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Visit Campus

We think visiting campus should be easy! That's why we have many different visit options throughout the year to enable you to experience Hood College. Whether it's your first visit or your fifth, we'll make sure you have the opportunity to learn exactly what makes Hood so special.

Weekday Visits

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. 

"Blazer for a Day" Campus Visit Experiences

We would be thrilled to create a personalized visit experience for you! Most Blazer for a Day visits include the opportunity to sit in on a class of your choice, eat lunch in the dining hall with a current student, meet with an admission counselor and take a student-led campus tour.  These visits can be for your family members too; appointments with financial aid are available while you are in class!  Most visits will begin around 9 a.m. and conclude by 1 p.m.  To schedule a Blazer for a Day visit please call 301-696-3400 or email admission@hood.edu with the subject "Blazer for a Day."

Transfer Advising Days

Students interested in learning more about their potential transfer to Hood College are invited to register for an appointment where they can have their transcripts unofficially evaluated by members of our admission staff.  Campus tours and information on financial aid are also available. Register online:  

 

Saturday Visits

The office of admission offers group presentations and student-led campus tours from 10 a.m. until noon on the following Saturday mornings.  The below dates are for students interested in attending Hood College as freshman (please call us at 301-696-3400 if you are a transfer student). Register online:  

Dec. 10

Saturday Visits for Transfer Students

The office of admission offers group presentations and student-led campus tours from 10 a.m. until noon on the following Saturday mornings.  The below dates are for students interested in attending Hood College as a transfer (please call us at 301-696-3400 if you are a transfer student). Register online:

Dec. 3

Fall Open Houses

Join us for one of our Fall Open Houses on Saturday, Oct. 15 or Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students and parents not only get an in-depth look at Hood College, but also learn more about what to look for during your college search and how to make the best college decision.  Register online:

Oct. 15
Nov. 12

Game Day at Hood College

Join us on Saturday, October 1 and experience a typical Game Day at Hood College.  Choose from one or more of six games or matches happening on campus and also attend our traditional tailgating lunch.  Schedule of events will be:

12 p.m. Women's Soccer Game
1 p.m. Women's Volleyball Match
1 p.m. Women's Tennis Match
1 p.m. Men's Tennis Match
1:30 p.m. Tailgating Lunch
3 p.m. Women's Volleyball Match
3 p.m. Men's Soccer Game

To register for Game Day visit please call 301-696-3400 or register online here.

Paying for College: Financial Aid Seminar

Join us for a free seminar to learn about recent changes in completing your FAFSA. Paying for College is designed to provide information on college costs, financial aid, scholarships and budgeting strategies. The seminar, geared toward college-bound students and their parents, will be led by Hood College Financial Aid experts. 

Tuesday, Oct. 11
6:30-8 p.m.
Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
please plan to park in the Whitaker Campus Center parking lot

Registration is NOT required for this event, but is preferred.  It is free and open to the public.  If you would like confirmation materials emailed to you please call 301-696-3400 or register online here.

Address, Hours and Directions:

Admission staff are located in Admission House and are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on select Saturdays. 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 admission@hood.edu. The address is 410 Martha Church Drive, Frederick, MD 21701.

Visitors to the Admission House should enter Hood College on the main drive (Hood Drive).  At the stop sign in front of Alumnae Hall, turn right.  At the stop sign at Martha Church Drive, turn right.  The entrance to access reserved parking for the Admission House will be on the left, just past the Admission House.  Park and make your way into the Admission House using the rear entrance where a member of our staff will greet you.

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