Undergraduate Policies

The following policies are those applicable to all Hamline University undergraduate students.

ACTC Conduct Statement
When undergraduate students from one of the five institutions are on one of the member campuses, the judicial regulations of that institution apply to them.

Alcohol Policy
Students are expect ed to take responsibility for their own conduct and to comply with federal, state and local laws, as well as with Hamline University's policy, regarding alcohol and drugs use. Hamline University prohibits the purchase, use, possession, sale, transfer or distribution of illegal drugs, and being under the influence of illegal drugs, on university property or in university sponsored or affiliated activities.

All Student Travel Policy
This travel policy is design to cover travel by students with, on behalf of, or otherwise sponsored by Hamline University that is outside the Twin Cities Metro area (or approximately 50 miles away from the St. Paul campus). It requires that all student participants must sign a general liability waiver and provide emergency contact information to be held in a Hamline-based office for the duration of the travel.

Financial Aid and Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy: Undergraduate Students  Financial aid eligibility is based on satisfactory academic progress (SAP) standards that Hamline University's financial aid office is required by the U. S. Department of Education to establish, publish, and apply.

Four-Year Graduation Assurance
First-year students at Hamline University may enter into a partnership with the institution to ensure completion of their bachelor’s degree within four years.

Hazing
Hamline University does not allow hazing by any individual or group.

Health Insurance
All Hamline University undergraduate and law students are required to have sickness and accident insurance.

Honor Code: Undergraduate Students
Every member of the Hamline University community—students, faculty, administrators, and staff—is responsible for upholding the highest standards of academic integrity at all times.

Immunization
Students who do not comply with Minnesota immunization requirements will have a hold placed on their account, and they will not be allowed to register for a second term.

Student Media Board
The student press at Hamline University exists to give the students a vehicle for the broad expression of their views on matters of concern to them. In brief, it is a press governed by and for the students. It is free from censorship or advance approval of copy by the university or any part of it, and the editorial staff is free to develop its own editorial policy and provide such news coverage as it finds appropriate.

Student Rights: Undergraduate Students
Hamline University, by vote of the undergraduate faculty and student congress, endorses the principles embodied in the Joint Statement on the Rights and Freedoms of Students document drafted by several national associations. The purpose of this document is to apply to Hamline University, in practice, the principles outlined in the joint statement.

See an alphabetical list of all Hamline University policies.