• New to Hamline?

    Find quick access to information regarding technology services you can utilize while on campus.

    Requesting a Guest Account

    If you are a guest on campus and do not have a Hamline User account, you can obtain a guest login from the Central Service Desk at 651-523-2220 or its-service@hamline.edu

    Obtaining your Hamline ID

    Hamline identification cards are required for all students and employees. ID cards may be obtained at the Safety and Security Office. The ID card includes your Hamline ID Number and Library Code. For more information on obtaining your Hamline ID, visit its starting guide.

    Using Piperline

    Piperline is the secure website that provides students, faculty and staff access to their personal information and records.

    To access Piperline, you need to know your Hamline ID number and Piperline PIN. Students get their initial Piperline PIN by mail from Admissions. Staff and Faculty get their initial PIN via email. For more information on using Piperline visit its starting guide.

    Your Hamline Username and Passphrase 

    Your Hamline Username is the account you use to access technology resources at Hamline like Blackboard, Learning House, your Google email account, the local network, the wireless network, File Access, or any computer on campus (computer labs, classrooms, or private offices). 

    Your Hamline Username and Initial passphrase are sent in separate emails when you begin with Hamline. The first time you login you will need to answer 6 predefined security questions which you will use for changing your passphrase in the future.

    For more information on getting started with your Hamline user name and passphrase, visit its starting guide. To change your Hamline passphrase visit Hamline's secure ID manager. Please note that changing this passphrase will affect all the systems at once, except Piperline.

    Your Hamline Email 

    Hamline University provides Google Email account, powered by the full Google Apps Education Suite.

    Staff and faculty as well as admitted licensure and degree seeking students are provided with an email addresses in the format of username@hamline.edu.

    For more information on your Hamline email, visits its starting guide.

    Blackboard and Moodle

    Hamline uses two learning Management systems: Blackboard and Moodle (Learning House). These are web-based systems course management systems that allow students and faculty to participate in classes delivered online or use online course components to complement face-to face teaching.

    VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is your way to remotely access the Hamline network and Microsoft office software.

    Log in with your Username and Passphrase to access your virtual desktop anywhere.

    Bush Library

    Bush Library offers students free access to diverse databases. Accessing library database from off-campus requires you to enter you Hamline ID number or Library code. For more information on accessing the Library databases from off-campus locations, visit its starting guide.

    Residence Hall Network

    Students living on the Residence Halls have different technology services available such as: access to Hamline wireless network, cable TV and  telephone jack. In addition, the University also has a student-staffed technology position responsible for serving as liaison between ITS and residents. For more information on using technology in the Residence Hall, visit its starting guide.

    Please check the information about hardware requirements and recommendations, connections and use policy. If you need additional help contact the Central Service Desk at 651-523-2220 or email its-service@hamline.edu.

    Computer Labs on Campus

    More than 150 computers are housed in computer labs across the Saint Paul campus. The main computer lab is in the Bush Library basement. 

    Printing on Campus

    Printing/copying equipment is available in the computer labs and across the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses.

    To print/copy you only need to scan your Hamline ID card or log using your Hamline username and passphrase. All printing is sent to your personal queue (SecurePrint), allowing you to release your job at any digital imager on campus. These printers also allow users to scan and fax.

    If you are a guest on campus and need to print, you will need to obtain a guest account first, from the Central Service Desk at 651-523-2220 or its-service@hamline.edu. 

    Campus Wireless

    All Hamline University buildings that directly affect students, teaching, and learning are served by secure wireless connectivity.

    Your will need to use your Hamline Username and Passphrase to connect to the Wireless. For more information on the Campus wireless visit its starting guide.