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Administrative Division


Proactive professional workers responsive to the new challenges of the times and interacting in a collaborative work environment towards a streamlined institution.


The vision statement calls and inspires the administrative sector to

  • enhance a collaborative work environment;
  • attain excellence in one's work;
  • be of service to the community;
  • promote justice, peace and integrity of creation;
  • live out the gospel values through prophetic dialogue.Council for Student Services (CSS)

The Council for Student Services is a coordinating body that takes charge of and supervises the student personnel services and programs of the university. It aims to bring about an integrated and well-balanced student services program congruent with the institutional goals and objectives.

Composition of the Council

Chairperson: Vice President for Administration

Co-Chairperson: Director, Guidance Services


  • Coordinator, Alumni Affairs and Job Placement Office
  • Coordinator, Athletics Office
  • Director, Campus Ministry Office
  • Director, Center for Community Extension & Development
  • Director, Health Services
  • Director of Libraries
  • Director, Office of Cultural Affairs and Development
  • University Registrar
  • Security Officer
  • Director, Student Affairs Office
  • Supervisor, Working Scholars Office

The Council for Student Services Guidelines

  1. The Vice President for Administration shall chair the Council for Student Services and the members are the different student service providers such as the Alumni Affairs and Job Placement Office, Athletics Office, Campus Ministry Office (CM), Center for Community Extension and Development (CDEV), Guidance Services Department, Health Services Department, Library, Office of Cultural Affairs and Development (OCAD), University Registrar, Security and Safety Office, Student Affairs Office (SAO) with Central Student Government and Working Scholars Office.
  2. The members of the council shall meet regularly to discuss office accomplishments, problems, other important concerns and recommendations.
  3. All office heads shall submit the annual plan of activities to the Office of the Vice-President for Administration at the start of the school year.
  4. An annual university wide survey shall be conducted once a year to gather feedback pertaining to the relevance of the various student services and programs of the CSS and results shall be utilized for further improvements.
  5. The CSS shall facilitate the dissemination of the school's services and programs so that students may be able to avail of such.

CSS Specific Functions

  1. Reviews and recommends for approval the policies formulated by any of the member offices;
  2. Oversees and coordinates all activities and programs initiated by the member offices;
  3. Monitors the progress of the programs implemented by member offices;
  4. Evaluates, at the end of the school term, all student service programs and activities in order to determine its congruence with institutional goals and objectives;
  5. Provides assistance to other student service areas in the school which may need resources and man-power in terms of undertaking service programs for students.

Vision of the Council for Student Services (CSS)

A well-defined organization, working through harmonious interpersonal relationships with students, with adequate facilities providing effective quality services.

Service Strategies/Values of the CSS

Total Human Development Through Integrative Quality Student Focused Services.


Formulate and

  • professionalism
  • commitment


  • efficiency
  • accuracy
  • punctuality

Integrative quality programs that

  • teamwork
  • creativity

Empathize with the

  • love
  • compassion

Needs and concerns of the students toward their total

  • sensitivity
  • authenticity

Development and

  • patience


  • perseverance

About the CSS Logo

The logo of the Council for Student Services (CSS) is composed of stylized human symbols: the circles for the heads and the respective bodies form the letters, C-S-S, which stand for the acronym of the council. The green human symbol represents the University administrators whose arms are on the back of the second blue human symbol; which represents the various offices in the University involved in providing student services; and the last purple human figure represents the students. The general shape of the logo conforms to the shape of the shield which outlines the University seal.

The logo symbolizes the interdependence, cooperation, trust, and support that the University, the Council for Student Services, and the students themselves share in realizing the vision educating Catholic Christian servant leaders.




A center of continuing partnership between HNU and the Alumni promoting enriching and benevolent endeavors of servant-leaders witnessing to the Word.


  • Strengthen avenues of collaboration between HNU and the Alumni;
  • Pursue programs to enhance opportunities for job placement;
  • Establish a center that is well-equipped to provide excellent service to the Alumni


  • To strengthen the inter-connectedness of alumni batches, chapters, organizations and groups;
  • To enhance active involvement of the alumni in various school programs;
  • To establish strong networks and linkages with the alumni through mutually beneficial and sustained endeavors;
  • To boost office services that can efficiently respond to alumni needs and facilitate alumni access to job-placement opportunities

Programs and Services

  • Enhanced Partnership with the Alumni.The strong bond between HNU and it students remains even after graduation. HNU and its alumni must continue to work hand in hand of the advancement of its mutual interests which include continuous self-enhancement and service to the community.


  • To strengthen avenues where HNU and the Alumni can continue to meaningfully interact and cooperate towards common goals


  • Support to the HNU Alumni Association-Tagbilaran, Inc. (HNUAA-TI)
    • Alumni Welfare
  • Inter-Batch Sports Tournament
  • Scholarship Program
  • Fund-raising Events
    • Outreach (Consumer Education & Empowerment)
    • Annual Alumni Homecoming & General Assembly
  • Assistance to Alumni Groups/Batches during Reunions and Special Gatherings/Activities
  • Updating of Alumni Directory
  • Processing of Alumni ID
  • Job Placement:HNU has to continuously pursue career guidance and employability enhancement activities. It also needs to strengthen links with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and with prospective employers and thus facilitate the dissemination of up to date employment opportunities.


  • To facilitate easy access by alumni job-seekers to current employment opportunities;
  • To equip graduating students with skills in job hunting through various employability-enhancement activities;
  • To help promote the program of the government in providing more employment opportunities and avoid the perennial problem of job "mismatch"


  • Active Partnership and Coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment
    • Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES)
    • Job Fairs
    • Special Recruitment Activities (SRA)/In-Campus Recruitment Activities
    • Labor Market Information (LMI)
    • Career Guidance in partnership with the Guidance Center
  • Linkages with Business Establishments
  • Employability Enhancement Activities for Graduating Students
    • "Job Knowledge edge Forum" for Graduating Students in partnership with the Guidance Center and the Society of College Seniors (SCS)
    • Info-drive on Job Opportunities
  • Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) in partnership with Bohol Employment and Placement Office (BEPO)-Office of the Governor



A center for sports and physical development and the venue for the student-athlete to improve in their chosen sports event as we expect them to bring pride, honor and prestige to the university.


