Career Fair Overview

The Career Fair is one of the most anticipated annual events. Representatives from corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions will have the opportunity to acquaint students with their organization while recruiting potential employees.

Hampton University sponsors two career fairs a year: the fall career fair in September and the spring career fair in February. The fairs are open to all Hampton University students and alumni. For more information, contact us at 757-727-5331 or

All registered employers will be featured in the Career Fair Profile Book and provided an 8'x6" booth, 1 table, and 2 chairs. There is room to accommodate a 7"x 44" company sign. Your company display must fit within the booth. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided for all registered representatives. Breakfast is available from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM, in a designated area. Lunch is available at either 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, in the same designated area.


All major credit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover). A credit card payment may be made at the time of registration (online) or called in to the Career Center office at 757-727-5331. Checks are also accepted. Please make checks payable to: Hampton University Career Center. All checks must be mailed to:

Hampton University
Career Counseling and Planning Center
2 Frissell Ave
Hampton, VA 23668

All payments must be made before the career fair date of February 16, 2017. If this is not possible, payment should be made no later than one (1) week after the career fair on February 23, 2017.

Career Fair Participants

Please indicate during registration the total number of representatives that will attend the career fair. The day of the career fair each representative will be required to sign in to gain entrance to the career fair. After the fair, all signatures will be counted to determine final cost. If there are more representatives in attendance than registered, an updated invoice will be issued.

Refunds/No Shows

All refunds must be requested no later than February 2, 2017.

Any employer who registers and does not attend the career fair, without notifying the Career Center prior to the fair, will be charged the cost of a booth, food, an employer sign, and other administrative fees.

Network Connection

Employers who need internet access will have to provide their own laptop computer with wireless network capability. Anti-virus software with up-to-date virus definitions must be installed and active.

Advertising Options

Your company profile will be featured in the Career Fair Profile Book, if a profile is provided, when you register. A good way for students and alumni to become familiar with your brand is to include an advertisement in our Profile Book. We accept full page (Black and White) ads. All advertisements must be submitted to You can reserve your advertisement space by selecting the appropriate option in the "Registration Options" area in the registration form below. If you are purchasing advertising space, or would like information pertaining to multiple page advertisements, please contact us at 757-727-5331 after you complete the registration form.


Please ship your career fair materials so they arrive no later than the day before the fair. Your materials will be delivered to your assigned booth on the day of the event. Please make sure that your company name is clearly visible on each item shipped. Materials should be shipped to the following address:

Hampton University
Shipping and Receiving
Career Fair
3 Shore Road
Hampton, VA 23668

You are responsible for packaging your remaining materials and calling your carrier to arrange for pick-up.

Driving Directions

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On-campus parking is directed by Hampton University Police. Employers may setup as early as 8:30am.

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, you will be notified of any changes to the event.

Rental Car Companies & Car Service


If your representative is not the contact person, please provide them with a copy of this information.

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