Welcome Week

We're excited you're back on campus. Join us for Welcome Week!

Hood Hello | Monday, August 21 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 4-7 p.m.
Welcome back home to Hood, we’re so excited to see you! Have questions, need assistance, or just want to grab some freebies? Stop by one of our tables located in the Coblentz Dining Hall, Whitaker Campus Center, or Hodson on Monday, August 21 between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. to chat with Hood students, staff, and faculty.

Cupcakes for Commuters | Monday, August 21 | 3 p.m.
Welcome back, commuters! Stop by the Commuter Lounge on the second floor of the Whitaker Campus Center on Monday, August 21 at 3 p.m. to grab a cupcake!

Men's Soccer Scrimmage vs Frederick Community College | Monday, August 21 | 7:30 p.m. Kickoff
The Hood College Men's Soccer team will finish their preseason preparations with a scrimmage against local college Frederick Community College. Come cheer on your fellow Blazers in their first taste of college soccer in the 2023 season! Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m.

Student Organization Fair | Tuesday, August 22 | Noon-2 p.m.
Get connected at Hood College! Join us in the Whitaker Campus Center on Tuesday, August 22 from noon-2 p.m. for the Student Organization Fair. Chat with current organization members to find out how you can join in on the fun and learn how you can start your own organization.

Welcome Wellness Fair | Wednesday, August 23 | 3-5 p.m.
Swing by the Whitaker Campus Center to meet the campus and community partners that are available to keep you Healthy at Hood! Vendors include: Hood Health Services, Hood Counseling Services, Frederick Health Department, Go team Therapy Dogs, the Mental Health Association of Frederick and more! Prizes and snacks will be provided to attendees.

Whitaker Wednesday Kickoff | Wednesday, August 23 | 8 p.m.
Join CAB for the first Whitaker Wednesday of the year – BINGO! Try your luck at winning some amazing prizes on Wednesday, August 23 at 8 p.m. Interested in being a part of CAB this year? Email CAB@hood.edu for more information on how you can help bring the fun to campus.

Intramural Kickoff: Mini Cornhole Tournament | Thursday, August 24 | 1 p.m.
Join us outside on the Quad for a doubles mini cornhole tournament on Thursday, August 24 at 1 p.m. Sign up solo or with a teammate here: hood.ws/hc-cornhole23. If you sign up solo, you will be randomly paired with a teammate. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up ASAP to hold your spot!

FriYAY Mini Donuts | Friday, August 25 | 10 a.m.-noon
Celebrate the end of your first week with Glazey Days mini donuts! Pick from a variety of delicious donut toppings on Friday, August 25 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Whitaker Campus Center parking lot.

Color Fight | Saturday, August 26 | 4-6 p.m.
Represent your class at the Hood College color fight on the Quad on Saturday, August 26 from 4-6 p.m. The winning class will get bragging rights for the year! Be sure to wear white or light-colored clothing and something you don’t mind getting color-powder on for the color fight.