The Athletic Office is committed to:

  • harness the potentials of the student-athlete for excellence in whatever chosen sports while in school.
  • inculcate upon the student-athlete the values of honesty, discipline, camaraderie, and the spirit of sportsmanship and fair play.


In pursuing such VISION and MISSION, the office endeavors to:

  • implement a wholesome sports program for the student-athletes in order to develop their sense of belongingness as one best intervention to turn them into productive individuals in school and in the community.
  • enhance their chosen sports through rigid training and frequent exposures to competitions side by side with their assigned coaches.

Services Offered

The Athletic Office serves not only to regular students and athletes but also to the Administration, Teaching and non-Teaching Employees and Staff of the university as follows:

1. Free use of sports facilities

  • acquire sports facilities and offer them free for the use of students, athletes, faculty, administration and staff

2. Procedure of proper use of athletic equipments and facilities

  • established procedures in the proper use, maintenance, control and safekeeping of athletic equipments and facilities

3. Direct sports activities

  • plan and direct sports activities within the university with the involvement of he faculty, administration, teaching and non teaching personnel

4. Coaches Services

  • involve the services of all coaches in minor and major sports activities in the university

5. Participation in tournaments

  • supervise and support the athletes' participation in tournaments whether it be local, regional and national in scope

6. Scholarship Grants

  • provide athletic privileges to qualified varsity athletes in the form of scholarships grants

7. Uniforms and allowances for Athletics

  • free competition uniforms, travel and financial subsidies including allowances during competitions

8. Free Medical Assistance

  • free medical assistance and health/accident insurance for the duration of an athlete's stay as varsity player.

Specific Objectives

  1. Encourage all the coaches and athletes to campaign for potential athletes involvement in the university's grassroots sports development agenda.
  2. Introduce concrete mechanisms and programs to widen the base in our search of athletic potentials in and out of the university to serve as our core of varsity players.
  3. The office, coaches and athletes should unite forces in order to go back to the basics in sports centered on values formation so that in 3 years or more we will find the best formed athletes as a result of this program.


  1. Tryouts for varsity membership, and regular practices of the athletes
  2. Departmental sportsfests
  3. Intramural Games for Basic Education and College
  4. City Sportsfest, Boholympics and Provincial Meet for Basic Education
  5. BSAA, Regional PRISAA, National PRISAA Games and University Games for Collegiate
  6. Awarding of best athletes honors for graduating students
  7. Summer sports clinic
  8. Participation in different invitational tournaments in different barangays and towns of Bohol.



A community of WITNESS TO THE WORD.


We commit ourselves to:

  • building and nourishing the Basic Ecclesial Community;
  • promoting Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation;
  • enkindling ones missionary Spirit; and
  • developing and enriching the culture of prophetic dialogue.


We aimed to:

  • provide spiritual atmosphere and animate the personal experience of God;
  • communicate and collaborate with various sectors of the community;
  • journey with community in living the call for mission; and
  • get involved in the formative and celebrative activities in the light of the Arnold Janssen Spirituality.


The Campus Ministry activities are categorized mainly in four areas, using the acronym LOVE which means for Liturgical, Organizational-outreach, Vocation-animation, and Educational-pastoral. Each area is patterned on the SVD four-fold characteristic dimensions namely; Bible, Communication, Mission Animation, Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC).

  • Liturgical activities (Bible or Scriptural based) are:
  1. Prayer Services - these include Blessings, Opening Prayers, and Creative Liturgies to start any activity.
  2. Celebration of Sacraments - the daily Holy Masses (requested or scheduled), annual Confirmations and Baptisms which are occasional yet urgent cases
  3. Novenas and Devotions- like daily rosaries at the Chapel, and Novena to our Mother of Perpetual Help every Wednesday, Sts. Arnold and Joseph every September, Cluster Patron Saints, Departmental Big Days and Flores de Mayo
  4. Taize Prayers- praises through chants and songs held every Friday at the University Chapel
  5. Pilgrimages, etc. - to the Shrine of the Our Lady of the Assumption in Dauis, and at the Birhen sa Barangay in Cogon Parish, and other Pilgrimage areas as decided and organized
  • Organizational-outreach activities (JPIC outlined) are:
  1. Linkages with other sectors - include dialogue with other cultures and religions in and out of campus
  2. Meetings with organizations - to initiate and plan activities in coordination with the different sectors in the Community
  3. Catechism in Public Schools - teaching basic knowledge of our Faith to the children in Public Schools and other specialized Christian communities
  4. Coordination with the Parish and the Diocese - for activities that involve us and need our participation
  5. Community Services, etc. - like outreach activities to the different sectors in the community as planned and scheduled by the organization/sponsoring team
  • Vocation-animation activities include:
  1. Symposia or fora on vocation and mission - usually conducted during the Vocation Month Celebration during the month of November
  2. Vocation Jamboree - where different Congregations come and visit Bohol to introduce the charisms of their respective founders and society
  3. Arnold Janssen Spirituality (AJS) - a reflection-seminar given to the employees and students reflecting on the life of St. Arnold Janssen and the founding generation of the Arnoldus family in relation to the life of Jesus, and the Reality-Relationship-Responses
  4. AJF Panagtapok - a biennial gathering of the spiritual sons and daughters of St. Arnold from Bohol - an act of gratitude to the gift of vocation
  5. Hearts on Fire ­- a Summer Youth Camp that animates the Personal Experience of God of the young people
  • Educational-pastoral activities (enhances Communication) are:
  1. Basic Ecclesial Communities- the HNU family is divided into small communities where they could have their personal faith sharing
  2. Talks and conferences on relevant issues - the office organizes fora in response to the issues concerning and affecting the world today
  3. Retreats and recollections - the former is given to graduating students while the latter to all Religious Education students
  4. Faith/Bible Sharings - done in the clusters where the members share their Personal Experience of God
  5. Leadership and Facilitating Skills ­- seminar that would enrich the talent and potentials of our young people before taking part in the bigger community.

