Admitted Student Day

Newly admitted students on Hamline campus

Picture your life as a Piper!

Get an inside look at Hamline during our Admitted Student Day events. Connect with your future classmates, explore campus life, and receive a special Hamline gift. Programming will include breakout sessions, campus tours, and the chance to hear from Hamline faculty, staff, alumni, and current students. How you spend the day is up to you; there’s something for everyone!

Diverse group of Hamline students sitting on a wall on campus

Event Info

Dates:  Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Anderson Student Center
774 Snelling Avenue North, Saint Paul, MN 55104



Schedule of events



8:30 a.m. Check-in and light refreshments
Anderson Center
9 to 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Day in the Life of a Piper
Anderson Center 112
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Session 1 (choose one from the following): 
  • Academics at Hamline – College of Liberal Arts
    Anderson Center 112
    At Hamline, Pipers receive personal attention from faculty members at the top of their field. Learn about Hamline’s core curriculum and unique award-winning approach to experiential learning and the liberal arts. This session will be led by Hamline faculty.
  • Academics at Hamline – Hamline School of Business
    East Hall 106 (Wells Fargo Room)
    Learn about Hamline's bachelor of arts degree in economics and its bachelor of business administration degree, which offers concentrations in many areas, including accounting, business analytics, finance, marketing, and management.
  • Campus Tours
    Depart from Anderson Center Forum
10:40 to 11:25 a.m.

Session 2 (choose one from the following): 

  • Campus tours
    Depart from Anderson Center Forum
  • Global Engagement: Study abroad and study away
    Anderson Center 305
    Want to see the world? Hamline has a wide variety of study away programs ranging from J-term and May term classes to semester-long and Hamline exchange programs.
  • Living on Campus
    Anderson Center 112
    Hamline's residence halls offer more than just a place to study and sleep! Learn about the opportunities to engage in residential communities and the benefits of living on campus in this session led by Residential Life staff.
  • Brunch in the Bishop's Bistro (begins at 11 a.m.)
    Anderson Center
11:35 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Session 3 (choose one from the following):

  • Campus tours
    Depart from Anderson Center Forum
  • Campus Resource Fair
    Anderson Center Forum
  • Hamline outcomes: Preparing for life after college
    Anderson Center 305
    At Hamline, 100% of our students complete at least one hands-on learning experience before they graduate. Many students experience hands-on learning through an internship based on their own unique passions and professional goals. Attend this session to learn more about how Hamline supports students as they explore majors and careers and navigate the job and internship search process.
  • Student involvement and leadership development
    Anderson Center 112
    Explore all the ways students can get involved on campus in this session hosted by the Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity Initiatives and Programs, Student Activities and Leadership Development, and the Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice.
  • Brunch in the Bishop's Bistro
    Anderson Center
12:25 to 1:30 p.m.

Explore these additional options:

  • Campus Resource Fair
    Anderson Center Forum
  • Conversation with a counselor
    Anderson Center Forum
  • Self-guided tour: Residence Halls
    Drew Hall, Manor Hall, Schilling Hall, Sorin Hall
  • Brunch in the Bishop's Bistro (ends at 1 p.m.)
    Anderson Center
1:30 p.m.

More to explore with special interest and self-guided tours:
Depart from Anderson Center

  • Self-guided tour: Residence halls
    Get an inside look at each of Hamline's four residence halls as you explore housing options at your own pace. Pick up a guidebook at the tour table before heading out. Student hosts at each hall will greet you, answer questions, and show you a room.
  • Self-guided tour: STEM/science
    Learn how Hamline's STEM programs prepare Pipers to be practitioners in their field by gaining hands-on experience in labs, collaborative research, and internship opportunities. Pick up a guidebook at the tour table before heading out. Then, take a walk at your own pace through Drew Science Center and Robbins Science Center to see the spaces and chat with students and faculty.
  • Special interest tour: Athletic facilities
    At Hamline, students stay active by participating in 22 athletic teams along with various club and intramural sports. Take a tour through some of our athletic spaces led by a current Piper.
  • Special interest tour: Backstage Pass to the Fine Arts 
    In this tour of Hamline's music, art, digital media, music production, and theatre spaces, learn how your education will prepare you to make a career out of your passion.

Can't make it? Schedule a visit.

As the national college decision day approaches, now is a great time to connect with admission staff individually to get your questions answered. In addition to our Admitted Student Day programming, the Undergraduate Admission Office will be open for individual campus visits as well as virtual appointments Monday through Friday and select Saturdays throughout March and April.

In-person visits will include a campus tour led by a current student and a meeting with your admission counselor to get all of your questions answered. Schedule your in-person visit.

If you can't visit us in person, we'd be happy to connect with you virtually. Schedule your virtual meeting.