Hamline University1536 Hewitt Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284 U.S.A.651-523-2800
Alphabetical listing of all policies at Hamline University
Dishonesty of any kind in relation to academic work threatens the integrity of the academic enterprise and is prohibited at Hamline University.
Students who do not make satisfactory academic progress may be suspended at the discretion of the program dean/director and the faculty advisory committee.
When undergraduate students from one of the five institutions are on one of the member campuses, the judicial regulations of that institution apply to them.
This policy provides Hamline ITS with the ability to resolve computer
problems and to provide Hamline computer users with an understanding of
their rights under the use of Remote Access Software
Students wishing to enroll in degree program coursework must be either fully admitted to the degree program or admitted with conditional or special status.
In accordance with the University Alcohol Policy and state and federal laws around alcohol use, and to support an environment more conducive to the educational goals of the institution, students will be held responsible for the following tenets of the Alcohol Policy.
The following policy covers alcohol use at certain events on the university premises.
The following regulations and procedures cover student alcohol use in all areas of campus.
When assisting an intoxicated individual by alerting University staff (e.g. RA, residence professional staff member, Office of Safety & Security), neither the intoxicated individual nor those who seek help will be subject to formal disciplinary action. The Hamline University website provides online access to university and external information sources that support teaching, learning, and community activities, as well as the marketing and administration of the university.
This policy covers the use of the meeting rooms located in the Anderson Center.
The list of equipment not allowed in the residence halls includes, but is not limited, to: air conditioners, halogen lamps, water beds, charcoal and gas grills, hot plates, motorbikes, motorcycles, candles, incense, toasters...
Overview of policies related to attendance and assignments for graduate students.
Hamline University School of Law pursues quality legal education as a duty to its students, as a duty to the profession, as a duty to future clients of its students, and as a duty to society. For these reasons the Attendance Policy is established.
Students may audit master’s level courses on a space-available basis and with permission of the program office.
ITS has adopted the following policy on bandwidth use and copyright infringement.
You are responsible for determining the requirements for bar admission in the state in which you choose to practice.
In support of bicycle use as a means of transportation, Hamline has adopted the following bicycle policy.
Facilities Services has adopted the following building temperature policies in order to optimize resource efficiency and maintain employee and student comfort.
The following building use rules are necessary to preserve the quality of our environment.
Capital Purchasing Policy
To establish guidelines defining what constitutes a capital asset and the process needed for proper purchasing and recording of capital assets by the various departments
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Cash Receipts & Deposit Policy
The purpose of this Policy is to establish operational guidelines for cash receipts and deposits at the university.
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In the unlikely event that course enrollment does not reach the minimum, the course will be canceled. Students are notified seven days in advance.
The School of Law Code of Conduct contains the rules which shall govern any student enrolled in any course offered by the law school and the procedures to be followed in administering the rules.
In addition to the Hamline University Judicial Code for all students, student-athletes must be aware of the following behavior standards.
The following section outlines the Hamline University Student Conduct Code and Conduct System.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy regarding commencement.
In order to ensure the reliability and performance of software applications running in the computer labs, ITS has adopted this policy for all discipline-specific software applications needed.
Cooking is allowed only in kitchen areas in each residence hall or in the kitchens of the apartments.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy regarding graduate course credit.
Students must maintain the housing unit in a clean and orderly condition.
Procedures for response to death or serious injury of faculty, staff, or students
This Debt Policy Statement serves to articulate Hamline University’s philosophy regarding debt and to establish a framework to help guide decisions regarding the use and management of debt.
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purpose of this document is to expressly convey the delegation of authority (including Budget Authority) from the Board and President/CEO for Trustees of the Hamline University of
Hamline University is committed to ensuring all qualified students equal access to academic and extracurricular activities.
Hamline University will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on race, color, gender, ethnic background, national origin, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, religion, age, or veteran status in its employment or educational opportunities.
Disorderly conduct is prohibited and includes, but is not limited to, public intoxication, property destruction, disrespectful or obscene behavior, libel, slander, gambling, and conduct, which threaten the mental health, physical health, or safety of anyone.
Hamline University commits itself to inviting, supporting and affirming cultural diversity on the campus. All university programs and practices, academic and co-curricular, shall be designed to create a learning environment in which cultural differences are valued.
Hamline University is committed to promoting an environment that rejects substance abuse as an acceptable lifestyle, to helping individuals obtain help for substance abuse problems, and to encouraging individuals to make health decisions about alcohol and other drugs.
lllegal purchase, use, possession, or distribution of illegal or prescription drugs and paraphernalia is prohibited.
Effort Certification Policy
The purpose is to establish a policy and process for certification of effort by individuals who specifically work on grants awarded to Hamline University, in order to be in compliance with mandated regulations and grant requirements
Email Distribution Policy ITS and Marketing Communications Faculty and staff hold for updates hold for updates
All faculty and all staff members are required to use their Gmail email account for Hamline-related correspondence.
