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75 Things to Do Before You Graduate

There's no reason to wait for programming! Below are 75 things every student should do before they graduate from Hofstra.

  • Eat a cookie/ brownie at an Admitted Students Day
  • Enroll in a first-year cluster or first year seminar
  • Become an active member in a club or fraternity or sorority
  • Participate in the Discovery Program as a first year or become a Discovery Program Leader
  • Buy some Hofstra Apparel
  • Make a run to Target for last-minute shopping
  • Apply for a job through Student Employment
  • Cheer on the Hofstra Pride at a sporting event
  • Listen to the radio station 88.7fm WRHU, Radio Hofstra University
  • Fill up your reusable bottle at a hydration station
  • Take a class in Breslin Hall
  • Play pool in the Game Room
  • Take a trip to NYC through the Explore Next Door Trips (END)
  • Participate in Hofstra Celebrates the Holidays
  • Vote in the SGA elections
  • Eat a sampler platter at Hofstra USA
  • Meet your Advising Dean
  • Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Week programming
  • Enjoy a coffee at Dunkin’ on the Quad
  • Take advantage of Living Learning Communities
  • Experience Late Night Breakfast
  • Enjoy an awesome time at Music Fest
  • Know the Pride Values
  • Walk over the Unispan that connects Hagedorn and the University Dome
  • Create your own omelet at the Student Center
  • Watch an episode of Thursday Night Live on Hofstra TV
  • Check out the amazing exhibits in the Emily Lowe Gallery
  • Do laps in the Pool
  • Attend a weekend movie showing in the Student Center Theatre sponsored by Entertainment Unlimited
  • Visit and meet President Rabinowitz during his Open Office Hours
  • Share some #HofViews on social media
  • Work out in the Fitness Center
  • Attend a play in the Adams Playhouse
  • Admire student art work at the Form gallery in Calkins Hall
  • Study on the 10th floor of the Library
  • Read an on campus publication
  • Use a Zip Car
  • Participate in Heritage Month programming through the Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion office
  • Participate in a meditation group with the Student Counseling Services
  • Work towards being recognized at the Student Leadership Awards
  • Participate in an intramural sport
  • Participate in Stress Busters
  • Walk the labyrinth in front of C.V. Starr Hall
  • Apply for a leadership position on campus such as Resident Assistant, Welcome Week Leader, or Orientation Leader.
  • Enjoy an event at Hofstra USA
  • Participate in booth building leading up to Fall Fest
  • Watch a film in the viewing room of the Film and Media Library
  • Eat healthy at Freshens
  • Cherish Hofstra’s beautiful arboretum
  • Attend a job fair run through the Career Center
  • Study Abroad through Hofstra University
  • Attend an event put on by a club that you’re not involved in
  • Go inside Hofstra Hall
  • Take an unusual elective class
  • Play frisbee in Memorial Quad
  • Visit Calkins Computer Lab
  • Enjoy a Red Mango frozen yogurt at Bits and Bytes
  • Stretch out at a yoga class
  • Attend the Dutch, Irish or Italian Festival on Campus
  • Receive one free thing from a club or organization from a table in the student center atrium
  • Serve the community on an Alternative Spring Break trip
  • Check out the Stars on Sunday in the Hofstra University Observatory
  • Write an article for the Hofstra Chronicle
  • Check out the Hofstra Film Festival
  • Spend a full night in Axinn Library during finals
  • Take your yearbook picture
  • Register to graduate
  • Participate in community service through Habit for Humanity
  • Have lunch in the University Club with your favorite faculty or administrator
  • Ride the Night Shuttle after 12am
  • Pick up your cap and gown
  • Take a selfie with president Stuart Rabinowitz
  • Make a toast during the Senior Toast
  • Enjoy your moments with friends and loved ones because college memories last a lifetime!

#HofMemories Fall Social Media Contest

Document your #HofMemories for a chance to win Hofstra swag! Post photos/videos/boomerangs of yourself completing the items in bold. Be sure to use #HofMemories in each post. You must complete these items by the last day of fall semester classes.

It’s never too early to start! You can begin documenting as soon as you come to campus for Orientation!

*Social media account(s) must be PUBLIC in order to be eligible to win.

*Entries are only eligible on Twitter and Instagram.

*This contest is only open to first-year students, however, everyone is encouraged to complete and document their #HofMemories journey!

*Please email social[at]hofstra.edu when you have completed the list, along with a link to the social account you used to document.