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Learning at Hood

Where you'll get a more well-rounded understanding of how the world works

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Exploring Frederick

Where hip meets historic -- within walking distance of campus

Downtown Frederick
Carroll Creek

Downtown Frederick has a lot to offer.

58 restaurants, 8 food markets, 3 museums, 6 antique shops, 16 clothing boutiques, 18 art galleries, 4 performing arts venues, 48 specialty shops and 2 escape rooms!


Hood works cooperatively with many community partners to enhance the quality of life in the region.

Being a Part of our Community

College is about more than books

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The Hood Hello goes beyond good manners; it is the custom of greeting everyone you meet on campus, whether you know each other or not.

Featured Stories

Luke Staley

Luke Staley Urges People to Vote

Luke Staley Undergraduate Student

Junior Luke Staley discussed the importance of getting involved in local politics and voting in the midterm election, in which local positions are decided.

  • Law & Political Sciences
Brielle Rozmus

Meet SGA President Brielle Rozmus ’19

Brielle Rozmus Undergraduate Student

Brielle Rozmus is president of the SGA, captain of women’s golf, and serves as Hood’s delegate chairperson of Maryland Student Legislature.

  • Law & Political Sciences
Eric Gyamfi and Jacob Keith

Voting: Why is it Important?

Eric Gyamfi and Jacob Keith Undergraduate Student

Hood Democrat President Eric Gyamfi and Hood Republican President Jacob Keith discussed why the are involved in politics and why voting is important.

  • Law & Political Sciences
Hodson Science and Technology Center

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