Student Affairs

Orientation & New Student Programs

Your Hofstra journey begins with New Student Orientation – an on-campus, three-day, two-night program where all incoming first-year students get their first glimpse of life at Hofstra. Note: Transfer students are offered a one-day orientation experience and should visit the Transfer Orientation webpage for more information about their specific program.

Orientation Programs

Hofstra University is planning our summer orientation for incoming first-year students as an on-campus, three-day, two-night program for the following sessions: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9. Attending orientation in-person supports students in learning campus, engaging with future classmates, and enjoying the fun activities that take place each orientation. Week 7 will be virtual and online, and is intended for incoming students who have considerations due to the current public health concerns. We ask that students check their Hofstra email address as we will be sending updates about both types of sessions as information becomes available including arrival times, COVID test results, possible vaccination requirements, and technology requirements for the virtual sessions.

Summer Orientation

Summer Orientation

Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Winter Orientation

Winter Orientation

About New Student Programs

Meet the staff of New Student Programs.

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Contact New Student Programs

Our Office

244 Student Center
200 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: (516) 463-4874
Fax: (516) 463-6030

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