Campus Ministry Student Organizations (CMSO): Nature and Involvements

There are six identified and recognized Campus Ministry Student Organizations (CMSO) which are categorized according to their respective apostolate. These groups shared common formations like the Basic Orientation Seminar, Basic Bible Seminar, AJS Reflection Seminar, and the likes though they also have organizational on-going formation activities including meetings and faith sharings.

In the area of Liturgy:

  • Acolytes and Lectors (CM-AcoLec) -Whether daily or institutional masses, the members are performing their duties and functions in assisting the priests and liturgical ministers during Eucharistic Celebrations and other Liturgical activities.
  • HimigDiwa (CM-HD) - To make the celebration of the Holy Masses more alive is the group's way of evangelizing. They also share their God-given talents in singing at our University Masses and at the St.Joseph Cathedral, 7:30 A.M. Sunday Masses.
  • Children of Mary (CM-COM) - To become imitators of the virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the vision of this organization and thus, organized the Marian devotions like pilgrimages, novenas and rosaries at the chapel and at the University grotto.

In the area of Organizational-outreach:

  • Catechetical Organization (CM-CO)- This group envisions to be active evangelizers of the Divine Word by rendering Catechism classes at Corella High School and at the Bohol Crisis Intervention Center (BCIC).

In the area of Vocation-animation:

  • Young MISSIONaries Club (CM-YMC)- To be active lay collaborators in the mission of the SVDs in Bohol and beyond is the vision of these young animators. In their own unique ways, they touch people's lives through letter writing to SVD Missionaries abroad, organize the AJF Bohol Panagtapok, Makibata, etc.

In the area of Educational-pastoral:

  • Student Catholic Action (CM-SCA)- As our arm and linkage in the Diocese, this youth movement envisions a formative and developed fraternal relationship of men and women as God's children. Their formation programs are Diocesan-based.



A center creating opportunities to the school community in expressing their social responsibility towards effecting change in the lives of the poor and marginalized


We commit ourselves to:

  • assess community's needs and resources
  • establish networks and linkages
  • engage in competence building activities
  • undertake self-sustaining socio-economic projects
  • involve and utilize human and material resources
  • promote moral and spiritual formation of the people
  • the integrity of Creation


We aim to:

  • forge partnership with NGO's, GO's, PO's and LGU's
  • conduct regular evaluation of programs
  • promote spiritual and value formation
  • help nurture the environment
  • organize groups which serve as community partners
  • assess needs and resources of both school and community
  • facilitate capability building programs to partner communities

7-Point Programs/Activities

1. Educating Communities

Programs that are founded on the values of fairness, equality, accountability, opportunity, choice, participation, morality, reciprocity and continuous learning., community development and facilitate people's participation in the issues that affect their lives.


  • To empower individual persons, groups of people and communities
  • To enhance people's capacity and capability
  • To facilitate people's participation in the issues that affect their lives
  • To enable the transfer of skills and technology to the people.


  • Seminar-Workshop on barangay planning
  • Seminar on proper hygiene and sanitation
  • Tutorial Classes (CommuniTeach program)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Basic Guidance and Counseling Seminar
  • Storytelling Sessions
  • Teachers Training Workshop
  • Computer Lessons to Teachers

2. Enhancing Local Livelihood

A program which is geared towards the economic development of household, community, and improvement in the income of parents that will increase in social, political and physical capital of families and communities.


  • To help improve the economic standing of each household
  • To eliminate poverty
  • To increase capability to send children to school.


  • The organization of Catarman Livelihood Association of Parents (CLAP)
  • Training on Basket Weaving
  • Cooking Lesson

3. Caring for the Environment

Caring for the environment is a program that is essential for any economy to sustain each economic development. This program is consistent with the national goal on the conservation and preservation of the environment as well as with one of the Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP) of the province.


  • To help conserve and preserve the environment
  • To preserve natural endowment for sustainability of Bohol Ecotourism destination


  • Mangrove and Tree Planting
  • Solid Waste Management Program
  • Promotion of the use of paper bags instead of plastics
  • Orientation on Coastal Resource Management and Climate Change

4. Inculcating Values

A Program which includes standard to assess, discriminate and pursue which is desirable, good and beautiful that strengthened moral fiber in returns create a stable resistance to deviance and a stronger defense against the pressing treats of secularism.


  • To instill to the people the right values through programs and activities.
  • To help save people's values and define their attitude towards life.


  • Advocacy Programs (on Environment, Solid Waste Management, Gender Sensitivity)
  • Dialogue with other religions and cultures
  • Mission Sending Programs
  • Mass Wedding, Mass Baptism
  • Prison Visitation

5. Supporting Basic Social Services

This program aims to help in the efficient delivery of basic social services of the government to the community. This includes good education, comprehensive health services, and accessibility to safe, potable water.


  • To help improve quality of life and aids in the reduction of incidence of poverty
  • To create productive human resource
  • To increase productivity and reduces water related cost


  • Feeding Program
  • Heat Caravan
  • Distribution of books to public schools
  • Health Teachings on Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Medical mission

6. Promoting Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage contributes to the present characteristics of society. It helps shape people's values and defines their attitude towards life. Understanding society's cultural heritage is important in every aspect of development, because culture influences people's way of life. It is in this context that the university places importance in the dialogue of cultures.


  • To help people understand society's cultural heritage
  • To instill in their minds the importance of the dialogue of cultures


  • Daygon, Pastores and Belen Making Contest

7. Networking and Linkages

A program that builds a strong partnership with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, church and civil society in implementing community development programs.


  • To link with other organizations and agencies in helping implement a better society.


