Graduate Student Life

Graduate Student Life

Get Involved in our Vibrant Community

The Hofstra University campus in Hempstead, New York is alive with academic activity and cultural events throughout the year. Whether you live on- or off-campus as a graduate student at Hofstra, you will always find plenty of things to do outside of your regular classroom activities.

  • Join one of the more than 40 clubs for graduate students, or one of the dozens that include both graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Enjoy great performing arts, museums, music, lectures, and cultural events on campus.
  • Take a short train ride to Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Long Island City, Queens. The Hofstra campus is less than an hour from every New York City attraction you want to catch.  
  • Get in on the excitement of Hofstra’s men’s and women’s sports teams, join club sports, or catch a game of professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer and more in the New York Metro area.
  • Spend a day at one of Long Island’s many beaches, exploring its abundant nature trails, or visiting Gold Coast mansions and museums.

Take the Next Step

Be You @Hofstra

Through your graduate studies at Hofstra, you'll have countless opportunities to be your best self. From being surrounded by faculty, staff, and peers who care to having access to the resources you need to succeed, you'll gain an advantage -- in your career and in life -- at Hofstra.