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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. 

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. Register online.

  •     January 10 for transfer students only (must already have college credits)
  •     January 24 and 31
  •     February 7, 21 and 28
  •     March 7, 14, 21 and 28
  •     April 18 and 25
  •     May 2 and 9 

Paying for College Seminar

Register online for this free workshop on Tuesday, January 13th.  It is designed to provide information on college costs and ways to pay for college, including financial aid programs available from the federal and state governments, strategies and tips for applying for financial aid, what to expect during the process, how to assess financial aid offers, scholarships and budgeting strategies. The workshop will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Whitaker Campus Center. Registering is appreciated, but not required. The inclement weather date will be Thursday, January 15th at the same time.

Spring Break Extended Visit Opportunities

Register online for one of our extended weekday visit options, available Monday through Friday. In addition to our 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. weekday visit times, we will be offering arrival times at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  The visit will include an admission presentation and student-led campus tour. Please register one week in advance.

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 Strawn Cottage and are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on select weekends.

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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