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Campus Life and Facilities

Hood Students Say...

Hood is located in Frederick, a town of 60,000 "near Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Annapolis, which all provide great urban environments for having fun." Downtown Frederick is "right off campus" and "provides good food, shopping, and socializing" as well as opportunities to "explore old historic buildings." The one drawback is that "Frederick st... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

401 Rosemont Avenue

Frederick, MD 21701

United States

Phone: 301-696-3400

Fax: 301-696-3819


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 79
Fire Safety Rating: 95
Green Rating: 61
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 50.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.hood.edu/campus-life/campus-safety/hood...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 56.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students

French, German and Spanish Language Houses
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:72
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:16
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:6
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:T.E.A. (Tolerance, Education, Acceptance) student organization www.hood.edu/campus-life/student-activities/student-organizations.html
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Black Student Union, International Club, La Union Latina www.hood.edu/campus-life/student-activities/student-organizations.html
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Blazers
Women's Sports Team Name:Blazers
Team Mascot:Blaze (horse)
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 22
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 12.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: Yes
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 85.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell Computer Corp. Apple Corp.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art gallery, child development lab, language lab, observatory, science labs, Hood History Museum
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