• Fall 2014 Transfer Student Orientation

    Welcome new transfer students! Now that you are officially a Hamline student, the Center for Student Success and Transition have a series of orientation programs geared specifically to you and your transitional needs. These orientation programs will help you, as new students:

    • Help you prepare for your start as a student
    • Become familiar with campus
    • Connect with your faculty advisor and other new students
    • Find out what it takes to be successful at Hamline
    • Understand your academic requirements to graduate
    • Develop a connection to Hamline's values and mission


    All three orientation events are mandatory for the respective incoming students.

    Part I
    Piper Preview

    Piper Preview shares information about important resources new students need as they transition into the Hamline community.

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Part II
    Piper Passages

    A one-day orientation program held just prior to the beginning the spring and fall semester.

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Part III
    One-on-One Meeting

    During their first six weeks at Hamline, all new transfer students meet with a member of the CSS&T staff to address individual questions and concerns.

    More information on one-on-one meetings will be provided in the summer.

    Register for Piper Preview and Passages.


    Our staff is here to support you and your family through this transition.

    Frequently Asked Questions >

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    Not finding what you need? Contact Cathy Carter at 651-523-2417 or ccarter01@hamline.edu.

  • Transfer orientation

    First step: Piper Preview
    Second Step: Piper Passages
    Third Step: One-on-One Meeting