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Liberating the Spirit in Oakland Since 1868 - The Inauguration of William J. Hynes, Ph.D.

The Inauguration of William J. Hynes, Ph.D., as the 17th President of Holy Names University

Map, Directions & Parking

Holy Names University is located in Oakland, California, in the hills overlooking the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area. It is approximately a 22 minute, 8.47 mile drive from the Oakland Airport and a 37 minute, 27 mile drive from the San Francisco Airport.

Valley Center for the Performing Arts

Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA

The Valley Center for the Performing Arts (VCPA) is on your right at the first intersection past the main gate.

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The Valley Center for the Performing Arts parking lot will be open for public parking for the Inaugural event; in addition, there are additional lots around campus for your convenience. Audience drop-off and wheel chair access are also available.

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Community Service Day at Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt MapDownload a print-friendly Map of Campus
Service Day at Lake Merritt
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The HNU Community Meeting Site will be in
the parking lot next to the
Lake Merritt Boating Center
568 Bellevue Avenue
Oakland, CA

BART and Car Pooling is highly recommended. If you will be driving, recommended parking is Bellevue Avenue (B) on the above map. This is a 2 hour free parking zone, therefore arrival between 9:00 and 9:30am will allow parking until 11:00-11:30am.

HNU staff and faculty, please note: we will no longer be walking to the lunch as indicated on the previous edition of the map. VALET PARKING will be made available at the Lake Chalet Restaurant and will be paid for in advance by HNU.

Lunch will be served at the
Lake Chalet logo
Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
1520 Lakeside Drive
Lake Merritt
Oakland, CA

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