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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 for First Year Students

Our visits begin either during either the morning or the afternoon, Monday through Friday. During the visit, first year students will interview with an admission counselor and take a student-led campus tour. Please register one week in advance. To register click here or call 301-696-3400.

Weekday Visits for Transfer Students

Our visits begin either during either the morning or the afternoon, Monday through Friday. During the visit, transfer students will interview with an admission counselor and have the option to take a student-led campus tour. Transfer students can also request to have their college transcript(s) unofficially evaluated prior to their scheduled appointment.  Please register one week in advance.   To register click here or call 301-696-3400.

"Blazer for a Day" Campus Visit Experiences

Blazer for a Day visits for Fall 2016 have now concluded, but Spring 2017 visits will begin on Monday, Jan. 30.  We will begin scheduling Spring 2017 Blazer for a Day visits on Tuesday, January 17. We would be thrilled to host you for a personalized visit experience for you! Most Blazer for a Day visits include the opportunity to sit in on a class of your choice, eat lunch in the dining hall with a current student, meet with an admission counselor and take a student-led campus tour.  These visits can be for your family members too; appointments with financial aid are available while you are in class!  Most visits will begin around 9 a.m. and conclude by 1 p.m.  To schedule a Blazer for a Day visit please call 301-696-3400 or email admission@hood.edu

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 unless otherwise noted.  Please click here or call 301-696-3400 to register.

Jan. 28
Feb. 4
Feb. 18
Mar. 4 (for both first year and and transfer students)
April 22
April 29

Special Presentations and Campus Tours: Monday, January 16, 2017

Join us for a group presentation on Hood College as well as information on the admission and financial aid process, followed by a student-led campus tour! We will offer presentations and tours at two times:

Option 1
9:30 a.m.  Presentation
10 a.m.     Campus Tour
11 a.m.     Departure

Option 2
1:30 p.m.  Presentation
2 p.m.       Campus Tour
3 p.m.       Departure

To register click here or call 301-696-3400.

Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Join us for men and women's basketball games against Division III opponent Lycoming and experience a typical Game Day at Hood College!  The day will begin with lunch where you will get to meet current athletes as well as other members of the Hood College community.  All events for Game Day will take place in the Ronald J. Volpe Athletic Center.  Schedule of events will be:

Noon     Lunch
1 p.m.    Women's Basketball Game
3 p.m.     Men's Basketball Game

To register click here or call 301-696-3400.

Spring Open House: Saturday, March 25, 2017

During this open house at Hood College join us to experience first hand our amazing academics, student services and organizations as well as make connections with coaches and other college faculty and staff.  You will also have the opportunity to hear from our President and tour our gorgeous campus! To register now please call 301-696-3400 or click here

Address, Hours and Directions:

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 Saturdays. 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. The address is 410 Martha Church Drive, Frederick, MD 21701.

Visitors to the Admission House should enter Hood College on the main drive (Hood Drive).  At the stop sign in front of Alumnae Hall, turn right.  At the stop sign at Martha Church Drive, turn right.  The entrance to access reserved parking for the Admission House will be on the left, just past the Admission House.  Park and make your way into the Admission House using the rear entrance where a member of our staff will greet you.

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