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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

In-Person Visit Experiences

Come see Hofstra for yourself.

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. and 11 a.m., during the summer.


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

Available dates are:

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 include a welcome from the office of admission, an opportunity to hear from your area of academic interest, tour our exciting and innovative facilities, and 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 that is convenient for you and your family to visit.

As you search for your university, you may want to see facilities that are specific to your major in additional to a general campus tour. We offer special facility tours for business, communication, engineering and computer science, health professions and human services, nursing, performing arts, physician assistant studies and science at the follow events.  RSVP today!

Fall Open House

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Sunday, November 12, 2023

College for a Day

Monday, October 9, 2023

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Friday, November 10, 2023

 Just interested in a general campus tour? You can RSVP for a general campus tour here or attend any of the events listed above.

Virtual Experiences

Experience Hofstra from anywhere in the world.

During these sessions, you will hear from representatives about the undergraduate majors and programs offered within each Hofstra School.  

To RSVP, click on the date(s) below: 

RSVP for one of our virtual mock classes at Hofstra! These mock classes are a selection of quick, 30-minute classes in a variety of subjects designed exclusively for students like you.

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!

Monday, October 9, 2023

  • Accounting Course 4:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session Professor Brown will discuss how emerging technologies, such as robotic process automation and data visualization, are transforming the work that accountants perform. See first-hand the technology tools that Zarb accounting students use in the classroom to set them up for career success.
  • Biology Course noon EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session Professor Williams will discuss The impacts of parasitic flatworms associated with blue mussels and other hosts".
  • Community Health and Health Science Course 5:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    Professor Amy Roberts will discuss the topic of Identifying the Red Flags of Drug Use Disorder.
  • Computer Science Course 1:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    Professor Ortega will discuss the topic of Object-Oriented Programming in Java Introduction.
  • Criminology Course 3 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    Hofstra University invites you to take part in a virtual college course presented by Professor Maziarka of the Criminology Department. Join the discussion and get your questions answered!
  • Drama Course 3 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    Professor Curtiss will discuss the topic of "Lights On! Principles and power of lighting, starting with what's around you."
  • Education Course noon EDT (30 minutes)
    Professor Singer will discuss the topic of "Responding to the Climate Crisis."
  • Engineering Course 4:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session, Professor Puerzer will discuss Baseball Analytics, Statistics, and How to Use Data Analytics to Improve Systems.
  • Honors College Course 5 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    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 2:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session, Professor Zook will discuss Trends in Entertainment Journalism.
  • Management and Entrepreneurship Course 5 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session Dean Vickerie will discuss the topic of “Troublemakers or problem solvers? Entrepreneurs, unsung heroes of our times!”- Understanding how entrepreneurs change the game, while disrupting industries.
  • Nursing Course 5:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session Professor Lincks will discuss the topic of "Nursing Heroes and COVID-19."
  • Physician Assistant Course noon EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session, Professor Roberts will discuss the various risks and symptoms of drug use disorder with an emphasis on prescription drugs. This session will also discuss the ways physician assistants can address the opioid epidemic.
  • Political Science Course 3 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session Professor Dudek will explore the topic "Illiberalism and Democratic Backsliding"
  • Psychology Course 2:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    In this session, Professor Pineno will examine the topic of "Schedules of Reinforcement in Social Media" and discuss schedules of reinforcement in operant conditioning, in the context of social media: How exactly do companies like Instagram or TikTok program their apps in order to make them more “addictive”?
  • Television Course 1:30 p.m. EDT (30 minutes)
    Professor Zuraikat will examine the topic of "Creating Visually Interesting Images for the Screen," where he will provide an overview of some of the common shots and compositions employed by industry professionals to create the shows and movies that audiences love.

To make your college search a little easier, we offer you and your family a series of virtual workshops. Join us to get answers to all of your questions and hear from members of the admission team. Sessions offered include:

Admission Workshops

Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend our virtual sessions exclusively for the parents of prospective students. We look forward to showing you all the exciting opportunities that Hofstra has to offer!

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 virtual campus tour 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 residence 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.


Can’t make it to campus? Take a virtual tour from wherever you are in the world and see what makes the Hofstra campus so special.

Take a Virtual Tour

Our virtual campus tour is also available in Mandarin and Spanish.

Exclusive Visit Experiences

Tailored programming for prospective transfer students, international students, and graduate students.

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 date.

Graduate Open Houses

Meet with program directors and admission staff, 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 flexible 36-credit MBA, and available concentrations and delivery options, such as the Online MBA, Executive MBA (EMBA), or hybrid New York City MBA, as well as eight MS program specializations. 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 a 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.


Connect with your future Hofstra classmates, see what current students are up to, and get excited for your new adventure to begin here!


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