  • Attendance of meetings with different committees organized by partner organizations
    • Participation in the different activities spearheaded by partner entities

Partner Communities/Schools/Entities

  1. Barangay Catarman, Dauis, Bohol
  2. Catarman Elementary School
  3. Barangay San Isidro, Tagbilaran City
  4. Barangay Dampas, Tagbilaran City
  5. San Isidro Elementary School
  6. San Isidro High School
  7. Barangay Taloto, Tagbilaran City
  8. City of Tagbilaran
  9. Provincial Government of Bohol
  10. Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  11. SMART Communications, Inc.
  12. Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP)
  13. Department of Trade and Industry - Bohol
  14. Justice and Peace and Integrity of Creation-Integrated Development Center (JPIC-IDC)


  • Tutorial classes to the slow learner pupils at Catarman Elementary School, Catarman, Dauis
  • School/Educational assistance to the indigent children at the Dumpsite Area, Dampas, District
  • Facilitation of outreach activities/projects of all colleges and the Basic Education Departments
  • Organizing of parents of the Slow Learner pupils of Catarman Elementary School
  • Organizing of student volunteers: (SCORE - Students Community OutReach Endeavors)
  • Operation Tulong: Relief Operations to Typhoon, Flood and other victims of calamities



A service-oriented center that empowers to holistically-developed students ready to assume Christian responsibilities.


We commit ourselves to the:

  • attainment of a well-balanced personality through self- discovery and self-acceptance;
  • enhancement of life skills;
  • development of individual potentials;
  • internalization of Christian values.


We aim to:

  • continuously create, develop and implement guidance programs and activities;
  • provide counseling services and information guidance to assist students in their life difficulties;
  • offer a variety of testing services as a tool for continuous self-growth;
  • integrate Christian values in all guidance programs and activities.


The HNU-College Guidance Services Department provides services to the students, administration, faculty, employees, staff, parents and the community in general.

I. Services to the Students:

1. Individual Inventory Service

This service involves the acquisition, maintaining and safeguarding of individual records of students. This consists of all the information gathered about each individual in school. It is usually in a cumulative folder where the data of each student is still kept in school. The individual inventory services systematically collect, evaluate and interpret data to identify the characteristics and potential of every client. The data can be used in proper diagnoses, predicting progress and behavior accurate placement and program evaluation.

Specific Objectives:

  • To provide the teachers with better means of becoming more acquainted with their students
  • To provide the teachers and the counselor with the information which enables them to ascertain students' ability and interest
  • To stimulate teacher's interest in the student as a person
  • To provide information to the counselor for effective counseling

2. Counseling Service

Counseling is inseparable from guidance. It is the heart of the guidance program. Guidance can be sought from counseling, aiming at provision of assistance that will eventually lead to a change of behavior as attitude. Counseling service assists the students individually in identifying, and understanding their difficulties. It aims at the development of the students as unique individuals.

2.2 Individual Counseling (with Failing Grades, Readmission, Referral/Special Case, Walk-in, Exit Evaluation and Interview Survey Form)

This is a one-on-one interaction between the counselor and the client. This aims to aid the clients in knowing themselves better, assist them to be more responsible in solving their own problems.

Specific Objectives:

  • To aid the students in knowing themselves better
  • To assist them to be more responsible in solving their own problems.

2.3 Group Counseling

Assist students in their difficulties through group interaction.

Specific Objectives:

  • To provide avenue for students to share their personal and academic concerns;
  • To help other students gain insights and find solutions to their problems;
  • To help students gain self-confidence, listening skills, and insights from the shared problems and concerns.

2.4 Individual Interview (Transferees-in/Shiftees/Transfer-out)

A one-on-one interaction between the counselor and the students. This is intended for the transferees, shiftees, and transfer-out students.


  • To acquire basic information of the student's background and personal information.
  • To enlighten the student's decision on his/her reason of shifting to another course or transferring to another school.

2.5 Exit Evaluation and Interview Survey Form (for graduating students)

This service is intended to obtain feedback about the school's curriculum and services through evaluating the students' awareness, availment, and the extent of the participation. The data gathered will help in the improvement of the school's curriculum and services.

Specific Objectives:

  • To obtain feedback about school curriculum and services.
  • Provide data for the improvement of school curriculum and services.

3. Testing and Evaluation Service - aims to appraise students' capacities and interests.

Specific Objectives:

  • To assist students in discovering their capacities, interest and attitudes;
  • To provide basis for academic placement and academic advising;
  • To furnish data to the counselor for counseling interview;
  • To provide students with data that will serve as bases for conference with parents and teachers about the ability, achievement and school adjustments of the children; and
  • To provide the administration with research data as bases for management decisions.

4. Information and Group Guidance Service

This service provides information using group procedures.

Specific Objectives:

  • To reach out more students through the use of group procedures.
  • To involve teachers and students in the total guidance activities.
  • To provide students with varied information which have direct application to their daily living.

4.1 Orientation Activities (For New Enrollees Freshmen & Transferees)

A one-day program intended for the newly-enrolled students aimed to provide basic information about the school, its vision, mission, goals and objectives and services. This will enable them to adjust to the new environment and to college life. This includes talks of the different deans and heads of offices and a plant tour around the HNU campuses.

Specific Objectives:

  • To provide students basic information about the school, its vision, mission, goals and objectives and services.
  • To enable them to adjust to the new environment and to college life.

4.2 Student Circle Session

A structured activity for the freshmen enrolled in College Orientation Course (COC) emphasizing on their adjustment to college life.


  • To orient and inspire them with the expectations and challenges in pursuing college education
  • To facilitate their need for belongingness by reaching out to oneself and others through self discovery and feedbacking.

4.3 Peer Facilitators' Briefing (Student Circle Session-SCS)

A session providing the facilitators with proper orientation of the SCS activity flow.


  • To acquaint them with the activity design.
  • To conduct workshop and dry run.

4.4Peer Facilitators' Retooling and Evaluation

An activity given to the peer facilitators at the end of every school year with forum and workshops on facilitating skills, work values and service.


  • To enhance their facilitating skills through empowering their strengths and recognizing their weak points.
  • To acquire a better understanding of the importance of service and their working relationships with their co-facilitators in the center.

