• Signature Programs

    Catalyst Alternative Spring Break Trips

    Each year, one or more of the Catalyst Alternative Spring Break trips has a religious or spiritual focus. Catalyst uses direct service to investigate questions of social justice and community. These trips are designed to provide students with an opportunity to participate in community service projects over spring break. Learn more.

    Community Service Advising

    We offer support for students and/or student organizations who seek to engage in community service. Stop by the Wesley Center or schedule an appointment to learn more about community partners and/or community service opportunities. We encourage you to meet with the Coordinator of Community Service Initiatives. Browse our list of current volunteer opportunities in the Twin Cities area.

    Hamline to Hamline Collaboration

    The Hamline to Hamline Collaboration is an over 125 year relationship between Hamline Elementary and Hamline University. University students can volunteer through a variety of opportunities. For example, the Hand in Hand volunteer program pairs Hamline University students with Hamline Elementary students to provide mentorship at the elementary school. Learn more.

    Hamline Votes

    Presidential Election day is Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. Get prepared for the election: learn how to register and locate your polling place. Take part in getting out the vote. Learn more.

    LEAP into St. Paul

    LEAP into St. Paul is an annual orientation program which introduces first-year students to opportunities for community engagement with the neighborhoods and communities that surround them with their First Year Seminar course. Learn more.

    Mahle Lecture in Progressive Christian Thought

    Each year a progressive religious scholar is invited to campus for several days of speaking and teaching in our community, so that we have the chance to interact with the scholar in a personal way. Learn more.

    McVay Youth Partnership

    An after-school program in which Hamline students serve as mentors and role models working with urban middle and high school youth three afternoons per week in partnership with area churches and community centers. Fellows and Interns provide homework help, lead theme-based programming, recreation, cooking, music, and crafts. Learn more.

    Religious and Spiritual Advising

    For students seeking a more personal connection to talk about religious questions, find support for new understandings, and explore their Hamline experience from spiritual perspectives. Religious and Spiritual Life staff seeks to support all students, while bringing particular experience from Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions.

    Spirituality Scholars

    This weekly stipended program brings an interfaith group of students together over the course of nine months to explore their spiritual journeys in connection with their identities and hopes for the future. Learn more.