Center for University Advising

Advising Resources for Incoming First Year Students

Welcome to the Hofstra Class of 2023! From orientation to graduation, the Center for University Advising (CUA) is here to guide you with academic planning and provide information regarding Hofstra's numerous campus resources. Your journey begins today!

Incoming First Year Student – Action Checklist

Sign up for New Student Orientation

Log onto the MyHofstra portal. On the homepage, click the “Register for New Student Orientation” button. Then, view your “Things to do before Orientation” checklist.

Take your placement assessments before attending New Student Orientation

After you sign up for a New Student Orientation date, log onto the MyHofstra portal, and visit the Blackboard app. Your placement assessments will appear under “My Courses”.

Complete Pathway to Pride before attending your New Student Orientation

Pathway to Pride is an online tool that will help you to learn about academic resources and registration at Hofstra, prior to your Orientation date! Log onto the MyHofstra portal, and visit the Blackboard app. Pathway to Pride will appear under “My Courses”, or visit

Follow us on social media!

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook at @HofstraCUA for important dates, deadlines, info about events, and fun stuff happening at Hofstra!

See you at Orientation!