• Homecoming Week

    Homecoming: October 2 - October 8, 2016

    Homecoming Week isn't just for alumni, it is the time of the year when current students go the extra mile to show their school spirit and celebrate the Hamline community. Are you ready to join the celebration? Below is a schedule of many of the activities planned to help celebrate Homecoming. 


    HOMECOMING KickOff: Campus Decorating and Ice Cream Party

    Sunday, October 2 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Meet on the Anderson Patio
    Join the Homecoming Planners is decorating campus. We will be dividing into groups to chalk the sidewalks, hang banners, decorate doors, and more. Participants are invited to wrap up with an ice cream party.

    HOMECOMING T-Shirt Giveaway 

    Monday, October 3 | 5:30pm | Anderson Forum
    FREE Homecoming t-shirts will be given away at this event (limited quantities available; first come, first serve). More details to come! 


    Tuesday, October 4 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Anderson 304 
    Students who attend this event will have the opportunity to adorn sweaters and t-shirts with their own Piper-Pride-themed decorations! Supplies will be provided. Get your craft on!


    Wednesday, October 5 | 9:00pm - 10:00pm | TBD (Check back for more details!) 
    Students will compete to find the most glow sticks hidden throughout campus in this three-legged race. Prizes will be awarded to top-ranking teams! 

    Hamline Pride fine arts competition & gallery

    Thursday, October 6 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Anderson 112
    Students are encouraged to submit photography, traditional media, and digital media art to a new juried fine arts competition in celebration of Hamline and our community. Submissions will be on dislpay during this gallery event featuring free snacks. A jury of faculty and staff will select award recipients, and student attendees will have the opportunity to vote on a student-favorite. 


    Friday, October 7 | 8:00pm - 10:00pm | Anderson Forum
    The Lip Sync Competition is an annual Homecoming event. It gives students the opportunity to perform their favorite songs on stage, without having to worry about singing! Simply pick a song, register to participate and prepare your stage show! Contestants are judged on ability to lip sync, originality, appearance and crowd reaction. Guidelines for submitting will be posted soon! 


    Saturday, October 8 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Alumni Way
    Enjoy free caricature artists, henna artists, yard games and much more with our Hamline community -- friends & family, Alumni, neighbors, faculty, and staff. Fall Fest also features DISC GOLF and ARCHERY TAG -- a game of tag using bows and arrows (with foam ends). Come check out the various activities, and bring tennis shoes to run around in as you play disc golf and tag with your friends.   


    Saturday, October 8 | Following the football game | Kay Frederick Ballroom
    Hamline University Programming Board is hosting a glow-themed Homecoming Dance in Klas Center following the game. Come straight from the game, sporting your Piper gear, grab a glow-in-the-dark mocktail, and dance the night away to music provided by KDWB. No tickets required, but space is limited. 

    For more information regarding homecoming events, contact SALD@hamline.edu

  • Brian Peterson, senior associate director of undergraduate admission, is retiring at the end of August after 36 years at Hamline. A reception will be held on Tuesday, 30 August from 4-6 p.m. in Kay Fredericks Room to thank Brian for endless commitment to this university and its students.


    Results from the 2016 and 2015 senior survey are posted online. Students, faculty, and staff can log in with their Hamline username and password to access the data.

    Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an open house in Anderson Center Room 111 on Wednesday July 27, 2016 from 1-7 p.m. This is an opportunity for community members to learn and offer feedback about potential ways to improve walking and biking routes on Snelling Avenue.