can learn to practice the latest scientific findings from ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) to overcome health and fitness barriers.
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. EST
  • Virtual Mock Biology Course
    In this session Professor Dores will explore cellular metabolism using a model system: bread. Join the discussion and get your questions answered!
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. EST

VIRTUAL ADMISSION WORKSHOPS

Admission Workshop: Why Hofstra? Admission, Financial Aid and Return on Investment

Join us virtually to learn why Hofstra is the right fit for you. In this session you will hear from members of the admission team and learn about the return on investment the Hofstra experience could give you. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered!

Meet the Pride: Virtual Blue and Gold Social

Hofstra University invites you to attend a virtual social designed exclusively for admitted students! Come to this virtual hang out wearing your favorite blue and gold or Hofstra attire as you meet members of the Hofstra community and your fellow Class of 2025 classmates. We look forward to chatting about all the exciting opportunities that await you at Hofstra!

VIRTUAL DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS PANELS

Student Success Collaborative Panel

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a virtual event designed exclusively for admitted students and their families. Learn about academics, student life, and meet members of the Hofstra community. We look forward to discussing all the exciting opportunities that await you!

These events begin at: 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT / 5 pm MT / 4 pm PT

Student Living Panel

Learn all there is to know about life at Hofstra including dining, residence life, student health and counseling center and commuting student services and community outreach.

These events begin at: 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT / 5 pm MT / 4 pm PT

Get Involved on Campus Panel

Chat with members of the Hofstra community and learn about orientation and new student programs, campus recreation, student leadership and engagement, intercultural and inclusion and the student advocacy and interfaith center.

These events begin at: 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT / 5 pm MT / 4 pm PT

FINANCIAL FRIDAYS

Financial Friday: Paying For College

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend our virtual events designed exclusively for admitted students. During these webinars, we will provide an overview of available financial aid programs, including loan options, our monthly payment plan, and locked-in tuition rate. Please click on a date below to register! Check back for more "Financial Fridays" through April.

These events will take place at 12 pm ET / 11 am CT / 10 am MT / 9 am PT.

Digital Resources

Digital resources are available always to our parents and students who want to learn more about Hofstra from home, including:

  • YouTube videos about Hofstra and campus life.
  • ZeeMee, our digital platform for student-to-student communication during your college search.
  • Texting with current students is available for anyone who is opted into text messaging. Email us at admission@hofstra.edu if you would like us to pair you with a current Hofstra student.
  • Virtual tours of campus are always available to anyone who wants to see Hofstra from home.