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    Graduate Student Orientation

    Welcome New Graduate Students

    Hamline University hosts graduate student orientation sessions twice a year before the fall and spring terms. All new graduate students are encouraged to attend. This is a great opportunity for you to meet other graduate students, staff, and faculty at Hamline! 

    You might also be required to attend an orientation for your specific program; please contact your academic department for more information.

    Jump to your program:

    Creative Writing Programs (MFA)
    School of Business (MBA & MPA)
    School of Business (MNM)
    School of Education
      

    Creative writing programs (MFA)

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
    Giddens Learning Center (GLC) Room 108W
    (Check-in will take place in the lobby of GLC and you will be directed to the classroom)
    View directions and a campus map. Parking is available in all campus lots after 4 p.m.

    Orientation is an excellent opportunity to meet your professors and fellow MFA classmates and get all of the information you need for a successful start to your program.

    • Orientation will begin with registration and a welcome from MFA faculty.
    • Orientation will conclude at the Creative Writing Programs House, where students will have the chance to meet current students and learn more about the program in a more informal setting. This portion is usually the highlight of orientation.

    Please RSVP by August 20 to aeide02@hamline.edu .  
      

    SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (MBA & MPA)

    Saturday, August 23, 2013
    MBA: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    MPA: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Minneapolis Campus


    View directions and a campus map.

    Orientation for all MBA and MPA students will be held at the Minneapolis campus on Saturday, August 23, 2014 (lunch included for MBA students). Please plan to arrive by 8:20 a.m. This mandatory orientation is an opportunity for students to meet faculty and staff, purchase your books, get your Hamline ID, and meet the other new students.

    Please RSVP by August 18 to hsb@hamline.edu.
    For questions, please contact Erin McCoy at 651-523-2325 or emccoy02@hamline.edu 
     
      

    SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (MNM)

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Robbins Science Center
    View directions and a campus map. Parking is available in all campus lots after 4 p.m.

    The Master of Nonprofit Management orientation is an opportunity for students to learn important information about student services and the MNM program.  Orientation allows provides an opportunity to meet School of Business faculty. The program begins at 6 p.m.

    Please RSVP by August 25 to hsb@hamline.edu.
    For questions, please contact Erin McCoy at 651-523-2325 or emccoy02@hamline.edu 
     
      

    School of education

    All new students in graduate and licensure programs are invited to attend an optional orientation.
    Monday, August 25, 2014

    View directions and a campus map. Free parking is available in all campus surface lots after 4 p.m. for this event.

    The HSE orientation will provide you with an opportunity to meet staff and faculty, obtain your Hamline ID, and participate in a campus tour.
     
    Please RSVP for this optional event by emailing your name to education@hamline.edu.