Winter Orientation 2019

New transfer and first-year students are invited to attend our one-day orientation for Spring 2019. Winter Orientation is a day of events that is designed to introduce you to the Hofstra campus, the rigor of academic life, our rich culture and traditions, on-campus resources, and the exciting diversity of Hofstra and the community around us. You will have the opportunity to participate in social activities, athletics events, and trips to New York City. Get ready to become a member of the Hofstra community.

Winter Orientation 2019 is on Friday, January 25, 2019. Students living on campus will move in on Thursday, January 24, 2019.


Sign up for Winter Orientation at
You will need your Hofstra network ID and password. After you sign up, an email confirmation will be sent to your Hofstra email address within two business days with details on check-in times and location.

Check In
All students who have signed up for Winter Orientation should check in at the atrium of the David S. Mack Student Center located in front of the Hofstra Bookstore. Check-in begins at 8:45 a.m.

View the Schedule of Events

Get Excited!
Our student organizations and departments have planned many events, programs and activities to help your transition to Hofstra. 


Read our FAQ or contact the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement:

  • Phone: (516) 463-6914
  • Email


Friday, January 25, 2019



Mack Student Center Atrium
Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Phone: 516-463-6914

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