First Year Students

If you plan to live off campus, you will need to fill out the First Year Experience Form. Students who live off campus have the option of choosing a meal plan contract.

Meal Plan Contract

Holy Names University offers meal plan options to students living off campus. Campus Dining Services provides various meal plans for students during the Fall and Spring academic terms. With appropriate documentation, students with medical conditions may be released temporarily or permanently from the food services contract. Students may also be released pending extenuating circumstances that cannot be addressed by Campus Dining Services information on accommodations and waivers can be found by clicking here.


Connection Project

At Holy Names University we are committed to your success and to supporting you in your transition to college. The Connections Project is a comprehensive program that includes academic classes exclusively for first year students, upper-class peer mentoring, co-curricular opportunities and thematic Learning Communities all of which are designed to assist you in becoming a successful college learner and to connect you to HNU resources.  All new first year students are enrolled in this program and therefore are assigned to a Learning Community and a related Connections Project Class. Using the online form below, let us know your Learning Community preference. You will be assigned to one of the 3 or 4 Connections Project courses associated with that Learning Community. Click here for course descriptions.

New Student Forms

Connections Project Learning Community Form
Meal Plan Contract (optional)