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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 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 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 may need to place you in your second selection if any unforeseen scheduling conflicts arise. Please register one week in advance of your visit.

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. Register online.

  •     Jan. 24 and 31
  •     Feb. 7, 21 and 28
  •     March 7, 14, 21 and 28
  •     April 18 and 25
  •     May 2 and 9 

FAFSA Workshop

Register online for this free workshop on Saturday, February 7.  Financial aid staff members will be on hand to walk you through the process of filling out and filing your FAFSA. We will also offer an admission presentation and tour as part of this workshop. Please be sure to bring your FAFSA pin number, 2013 or 2014 tax information and your 2014 W-2's, if available.

Nursing Open House

Register online for our Nursing Open House on February 16 to learn more about our new and exciting four-year Nursing program.  During this event you will:  listen to a presentation about the Nursing program and tour the facility, attend a Hood class, eat lunch with faculty and students, take an optional student-guided campus tour.

Spring Break Extended Visit Opportunities

Register online for one of our extended weekday visit options, available Monday March 30 through Thursday, April 9. In addition to our 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekday visit times, we will be offering arrival times at 11 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.  The visit will include an admission presentation and student-led campus tour. Please register one week in advance.

More information

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. Admission staff are located in Strawn Cottage and are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on select 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. Delayed or closing information is also posted on the College website. Thank you!

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