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Student Clubs and Organizations

We welcome you to join a club on campus, or to start your own!

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Hello incoming Hawks! My name is Gustavo Garcia-Rojas and I am your Graduate Assistant for Campus Events and Students Activities in charge of our Clubs and Organizations on campus. We offer HNU students the opportunity to foster an inclusive environment where they are able to develop their leadership and mentorship skills through social, cultural, political, and special interest programs and activities. I invite you to take a look at our current Clubs and Organizations below. If you would like to get more involved or if you have an idea for a new club on campus, you just need 5 members to start one! If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me at garcia-rojas@hnu.edu.

Dance Force at HNU
promoting school spirit

Dance Force

This Club helps students express their inner dancers in a positive, welcoming environment that promotes school spirit and performing arts.

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HNU Folklorico

Folklorica at HNU

The purpose of the Club is to continue representing and promoting the diversity of the campus through Mexican folkloric dances. We educate participants about the history of Mexican culture and the interpretations behind the dances and outfits. Together we build a familia both on campus and in the surrounding Oakland communities.

Darlings

This Club educates students and community members about domestic violence and sexual assault, in an effort to promote a more open, equal, and consensual version of sexuality. This group forms a support system that provides students with resources and tools to make a difference and ultimately find ways to prevent the violence.

Hawks Student Athletic Advisory Committee (HSAAC)

HSAAC is a committee of student athletes that works to close the gap between academics and athletics on campus, including through their athletic-sponsored conferences.

HNU All-Stars

This Club is dedicated to promoting school spirit, and teaching confidence, character, athletic ability, and a sense of passion for HNU through cheerleading.

HNU Gamerz

This Club’s purpose is to promote a fun and educational space for anyone who would like to de-stress with others who share an interest in video games.

Latinos Unidos

The Club seeks to provide the Latino Students of Holy Names University with opportunities to embrace their culture, offer a support system, and continue to learn about the cultures around them.

Loud and Proud

The purpose of the Club is to provide a safe and inclusive space for LGBT+ students, queer and questioning students, and allies. We advocate for the safety and rights of LGBT+ students as well as foster an educative environment for Cisgender and Heterosexual members of the Holy Names Community on LGBT+ issues and culture. This Club also fosters an intersectional relationship with other clubs and organizations to further educate and expand connections with the LGBT+ community throughout the Bay Area.

Pacific Islanders Club


This Club promotes educational and recreational experiences that highlight the Polynesian culture.

Peace and Justice Club

The purpose of the Peace and Justice Club is to raise awareness about current peace and justice movements, and to provide students with opportunities to respond to the social issues that concern them. Additionally, we participate in liberating actions and empower students to act knowledgeably, peacefully, and courageously against injustices.

Red Cross Club

Blood drives at HNU

This Club assists Holy Names University in developing, encouraging, and implementing projects and services in cooperation with the American Red Cross-Bay Area chapter. We run HNU’s Blood Drives each semester.