All Student Policies

    The following policies are those applicable to all Hamline University students regardless of school affiliation.

    Click here to see an alphabetical list of all Hamline University policies.

    In accordance with the University Alcohol Policy and state and federal laws around alcohol use, and to support an environment more conducive to the educational goals of the institution, students will be held responsible for the following tenets of the Alcohol Policy.

    Amnesty (Good Samaritan) Policy for Student Drug/Alcohol Violations
    When assisting an intoxicated individual by alerting University staff (e.g. RA, residence professional staff member, Office of Safety & Security), neither the intoxicated individual nor those who seek help will be subject to formal disciplinary action.
     ITS has adopted the following policy on bandwidth use and copyright infringement.  
    In support of bicycle use as a means of transportation, Hamline has adopted the following bicycle policy. 
    The following building use rules are necessary to preserve the quality of our environment.

    Classroom and Space Reservations - Campus Wide Scheduling Blackout Policy
    This policy is to minimize conflicts when large campus-wide events happen. 
    Classroom and Space Reservations - Department Conference Rooms
    This policy is to define and identify the use of “department” conference rooms and how they are scheduled.
    Classroom and Space Reservations - Priority Booking Policy
    The purpose of this policy is to establish a Priority Booking List that enables the office of Classroom and Space Management to effectively schedule and prioritize space usage of large event and student learning/activity spaces on campus. 
    Classroom and Space Reservations - Rental Fee Policy
    This internal document is to establish policy and guidelines in determining a consistent approach to fees for the use of Hamline University property, partially excluding venues such as Sundin Music Hall, the Anne Simley Theatre and Athletics Facilites, each of which set their own fees. 
    The following section outlines the Hamline University Student Conduct Code and Conduct System 
    Hamline University has adopted the following policy regarding commencement. 
    Hamline University is committed to ensuring all qualified students equal access to academic and extracurricular activities. 
    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, was designated to protect the privacy of education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. 
    Hamline students and student organizations are free to examine and discuss all questions of interest to them and to express opinions publicly and privately. 
    Google Apps for Education Groups Policy
    To establish the approach Hamline University will use in the administration and management of Google Groups and to establish the appropriate use of Google Groups by the Hamline user community.
    The following procedures cover action by Hamline staff/faculty or misapplication of university policies, which adversely affects students. 
    Name change requests for current students must be made to the students’ respective registrar’s office. Hamline alumni can make requests to either their respective alumni or registrar’s office.  
    Hamline University has adopted the following policy regarding university authority and civil penalties.