4.5 Valentine Activity

An activity in celebration of St. Valentine's Day with students' participation in love letter and poem writing contest and sensible talk shows.

  • To enlighten the student's decision on his/her reason of shifting to another course or transferring to another school.

4.4 Exit Evaluation and Interview Survey Form (for graduating students)

This service is intended to obtain feedback about the school's curriculum and services through evaluating the students' awareness, availment, and the extent of the participation. The data gathered will help in the improvement of the school's curriculum and services.

Specific Objectives:

  • To obtain feedback about school curriculum and services.
  • Provide data for the improvement of school curriculum and services.

4.5 Testing and Evaluation Service - aims to appraise students' capacities and interests.

Specific Objectives:

  • To assist students in discovering their capacities, interest and attitudes;
  • To provide basis for academic placement and academic advising;
  • To furnish data to the counselor for counseling interview;
  • To provide students with data that will serve as bases for conference with parents and teachers about the ability, achievement and school adjustments of the children; and
  • To provide the administration with research data as bases for management decisions

4.6 Gabay-Buhay (Young Parents Support Group)

A special program for students who are either married or single parents.


  • To provide these students with support group to share their common sentiments and aspirations.
  • To assist them in their continuous development.


A support group for students with unconventional families facing the same dilemma in life.


  • Create a space to unburden pent-up emotions.
  • Support them in their psychological and emotional struggles in recognizing their self worth and dignity
  • Aid them in nurturing their spiritual well being.

4.8 Motivational Support Program

A program geared towards helping students with academic deficiencies and to empower students' ability and increase their willingness to participate fully in the process of self direction.

Specific Objectives:

  • Provide students the opportunity to identify the blocks in the home, school, personal, spiritual/emotional areas, which impede productive schooling;
  • Help students formulate key actions on how to cope with these blocks;
  • Encourage students to develop positive perspective towards studies and in dealing with set-backs.

4.9 Pro-life Program/Life is a Gift Only God Can Give

Human life nowadays is threatened and harassed by various forms. The close connection between the practice of contraception and that of abortion is becoming a very alarming issue. Divorce, Euthanasia, Abortion and Contraception, Total Population Control,Sexuality, Pornography and Pre-Marital Sex have become a "common" practice.

Thus, as a Catholic Institution, the Holy Name University through the office of the Guidance Services, in coordination with the Diocese of Tagbilaran had come up with a prolife program which is in accordance with the teaching of the Catholic Church gearing to uphold, promote and protect the dignity of human life.

Specific Objectives:

  • To help promote a culture of life by giving information on the preservation, protection of the sanctity of life and the dignity of family.
  • To increase awareness on the life-threatening issues and other alarming issues concerning the sanctity of life.
  • To give assistance through counseling to those students who are victims of the culture of death and how to correct this dangerous concept.

4.10 Drug Abuse Reduction Education Week

A regular program to educate the freshmen students on the ill-effects of prohibited drugs.


  • To empower students and help eliminate drug abuse in the community.
  • To enlighten them about the ill effects of drugs.

4.11 Job Knowledge Symposium

A symposium providing the graduating students with the necessary information and skills they need for job hunting and application.

Specific Objectives:

  • To introduce to the graduating students the basics in application letter writing, resume writing and job interviews
  • To orient them with the basic labor laws and policies
  • To inform them of the expectation, and qualification required by employees

4.12 Career Guidance and Recruitment

A program which is intended for other schools who would like to visit the university. This is done through a prior written arrangement between the visiting school and the university. Included in the program is the career guidance presentation and a campus tour.


  • To provide students a venue for a sound expression of thoughts and feelings on their understanding about love in different perspectives.
  • To help them internalize the significance of love in strengthening human relationships.

4.13 HNU-i Program for International Students

This is a support program to the international students of the university, focusing on their adjustment in school and in Bohol.


  • To foster their needs of cultural adjustment
  • To help them achieve socio-educational goals

4.14 Sign Language Literacy Program

This program is in coordination with the IDEA (International Deaf Education Association in Bohol) which conducts free American sign language training course for the beginners. This is usually offered not only for the students but for general public as well.


  • To provide a free basic American sign language open to all as a means to facilitate communication with the differently-abled individuals especially the deaf/mute
  • To develops students' interest in sign language so that they can freely interact with differently-abled individuals

4.15 KAISA Program (OFW)

A series of activities on helping children of OFW understand and cope with their unique situation.

a. Growth Sessions

A series of group sessions focusing on goal-setting, motivation and behavioral change with students who have excessive academic deficiencies.

b. Conference with Parents

A seminar focusing on proper parenting for parents or guardian of OFW children.


  • To help them understand more about the family situations on OFW'S.
  • To motivate them to do their roles and responsibilities as children of OFW'S.
  • To educate them on how to manage their finances.

II. Services to the Administration, Faculty, Staff and Community


  • Research and Evaluation Service.This service provides the administration with results on studies made out of the data collected through tests and surveys for the improvement of curriculum and services.


  • Counseling.The employees are assisted in identifying and under-standing their problems so that they will find realistic solution.
  • Seminars.These help the employees acquire more personal and professional growth.


  • Counseling.Parents of HNU students are encouraged to avail of the counseling services especially if it has relevance in under-standing their relationship with their children.
  • Outreach.These are related activities offered by the guidance services department to the community, different parishes of the Diocese of Bohol, schools - private and public schools through symposium and trainings.
  • Prolife Symposium - Basic Counseling Skills Training
  • Parenting - Stress Management
  • Team Building, and others


  • Orientation Activities for New Enrollees (Freshmen and Transferees)
  • Peer Facilitators' Briefing (for Student Circle Session)
  • Student Circle Session
  • Peer Facilitators' Retooling and Evaluation
  • Gabay-Buhay (Young Parents Support Group)
  • Kiddos
  • Valentine's Day Activity
  • Motivational Support Program
  • Pro-life Program/Life is a Gift Only God Can Give
  • Drug Abuse Reduction Education Week
  • Job Knowledge Symposium
  • Career Guidance and Recruitment
  • HNU-i Program for International Students
  • Sign Language Literacy Program
  • KAISA Program/Growth Session/Conference with Parents (OFW)
  • Research
  • Outreach Activities



A department with a strong conviction for the upliftment of the person's well being, coupled with Christian values and willingness to commit oneself in building Christian communities.


