Visit Hofstra

In-Person or Virtually

When you visit Hofstra University, our staff, student volunteers and faculty will be available to welcome you with Hofstra Pride and answer all of your questions. Experience the Hofstra campus in a way that's right for you! Information sessions and tours are available six days a week.

Virtual Tour

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

Take a Virtual Tour

Visit Opportunities


If you are traveling from outside the New York metro area, and don’t see a date and time that works for your on-campus visit, please contact us at 516-463-6700 or

Visitors to campus must wear a mask if they are not vaccinated.

Hofstra invites you to attend an in-person guided campus tour to learn about admission, meet current students, explore the campus, tour a residence hall, and discover all the academic and extracurricular opportunities the University has to offer. Please RSVP by clicking on a date and time that is convenient for you and your family.

Available dates are:

Your sample schedule may look like this: 

  • Check-In (30 minutes
  • Hofstra University Welcome (30 minutes
  • Campus Tour (1.5 hours) 
  • Campus Living Overview and Residence Hall Tour (Includes a High-Rise Tower Residence Hall) (30 minutes
  • Academic Fair (30 minutes
  • Lunch - On Your Own (1 hour
  • Fitness Center Tour (Self-Guided)

Sunday, October 23, 2022

If you have a specific area of interest, see our Fall Open House specialty tour options below:

Sunday, November 6, 2022

If you have a specific area of interest, see our Fall Open House specialty tour options below:

Discover Hofstra on days when many high schools are closed!  Take an in-person guided campus tour with one of our Pride Guides (student ambassadors)! Your visit will begin with an information session followed by your campus tour, visiting Hofstra's Student Center, Axinn Library, and many of the academic facilities available to undergraduate students. You will also have the opportunity to see a residence hall. Combined, this visit will help you discover if Hofstra is a place you can call home.

Please RSVP by clicking on a date and time that is convenient for you and your family to visit.

Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day)

Tuesday, November 8 (Election Day)

Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day)

In-Person Information Session and Campus Tour

Meet an admission counselor, learn more about the admission process at Hofstra, and take a guided walking tour of campus led by one of our Hofstra Pride Guides.

Reservations are required; please book early. Please note, at the present time, residence halls will be shown during your visit. 

Monday-Friday, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., during the summer.


Virtual Information Session and Live Guided Campus Tour

Join us via Zoom to meet an admission counselor, learn more about the admission process at Hofstra, and take a live guided tour of campus led by one of our Hofstra Pride Guides.

Monday and Wednesday at 4 p.m. 


Self-Guided Campus Tour

Upon arrival, you will receive a self-guided tour map. Scan the QR code on the map to pair your outdoor walking tour with an audio tour and multimedia to peruse at each building. Please note that you may not be able to enter buildings during your tour. 


YouVisit Virtual Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of Hofstra’s campus at your own pace at We take you through our academic buildings, dining facilities, study spots, and residence halls. Don’t miss your chance to watch videos at key points within the tour and see what Hofstra’s campus all is about!


Join Hofstra’s ZeeMee Community

The No. 1 app for students to connect with one another before college. You can participate in live events, connect with members of the Hofstra community, and meet fellow prospective students! Follow Hofstra on ZeeMee@HofstraUniversity.

To make your college search a little easier, we offer you and your family a series of virtual workshops. Sessions offered include:

Join us virtually to hear from faculty and learn more about the many opportunities available to you in your area of interest. You will also be able to get answers to your questions during a live virtual chat! 

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Virtual Overview

Frank G. Zarb School of Business Virtual Overview

Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing Virtual Overview

School of Health Professions and Human Services Virtual Overview

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Virtual Overview

Hofstra/Northwell Department of Physician Assistant Studies Virtual Overview

DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science Academic Virtual Overview

School of Education Virtual Overview

Take part in our virtual programming designed for the parents of prospective students. We look forward to showing you all the exciting opportunities that await your student!

We are here to help you complete your undergraduate degree and serve as a launchpad to your next endeavor, whether that is getting your dream job, heading to graduate school, or anything else you can imagine! Attend the transfer event that fits where you are in the transfer process. Choose from one of these great options to continue your journey to Hofstra.

Find My Transfer Event

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Virtual Events for International Students

International Student
International Webinars and Virtual Office Hours

Get better acquainted with Hofstra. Our International Admission counselors are hosting virtual office hours via Zoom to answer any questions you have about Hofstra, while live international student webinars are available monthly. Check for upcoming dates.

Graduate Open Houses

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

Register for a Graduate Open House
Open House

School of Business Info Sessions

Business School

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, as well as 16 MS programs. Find the Zarb graduate program that's right for you.

Register for a Business Information Session

Other Information Sessions

On Campus

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

See Info Session Calendar

Best of Both Worlds

Campus life. City lights. Have it all.

Long Island and New York City


The Hofstra Cheerleading program is currently comprised of one nationally recognized co-ed squad. The squad promotes school spirit for the University's athletic teams, such as the men's and women's basketball teams. Cheer performances are also requested at University festivals and admission events. See when tryouts will be held.

An audition is required for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance. Additionally, students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance will audition for placement in technique classes, and to determine Activity Grant awards. Get more information.

The Hofstra University Dance Team is an exciting and competitive collegiate dance team that performs at University athletic events as well as other events held on and off campus. See when tryouts will be held.

A portfolio review is required for students interested in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Production. Additionally, students interesting in pursuing a BFA in Performance or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Theater Arts will audition to determine initial offerings of Activity Grants to first-year students. Get more information.