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Diversity Programming


Perspectives is an overnight, weekend program for seniors from diverse backgrounds. This program is designed for culturally aware students who are intellectually curious and are potentially interested in exploring higher education at a Jesuit, liberal arts college. The Perspectives program provides a chance to explore the diverse environment Holy Cross has to offer, spend two nights in a residence hall with a current student, and explore the academic and social environment on campus.

Dates for Perspectives Weekend 2019 will be announced later this summer. Please check back for the dates and application.

If you are interested in applying, you must currently be in 12th grade or in your final year of high school. While completing your online application, you will need the following three materials: an unofficial copy of your complete high school transcript, your current senior year courses and a graded paper from your junior year English or history class. We have not yet begun accepting applications for the Fall 2019 program. The application will be available in the summer and will continue through late September.  

Meals and lodging will be provided free of charge by Holy Cross for all selected participants. Spaces are limited, therefore we will not be able to accommodate all applicants. Selected participants will be notified on a rolling basis in early October. 

If you have additional questions, please call the Admissions office at 508-793-2443. 

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