The Holy Name University Medical and Dental Clinic staff is committed to the:

  • value and safety consciousness and life preservation;
  • development of the physical, mental and social well being of the students and school personnel;
  • creation and maintenance of healthy environment in school, home and in the community.


  • To protect the physical well-being and to provide medical attention to the clients;
  • To conduct health education programs and other medical-related activities;
  • To create and maintain a healthy environment in school, at home and in the community; and
  • To acquire and maintain clinical equipment and facilities to ensure high professional health standards.


  • Students and personnel are required to fill up their medical and dental records in the clinic.
  • Students and personnel are required to present their school identification card whenever they avail of the services of the clinic.
  • Medicines are dispensed for immediate alleviation of an ailment or sickness and given only as an initial dose upon consultation. Medicines for maintenance, extensive treatment are not dispensed by the school clinic; hence, students and school personnel will be prescribed with the needed medication and are advised to purchase such at their own expense.
  • Services are offered if the physician, dentists, and nurses are available during official clinic hours and on certain institutionalactivities.
  • Annual physical and dental examination are conducted in the clinic.
  • The room in the clinic is intended only for the students and personnel who need for immediate medical attention.
  • Issuance of medical certificates for readmission requires an excuse letter from the parent or official guardian of the student who has no prior consultation at the school clinic.
  • Availment of dental services such as consultation, tooth extraction, and oral prophylaxis is on a "first come first served" basis. Students can avail of one tooth extraction in a semester and one oral prophylaxis in a school year.

Programs and Services

1. Health Assessment Program.Appraisal and evaluation of the health and lifestyle of students and personnel with an emphasis on education

Specific Objectives:

    • obtain baseline information about the students and personnel to identify future health issues.
    • provide the general health picture of the school.
    • identify and prioritize the health issues that need immediate action.
    • utilize the health status and demographics for the needs assessment.
    • ensure wellness and good health of the students and personnel.


    1. Periodic Physical Examination
    2. Medical Consultation
    3. Issuance of Medical Certificates

2. Dental Program.Provision of dental services which help promote and maintain good oral health of the school population through the prevention and control of dental diseases.

Specific Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of the importance of good oral health to overall health and well-being
  • establish adequate, accurate and up to date data for dental health
  • provide adequate dental health care for the school population


  1. Dental Examination and Consultation
  2. Oral Prophylaxis
  3. Tooth Extraction
  4. Issuance of Dental Certificate
  5. Referral and Recommendation

3. Primary Care Program.Provision of emergency services in case of injuries and sudden illnesses.

Specific Objectives:

  • Detect early signs and symptoms of illnesses
  • Provide preventive and remedial measure for simple and common ailments
  • Administer appropriate medication and treatment for ailments identified
  • Provide health guidance and counseling to students and personnel who need medical attention
  • Provision for referral of students with cases that need further diagnosis and treatment


  1. First Aid Treatment
  2. Referral System
  3. Immunization

4. Health Education and Wellness Program.Support and enhance the health and well being of students and personnel by addressing the physical and mental health needs as an integral component of learning, growing, thriving and succeeding and living.

Specific Objectives:

  • Provide learning avenues to develop health values of students and personnel
  • Disseminate health information in coordination with other health personnel
  • Provide the school population with updated and relevant health information and current health issues
  • Minimize the incidence of common ailments among students and personnel
  • Promote nutrition education and physical activity to ensure good health and maintain normal body weight


  1. Bulletin Board Display
  2. Distribution of Health Leaflets
  3. First Aid and Basic Life Support Training
  4. Health Counseling
  5. Seminars and Lectures
  6. Nutrition Education & Physical Fitness



An efficient and effective library system for all users and researchers.


We commit to:

  • update library collection;
  • upgrade library facilities;
  • offer extensive access to electronic information;
  • provide quality library personnel service; and
  • maintain conducive atmosphere of learning.


Guided by our vision and mission, we therefore aim to:

  • maintain a well-balanced and updated library collection;
  • provide functional library facilities;
  • upgrade library automation;
  • engage in formal education and to attend professional trainings that continues concern library management;;
  • improve the library's physical environment in the implementation of library policies.


In carrying out its information service function, the Library offers the following services:

  1. Audio Visual Service - the organization and circulation/ borrowing of AV materials and equipment for classroom and library use or for individual learning by the students and faculty through the Interactive Learning Station (ILS) where they can manipulate and preview the audio visual materials and equipment and access the e-resources.
  2. Circulation - lending, returning and reservation of library materials such as books and periodicals.
  3. Current Awareness Service- a service provided by a library to keep users up-to-date with information and recent development in their specific field of interest and areas of discipline (such as Bibliography making, Bulletin board display, Periodical routing, Book display and other related activities.
  4. Educational Media Center (EMC) Reservation- reservation on the use of the different EMC, discussion rooms, AV facilities and materials for teaching-learning activities and other academic activities.
  5. Library Orientation - an introduction to library system, which is given to students and faculty.
  6. Reference and Information Service- services to library users including reader education, meeting user's requests for specific information and assistance, and the management of librarymaterials and equipment.
  7. Resource Sharing / Inter Library Loan - activities that result from an agreement among group of libraries to share collections, data, facilities etc. for the benefit of their users.To avail of the Resource Sharing Policy of Bohol Libraries which is participated by eight (8) colleges and universities in Bohol, a student may secure an endorsement letter from the DOLs' Office and Resource Sharing fee of P50.00 will be paid to the school the user is going to visit.
  8. EMC Technical Services- photo and video documentation for institutional activities and special school-related activities upon request; maintenance of all AV facilities circulated for classroom and laboratory use and printing, scanning and duplication of library materials for inter office request.



