• 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 csd@hamline.edu

    Obtaining your Hamline ID

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

    Your Hamline Username and Passphrase 

    Your Hamline Username is the account you use to access technology resources at Hamline, including your Google email account, Workday, Canvas, the wireless network, 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. 

    For more information on getting started with your Hamline user name and passphrase, visit Username and Passphrase 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 address in the format of username@hamline.edu.

    For more information on your Hamline email, visit Your Hamline Email guide.


    Workday is the system utilized for Academic Records, Human Resources, Payroll and Finance. In Workday you can register for classes, find your class schedule, request transcripts, among others.

    Workday is a highly secure system which uses two-factor authentication to prevent unauthorized logins. The document linked here explains how to sign into Workday using two-factor authentication.

    To access Workday, use your Hamline Username and Password.

    Canvas Learning Management System

    Courses at Hamline University use Canvas as the sole learning management system.  

    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 your Hamline username and passphrase. For more information on accessing the Library databases from off-campus locations, visit Accessing Library Databases 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 a liaison between ITS and residents. For more information on using technology in the Residence Hall, visit Residence Hall Network 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 csd@hamline.edu.

    Computer Labs on Campus

    More than 150 computers are available across the Saint Paul campus. Open computer labs are available in Bush Library

    Printing on Campus

    Printing/copying equipment is available at the St. Paul campus at these locations.  Printing and copying is also available at the Minneapolis campus.

    To print/copy you only need to scan your Hamline ID card or log in to the printer using your Hamline username and passphrase. All printing is sent to your personal queue (SecurePrint), allowing you to release your job at any printer 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 csd@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 visit the Self Help Resources Wireless page.