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The HNU Parent Promise

Parent or guardian of an HNU student? Take courses toward your bachelor's degree tuition-free.

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Adult student
The fine print

How the program works

• The Parent Promise program is available to up to two parents or guardians per enrolled student.
• Parents or guardians may take up to two undergraduate courses at HNU.
• Parent Promise students are enrolled as Special Status students.
• No tuition or fees are charged.
• If Parent Promise students want to enroll in a degree program, then:
- Their course credit will apply toward an HNU degree.
- They will apply through HNU’s Office of Admissions.
- They will receive an accelerated admissions review when possible.

Any questions?

Contact us for support

HNU's Office of the Registrar can support parents or guardians that are interested in exploring this unique opportunity.

Contact Us
Office of the Registrar


Registrar's Office
Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 436-1133