Get Started Guide Obtaining Your Hamline Identification Card Hamline identification cards are required for all students and employees.ID cards may be obtained at the Safety and Security Office. The ID card includes your Hamline ID Number and Library Code Using Piperline Piperline is the secure website that provides students, faculty and staff access to their personal information and records. To access Piperline, you need to know your Hamline ID number and Piperline PIN. Students get their initial Piperline PIN by mail from Admissions. Staff and Faculty get their initial PIN via email. Your Hamline Username Your Hamline Username is the account you use to access technology resources at Hamline like Blackboard, Learning House, your Google email account, the local network, the wireless network, File Access, or any computer on campus (computer labs, classrooms, or private offices). Your Hamline Username and Initial password are sent in separate emails when you begin with Hamline. The first time you login you will need to answer 6 predefined security questions which you will use for changing your password in the future. To change your Hamline password visit www.hamline.edu/password_reset. Please note that changing this password will affect all the systems at once, except Piperline Your Hamline Email Account Hamline University provides Google Email account, powered by the full Google Apps Education Suite. Staff and faculty as well as admitted licensure and degree seeking students are provided with an email addresses in the format of firstname.lastname@example.org. Using Hamline Learning Management Systems Hamline uses two learning Management systems: Blackboard and Moodle(Learning House). These are web-based systems course management systems that allow students and faculty to participate in classes delivered online or use online course components to complement face-to face teaching. Accessing Library Databases Bush Library offers students free access to diverse databases. Accessing library databases from off-campus requires you to enter you Hamline ID number or Library code. Computer Requirements Minimum computer requirements are intended to ensure that the equipment you bring to campus meets any software requirements placed on it for the current academic year. Computer Labs on Campus More than 150 computers are housed in computer labs across the Saint Paul campus. The main computer lab is in the Bush Library basement. Over 50 computers are housed in the computer labs located in Minneapolis campus rooms 23 and 49. Printing/Copying Equipment on Campus Printing/copying equipment is available in the computer labs and across the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses. To print/copy you only need to scan your Hamline ID card or log using your Hamline username and password. All printing is sent to your personal queue (SecurePrint), allowing you to release your job at any digital imager on campus. These printers also allow users to scan and fax.