Stay at Home Order in Effect

March 29, 2020

Governor Tim Walz has asked all Minnesotans to #StayHomeMN until Friday, April 10. Read the text of his executive order here.

For the latest information on Hamline's response, click here.

  • Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR)

    Completion of this Summer Orientation and Registration is mandatory


    SOAR is the first of two required orientation programs for all new students to help make your experience at Hamline exceptional. During this program, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Interact with offices and departments to get your questions answered

    • Meet other incoming new first year students and the New Student Mentors (NSM)

    • Work with a faculty and advisor and the staff from the Center for Academic Success and Achievement to better understand the Hamline Plan and course registration

    • Register for your first semester of courses at Hamline

    Summer 2020 Event Details

    Summer Orientation and Registration 2019

    Tentative Student Schedule.

    Tentative Parent/Guest schedule
    Please note these schedules are from SOAR 2019 and subject to change, but the general content and timing will remain the same.

    *Lunch and Dinner on Day 1, as well as Breakfast on Day 2 is included for students
    *Lunch on Day 1 and a Continental Breakfast on Day 2 is included for families and guest.


    SOAR I          June 15-16
    SOAR II   June 17-18
    SOAR III   June 19-20
    SOAR IV  July 13-14
    SOAR V  July 15-16
    SOAR VI  July 17-18

    **Registration for events will open up in May 2020

    Parents/family are welcome to attend this event and will have focused programs directed to guests. We have a complete schedule of sessions and information for parents. The parent program is a great way to gain more information on resources for you and your students, meet other parents, and connect with the Hamline Community! We are unable to provide on-campus housing for parents, but parents that would like to stay in the area may find this list of nearby hotels useful. 

    General Questions? Please contact Orientation and First Year Programs at (651) 523-2638 or newstudentprograms@hamline.edu