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First-Year Students

This is the beginning of your journey to becoming a successful student and empowered citizen. Let’s get started.

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First-year students

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Want to join one of the most diverse, closely connected campuses in the country? You’re in good company. Click here for clear directions.

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Holy Names University

Office of Admissions

Founders Hall
3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 436-1351
admissions@hnu.edu

First-year programs

Find your focus

HNU’s high-quality programs will prepare you to make a positive impact. Explore our many programs of study, and pick the one you’re most passionate about.

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Hit the ground running

Our First-Year Experience program will help you connect the dots from day one.

First-Year Experience
Student Life

You're all in

There are lots of ways to get involved at Holy Names—from joining a club to starting your own.

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Diversity

Bring your point of view

We have different backgrounds, perspectives, and stories to share. Join us, and add some beautiful new notes to the narrative.

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Connect with our community

Support

Our admissions counselors are here to help

Our counselors will help you smoothly navigate the admissions process. We’ll answer your questions. Assist with paperwork. And provide the encouragement and support you need during this exciting time.

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