Visit the beautiful Hood College campus and discover why people use these words—surprising, brainy, charming, friendly, practical and exciting—when describing Hood College.
Open Saturday Visits
Register online for a weekend visit. An admission representative will be on hand to make a presentation and answer questions at 10 a.m., followed by a student-led campus tour.
Blazer for a Day Class Visits
Register online for an expanded daily visit option available Monday through Friday. During your visit you will meet with a member of the Hood College admission staff, tour campus with a current Hood student, sit in on a class of your choice (while your parent will have the option to visit our Financial Aid Office and Career Center) and eat lunch in our dining hall. Plan to arrive to campus in the morning and stay through lunch. Please note that we will try our best to honor your first class selection, but will need to place you in your second selection if any unforeseen scheduling conflicts arise. Please register one week in advance of your visit.
Transfer Advising Days
Register online to meet Hood's transfer admission staff and learn about transferring to Hood! Transfer Advising Day is available by appointment.
- Speak with a transfer admission counselor;
- Have your official/unofficial transcript evaluated (please bring a copy of official/unofficial transcript(s) from all institution(s) you attended);
- Take a tour of the beautiful Hood College campus;
- Learn about the financial aid process
Friday, February 28
Friday, March 21
Tuesday, April 25
Saturday, March 29
Wednesday, May 14
Register online for a weekday campus visit, available Monday through Friday during either the morning or the afternoon. During the visit, students will interview with an admission counselor and take a student-led campus tour. Please register one week in advance.
Spring Break Visits
Register online for our extended opportunities to visit during MD county spring break dates between April 14th and April 22nd. In addition to our regular daily visit options, we will also offer campus visits at 11:00 a.m, 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Spring Open House
Register online for our spring open house on Saturday, April 26th. Current students, faculty and staff members will be on hand to talk to you and your family about academics, life on campus, the financial aid process and anything else that you want to know more about. Campus tours will be offered.
Admitted Students' Day
Register online for our Admitted Students' Day on Saturday, April 12th. This event is exclusively for students who have been admitted to Hood College, and is an opportunity to learn more about what it means to be a part of our thriving college community. During this program, students will have an opportunity to: attend two classes, attend a showcase of student clubs and organizations, take an inside look at the campus and residence halls, meet with and talk to faculty members and much more. One on one appointments will be available with our Financial Aid office throughout the day. We will also be offering an optional overnight the evening before (on 4/11) for which space is limited and is offered on a first come first serve basis.
To schedule an interview, a campus visit or both, please call Hood's Admission Office at (301) 696-3400 or (800) 922-1599, or email at email@example.com. Admissions staff are located in Strawn Cottage and are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on selected evenings and weekends.
Inclement Weather Procedure
If there is a forecast for snow in the Frederick area, please call the office at (301) 696-3400 to make sure that there has not been a delay or closure, or call switchboard at (301) 663-3131 and dial 9, for the inclement weather hotline, which is updated daily. The college website may also be checked for information. Thank you!