An ergonomic program addressing workstation evaluations is a part of the university’s commitment to our safety and health.
Students are expected to evaluate their current courses and quality of instruction at the conclusion of every course.
Hamline University Faculty Handbook: CLA, GLS, HSB, HSE
These faculty policies apply to all faculty members of the Hamline University School of Law
Hamline University seeks to sustain and improve its academic stature. Maintaining and improving the quality of the faculty is a critical means of achieving these ends.
Students are required to comply with directions and/or identify themselves to university officials or law enforcement officers acting in performance of their duties.
Forgery, falsification, alteration, or misuse of identification cards or misrepresentation of any kind to a university office or official is prohibited.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, was designated to protect the privacy of education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings.
Financial aid eligibility is based on satisfactory academic progress (SAP) standards that Hamline University's financial aid office is required by the U. S. Department of Education to establish, publish, and apply.
Because Hamline University is committed to ensuring that their graduate and professional students are successful in completing their degree programs, their progress is monitored on an annual basis and those not meeting SAP criteria may be placed on financial aid probation and eventually suspended from receiving financial aid.
The brochure Financial Policies and Procedures is distributed to new degree-seeking students.
All residents and their guests are expected to respond appropriately and immediately whenever a fire alarm is sounded or whenever severe weather requires residents to relocate to a safer place in the building.
Interference with, tampering, or misuse of fire alarms, emergency telephones, elevators, or other safety or security equipment or programs is prohibited.
Hamline University maintains a strict policy prohibiting weapons in the university community, including legal and authorized weapons.
First-year students at Hamline University may enter into a partnership with the institution to ensure completion of their bachelor’s degree within four years.
Hamline students and student organizations are free to examine and discuss all questions of interest to them and to express opinions publicly and privately.
Google Apps for Education Groups Policy
ITS Management Office
ITS Management Office
ITS Management Office
To establish the approach Hamline University will use in the administration and management of Google Groups and to establish the appropriate use of Google Groups by the Hamline user
This policy describes Hamline University's terms of service for the use of the Google Apps for Education services.
Registration & Records
Registration & Records
Grade Definitions and Grading Information
Grade Definitions and Grading Information
Grade Definitions and Grading Information
The following procedures cover action by Hamline staff/faculty or misapplication of university policies, which adversely affects students.
Hamline University's residential life office has adopted the following policy for residential guests and visitors.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy related to magazine submissions.
Hamline is dedicated to maintaining a respectful environment free from all forms of harassment, hostility, and violence. Any act that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably or substantially interfering with an individual's safety and security by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational or working environment will not be permitted.
Hamline University does not allow hazing by any individual or group.
All Hamline University undergraduate and law students are required to have sickness and accident insurance.
Every member of the Hamline University community—students, faculty, administrators, and staff—is responsible for upholding the highest standards of academic integrity at all times.
To establish policy and guidelines for payments made to individuals (non-Hamline employees) for services provided to the University through an honorarium.
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Hamline University has adopted the following policy on identity theft.
Students who do not comply with Minnesota immunization requirements will have a hold placed on their account, and they will not be allowed to register for a second term.
Acts of Intolerance
Acts that negatively target a group or individual because of their group identity or perceived group identity are prohibited.
Acts that negatively target a group or individual because of their group identity or perceived group identity are prohibited. Acts of
Hamline Board of Trustees
Investment Committee of the BOT
Establish formal yet flexible guidelines incorporating prudent risk parameters appropriate asset guidelines and realistic return goals.
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Keys and Access Cards Policy
Lost keys and access cards must be reported immediately. Keys may not be duplicated or loaned to other students.
Lost keys and access cards must be reported immediately. Keys may not be duplicated or loaned to other students. A los
Violations of any federal, state, or local law are prohibited.
The purpose of this policy is to establish procedures for the University’s response to reports of a missing student, as required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.
Name change requests for current students must be made to the students’ respective registrar’s office. Hamline alumni can make requests to either their respective alumni or registrar’s office.
The following policy outlines the guidelines for student use of Hamline University's network and the support limitation provided to student for resolving network connection.
The following policies and procedures have been established to maximize the use of parking facilities for the entire university community and minimize the impact of university parking on our neighbors.
No pets or animals of any kinds may reside in student housing except fish. Trained service animals for people with disabilities will be permitted upon written approval of the university.
No pets or animals of any kinds may reside in student housing.
Physical abuse, verbal or written threat, intimidation, harassment, coercion, sexual violence, or conduct which threatens the health, well-being, or safety of any person is prohibited.
This policy outlines the regulations Hamline University, its faculty, staff, and students, including student organizations, must follow in regard to political campaigns and candidates.
Out of consideration for the right of free expression, the rights of viewers, civility, tolerance, and respect, the following guidelines are to be followed when posting or displaying notices or information or when canvassing on the Hamline University campus.
