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.
Can’t make it to campus? Visit our virtual tour and see what makes the Hofstra campus so special.Take a Virtual Tour
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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! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Please note, at the present time, residence halls will be shown during your visit.
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.
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 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!
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.
Join us this summer to learn more about Hofstra University!
You will have the opportunity to attend an admission information session and academic overview, where you will learn about admission, scholarships and financial aid, and hear from a representative from the school of your intended major.
To find out which school houses your intended major, please visit hofstra.edu/academicschools. Students interested in pursuing premedical studies as biology majors should attend the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Sciences Summer Visit Day.
Following your information session and academic overview, you will tour campus with one of our Pride Guides (student tour guides). During your tour, you will experience what it is like to be a student and learn about the many ways Hofstra will set you up for success. Combined, this visit will help you discover if Hofstra is a place you can call home.
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- Friday, July 8 at 12 PM
- Monday, August 1 at 10 AM
- Thursday, August 11 at 10 AM
- Friday, August 19 at 10 AM
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- Monday, July 11 at 2 PM
- Monday, July 25 at 2 PM
- Friday, July 29 at 12 PM
- Tuesday, August 9 at 2 PM
- Friday, August 19 at 12 PM
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Engineering and Computer Science:
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- Tuesday, July 12 at 2 PM
- Tuesday, July 19 at 2 PM
- Friday, July 22 at 10 AM
- Thursday, August 4 at 2 PM
Health Professions (General Overview):
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Physician Assistant Studies:
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- Monday, July 11 at 10 AM
- Monday, July 18 at 2 PM
- Friday, July 22 at 12 PM
- Friday, August 5 at 10 AM
- Friday, August 12 at 12 PM
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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!
- Virtual DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science Academic Overview
- Virtual Hofstra/Northwell Department of Physician Assistant Studies Academic Overview
- Virtual School of Education Academic Overview
- Virtual Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing Academic Overview
- Virtual School of Health Professions and Human Services Overview
- Virtual Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Overview
- Virtual Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Academic Overview
- Virtual Frank G. Zarb School of Business Academic Overview
To make the college search a little easier, we are offering a series of virtual workshops to assist you and your family. Some topics are broad like “Building Your College List” and others are Hofstra focused like “Hofstra’s Standardized Testing Policy.”
Sessions offered include:
- Building Your College List
- Standardized Testing Policy
- How to Apply to Hofstra
- How to Write Your College Essay
- Why Hofstra? Admission, Financial Aid and Return on Investment
- Financial Aid 101
See below for a full list of our offerings:
- Why Hofstra? Admission, Financial Aid and Return on Investment
- Student Panel
- Admission Workshop: How to Apply to Hofstra
- ZeeMee Events
- Admission Workshop: Financial Aid 101
- Admission Workshop: How to Write Your College Essay
Visit Hofstra from wherever you are in the world! Your visit will begin with an information session and an introduction to academic life at Hofstra. Next you'll take a guided virtual tour campus with one of our Pride Guides (student tour guides). During the 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.
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.
Virtual Events for International Students
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
School of Business Info Sessions
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
See if there’s an information session coming up for your area of interest.See Info Session Calendar
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.
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.
All students wishing to declare a major in Music Performance, Music Merchandising, Music Education, Music Theory/Composition, Jazz and Commercial Music, or Music History/Literature must audition for acceptance into these programs. Get more information.