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    Jul 16, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Mission, Values, Vision, and Academic Calendar

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To create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students’ knowledge, values and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.



Hamline University recognizes its roots in the traditions and values of the United Methodist Church and aspires to the highest standards for:

  • creation, dissemination, and practical application of knowledge
  • rigor, creativity, and innovation in teaching, learning, and research
  • multicultural competencies in local and global contexts
  • the development and education of the whole person
  • an individual and community ethic of social justice, civic responsibility, and inclusive leadership and service



Hamline University will be recognized as a diverse, learning-centered university that is:

  • rooted in the tradition of liberal education
  • dynamic and actively inclusive
  • locally engaged and globally connected, and
  • invested in the personal and professional growth of persons

Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2013-2014


Note: The academic calendar is subject to change.
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Fall Term   2013
Fall term classes begin   Wednesday, September 4
Thanksgiving break   Thursday and Friday, November 28-29
Fall term classes end   Friday, December 13
Fall term final exams begin   Monday, December 16
Fall term final exams end   Thursday, December 19

Winter Term   2014
Winter term classes begin   Monday, January 6
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday   Monday, January 20
Winter term classes end   Thursday, January 30

Spring Term   2014
Spring term classes begin   Wednesday, February 5
Spring break   Monday, March 24 - Friday, March 28
Good Friday holiday   Friday, April 18
Spring term classes end   Friday, May 16
Spring term final exams begin   Monday, May 19
Spring term final exams end   Thursday, May 22
Commencement   Saturday, May 24

Summer Term   2014
Summer I classes begin   Monday, June 2
Summer I classes end   Thursday, June 26
Summer II classes begin   Monday, July 7
Summer II classes end   Thursday, July 31
Summer III classes begin   Monday, June 2
Fourth of July holiday   Friday, July 4
Summer III classes end   Friday, August 8

Applications for admission and employment, students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions holding collective bargaining agreements with Hamline University are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, status with regard to public assistance, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Any person having inquiries concerning Hamline University’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is directed to contact the Office of the Dean of Students, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55104-1284, 651-523-2421. This office has been designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with the aforementioned regulations. Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with these regulations.

Hamline University further abides by its own nondiscrimination policy which states: Hamline University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities. 

Hamline University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.