As of June 1, 2023, Hamline University strongly recommends staying up-to-date with COVID vaccinations but no longer has a COVID vaccination requirement for students, faculty, or staff. Masks are recommended but not required.
- Counseling and Health Services requires masks if you are sick or not feeling well. Individual work and residence spaces may be designated as "mask required". Go to the Anderson Center Service Desk for appropriate signage.
Information, policies, and resources
Vaccination requirements and reporting
Vaccinations and boosters are strongly recommended for all faculty, staff, and students*. Learn more about reporting your status and how to register your vaccination status.
Additional information and helpful resources
Report a positive COVID-19 test result:
- Students who have tested positive for COVID-19 should report via the Hamline student COVID-19 self-report Google Form.
- Staff and faculty who have tested positive for COVID-19 should report via the Employee COVID-19 Self-Report Form.
- Use the CDC isolation calculator to determine your appropriate isolation time.
- Notify any close contacts so that they may monitor themselves for symptoms, wear a mask, or get tested.
- Determine your close contacts with the CDC close contact guide. You may also notify your close contacts anonymously on tellyourcontacts.org.
What to do if you were exposed to COVID-19?
- Wear a high-quality mask around others for 10 days after the exposure
- On day six, take a COVID-19 test
- If you develop symptoms at any time, take a COVID-19 test
Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, the CDC coronavirus self-checker can help you decide if you need a test. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. If you live on campus, please call Public Safety for assistance as well, at 651-523-2100.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. If you live on campus, please call Public Safety for assistance at 651-523-2100.
Where can I get COVID-19 Testing?
- Free rapid COVID antigen tests are available at Anderson Center Front Desk and Food Resource Center (as long as supplies last).
- Counseling and Health Services: Call 651-523-2204 or email firstname.lastname@example.org during business hours for an appointment.
- Order free rapid antigen tests from:
Don't forget to add your dorm name and room number to the order!
COVID vaccination is strongly recommended but not required for students, faculty and staff.
Vaccinations are available nearby at Lloyd’s Pharmacy (720 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104; phone: 651-645-8636) or your primary care provider.
Student requirements and reporting process
Students can see vaccination requirements and how to report your vaccinations, including COVID-19, on Hamline's immunizations page.