Hamline Policies

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Registration: Graduate Students

Owner: Registration and Records

Pertains to: Graduate students

Description: 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.

Details:

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.

All Hamline course offerings are available at www.hamline.edu/classschedules and at www.hamline.edu/registrar/classes.

Contact Student Administrative Services at 651-523-3000 (East Hall 113) if you have questions related to registration.

Degree Program and Licensure Students

Register for master's and doctoral level classes on Piperline at www.hamline.edu/piperline.

Continuing Studies and Sampler Student

Registration is available by mail, fax, or in person in the Student Administrative Services office (East Hall 113, formerly Law and Graduate Schools building). Publications are available listing available courses; however, the most current are always listed on Piperline. Early registration is recommended as classes may fill. However, students may register for classes up until the first day of class as long as the class is still open.

Special Registrations

Special registrations such as independent studies, internships, field experiences, capstone, advanced practicum, personal assessment, and other individual projects require specific registration forms and approvals. The appropriate forms are available online or in the program offices. Prior to submitting a special registration, students should consult their advisor or a faculty member regarding the format of the project. Students approaching their capstone projects should meet with a faculty advisor for guidance well before the registration term begins. Most special registrations require the signature of the project advisor, and sometimes that of the program dean or director. The student is responsible for obtaining all necessary signatures before submitting the registration to Student Administrative Services.

Registration Processing

Registrations for all students are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Registrations received from students with registration holds will not be processed until the hold (financial or administrative) is released. For degree- and licensure-seeking students, a $50 late fee is charged when registrations are received on or after the day the term begins. This fee will also be charged if a registration cannot be processed by that deadline because of a registration hold (administrative or financial).

Maximum Credit Loads

The maximum credit load allowed for all degree programs (except Graduate Education MAT) is eight semester credits per term, unless permission is received from program dean, director, or faculty advisor. The maximum credit load for Graduate Education MAT students is sixteen semester credits per term.

Enrolling after the Class Start

Instructor permission is required to add a course after the class has started. Appropriate forms to add/drop are available in Student Administrative Services (East Hall 113, formerly Law and Graduate Schools building). MAEd learning communication students should contact the program coordinator.

Enrolling after the Class Ends

Instructor permission is required to add a course after it has ended. Registration requests received up to one year after a course has ended will be processed; later requests will be denied.

Confirmation of Registration

Students can check their Piperline schedules to confirm registration at www.hamline.edu/piperline. Students may request their Piperline pin by calling Student Administrative Services at 651-523-3000.