Spring Visit Opportunities

February 1, 2017  |  Admissions, Events  |  No Comments

Hood College offers a variety of visit options to ensure that prospective students and their families have a wonderful campus experience customized to their needs.

Weekday Visits

Weekday visits are offered twice-daily, in the morning and afternoon, and include a student-led tour and an appointment with one of our admission counselors. Visits can also be customized to include meetings with coaches or faculty members.

“Blazer for a Day” Campus Visits

“Blazer for a Day” is an extended visit option that allows students to sit in on a class of their choosing, eat lunch in the dining hall, take a student-led tour of campus, and meet with an admission counselor. Visits are customizable and can be created to include meetings with the financial aid department, professors and coaches, among other options.

Saturday Visits

Hood College is open on select Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday visits include a group presentation with an admission counselor and a student-led tour. This spring, Saturday visits will be held on the following dates:

  • February 4 and 18

  • March 4

  • April 22 and 29

Spring Break Daily Visit Opportunities

During the spring break dates for Maryland counties, we will be offering additional daily visit options.  In addition to our regular 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. campus visit time slots, we will be offering arrival times at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.  These visits will include an admission interview and student-led campus tour.

Admitted Students’ Day

On April 8, students who have been admitted to Hood College are invited to come to campus to learn more about what it means to be part of our thriving community. During this program, students will have the opportunity to attend two mini-courses of their choosing, attend a showcase of student clubs and organizations, take an inside look at the campus and residence halls, meet with faculty members and much more.  We are also offering an overnight experience with evening programming prior to the Admitted Students’ Day event, which we will be registering students for separately.

Spring Open House

This year’s Spring Open House is on Saturday, March 25. 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.

To register for events, please visit www.hood.edu/visit or call the Office of Admission at 301-696-3400.

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Fall Visit Opportunities

September 1, 2016  |  Events  |  No Comments

As we get back into the swing of the school year, we’re continuing to improve our programming in the Office of Admission to ensure that every student who comes to campus has a productive and enjoyable visit. This semester, we’re offering a number of visit opportunities both throughout the week and on weekends in order to accommodate all of our prospective students’ needs.

Weekday Visits

Weekday visits are offered twice-daily, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and include a student-led tour and an appointment with one of our admission counselors.

Saturday Visits

Hood College is open on many Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday visits include a group presentation and a student-led tour. This semester, Saturday visits will be held on the following dates:

  • August 27

  • September 3, 10, and 17

  • October 1 and 22

  • November 5 and 19

  • December 3 and 10

“Blazer for a Day” Campus Visits

“Blazer for a Day” is an extended visit option that allows students to sit in on a class of their choosing, eat lunch in the dining hall, take a student-led tour of campus, and meet with an admission counselor. Visits are customizable, and can include meetings with the financial aid department, professors, or coaches, among other options.

Fall Open Houses

This fall, we will have two open houses for high school students in all grades to attend. Current students, faculty and staff members will be on hand to talk to students and their families about academics, life on campus, the financial aid process and anything else that you want to know more about. Campus tours will be offered throughout the event.

  • Saturday, October 15

  • Saturday, November 12

Game Day

Join us for Game Day at Hood College to support our athletic teams and learn more about what it’s like to be an athlete at Hood as well as a fan. You’re welcome to attend any (or all!) of our games on campus on October 1 as well as a tailgating celebration with game-inspired food that will allow you to meet other students and Hood staff members!

Schedule:

12 p.m. Women’s soccer game

1 p.m. Women’s volleyball game

2 p.m.Tailgating at the Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center

3 p.m. Men’s soccer game AND women’s volleyball game

STEM Fair

On October 29, Hood College will be hosting a STEM fair featuring offerings from the College’s science, technology and mathematics programs, who will be representing their majors, minors and courses in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, coastal studies, computational science, computer science, environmental science and policy, mathematics, nursing, physics and pre-medical studies.

 

We also welcome school, church, and extracurricular groups to campus throughout the week for presentation sessions and campus tours. To schedule a visit, please register online at www.hood.edu/visit or contact us at admission@hood.edu.