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Holy Names University

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We empower students to make positive change in their communities and beyond.

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In-person class meetings postponed

Spring 2022 Semester classes are currently fully-remote (except for nursing classes) due to the Omicron surge. The earliest any in-person class meetings would start is the week of January 31.

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Commencement 2022 will be on campus!

The Commencement Mass and Graduate Student Commencement will be Friday May 13, 2022. Undergraduate Student Commencement will be Saturday May 14, 2022. Each graduate will be given 4 guest tickets.

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