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Admitted Students

Congratulations on being admitted to Hood College!

Fall 2016 Semester New Students:

Next steps to enrollment 

First-year students

  1. Submit enrollment deposit to secure a place in the first-year class and residence halls (if the student wishes to reside on campus)

  2. Set up your Hood College email account.  You will receive a letter with instructions within a week of submitting your deposit  Please complete this set-up as all future email communication will be sent to this email address.

  3. Indicate when you'd like to attend a Hood College Advising Day by completing your first year registration questionnaire.  This questionnaire will be emailed to your Hood College email account, or can be accessed here.

  4. You will be contacted by CAAR after you complete the questionnaire and receive further instructions on taking your Hood College placement exams. We ask that you wait until you have been in contact with CAAR to take these exams. Learn more about placement exams here.

  5. You will be contacted by CAAR to discuss the results of your placement exams and finalize your advising appointment.

  6. Submit official transcripts of final grades.

  7. Request College Board send official score reports of any AP exams taken in high school to Hood.

  8. Attend Fall Orientation, held August 18-22. 

  9. Classes start Monday, August 22

Transfer students

  1. Submit enrollment deposit to secure a place in your class and residence halls (if you wish to reside on campus)   

  2. Set up your Hood College email account.  You will receive a letter with instructions within a week of submitting your deposit  Please complete this set-up as all future email communication will be sent to this email address.

  3. You will be contacted by CAAR to discuss the next steps in being advised and registered for results of your advising appointment.

  4. If indicated on your official credit evaluation, please take the appropriate Hood College placement exams.  Learn more and sign up for your exams here.

  5. Send final transcripts to the registrar's office .

As always, the Admission staff looks forward to answering any questions. Don't hesitate to contact a counselor directly, or contact the office of admission at 800-922-1599, 301-696-3400 or admission@hood.edu.

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