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.
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In-Person Visit Experiences
Come see Hofstra for yourself.
Spring Open House
Join us on Sunday, May 7, as we invite high school sophomores, juniors, and their families to attend an in-person, guided campus tour to learn about admission to Hofstra, meet current students, explore the campus, tour our residence halls, and discover all the academic and extracurricular opportunities Hofstra has to offer.
Tour times are at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m.
Special Academic Interest Tours
On select days, we offer specialty tours that allow you to explore academic spaces more in depth. Choose from the options below:
Engineering and Computer Science
Health Professions and Human Services
Physician Assistant Studies
Hofstra University cordially invites you to attend a reception designed exclusively for high school juniors. Learn more about academics, student life, and more as you meet members of the Hofstra community. We look forward to discussing all the exciting opportunities that await you at Hofstra!
Philadelphia Junior Reception
In-Person Information Session and Campus Tour
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.
Experience Hofstra from anywhere in the world.
To make your college search a little easier, we offer you and your family a series of virtual workshops. Sessions offered include:
Why Hofstra? Admission, Financial Aid, and Return on Investment
Virtual Student Panel
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 during the week of May 8.
DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science Academic Overview
Frank G. Zarb School of Business Overview
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Overview
Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing Overview
The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Overview
School of Education Overview
School of Health Professions and Human Services Overview
Virtual Group Information Session and Tour
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.
Virtual Campus 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.
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.
Exclusive Transfer Student Programming
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.
Exclusive International Virtual Programming
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 Student Events
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
School of Business Info Sessions
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
See if there’s an information session coming up for your area of interest.See Info Session Calendar
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.
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.