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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

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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!

Please visit hofstra.edu/ togetheragain for current health and safety protocols for all members of the Hofstra community and campus visitors.

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. Walk-in tours will not be available. Please note, at the present time, residence halls will be shown via virtual options.

Monday-Thursday at 10:15 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Friday at 10:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.; Saturday at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon; select Sundays during the spring semester.

SCHEDULE YOUR GUIDED TOUR


Special Interest Tours

On select days, we offer specialty tours that allow you to explore academic spaces more in depth. Check out the options below.


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.

SCHEDULE YOUR VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION AND LIVE TOUR

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.

SCHEDULE YOUR SELF-GUIDED TOUR

YouVisit Virtual Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of Hofstra’s campus at your own pace at hofstra.edu/virtualtour. 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!

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR


Virtual Admission Workshops

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


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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.


Virtual Academic Overviews

During these sessions, you will hear from representatives about the undergraduate majors and programs offered within each Hofstra school.
Sessions are scheduled Monday through Thursday the weeks of October 18 - 21, and November 1 - 4.

RSVP FOR AN ACADEMIC OVERVIEW


Fall Open House Weeks

Spend the week exploring Hofstra University!

In-Person Campus Tours

Our Fall Open House Weeks begin with in-person campus tours on October 24, and November 7. Tours are led by a current student. Members of the Hofstra community welcome you and share information about our academic and student life programs. Hofstra tour guides talk about their college search and application process, the transition to college, and their campus experience.

Tour times are at 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 2:15 p.m.

RSVP FOR A Campus Tour


Virtual Information Sessions

Join us for virtual information sessions about the topics below.

Sessions are scheduled Monday through Thursday the weeks of October 25 - 29, and November 8 - 12.


2021 College for a Day

Discover Hofstra on days when many high schools are closed!


In-Person Campus Tours

Members of the Hofstra community welcome you and share information about our academic and student life programs. Hofstra students talk about their college search and application process, the transition to college, and their campus experience. Please note, at the present time, residence halls will be shown via virtual options.

Tour times are at 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.

SCHEDULE YOUR GUIDED TOUR


Virtual Mock Classes

Our 30-minute virtual mock classes provide great insight into what a Hofstra class is like. Each class is led by a professor, who is joined by a current Hofstra student and several prospective students. You will even get to participate in the class discussion!

Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Biology Course 2 p.m.
    In this session Professor Santangelo will explore a coronavirus case study from her Intro to Bio course. Join the discussion and get your questions answered!
  • Computer Science Course 3 p.m.
    In this session Professor Pillaikpakkamnatt will explore the topic of "Why you should care about blockchains?".
  • Criminology Course 2:00 p.m.
    Join Professor Guverich to discuss a hot topic within the Criminology world.
  • Drama Course 1:30 p.m.
    In this session Professor Pierce will discuss the topic of "Jaws of Life: Releasing facial tension for easier speaking".
  • Education Course 12:30 p.m..
    In this session Professor Flurkey will discuss the importance of sounding out words in reading.
  • Engineering Course 3:30 p.m.
    In this session Professor Puerzer will explore the topic of "Data Analytics and Baseball".
  • Exercise Physiology Course 3:30 p.m.
    In this session Professor Phillips will discuss how exercise is medicine.
  • Film Course 1:30 p.m.
    In this session Professor Freda will explore the topic of Point of View: Philosophical, Political, Dramatic.
  • Honors College Course 5:30 p.m.
    In this session Dean Frisina will draw upon material currently being studied in first year honors college classes including 3 thinkers who offer very different views on the good life: Confucius, Plato, and Lucretius. Everyone wants to live a “good life.” But the question is how? What makes life meaningful and rewarding? Is it family, friends, career success, financial security, all of the above?
  • Journalism Course 3 p.m.
    In this session Professor Chun will discuss the topic of Fake News.
  • Marketing Course 4 p.m.
    In this session Professor Huang will discuss the topic of video marketing on social media and brands can plan video content for marketing.
  • Nursing Course 5 p.m.
    In this session faculty from the School of Nursing will discuss vaccines and booster shots as well as nursing during the pandemic.
  • Political Science Course 4 p.m.
    In this session Professor Fritz will discuss how to understand the rise of China as a potential superpower in world politics and what this means for the future of the American-led international order.
  • Physician Assistant Course 12 p.m.
    In this session Professor Gallo will be discussing the laws and regulations that pertain to Physician Assistants and their practice as well as speak about Good Samaritan statutes and the impact that they have on volunteering in emergencies.
  • Psychology Course 1 p.m.
    In this session Professor Cox will discuss child development and examine research on the protective systems that help at-risk children survive and thrive in spite of adversity.

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.

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Virtual Events for International Students

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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 date.

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 a Graduate Open House
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School of Business Info Sessions

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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

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On Campus

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

See Info Session Calendar

Auditions

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) degree. Additionally, students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (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’s degree (BA) in theater arts will audition to determine initial offerings of Activity Grants to first-year students. Get more information.

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