• COVID-19 Information and Resources

    During the COVID-19 crisis, we ask that all Pipers hold true to Hamline’s core value: “Do all the good you can.” Our mission is to keep all members of our community safe and healthy, and to continue to support one another during this time of crisis.

  • Campus Preparedness Plan

    Hamline’s Campus Preparedness Plan covers health and safety protocols for students, faculty, and staff. The plan includes community expectations, return-to-work requirements, and other information about how Hamline is working to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus.

    View the plan (PDF).

    Returning to Campus: August 2020

    Hamline University will begin its fall term for students on August 31, 2020.

    • For on-campus undergraduate students, this is a slightly earlier return than previous fall terms, which started after Labor Day. Classes will be primarily on-campus. Some hybrid and online courses will also be offered.
    • For Online Degree Completion and graduate business students, this is the original start date. Courses will be offered in their normal formats (online, hybrid, or on-campus).
    • For graduate students in all other programs, this is a change to the typical start date after Labor Day. Courses will be offered in their normal formats (online, hybrid, or on-campus).

    For specific information about the changes to this year’s academic calendar, visit our academic calendar page.

    MIAC Update

    For fall 2020, the MIAC has postponed the following sports:

    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball

    As of July 28, men's and women's golf and tennis will be permitted to compete against conference opponents only this fall. Check the Hamline Athletics homepage for updates.

    Wear your mask!

    Hamline has implemented a mask policy, effective until further notice. All students and employees must wear masks:

    • Outdoors, when unable to maintain 6 feet of physical distance from others
    • In common areas of campus, including hallways, classrooms, and labs
    • In offices without private space, when 6 feet of physical distance isn’t possible
    • In shared common areas of residence halls

    View the complete face covering policy.

    Prospective Students

    Prospective undergraduate students should check online for updates on Hamline’s admission process.

    General COVID-19 Updates

    For updates on the status of COVID-19 in Minnesota, visit: