•  Homecoming Week

    Homecoming: October 6 - October 11, 2014

    Homecoming Week has begun. Are you ready to show you Piper Spirit?

    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.


    The Lip Sync Competition is an annual Homecoming event. It gives student 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. The deadline to enter the competition is 12 noon, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

    Register for the Lip Sync Competition HERE   

    Schedule of Events


     Monday, October 6, 2014
    Homecoming Kickoff 
    6:30 p.m., Anderson Forum
    This is a simple way to help ring in Homecoming Week! Free Homecoming Tshirts will be given away. Additionally there will be free cupcakes provided along with supplies to make posters in preparation for the game on Saturday. This event also marks the beginning of the week-long Student Organization Homecoming Poster Competition.

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 

     Homecoming Three-Legged Glow Hunt
    9 p.m., Klas Field
    Pair up and compete in a race to find the most hidden glow items on Klas Field. Prizes are awarded to the winners.  

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014  

     Dress for Success
    6:30 p.m., Anderson 112
    Here is your chance to get ready for the upcoming semi-formal Homecoming Dance by getting tips from fashion experts. Learn how to tie a traditional tie and a bow tie. Get information about quick and easy ways to do your hair. Make-up tutorials will also be offered. Is this stressing you out, no problem, free chair massages will also be available. 

    Thursday, October 9, 2014 

     PIPER-BLOW OUT - A Special School Spirit Dinner
    4:30 p.m., Old Main Mall
    Join Student Activities for dinner and fun featuring a dinner catered by Boca Chica! Dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. While enjoying the meal, enter the drawing for some amazing school spirit prizes, including BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE at the Annual Lip Sync Competition.

     Variety Entertainment featuring John Cassidy

     7 p.m., Bush Center Ballroom
    Watch this professional comedian, magician and balloon artist who holds several Guinness World Records for balloon sculpting speed, unleash his talent on campus!

    Friday, October 10, 2014 
    Annual Lip Sync Competition  

    8 p.m., Anderson Center (Seating begins at 7:30 p.m.)
    This annual event gets bigger and bigger every year. Join us to see who wins the trophy at this year's Lip sync Competition. Remember groups are judged on several things including the audience's reaction. 

    Saturday, October 11, 2014

     Piper Fall Fest
    11 a.m., Anderson Forum
    Students, alumni, families, faculty, staff and friends are invited to enjoy music, games, caricatures, balloon artists, face painting and much more. Included in this year's Fall Fest is the Piper March! Join a group of students, alumni and friends of Hamline in a march from the Anderson to Klas Stadium for the game!

     Piper Football vs. Bethel University

     1 p.m., Klas Field
    Show your Piper Pride at the Annual Homecoming Game and cheer on the Piper Football Team.

     Annual Homecoming Dance

     9 p.m., Anderson Center 111/112
    The Homecoming Dance is a Hamline tradition! Get dressed up and join us for mocktails and dance the night away. Tickets are required and will be available at the Rec. Desk, located in the lower level of Walker Field House beginning Monday, September 29. You must present a valid Hamline ID to receive your ticket. 

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



  • Those going to the Minnesota State Fair this year should be sure to stop by the Hamline University booth in the education building for new ways to connect with students, faculty, staff, alumni, prospective students, and the public.

    Dr. Marcela Kostihová, Associate Dean of our College of Liberal Arts for the past three years and long-time faculty member of the College, has accepted President Fayneese Miller's invitation to serve as Hamline's Interim Dean of the CLA. This appointment is effective immediately.

    The Wesley Center invites the Hamline community to the Hamline Midway Rummage Sale September 12-13 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. in Anderson Center Room 305. All proceeds will go to Keystone Community Services.