A Catholic institution actively taking leadership role in developing culturally-sensitive servant leaders with a deep sense of heritage and commitment to excellence in all its endeavors


We commit ourselves to:

  • Making HNU a proactive leader in cultural development within and outside the campus;
  • Evolving a dynamic and creative cultural life based on homegrown research on local history, heritage and artistic expression;
  • Providing a well-rounded program for total human development that promotes dialogue of culture, respect for ethnic diversity, integrity of creation and genuine amity for all peoples.


  • Make HNU a leader in the development of aesthetic and cultural heritage consciousness for all its students and staff;
  • Promote a well-founded sense of pride based on solid research and scholarship;
  • Provide scholarship incentives to students with special artistic skills as well as development opportunities to gifted students.


1. Aesthetic Development.Develop and Promote the Cultural Artistic Talents of HNU Students, Faculty and Staff


  • To develop and promote the artistic talents of students, faculty and staff


  1. Regular audition and training of Performing Ensembles
  2. Participation in Dance and Chorale Competitions

2. Cultural Exposure, Entertainment and Enrichment.Raise aesthetic standards by providing the HNU and Boholano community a Culture of Excellence through a wide range of Cultural Programs, Events and Activities.


  • To help raise aesthetic standards by providing HNU and the Boholano community a culture of excellence through a wide range of cultural programs, events and activities.


  1. Cultural Productions
  2. Special and Regular Performances
  3. Regular and Invitational Exhibits at the HNU Museum

3. Historic-Cultural Consciousness.Preserve and develop Bohol's Cultural Heritage


  • To help preserve and develop Bohol's cultural heritage


  1. Monograph-Writing Competition
  2. Research, Documentation and Collection of Museum Materials
  3. Heritage Games

4. Social Awareness and Responsibility.Be of service to communities and beyond HNU by sharing its cultural resources and services with them.


  • To be of service to communities by sharing cultural resources and services with them


  • Dance and Chorale Workshops in Public Schools (HEAT Caravans)
  • Performances at Catarman, Dauis (HNU Adopted Community)

5. Staff and Curriculum Development.Continuously enhance teaching skills of the Faculty and enrich their curriculum


  • To promote the enhancement of teaching skills of faculty and the enrichment of their curriculum


  • In-put/in-service trainings in Culture, Heritage and the Arts
  • Itinerary and Content Development of Faculty Tour



Service provider with efficiency, fairness and accuracy


  • Upholding sincerity in dealing with the clientele
  • Keeping service valuable in the light of practicality with just and charitable outlook
  • Instilling into life the spirit of joy in serving people


  • Render excellent service in carrying out the tasks through efficient and effective delivery system
  • Safeguard all vital records of the students and the institution
  • Put the clients as the center of services


  1. Evaluation
  • Checks student's credentials and other requirements upon enrolment
  • Evaluates student's academic records for purposes of determining credits and for graduation.
  1. Records
  • Provides information of student's academic records
  • Issues transfer credentials, transcript of records, certification on academic documents needed for employment, board/bar examination, scholarship grants and the like
  1. Electronic Data Processing
  • Prepares CHED required reports, teachers' class lists, and grade sheets
  • Prints student's class schedule and academic grades
  • Facilitates enrolment adjustment



Servant leaders working for peace and harmony of the people in the campus.


We commit ourselves to:

  • the provisions of the security and safety measures
  • the value of safety consciousness
  • the maintenance of a peaceful environment


We aim to:

  • provide security to the students and school personnel as well as all the properties of the school
  • conduct study on security development programs


  • Protection for students, personnel and property
  • Rules Enforcement Assistance
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Crime Watch
  • Contingency Measures


  • Emergency Drills (e.g. fire, earthquake)
  • Traffic Orientation Seminars
  • Drug Symposia/Seminars
  • Crime Prevention Trainings/Seminars
  • Disaster Preparedness Training


  • To promote and develop advocacy to the HNU community in addressing everyday risks and institutionalize education, preparing and supporting the university through emergency response policies that have components useful for disaster reduction and response
  • To increase youth awareness of harassment prevention strategies and resources and reduce all sort of criminal incidents and abuse among students
  • Educate student attendees about the dangers of alcohol/drug abuse and understand its consequences in school and legal implications



Servant-leaders with Christian values and integrity fully aware of socio-political realities to effect change which is responsive to the needs of the community


  • the development of a well-rounded personality;
  • the pursuit of practicing Christian values;
  • the continuous formation of student leader;
  • the conscientization of the socio-political activities.


  • design programs for the development of the total person;
  • get involved in socio-political activities


1. Formation of Student Activities for:

a. Student Development Activities

In our pursuit of molding students to self and social awareness, student development services are provided. It aims to give the students an avenue to hone their talents and skills with the goal of increasing civic participation and involvement.


  • To design an integrated program of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities;
  • To encourage students to be part of a recognized campus student organization where they could acquire and develop effective leadership and fellowship skills;
  • To maintain active relationship and develop goodwill with other institutions, companies, agencies and other sectors in the community;
  • To provide opportunities by which the students can enhance and actualize their learnings and insights in classroom discussions.

b. Student Involvement in Civic Participation and Advocacy

Education does not only train the physical, mental and moral faculties of students. It also teaches desirable qualities or behavior and character to prepare the students' duties in life. As an educational institution, we also rear our students for civic involvement and development of social responsibility.


  • To mold active students involvement and civic competence;
  • To enforce students' discipline, thus promptly following rules and regulations and accord due respect of the rights and privileges of fellow students, employees, teachers, administrators and other sectors;
  • To promote unity and cooperation among the different sectors of the community in celebration of special and significant events; and
  • To develop students' advocacies on SPEECH (Spirituality, Participation, Education, Environment, Commerce, and Health) thereby augment social responsibility.

c. Scholarship Program

To protect and promote the right to education and to make quality education accessible and available on the basis of intellectual and financial capacity. This serves as a realization to the underprivileged, giving them equal opportunity to an excellent education.


  • To instill in the students the value of education
  • To assist deserving students with the opportunity to pursue higher studies
  • To provide opportunities necessary to promote the right to education.

