Hamline Students cheering at KLA Field

Homecoming 2022 | September 19-24

Homecoming Week isn't just for alumni; it is a time when current students go the extra mile to show their school spirit and celebrate the Hamline community. Find the 2022 schedule of events below.

Homecoming Royalty

Do you know a student who embodies Piper pride and spirit? Nominate them for Homecoming Royalty! Up to 10 students will be selected to be part of the Homecoming Court, and throughout Homecoming week, members of the Hamline community will have the opportunity to vote for their favorites. Five Homecoming Royalty winners will be crowned during the Lip Sync Competition and will receive an exclusive Hamline prize package as well as a dinner at President Miller’s home.

Royalty nominations open the week of August 29.

Homecoming Week Schedule of Events

Homecoming Tie Dye Party

Monday, September 19 | 4–6 p.m. | Drew Science Center Lawn
At the Homecoming Tie Dye Party, students can get creative and design their very own Hamline Homecoming shirt! Shirts and supplies will be provided. Hosted by Hamline University Programming Board (HUPB).

Homecoming Farmer’s Market

Wednesday, September 21 | 3–5 p.m. | Alumni Way
The HUPB Free Farmers Market will offer Hamline students an opportunity to "shop" for free produce, flowers, and drinks, as well as learn about food resources available in the community.

Hamline Homecoming and Alumni Week Trivia

Thursday, September 22 | 12–12:30 p.m. | Zoom
Join fellow Pipers for a fast-paced Hamline trivia game. Test your knowledge for a chance to win prizes!

Homecoming Lip Sync Competition

Friday, September 23 | 8–10 p.m. | Anderson Center Forum
Join us for one of Hamline's most popular campus traditions! Watch your peers' amazing lip sync performances and meet this year's Homecoming Royalty Court.

Alumni and Student of Color Community Gathering Circle

Saturday, September 24 | 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. | Anderson Forum
Meet alumni and current students of color to celebrate, discuss current student experiences, develop plans for increasing alumni and student relationships, and hear about the university’s plan for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Homecoming Fall Fest

Saturday, September 24 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Parking Lot E
Join fellow students, alumni, and families for a pre-game party featuring food trucks, inflatables, and fun!

Homecoming Football Game vs. Carleton College

Saturday, September 24 | 1 p.m. | Klas Field
Cheer your friends and classmates as the Hamline Pipers face off against the Carleton Knights.

Alumni of Color and Class of 2023 Networking Reception and Social

Saturday, September 24 | 6:30–9 p.m. | Anderson Center Forum
Continue to build ties with other alumni and the graduating seniors of the Class of 2023. In addition to alumni and graduating seniors, popular past and present faculty and staff will also be invited to celebrate, reminisce, and honor you as Hamline University’s first century of graduates of color.

That's No Movie Improv Comedy Performance

Saturday, September 24 | 7:30–9 p.m. | The Hub, Bush Center
That's No Movie is a long-running improv troupe from Kansas City that has performed at comedy festivals and comicons across the country. Without the benefit of a script (or a budget!), they create improvised "movies," using just their bodies and minds to create everything you'd see on the screen—the characters, the sets, the costumes, even the camera angles, and special effects. Join HUPB for a night of hilarious comedy you'll never forget!