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The Graduate School provides several opportunities for prospective students to meet with faculty and staff to learn how Hood’s graduate programs prepare students to go further in their lives, in their careers and in their communities. Once enrolled, new students are invited to orientations that introduce them to the campus, student amenities and faculty.

Individual visits

The Graduate School staff is available to meet with individuals to discuss educational plans and options. Schedule an appointment or email us at The Graduate School is located on the 3rd floor of the Apple Resource Center, which is adjacent to the Whitaker Campus Center. You can view the campus map to locate these lots. Appointments are available on most days from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Please note: The Graduate School is closed on Monday, January 21st for the observance of Martin Luther King Jr.

Parking on campus

Three campus parking lots are reserved for visitors: Whitaker Campus Center, Hodson Drive and Chapel. Visitors who are on campus for an open house or an appointment and plan to park in one of these lots, should print out the visitor parking pass and display it in their front windshield. You can view the campus map to locate these lots.

FITCI 15 Year Anniversary Celebration 

Wednesday, January 30 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Hood College Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall 

Register at https://15yearfitci.eventbrite.comThere is a $15 fee for the public

FITCI%2015%20Year%20Anniversary%20Celebration_0.jpgThe Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc., founded on the campus of Hood College, is celebrating their 15 year anniversary  Hors d'oeuvres will be served prior to the keynote presentation by Nick Irons. Irons is an ultra-endurance athlete, an award-winning author, founder of Iron Fitness in Bethesda, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He made national headlines when he became the first person in 70 years to swim the length of the Mississippi River.  Irons will speak about his life adventures and journey of entrepreneurship.

Graduate Open House

March 19, 2019

Register for the afternoon session scheduled for 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Register for the evening session scheduled for 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 

Whitaker Campus Commons

  • Meet with faculty
  • Tour campus and academic facilities
  • On-the-Spot admission decisions
  • Refreshments 


Admission Café Chat Room

April 2, 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

Register Today!

Admission%20Cafe.PNGThese online sessions enable prospective students to learn about the Hood College Graduate School and specific programs of interest—conveniently from home or work during their lunch hour.

Each webinar will provide an opportunity to engage directly with our admissions team and will include a brief presentation. Topics will include key areas such as program structure, curriculum goals, career advancement and more.