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Explore our Admitted Student Events

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

Visit Opportunities

Want to know more about Hofstra? VISIT CAMPUS, ATTEND VIRTUAL PROGRAMS, AND FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA @HofstraU!

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 admission@hofstra.edu.

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.

SCHEDULE YOUR GUIDED TOUR


Come join us this summer at one of our summer visit days! Summer Visit Days are events with your area of academic interest in mind. To find out which school houses your intended major, please visit hofstra.edu/areasofstudy. Students interested in pursuing premedical studies as biology majors should attend the Sciences Summer Visit Day.

Click here to register for your summer visit day!

Fall Open House

Join us for an exciting Fall Open House! Bring your family and explore our vibrant campus, where you'll have the chance to connect with the dynamic Hofstra community. Discover our diverse academic and student life programs, gain insider tips on the college search and application process, learn about transitioning to college, and experience the energy of campus life firsthand. Your visit will include a campus tour and the opportunity to see a residence hall.

Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus. Programming begins at 9:15 a.m.

Sunday, September 22, 2024

Sunday, October 20, 2024

Sunday, November 10, 2024

College for a Day

Experience Hofstra University on special days when high schools are closed! Embark on an immersive guided campus tour led by our dynamic Pride Guides (student ambassadors). Your visit will kick off with a warm welcome from the Office of Admission, followed by a chance to explore into your academic interests with insights from our expert faculty. Discover our cutting-edge facilities and residence halls, and don't miss the vibrant student life fair, where you'll get a taste of the endless opportunities and activities that await you at Hofstra!

Monday, October 14 (Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day)

Tuesday, November 5 (Election Day)

Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day)

Virtual Experiences

Experience Hofstra from anywhere in the world.

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.

SCHEDULE YOUR VIRTUAL GROUP INFORMATION SESSION AND TOUR

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.

How to Write Your College Essay
Not sure what your college essay should be about? Having trouble getting started? Join us to learn how to compose a compelling college essay and hear from Hofstra University admission counselors.

Why Hofstra? Admission, Financial Aid and Return on Investment
Join us virtually to learn why Hofstra should be on your college list. In this session you will hear from members of the admission team and get your questions answered about admission, financial aid, return on investment and what to expect from the Hofstra experience.

Financial Aid 101
Join Hofstra for "Financial Aid 101," an informative workshop designed to inform you about funding your college education! In this session, you'll hear from representatives from the Office of Undergraduate Admission about scholarships and financial aid.

How to Apply to Hofstra
Learn everything you need to know about applying for admission to Hofstra University. We will discuss items such as Early Action admission, test scores, college essays and more. Join us to get answers to all of your questions and hear from members of the admission team.

Q&A with the Executive Director of Admission
Join Lindsay Salvucci, Executive Director of Admission and a current student in a live webinar session to get all of your questions answered!

Join us on ZeeMee where you can connect with other prospective students and participate in virtual events with current students!

Join us virtually to learn about student life at Hofstra from current students and get all of your questions answered!

Join us virtually for information about the variety of programs Hofstra University has to offer!

L.E.A.P (Legal Education Accelerated Program) Information Session
Join this 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.

P.A.L.S. (Program for Academic Learning Skills) Information Session
Did you have an IEP or 504 in high school? Join us for an engaging webinar to learn how Student Access Services can help you with academic and life skills coaching to assist you with time management, organization, stress management, leadership, critical thinking, and adapting in your first year of college. These skills are vital for building a strong foundation for the rest of your college career.  If you are unable to join the webinar, or would like to schedule a 1:1 meeting, please reach out to us at: sas@hofstra.edu.

Honors College Information Session
Are you interested in joining the Nancy and Stuart Rabinowitz Honors College? Join us virtually to hear from Dean Frisina about what the Honors College at Hofstra has to offer!

BS/MD 4+4 Information Session
Are you interested in applying for Hofstra’s BS/MD 4+4 Program? Students in this highly selective program enjoy a traditional four-year college experience. Contingent upon fulfilling all premedical course requirements, those who are in this program are encouraged to select any of Hofstra’s approximately 165 undergraduate majors.  Upon earning a bachelor’s degree, students in the BS-BA/MD program will automatically matriculate at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

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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

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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 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
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Open House

School of Business Info Sessions

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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

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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

Auditions

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.

GET SOCIAL!🦁

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

Join us on ZeeMee, the #1 app where students connect before college. Hofstra has a vibrant ZeeMee community where you can participate in live events, hear from members of the Hofstra community, and even meet your new best friend!

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