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Hood Hello

The “Hood Hello!” is a campus tradition where all members of the Hood Community greet each other when they meet on campus. It is in this spirit that I welcome you to our community! Following is important information that will get you started on your journey to Hood.

Orientation Resource Notebook

The information contained in this notebook will assist you in your transition to Hood College. Please complete and return all information by the requested dates.  At summer orientation, you will receive more detailed information about campus services, policies and procedures to add to your notebook.

Orientation Communications

Throughout the summer you will receive newsletters, postcards and emails from us about your transition to Hood. These will be marked “Orientation” and should be added to your notebook. Please share these mailings with your family members.

The First-Year Orientation Process

We have designed a process that will ensure your successful start at Hood. Detailed information on the following programs can be found later in this section.

  • Summer Orientation
  • Fall Orientation
  • Ongoing Orientation

www.hood.edu/class2020 and www.facebook.com/hoodcollege2020

These web pages are designed specifically to provide you with up-to-the-minute information about your transition to the Class of 2020. Orientation publications, forms and other important information will be posted at www.hood.edu/class2020. The Facebook page is an opportunity to connect with other members of the Class of 2020 as well as student orientation coordinators, who can answer all your questions. Check these websites often, as they will be updated regularly.

Transfer Transition Process

We have designed a four-phase process that will ensure your successful start at Hood. Detailed information on the following programs can be found later in this section.

  • Phase 1: Transfer academic advising
  • Phase 2: Transfer transition program (register here)
  • Phase 3: Fall Orientation (optional for transfer students)
  • Phase 4: Ongoing Orientation

This web page is designed specifically to provide you with up-to-the-minute information about your transition to Hood College. Orientation publications, forms and other important information will be posted here. Check this website often, as it will be updated regularly.

We’re Here for You!

If there is anything we can do for you during this transition, don’t hesitate to let us know!