Quiet hours begin at 10 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and at midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Quiet hours end at 9 a.m. each day.
Athletic or recreational games or use of recreational equipment are not allowed in the common areas of the residence halls, apartments, and houses.
The Hamline registration web site at www.hamline.edu/registration lists registration instructions, course information, an academic calendar for the term, and registration forms for degree and licensure students. Registration closes the day before the beginning of the term. Courses involving travel or other events may have earlier deadlines.
Faculty telephone numbers and email addresses will only be released with permission from the faculty member. Faculty members should inform their school or program office of their preference for release of telephone numbers and email addresses.
Hamline University acknowledges that students follow many different religious faiths and practices, which occasionally require that students need to miss classes for holidays on dates when the university remains open.
Hamline University has adopted the following judicial process for residential students.
Each student is responsible for all other posted or published residence hall policies.
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide information and suggestions for victims of such crimes. Hamline is committed to providing every possible assistance to crime victims.
This document is intended to assist university employees in managing restricted funds. Always refer to specific funding agreements, proposals, and university policy for clarification.
No more than four times the official capacity of a room may be in a room at any given time (example: 12 people in a triple or three bedroom apartment) for socializing purposes. For single rooms and studios, a maximum of eight people are allowed in the room at the same time.
Hamline University is committed to protecting the health of all who study, work, and live here. It is the university’s policy, therefore, to prohibit smoking in any public building on campus and within 25 feet of any building.
Students are not allowed to smoke in the residence halls. Smoking is allowed outside the residence hall at least 25 feet away from the building. Hookahs (or waterpipes) are not allowed in the Residence Halls.
Because social media is relatively new to many employees, here are some “best practice” guidelines to help you use these forums effectively, protect your personal and professional reputation, and follow university policies.
If your department is interested in creating an official user account for Hamline University on a social networking site, such as a “Hamline English Department” fan page on Facebook, the chair of the department (or a faculty or staff member with permission from the chair of their department) must contact the Public Relations department.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy related to faculty and staff personal use of social media.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy and procedure to ensure that both applicable licensing laws are met and that the overall stability of the university computing environment are maintained.
The student press at Hamline University exists to give the students a vehicle for the broad expression of their views on matters of concern to them. In brief, it is a press governed by and for the students. It is free from censorship or advance approval of copy by the university or any part of it, and the editorial staff is free to develop its own editorial policy and provide such news coverage as it finds appropriate.
Hamline University, by vote of the undergraduate faculty and student congress, endorses the principles embodied in the Joint Statement on the Rights and Freedoms of Students document drafted by several national associations. The purpose of this document is to apply to Hamline University, in practice, the principles outlined in the joint statement.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy on graduate student status.
Hamline University collects its policies that address sexual misconduct by and towards students into the policy listed below.
Hamline University is concerned with preventing the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol, educating students regarding medical and psychological hazards, and increasing student sensitivity to the ways in which substance abuse interferes with the rights and privileges of others.
All users of Hamline's technology are expected to observe the highest standards of responsibility and ethics. In general this means that an individual's use of technology should not infringe on the rights of other users, utilize an unfair share of system resources, or interfere with the normal operation of the computer system.
Theft of or illegal possession of any personal or university property or services is prohibited.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy on time limits for graduate students.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy on graduate student transcript requests.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy on transfer of credit/credit equivalencies for graduate students.
The Graduate School of Liberal Studies has adopted the following policy regarding transfer credit for low-residency MFA students.
Each student is responsible for removing his/her trash from the residence hall to a designated dumpster inside (Osborn, Peterson, and Schilling) or outside the building (Drew, Manor, and Sorin). Students who violate this policy will be fined $20 for each occurrence.
Unauthorized entry, use, or occupation of university facilities is prohibited. Students are not allowed on any university roof. There is a $100 fine for being present on a roof.
Hamline University has adopted the following policies regarding graduate student tuition and fees.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy regarding university authority and civil penalties.
The following policy outlines the process of reserving a table in the university center.
Willful and/or malicious action that results in damage to property is prohibited. This includes damage to personal property, damage to university property or facilities and unreported accidental damages.
This policy applies to the use of vehicles by Hamline University faculty, staff, students, and volunteers for Hamline University business. The vehicles may be owned, on long-term lease, on short-term lease (rental car), or they may be personal vehicles.
Hamline University does not tolerate acts of violence committed by or against any members of the campus community.
Possession or use of any firearm, explosive, weapon, chemical, or other dangerous item by university students and/or their guests on residential living property or at a Residential Life function is prohibited.
It is Hamline University's policy to conduct classes as scheduled, but sometimes winter storms or other weather situations are so severe that travel is impossible.
The Hamline University website provides online access to university and external information sources that support teaching, learning, and community activities, as well as the marketing and administration of the university.
Hamline University has adopted the following policy regarding withdrawal from a graduate course or program.
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