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    Campus and Location

    Welcome to Hamline's neighborhood! Centrally located between Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the Hamline-Midway neighborhood is known for being active, diverse, and convenient. Modern facilities and garden-filled grounds foster a sense of pride and unity on campus, where students take pleasure studying, socializing, exercising, and dining. 

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    Nearly 90% of first-year students live on campus. Our residential students enjoy living close to classes, computer labs, campus activities, the fitness center, professors and advisors, and study groups. First-year students reside in one of Hamline’s six residence halls, where they instantly become part of a close-knit community. First-year students can live with like-minded individuals in themed housing -- residence hall floors dedicated to a certain topic or way of life.

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    Hamline’s dining services keep Pipers fueled with a variety of meal plans and menu options. From global cuisine to vegan fare, students never leave Sorin Dining Hall hungry. The Klas Cafe offers a full range of coffee drinks, light meals, snacks, and smoothies, and the Hamline Hopper is your one-stop-food-shop for anything from gum and chips to Ramen noodles.

    Fun fact: Hamline saved 27,637 gallons of water and 66,528 pounds of food when it switched to trayless dining in Sorin Dining Hall in 2008.

    Learn more about dining options at Hamline.

    Hamline's Neighborhood

    Hamline is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood known for its community-mindedness and diversity. Students have easy access to 700 business in the Hamline-Midway area, many within walking distance. High-frequency bus service, the future Central Corridor Light Rail line, and easy access to I-94 also make it convenient for students going anywhere in the Twin Cities area.

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    The Twin Cities

    With more than 180 city parks, 20 Fortune 500 companies, and more theater seats per capita than any city in the world besides New York, Minneapolis and Saint Paul provide endless outdoor, business, and cultural opportunities.

    Learn more about the Twin Cities >

    Come Visit!

    What could be better than seeing Hamline and our community in person? Come visit and get the real Hamline experience. Tour campus, interview with an admission counselor, and get all your questions answered. 

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