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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 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 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.

Summer Preview Days

Summer Preview Days are an introduction to Hood College for students who are beginning their college search. On select Fridays this summer learn about the admission and financial aid process, take a tour of campus and enjoy lunch with current students, staff and faculty.

9:45 a.m.         Arrival
10 a.m.            Presentations on Admission & Financial Aid
10:45 a.m.      Campus Tour
11:45 a.m.       Lunch with Faculty & Staff

Friday, June 30
Friday, July 14
Friday, July 28
Friday, August 4
Friday, August 11

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 be able to:

Tour Hood’s beautiful campus;
Learn about the Financial Aid Process; and
Have you questions about the transfer process answered.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE VISITS ARE NOT FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED THEIR DEPOSIT TO HOOD COLLEGE. If you would like more information on registering for classes, please contact our Academic Services office at 301-696-3569.

Friday, May 19
Friday, June 23
Friday, July 21

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 two 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

Wednesday, May 31
Monday, July 17

Address, Summer Hours and Directions:

Admission staff are located in Admission House and are available Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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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