• Short Term Summer Housing

    Graduate Students

    Finding housing while taking a short-term summer course can sometimes be difficult and costly. Hamline University is now offering short term housing for graduate students at a great rate. Residence hall space is available from June 1 through August 1. Limited single room and double room options are available.

    If you have questions about our summer housing program, email the Office of Residential Life at reslife@hamline.edu or call 651-523-2061.

    Application Process

    To apply for summer housing please complete and submit the online application form at least 10 business days in advance of your stay. An email confirmation will be sent when your application has been received and processed.

    Room Furnishings and Services

    • Residence hall rooms are furnished with extra long twin size beds, study desks, chairs, dressers and wardrobes and/or closets. A pillow and blanket will be provided. 
    • Hamline residence hall rooms are not air-conditioned. We strongly encourage you to bring a fan. 
    • Community bathrooms are located on each floor and are gender specific. 
    • Housekeeping services are provided for common areas and bathrooms; there is no maid service for individual rooms. 
    • Each residence hall has washers and dryers that may be used free of charge. 
    • Kitchenettes which include a range, microwave, and sink are available for your use. Residents are encouraged to clean up after themselves as housekeeping is not provided for the kitchenette areas.
    • Telephone jacks are provided in each room, however you will need to bring your own telephone. Local calls and long-distance operated assisted collect calls and calling card calls may be made from your room phone. You will need to dial “9” to reach an outside line. 
    • Each residence hall room is wired to support Internet access through an ethernet or wireless connection. You may contact our ITS office at 651-523-2220 for assistance with login information.

    Dining Service Information

    Locations and hours of service for dining facilities

    Room Rates

    Rooms are available with a three day minimum stay. 
    Single - $30                           
    Double - $20

    Please note that this price does not include linen service. A linen packet including one pillow case, a set of sheets, and two towels, and one washcloth is available for $10.00 and must be requested upon application.

    Check In

    Upon arrival, please go to the Summer Programs desk located at the Sorin Information Desk in Sorin Residence Hall, 1535 Englewood Avenue. Daily desk hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you arrive before or after desk hours, please call 651-325-1472 and someone will assist you.

    You will be issued a room key, but will need your student ID to gain access to the exterior and stairwell doors in your residence hall. If you do not have a Hamline student ID, please go to the Office of Safety and Security, 1523 Hewitt Avenue, to obtain your ID card. Your initial student ID is free of charge, however there is a fee for each replacement card. 

    Check Out 

    Prior to leaving your room, please place your sheets and towels in the pillow case. The pillow and blanket can be placed on the bed. All trash should be removed from the room and placed in the appropriate trash receptacle. Please return your key to the Summer Programs Desk at Sorin Hall during desk hours. The replacement cost for a missing or lost key is $30.00 per key. Failure to comply with the check out policies will result in a $30.00 improper check out fee.


    Your student account will be billed for the number of nights you have indicated on your summer housing application. Please note that there will be no discount for students who arrive late or leave early. Charges for linen rental will also be applied to your student account.

     Hamline University is a Tobacco Free Campus.  Alcohol is not permitted in lounges and other common areas.

    Student Conduct

    Summer graduate students are expected to abide by all policies as outlined in the Policies for Resident Students guide. 

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