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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 (available only during fall and spring semesters)

Register online for an extended visit option that shows you what it is really like to be a Hood student for a day.  These visits include sitting in on a class, taking a tour, meeting with an admission counselor, and eating lunch in the dining hall. Blazer for a Day visits are available early September until late November and then early February until late April.

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. Register online: 

  • May 7

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 Admission House and are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on select weekends.  The address is 410 Martha Church Dr., Frederick, MD 21701.

Important Information for Admission Visitors: A campus improvement project requires our Admission House visitors to access our office and its reserved parking by utilizing an alternate campus entrance. Instead of turning onto Hood College's campus using the main entrance (Hood Dr.), we ask that you use Martha Church Dr. which is the entrance just after Hood Dr. (when traveling east toward downtown Frederick). The Admission House is the second building on your right, and parking can be accessed by taking your first right. Guests should park in the designated spots behind the Admission House and enter through the rear building entrance.  Please note that the Admission House and convenient parking is not accessible if you enter campus using Hood Dr.

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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