An aerial photograph of Hood's Campus with Alumnae Hall in the center of the frame

Discover Hood

Learn about our facilities, our state-of-the-art labs and discipline-specific learning areas. Meet our high-caliber faculty and explore our beautiful campus. We can't wait to say hello!

Andrea Chapdelaine

“Hello!” is more than a simple greeting—it represents the warm, welcoming atmosphere here at Hood College. Saying hello is a time-honored Hood tradition that reflects our spirit of inclusivity and belonging. On behalf of the entire Hood community, Hello! Welcome to your new home!

President Chapdelaine

Four Columns

The four white Ionic columns that support Hood’s historic Alumnae Halldedicated by the Classes of 1915, 1916, 1917 and 1918define the spirit and principles of a Hood education. Each column is named for a core value.

  • Hope: To believe that everyone can have a positive impact on the world and that education is instrumental in creating and sustaining hope.
  • Opportunity: To fully use one’s talents and skills to realize professional and personal achievement and to help create and realize opportunities for others.
  • Obligation: To fulfill personal and professional responsibilities with integrity and to be a responsible steward and servant to the betterment of others and this world.
  • Democracy: To embrace diversity, foster freedom of thought and expression, and to promote engaged citizenship both in self and others
A group of students at Commencement


...of the Class of 2022 has found full-time employment or enrolled in graduate school.

Student holding a camera

Live Webcam

Take a live look at the entrance of our campus center and the residential quad.