• Admitted Students

    Admitted Students for Fall 2015

    Congratulations -- you’ve been admitted to Hamline! Here’s where you’ll find everything you need to know about being a Piper, from upcoming events to registering for classes to residential life. For more information about the admitted student process, contact your admission counselor. We are happy to help answer all your questions and are eager to welcome you to Hamline!

    The Essentials

    Consider your Financial Aid PackageYour financial aid package from Hamline University consists of merit scholarships, talent scholarships (requiring separate applications) and your need-based aid (requiring you file the FAFSAonce your family's 2014 taxes are completed). Your admission counselor is happy to walk-through the process with you. Contact the Hamline University Office of Undergraduate Admission at 651-523-2207 for more information.

    Submit your Deposit to confirm your enrollment at Hamline. The $400 deposit may be mailed to our office, submitted in-person, or paid online using Piperline. This payment goes toward your first semester's tuition and is NOT a separate fee. You may submit your deposit online through Piperline, using the ID and PIN that has been sent to you. If you have misplaced your login information, contact your admission counselor at 651-523-2207 or admission@hamline.edu.

    Visit Campus

    If you missed this year's Admitted Student Days in April, consider attending another one of our engaging on-campus eventsto help you make the best college decision for you. If that doesn't work, set up a personalized visit just for you! Contact the Hamline Experience Coordinator at 651-523-2014 with any questions.

    Check out the Hamline Class of 2019 Facebook Pageto learn more about Hamline and begin meeting new Pipers. Who knows... maybe you'll meet your future roomie!

    Piper Preview

    Piper Preview is the first of two mandatory orientation programs for first-year students (this is where students register for classes). After students make their deposit to Hamline they will receive an email which indicates they are able to register for this orientation by clicking any of the available dates below. You may attend any ONE of the following Piper Preview sessions:

    (Register by clicking a date below. Following July 31, please contact your admission counselor for information about orientation.)

    Piper Preview I: Friday, June 12th- Saturday, June 13th

    Piper Preview II: Monday, June 29th- Tuesday, June 30th

    Piper Preview III: Wednesday, July 8th- Thursday July 9th

    Piper Preview IV: Tuesday, July 14- Wednesday, July 15

    Piper Preview V: Wednesday, July 22- Thursday, July 23

    Piper Preview VI: Thursday, July 30- Friday July 31

    * For most-convenient move-in, students in the Institute for Academic Success Program are encouraged to attend Piper Preview VI.

    Flying in?

    Here are some popular transportation options used by current students:

    + Metro Transit Light Rail-- Take the blue line from the airport to the Downtown East stop. Transfer to the green line and depart at the University & Snelling Avenue Stop, just blocks from campus. Then the Metro Bus will take you from the intersection of University & Snelling (Bus Route 84) to Hamline's campus on Hewitt Avenue.

    + Call a cab-- there are multiple taxi kiosks and ATMs available at the airport.

    Please plan your transportation to campus accordingly.

    Student Schedule is available for downloadhere.Parent Schedule is available for downloadhere.

    Parents and Guardians are highly encouraged to attend the Parent Preview that takes places in conjunction with the students program. The Parent program is a great way to gain more information on resources for you and your students, meet other parents, and connect with the Hamline Community! This program is from 10am-5pm on Day 1 and begins again on Day 2 at 9:30am. Students are required to stay on campus. Parents should make other arrangements. As soon as students have finished registering for their classes on day 2 they are free to check out of their room for the night, get their ID picture, and meet up with their parents. Please contact Orientation and First Year Programs at (651) 523-2638 or firstyear@hamline.edu with any questions or concerns.

    For full details on how to register, contact the Admission Office at admission@hamline.edu.

    Piper Passages

    Piper Passages is the second mandatory orientation program for all new students at Hamline. Piper Passages will take place on campus September 6-8. Come meet current student leaders, develop new friendships, learn your way around campus, meet with a faculty advisor, and get your questions answered. Watch for email communications as we approach the fall semester.


    Incoming students must submit immunization records through Piperline. Please note that required immunizations include: measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), tetanus and diphtheria. Atetanus and diphtheria vaccination must be current within the last ten years. If immunization requirements are not meta registration hold will be placed on the student's account. Please contact the students' admission counselor with any questions.

    Health Insurance at Hamline

    All Hamline University undergraduate students are required to carry some form of sickness and accident insurance coverage, either your own or the Hamline-sponsored student insurance plan. If you are a domestic student, and you have your own health insurance coverage, you may waive the Hamline-sponsored student health insurance plan at the time of registration by entering your insurance company and policy number into Piperline. If you do not waive this coverage, you will be automatically enrolled in (and billed for) the policy sponsored by Hamline University. If you have waived coverage through the Hamline-sponsored health insurance plan, but wish to "opt-in" at a later time,you should contact Student Accounts at (651) 523-3000.

    Student Housing

    Housing information is emailed to all deposited students around April 1. The email will include information outlining Roommate Finder and the housing application process. Once you receive the information, feel free to begin the process. July 15 is the due date for selecting a roommate. Housing assignments will be made after July 15. Housing assignments and roommate contact information will be available August 1.

    Student Loans

    Apply for your loans by July 15 if you plan to utilize a loan to help finance your education. Please visit the Student Loan Programs website for help.


    Technology for learning at Hamline includes Piperline, Blackboard, your Hamline email account, and more. Find information specifically for new students about essential applications and technology resources on campus.