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Next Steps - Accepted Bachelor's Degree Completion Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to HNU! Here are your next steps.

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We're excited that you will soon be joining the HNU community! Below you will find helpful information to make finishing your degree at HNU as smooth as possible. Be sure to watch your mail and email for more details. See you soon!

Next Steps

Submit your Enrollment Deposit

Submit your $100 enrollment deposit through your Holy Names application portal as soon as you decide to attend HNU. Your enrollment deposit secures your spot at HNU.

Submit your Financial Aid Application

Submitting either your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or California Dream Act Application helps us determine your eligibility for grants, scholarships, and additional financial aid. We can’t issue a financial aid award letter until you file your application, so get it in as soon as you can!

Submit your Official Transcripts

If you haven’t already, have official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities you attended sent directly to:

Holy Names University
Office of Undergraduate Admission
3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619

You may want to request your transcripts through Parchment, Inc., a credential request company that can assist you in sending electronic transcripts and other credentials directly to Holy Names University from other colleges and universities.

Sign your Financial Agreement

Check your HNU email for your financial agreement.  Summer and Fall agreements are not available prior to the week of March 15.  If this date has passed and you have not yet received your financial agreement please reach out to student accounts. This needs to be signed and returned before you are able to register for classes.

Sign up for your math placement assessment (if applicable)

You may be required to take the ALEKS mathematics placement assessment.  Results will help you and your academic advisor determine your math preparedness and choose the most appropriate courses for you.

Meet with an academic advisor

All incoming students must meet with an academic advisor. To schedule your appointment (to be held in-person or over the phone), visit

Register for Classes

Log in to Hawk’s Edge to register for classes recommended to you by your academic advisor. This guide can help.

Attend BDC/Grad Orientation

Summer 2021 students save the evening of Thursday, May 13, 2021. Fall 2021 students save the date of Saturday, August 21, 2021. You will receive an email with your event invitation and more information. Meet your fellow students, along with HNU deans, alumni, and staff who will prepare you for a successful journey to graduation.