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    Hofstra UpClose

    Interested in becoming a Hofstra student-for-a-day? The Hofstra UpClose Program allows prospective students to experience a day in the life of a Hofstra student. During your visit you will meet with a current student who is pursuing a degree in your major area of interest. This student will act as your host for an “UpClose Look” to what student life is all about at Hofstra. Activities include, but are not limited to: attending classes, meeting faculty and staff in your area of academic interest, dining on campus and exploring opportunities to get involved in clubs and organizations.

    In college, it is common for students to not have class every day. Therefore, some of our majors have limited class availability on specific days of the week. If you are interested in one of the majors below, please consider registering for an UpClose visit one of the weekdays listed below. If these days do not fit your schedule, we will work with you to accommodate your visit on a different day of the week. To see our full list of majors, click here.

    Suggested days for select majors based on class availability:

    • Accounting: Monday and Wednesday
    • Biology: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    • Computer Science: Monday and Wednesday
    • Engineering: Tuesday and Thursday
    • Finance: Tuesday and Thursday
    • Journalism: Tuesday and Thursday
    • Management: Monday and Wednesday
    • Marketing: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
    • Psychology: Monday and Wednesday
    • Radio, Television, Film: Tuesday and Thursday

    If you have any questions, please reach out to us by emailing upclose[at]hofstra.edu or by calling 516-463-6700.

    Please note: Are you hoping to visit Hofstra on November 5 or November 11? We'd love to see you at College for a Day. This open house style event offers students the opportunity to sit in on a Hofstra class. For more information and registration, click here.

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