In This Issue
Events From Our Office
Campus and Career Related Events
Important Dates to Remember

A Word from the Director 

"I would like to Welcome back all commuters and invite everyone to please stop by our office, grab some free coffee and tea while engaging in conversations with other commuter students." 

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Hello Commuters! 


We hope everyone is having a fun and successful semester. We wanted to reach out to you and tell you about all of the great things happening around campus. From informative events to career building programs, we're sure to have something that will strike your interest.  


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We encourage you to stop by our office in room 221 in the Mack Student Center anytime Monday - Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to introduce yourself! And please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions.



The Office of Off-Campus Living

and Commuting Student Services

221 Student Center




Parking Wars

Wednesday, September 21

11:15 a.m.

Plaza Room West, Student Center

At this event, students are invited to participate in an open dialogue on parking on campus, and receive information about where and when to find the best spots.


Do You Hear What I Hear?

Wednesday, October 5

11:15 a.m. 

Plaza Room Middle, Student Center

Noise travels fast! Learn how a small noise can sound like a drum line to those who live around you.


Internships for the Working Student - Live Internet Chat

Monday, October 10

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

You spoke...and we heard you! Our recent survey showed that commuting students are interested in career-related programming. We teamed up with The Career Center to present a live internet chat about how to obtain and maintain an internship while working part-time and attending classes. Please send us any questions that you have ahead of time so we can be of the most help to you to our office e-mail,


It's never too late to join the  

Organization of Commuter Students (OCS)

Please e-mail  

to find out more information. 



The Grand Reopening of Hof USA


Fall Festival 

Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25

Don't miss out on any of the fun festivities taking place this weekend! From concerts to BBQ's and more! Visit the website for the calendar of events. Be sure to come to our office, located in room 221 in the Student Center at 11:30 Saturday morning before the parade, and we will all head over together!


Fall Job and Internship Career Fair
Friday, September 16
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room, Student Center

The Fall Job and Internship Career Fair bring to Hofstra a diverse group of employers - representing a wide variety of career fields - who are seeking candidates to fill full- and part-time positions, summer jobs and internships. All attendees should be professionally dressed and have pleanty of resumes. A list of participating organizations is available at, and will be continually updated. 


Interview to Impress
Monday, September 19 
4 p.m. 
Career Center 

Learn the secrets of successful interviews! If you are a student who will be interviewing for full-time or part-time jobs or summer internships, this is an essential program to attend! This workshop introduces you to the different types of interviews and teaches you how to answer questions effectively. This workshop is mandatory for all Pride Recruiting participants. 



Zarb School of Business Internship Orientation

Wednesday, September 21

Common Hour (11:15am - 12:45pm)

100 Breslin Hall 

This workshop provides information about the benefits of an internship in the field of business, the most suitable time to take part in an internship, conducting a successful search, applying for an internship, and gaining the most from the experience. Learn about important resources to use in attaining an internship in fields such as accounting, finance, information technology, managemnt and marketing. Every Zarb School of Business major is strongly advised to attend. 


Communication Alumni and Interns: The Real World - A Frank Conversation
Tuesday, September 27
7 p.m.
Studio A, Dempster Hall  

Are you interested in a career in journalism, radio, television, film or public relations? School of Communication students are encouraged to attend this event to learn from alumni industry leaders and current interns about the most effective ways to present yourself on paper, online and in person, to stand out from the crowd. 




Here are some important dates to keep in mind regarding your classes; 


The last day to drop a course without receiving a "W": 

Undergraduates - September 28

Graduates - October 4


The last day to register or add a class is October 3. 


For more information, please contact Student Financial Services at (516) 463-8000 or visit their website. Their office is located in 206 Memorial Hall. 



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