• January 2014 Orientation & Arrival

    Residency Arrival & Orientation: January 2019

    Residency Check-In

    All students need to check in before the residency begins. The check-in table will be located in the lobby of Giddens Learning Center (GLC) and will be staffed the following times: 

    • Thursday, July 11, 1:00 - 1:15 pm (new students) 
    • Friday, July 12, 12:00 - 12:30 pm (returning students)


    New students attend an orientation on the Thursday before the official Friday start of the residency. At orientation you’ll receive a comprehensive overview of the MFAC Program. Students will have a chance to hear from faculty, staff and current students about how it all works and what to expect from the experience. Orientation also includes a thorough campus tour and introduction to student services, including the Library and Information Technology Services. Check your Hamline email for more information.  


    • New students: Orientation will begin at 1:15 pm on Thursday, January 11, in room 100E of the Giddens Learning Center (GLC). 


    Arriving to Campus

    Hamline University is approximately 20 minutes by car from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (about a $25 taxi ride). For those using public transportation, we recommend using Metro Transit’s Trip Planner to plan your route. For those driving to campus, we are just north of Interstate 94 off of Snelling Avenue.


    Permits are not required. Parking is available in Hamline lots.