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Transfer Students

New Students 

This web site has been designed to assist you in your transition to Hood. It will have all the forms that need to be completed, copies of orientation publications and important information for you. 

Orientation Resource Notebook

Check your Hood email in June for your orientation resource notebook, which is sent to all new Hood students. It will contain everything you need to become familiar with Hood. 


Transfer Transition Program

The Transfer Transition Program will teach you what you need to know about navigating Hood College, and give you the opportunity to meet other new and returning students. It is a chance for you to 

  • Have your picture taken and receive your Hood ID  
  • Have the opportunity to purchase a parking permit  
  • Receive your mailbox combination  
  • Learn about support services available to you  
  • Receive name and contact information for academic advisement.   

Transfer Transition Dates

  • Friday, July 10
  • Monday, August 10 (Evening Program)

To register for Transfer Transition, click here.

Transfer Advising

As soon as you submit your deposit or enrollment agreement form, the Registrar will complete your official transfer evaluation. 

You will be contacted shortly thereafter by Angie Dodson, Assistant Registrar and Transfer Coordinator, to arrange a time to meet either face-to-face or via phone. During this meeting, you will discuss your Transfer Evaluation, career goals, areas of interest and register for the fall semester. (This is the only time that you will not register online.)

This process usually takes place within two weeks after you submit your deposit or enrollment agreement form. If you have questions, or have not yet been contacted for an advising appointment, call the registrar office at 301-696-3616. 

What can we do for you?

If we can answer any questions, please don't hesitate to email us at, or call us at 301-696-3575.