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Veteran Students

Holy Names warmly welcomes veterans to our campus.

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Your skills and experience are highly valued here

...and in the workforce, too. Earn your degree and watch your pathways open.

Application process and Requirements Contact for benefits payments and financial aid info
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Veterans Benefit Information

Bethany Fitelson

Associate Registrar

Hester Administration Building
(510) 436-1131

Yellow Ribbon

HNU is a Yellow Ribbon school

The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions of higher learning and the VA to partially or fully fund tuition and fee expenses that exceed the established thresholds under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.

Learn more

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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Credit for Military Training and USAFI

Holy Names University is proud to act as a liaison between veterans and relevant VA agencies to ensure you're receiving all the available educational resources. HNU certifies enrollment for VA students in a degree-seeking program and grants credit for military training in accordance with the recommendations of the American Council on Education.