University Funded Scholarships

These scholarships are solely financed by the university. The school allocates an annual budget for the tuition fee discount of the scholars. These consist of the Academic Scholarships, Non- Academic Scholarships and Special Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

These scholarships are granted to deserving students with high academic performance who must maintain a specific average grade required by each scholarship program. This includes the following: Entrance Scholarship, Resident Scholarship, Fr. Alphonse Lesage Scholarship, Fr. Joseph Bates Scholarship, Campus Ministry Scholarship, etc.

Non-Academic Scholarships

These scholarships are granted to deserving students who are inclined to sports, music and cultural arts. It is also given to students who render either clerical or janitorial services to the university in exchange of their school fees. This includes the following: Varsity members, Diwanag Dance

Theater and Cultural Troupe, HNU Chorale, Band Members, etc. Working Students who are assigned either clerical or janitorial are also referred to as non-academic scholars.

Special Scholarship

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9442 otherwise known as Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, the university grants scholarship to economically marginalized but deserving disabled students. The scholar can avail a minimum of 20% discount on tuition fees.

  • AFP Educational Benefit System
  • Athletics-Varsity Team Members
  • Band Members
  • Campus Ministry
  • Diwanag Dance Theater and Cultural Troupe
  • Entrance Scholarship
  • Entrance Scholars Support
  • Fr. Joseph Bates Scholarship
  • Golden harvest
  • HNU Chorale
  • Persons with Disability
  • Resident Scholarship
  • Working Scholars
  • Bioslogia

B. Externally Funded Scholarships

These scholarships are funded by private individuals, or groups such as alumni associations, corporations, government and non-government organizations. The benefactors shall furnish the university a copy of either certification, letter of guaranty or MOA with regard to the assurance and mode of payment either direct or through endowment fund.

Direct Funding

The benefactors will pay the school fees of the scholars directly to the university either by installment or lump sum depending on the agreed term.

Endowment Fund

The benefactors will entrust certain amount of money through the depository bank of the university of which the interest thereof will be used to pay the school fees of the scholars. The benefactors reserve the right to renew or withdraw the fund when the contract expires.

Women's Affairs

There is in recognition to the role played by women in nation-building. We carry out programs and activities involving women-students for the promotion of women empowerment and for the expansion of their participation in productive activities.


  • To ensure the protection of female students from all forms of violence which might be committed in the campus;
  • To ensure women participation and representation;
  • To design and to conduct formation and training programs for the holisticdevelopment of female students in order to help them become well-rounded individuals.;
  • To effectively enforce school rules and regulations peculiar to the female students to cultivate role-modeling;
  • To ensure full integration of women's concern in the mainstream of development providing them with ample opportunities to enhance and develop their skills


  • Gabay Iskolar
  • Implementation of the Code of Discipline
  • Leadership Training and Enrichment Seminars
  • Validation of School IDs
  • Symposium/Forum
  • Coordinate and monitor the reservation of school facilities
  • Organize and recognize campus student organization
  • Monitor and regulate CSO, CSG and student publication
  • Facilitate in the screening, selection and recommendation of extra-curricular awardees
  • Information dissemination orienting new enrollees of the college policies
  • Social Awareness Programs
  • Implement policies on IDs and school uniform/appropriate attire are properly observed
  • Provide actions or means that will ensure student discipline
  • Recruits/Inform students of the available scholarship programs
  • Facilitate in the screening and recommendation of new scholars to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, VP for Admin/VP for Finance for approval
  • Facilitate in all of the needed processes like admission, billing, discounts, grades reports and the likes
  • Monitor and assess the academic performance of the scholars
  • Plan activities for the scholars for the enhancement of their scholastic performance.
  • Plans activities that respond the non-academic needs of the scholars.
  • Provide and maintain venues for the discovery and development of journalistic and literary talents of the students
  • Undertake activities wherein other students can acquire/gain knowledge and experience from their own peers (leadership training, immersion re-echo seminar)



Responsible and cheerful individuals imbued with positive work attitude


  • Providing quality service

  • Aspiring for academic excellence

  • Nurturing of one's holistic well being


  • Become an effective and efficient worker

  • Strive for academic excellence

  • Sustain the acquired Christian values for personal well-being


1. Janitorial Service

A working scholar is assigned in every classroom and other areas to maintain cleanliness and orderliness and some are assigned to do physical arrangements and provide facilities needed in a reservation done mostly during early morning as delegated and supervised by the working scholar supervisor.

Specific Objectives:

  • To take charge of the physical arrangement of school activities

  • To maintain the cleanliness of classrooms, offices and the school surroundings

2.Clerical Service

A working scholar assigned in an office performs delegated tasks in order to help hasten and lighten the load of work in the office.

Specific Objective:

  • To assist in the clerical work, do messengerial task and perform other related- office functions

3. Clinic/Lab Assistance

Working scholars in clinics performs tasks delegated only by the professional nurses and doctors while in laboratories they set up apparatus, distribute chemicals dispensed by the lab personnel and provide other needs of the students.

Specific Objective:

  • To assist the medical-dental and laboratory personnel in performing their respective duties

4. Library Assistance

Working scholars process, release books, magazines and periodicals and control exits and entrance doors of the library.

Specific Objective:

  • To assist the librarians in the processing, releasing and retrieving of books, magazines and periodicals.


  1. Orientation - provide information to the new working scholars about the school policies and other requirements

  2. Personality Development Seminar -to enhance the working scholars' skills in dealing with their clients

  1. Teambuilding and Leadership Seminar -to develop the leadership potential of the officers of the Working Scholars organization

  2. Social Gatherings - to enhance social skills

    a.Christmas Party
    b. Year-End Party.

  3. Arnold Janssen Spirituality Seminar -to expose and familiarize the working scholars about the spirituality of the SVD founder, St. Arnold Janssen.
  4. Recollection -to exercise the spiritual lives of working scholars.
  5. Basic Life Support Seminar -to train the working scholars about first aid and saving a life especially during calamities.

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