• Student Resources for Online Learning

    Our goal is to provide all students enrolled in online and hybrid (online combined with face-to-face) courses with quick and easy access to the pages and information they are looking for most. Check out resources below by student type or view a general list of academic, financial, calendar, student life, and other helpful links.

    Hamline offers many general resources to assist current students with academics, finances, student life, and general help.   

    Prospective Students


    Hamline has been educating business, education, government, and community leaders since its founding in 1854.  Hamline’s online programs allow you to learn with a community of scholars and pursue the education you want, without putting your work or personal life on hold. We encourage you to review our available Master, Licensure, and Certificate online programs and attend an information session to learn more about online and hybrid graduate programs at Hamline. 

    Technology Requirements

    Technology is an important component of your learning experience at Hamline University. You will use technology in the classroom and when working on class projects and homework.  You will also use technology in web-enhanced, blended and online courses. Hamline's computer requirements are located in a Google Document. 

    Current Students

    New to Hamline?

    Find quick access to information regarding technology services, such as accessing Piperline, or logging into Canvas, by viewing the “New to Hamline” resource.


    Workday is the information system/student portal that provides students access to their personal information and records through a secure online interface. A personal password (PIN) provides access to the secure area in which students can check their grades, view their financial award, view class schedules, access their student account information, update their contact information, etc..

    Watch this Workday Student Overview

    How to Connect to the Workday: Log in to Workdays to an external site using your Hamline username number and PIN. You may also access Workday from the "Logins" area, in the top right corner on the Hamline website.

    Need help? If you cannot access your email to self-reset, contact the Service Desk at 651-523-2220 or csd@hamline.edu and give us your current contact information. An agent will contact you to change your PIN. This will require verification of your identity over the phone to protect your information contained in Workday.

    I Need Technical Help NOW

    Looking for immediate technical support? The Hamline Central Service Desk is your first contact for technical issues and requests. The Central Service Desk is open during the Bush Library hours. If you need help within Canvas, please call Canvas Support at (833) 326-8141.

    Self-Help Resources

    You can view all service documentation, including how-to’s, user guides, and video tutorials, on the Self Help Resources Google Site. To access the Self-Help Resources Site, you must be logged in to your Hamline Gmail account. To view information on a specific resource, see the A-Z services list.

    Hamline also subscribes to Lynda.com, featuring videos on more than 200 subjects, all of which are taught by leaders in their respective fields. Lynda.com also offers self-help resources for many academic technologies and software used in courses, such as Canvas, Excel, Word, and Google Docs. To log in to Lynda.com, either go to the Hamline logins webpage or go directly to the Hamline Lynda portal, and use your Hamline user name and password.