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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

 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 click here or call 301-696-3400.

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.

April 22
April 29

Spring Break 2017 Extended Visit Options

April 10 through April 21 we will offer extended weekday visit options, available Monday through Friday. In addition to our regular morning and afternoon weekday visit times, we will be offering additional tour and interview. Each visit will include an admission interview and student-led campus tour. 

Click here to learn more and register!

Transfer Advising Days

Visit Hood College’s campus and have your college transcript(s) unofficially evaluated by one of our transfer counselors. During your visit you will also be able to:

Tour Hood’s beautiful campus (tours leave at 10am and 2 pm);
Learn about the Financial Aid Process; and
Have you questions about the transfer process answered.

Friday, March 24
Friday, April 10

Transfer Student Instant Admission Days

Instant Admission Day for undergraduate transfer students is the opportunity to have your application materials reviewed for general admission consideration to Hood College for the Fall 2017 semester. Qualified students will receive an offer of admission prior to leaving campus! Please review the following guidelines before registering for an appointment: 

A qualified student will be seeking general admission for Fall 2017, only;
A student’s application for Fall 2017 admission must be submitted 2 days prior to the instant admission date you register for. The application can be found at;
A qualified student is interested in completing a B.A. or a B.S. degree;
A GPA of 2.5 or higher is encouraged;
A student must bring an unopened/sealed official transcript(s) for all colleges and universities attended or confirm that official transcript(s)s are on file in the Office of Admission prior to registering for an appointment;
All decisions are contingent upon the receipt of the final, official college transcript.

Friday, March 31
Friday, April 21

Admitted Students' Day: Saturday, April 8, 2017

This event is exclusively for students who have been admitted to Hood College and is an opportunity to learn more about what it means to be a part of our thriving college community.  During this program, students will have an opportunity to meet other members of the Class of 2021 and other incoming transfer students, experience our academics through two mini sessions (of your choice), attend a showcase of student clubs and organizations, take an inside look at the campus and residence halls, meet with and talk to faculty members and much more.  Representatives from financial aid, admission, orientation and many other campus and student service offices will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Learn even more and register 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 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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