Hofstra University September Welcome

Academic Welcomes

Welcome to Hofstra!

Meet faculty and your fellow students at these department and school academic welcomes. Find out more about what your major and your faculty have to offer.

Wednesday, September 14 – all events at common hour (1 pm)

Each department and faculty will meet with first year and transfer students in their departments. 

  • Accounting: C.V. Starr 205
  • Finance: C.V. Starr 104 (Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room)
  • Information Systems and Business Analytics: C.V. Starr 108 (Cybersecurity Research and Innovation Center)
  • Marketing, International Business and Legal Studies:  Leo Guthart Hall 413/415 (Exchange Room)
  • Management and Entrepreneurship: Guthart 103 (ideaHUb)

The Zarb School of Business will also host the Zarb on the Quad Welcome Back event for all of Zarb on October 12th from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 14 – 1 pm

Adams Playhouse Quad
Music, food, and fun for SEAS students, faculty and staff

Sunday, September 4

12 pm to 1:30
Lowe Hall quad – (rain location LH Comm 209 dance studio)
Sponsored by MoVoM, Dance Program club, light snacks and drinks to welcome all new Dance majors, intros to "bigs" and information distribution

Friday, September 9

Physics and Astronomy
4 pm
Berliner Hall Outdoor Rooftop (4th floor)
Sundown social - solar viewing, conversation, and appetizers - open to all students and faculty

Saturday, September 10

1 pm
Front steps of John Cranford Adams Playhouse
Student/Faculty Advisory Board (SFAB) Drama Buddy Pizza Party - email hofstrasfab@gmail.com for questions about it!

Monday, September 12

all events at common hour (1 pm) unless otherwise indicated

Gittleson Hall
Refreshments and Meet and Greet Student Organizations

Geology, Environment and Sustainability
Student Garden
Welcome for new students, opportunity to meet returning students, refreshments

Fine Arts, Design, Art History
Calkins Hall
Welcome to new students during common hour - pizza served

Barnard Hall 102
Welcome back informational session for new and returning students - pizza served

In the Music Garden by Shapiro Family Hall
Meet the History Department! Returning Majors, Minors, New Students!
Pizza and Salad served.

Tuesday, September 13

Teaching, Learning and Technology
3:30 – 4:30
Hagedorn Hall
Welcome to new and returning elementary education majors -cookies and fruit.

Wednesday, September 14

all events at common hour (1 pm) unless otherwise indicated

Outside Berliner Hall
Ice cream social to welcome new students, meet student club members and faculty advisors

Mason 223
Welcome to new and returning students. Refreshments served

Roosevelt 301
Welcome to new semester to math major/minor and welcome new students - pizza party

Pride Park
Adopt-a-first year event

Philosophy (and Religion)
The lawn between Heger Hall and Hempstead Turnpike (look for the balloons!)
Welcome back lunch for new and returning students

Political Science
Student Center Plaza East 127
Newly declared majors: Come meet upper class students/hear about what opportunities PSC has to offer you--lunch served

Religion (and Philosophy)
The lawn between Heger Hall and Hempstead Turnpike (look for the balloons!)
Welcome back lunch for new and returning students

Romance Languages and Literature
Calkins 332
Peer Mentorship Lunch with Pizza/Refreshments. First-year students meet upper-class majors and minors in FREN, ITAL, and SPAN

Sociology and Criminology
Student Center West Multipurpose Room 101
Pizza and ice cream social for our new and returning sociology and criminology students.

Writing Studies and Rhetoric
Outside Mason Hall
Welcome new students and returning students -- pizza!

Thursday, September 15

4:30 – 6:30
Covered pavilion behind HofUSA
Game night, refreshments for faculty and students.

Sunday, October 2

Geology, Environment and Sustainability
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hike and picnic for new / returning students – Bear Mt. State Park to Anthony’s Nose
The meeting place will be the loading dock behind Gittleson Hall.

Wednesday, September 14

Roosevelt Quad tent
1 pm

Music, food and fun for all students, faculty and staff

Wednesday, September 14th

Hofstra Hall of Health              
Common Hour

Location: Hofstra Dome Second Floor Lounge

Hofstra HPHS student organizations will come together to host a health fair to showcase the activities and benefits of being a member of their organization. Furthermore, health-oriented demonstrations (such as CPR training) will be facilitated.  Students attending this event will be exposed to all of the extra-curricular and pre-professional opportunities offered by HPHS.

September 14, 2022 

Common Hour  1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Hofstra USA Lower Level, Room 100

To introduce freshman and sophomore students to our Mentorship Program is an Ice Cream Social activity special guest Dr. Alice Fornari.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Breslin 217

Major Decisions
A meet and greet and workshop for undecided students to begin the process of exploring majors at Hofstra. Hosted by the Center for University Advising.