Our work is grounded in doing everything in our power to impact the lives of students and the institutions that serve them. Our company culture and values are based on six core equities that each Hobsons employee embodies:


We treat our customers like valued partners. Their success is our success; their goals are our goals.


We are constantly looking for ways to make our clients more successful, whether by evolving our current solutions or inventing new ones.


We stay focused on the education market and are seen as thought leaders by our customers, colleagues, and the industry as a whole.


We are passionate about education and believe that our work leads to better outcomes.


We take customer support to a whole different level. When our customers ask, we deliver.


We are visionaries. We are strategic thinkers who thrive on ambitious goals.

We are a proud supporter of PLAN, an international charity whose efforts improve education for young people in some of the world’s most impoverished countries.


Hobsons’ employees have travelled to Namibia, Nicaragua, Malaysia, Guatemala, Laos, Kenya, Vietnam, Bolivia, Ghana, Rwanda, and Dominican Republic to build vital educational facilities, attend the openings of new schools, and distribute necessary school materials.

“At Hobsons we believe that education advances and that it helps to create the world-changers of tomorrow. Through our partnership with Plan, we are able to live these beliefs and promote education around the world.”

Erin Garland
Program Manger (Global Chair, Hobsons Charities)

Hobsons was founded in 1974.

HUGS (Hobsons United Giving to Students) has partnered with Plan International to support educational projects around the globe.


HUGS does many fun events around the office to raise money for this cause, including: weekly fundraising beverage cart service, donut tasting, a Bake Sale on Wheels, a book fair, breakfast cooked in the office, and grilled cheese lunches.

Adopt A Class


Employees in each office also raise funds to improve education within the communities where they live and work. Through the Adopt A Class program, for example, our Cincinnati office has teamed up with an elementary school classroom to provide mentorship and friendship to students through various activities throughout the year.

We have offices throughout the United States, as well as the U.K., India, Malaysia and Australia.

“It's not just about making profit, it's about making a positive impact through better education.”



The H'Oscars are an annual awards ceremony recognizing Hobsons staff for their hard work & dedication to upholding our mission.

Our college and career readiness product, Naviance, is used by 9,000+ schools and districts.

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