• Pathway to Graduation 

    For undergraduate students 

     

    SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE GRADUATION APPLICATION (FORMERLY INTENT TO GRADUATE)

    The graduation application should be completed one year before you plan to graduate. This puts you on a list for important emails about commencement and senior events, and helps us help you stay on track to complete your degree requirements!


    RUN A DEGREE EVALUATION ON PIPERLINE AND REVIEW IT WITH YOUR ADVISOR 

    Do this each semester to make sure you are making progress toward graduation!


    FINISH STRONG SO YOU CAN GRADUATE WITH HONORS 

    Latin Honors will be awarded based on the criteria

    • summa cum laude: 3.900 GPA
    • magna cum laude: 3.750 GPA
    • cum laude: 3.500 GPA

    Talk to your faculty advisor about Departmental Honors. 

     

    GET A HANDLE ON YOUR FINANCES

    Complete Loan Exit Counseling - If you have borrowed federal loans (Stafford or Perkins) or received a TEACH Grant, you are required to complete Exit Counseling during your last semester. For links and instructions, go to www.hamline.edu/exit.  This must be done prior to graduating. The counseling session will provide you with valuable information about managing your loans and/or TEACH Grant as you enter repayment. If you have additional questions after completing your online Exit Counseling please contact Financial Aid at 651-523-3000 or finaid@hamline.edu

    Curious how much you have borrowed or need to pay back? Go to www.nslds.ed.gov to view the amount of federal loans you borrowed.

    Ensure that you have settled your student account with the Student Accounts Office. You will not receive your diploma or transcript until your student account is paid in full. Call 651-523-3000 or email studentaccounts@hamline.edu if you have questions.

     

    participate in commencement

    Commencement is a day of celebration at Hamline University. It is our opportunity to recognize you for your years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance as well as your family, friends, and faculty and staff members who have supported and encouraged you to achieve your goals!

    Go to the Commencement website for important information: www.hamline.edu/commencement.

     

    stay a piper

    As a graduate of Hamline University you will receive invitations to alumni events, and email updates to keep you informed of happenings at the University. To ensure you receive these communications, please keep your contact information up to date at www.hamline.edu/update.

    Visit www.hamline.edu/ActiveAlum to learn all the ways you can stay connected after graduation and be part of the network of Hamline Alumni!

    Contact the Alumni Relations Office at 651-523-2015 or alum@hamline.edu for more information.

     

    congratulations!  You are now a Piper alum!

    Diplomas are typically mailed out approximately 2-4 weeks after the terms ends and all requirements are met.