• Homecoming Week

    Homecoming: September 27 - October 3, 2015

    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. 

    Register for the Lip Sync Competition HERE  


    You may have seen lip sync battles on late night television or been a fan of the hit summer show! Now you can participate in Hamline's own Annual Lip Sync Competition.  Click HERE for the entry form and more information. 

    Student Organization Banner Competition

    Google form submissions due on Monday, September 21 | 8:00am

    Student organizations are invited to apply to hang a banner in the Anderson Forum during Homecoming Week. Selected organizations will compete via tabling in Anderson Forum for the honor of banner that most creatively advertises their organization, while also demonstrating Piper Pride. First and second place winners will receive funding for on-campus events, and will be announced at Fall Fest on Saturday, October 3. For more information, check out the banner competition application form



    Monday, September 28 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm | 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, September 29 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Anderson 304 
    Students who attend this event will have the opportunity to adorn sweaters and t-shirts that will be given away with their own Piper-Pride-themed decorations! Supplies will be provided.  


    Wednesday, September 30 | 9:00pm - 9:45pm | Klas Field 
    Students will compete to find the most glow sticks hidden throughout Klas Field in this three-legged race. Prizes will be awarded to top-ranking teams! 


    Thursday, October 1 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | The HUB (Basement level of Bush Center)
    Dinner for Hamline students will be served in the Bush Ballroom on Thursday. Comedian Zoltan Kasas will perform in the Hub following dinner. 


    Friday, October 2 | 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. The deadline to enter the competition is 12 noon, Wednesday, September 30, 2015.


    Saturday, October 3 | 11:00am - 1:00pm | Anderson Forum
    Enjoy free caricature artists, henna artists, strolling magicians and jugglers, and much more with our Hamline community -- friends & family, Alumni, neighbors, faculty, and staff. Fall Fest also features the Piper March, a community march from Anderson Center to Klas Field in preparation for the football game. Please be in Anderson by 12:15pm to hear the Piper March send-off, and to join the group as we head to Klas. 


    Saturday, October 3 | 8:00pm - 11:00pm |Anderson 111/112
    Grab your favorite outfit and put on your dancing shoes! Hundreds of students come to the Homecoming Dance every year. Students do not need to grab tickets prior to the event this year, but all students are asked to check in with their Hamline student ID cards, and register all guests at the check-in table at the event. Mocktails and light snacks will be provided.  

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

  • June 20-24, 2016 is Minnesota Private College Week, a chance for hundreds of prospective undergraduate students and their families to visit Hamline and Minnesota's 16 other private colleges across the state. Feel free to offer a friendly Piper greeting when you see these tour groups walking across campus this week.

    Looking for something to jazz up your summer? Come to the Summer Solstice Jazz Evening on Tuesday, June 21 at 4:30 p.m. on the Anderson Center patio with performances by the Hamline Jazz Combo and Debbie Duncan.

    The Sexualities and Gender Diversity Initiatives Office is still looking for student, faculty, and staff volunteers to represent Hamline at our Twin Cities Pride Festival booth or in the Pride Parade on Saturday and Sunday June 25-26, 2016.