• 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 EVENTS

    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! 

    DIY HAMLINE PRIDE

    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!

    GLOW SCAVENGER HUNT

    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. 

    LIP SYNC COMPETITION

    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! 

    FALL FEST

    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.   

    HOMECOMING DANCE

    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

  • As one of the first co-educational universities in the country, Hamline University’s early alumnae used their education to become leaders in the American woman suffrage movement.

    Hamline University is again among the top colleges in the nation according to the latest rankings by Forbes.com. Rankings are based on graduation rate, academic success, student debt, student satisfaction, and post-graduation success.

    Hamline will again be in two locations at the Minnesota State Fair Thursday, August 25-September 5. Stop by the booth in the Education Building for a Hamline water bottle (limited supplies) and the Center for Global Environmental Education Eco-Arcade for kids in the Eco Experience Building for fun, free activities.