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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Mission, Values, Vision, and Academic Calendar


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Mission

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.

Values

Hamline University recognizes its roots in the traditions and values of the United Methodist Church. Through our personal and collective effort, we will make a lasting difference in the world as we aspire 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

Vision

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
  • Invested in the personal and professional growth of persons 

Graduate Academic Calendar

Graduate Degree & Licensure Programs*

*The academic calendar is subject to change. Please check www.hamline.edu/academiccalendar for the latest calendar.


Fall Term   2016
Classes begin - Creative Writing Programs  

Wednesday, September 7

Classes begin - Master in the Study of Law   Monday, August 15
Classes begin - School of Business   Monday, August 29
Classes begin - School of Education   Wednesday, September 7
Thanksgiving break   Thursday, November 24 - Saturday, November 26
Classes end - Creative Writing Programs   Saturday, December 17
Classes end - Master in the Study of Law   Wednesday, December 14
Classes end - School of Business   Friday, December 16
Classes end - School of Education   Saturday, December 17

Winter Term   2017
Classes begin - Creative Writing Programs   Tuesday, January 3
Classes begin - School of Education   Tuesday, January 3
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes)   Monday, January 16
Classes end   Saturday, January 28

Spring Term   2017
Classes begin - Creative Writing Programs   Wednesday, February 1
Classes begin - Master in the Study of Law   Tuesday, January 17
Classes begin - School of Business   Tuesday, January 3
Classes begin - School of Education   Wednesday, February 1
Easter holiday   Friday, April 14 - Sunday, April 16
Classes end - Creative Writing Programs   Saturday, May 13
Classes end - Master in the Study of Law   Sunday, May 14
Classes end - School of Business   Friday, April 21
Classes end - School of Education   Saturday, May 13
Commencement   Saturday, May 20

Summer Term **   2017
Classes begin - Creative Writing Programs   Monday, June 5
Classes begin - Master in the Study of Law   Wednesday, May 17
Classes begin - School of Business   Monday, May 1
Classes begin - School of Education   Monday, June 5
Memorial Day holiday (no classes)   Monday, May 29
Fourth of July holiday (no classes)   Tuesday, July 4
Classes end - Creative Writing Programs   Saturday, August 26
Classes end - Master in the Study of Law   Tuesday, August 8
Classes end - School of Business   Friday, August 18
Classes end - School of Education   Saturday, August 26

** Some classes meet outside of academic calendar term dates. Please check www.hamline.edu/classschedules for current course information.

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 will not tolerate harassment, discrimination, or retaliation based on race; color; gender/sex; ethnic background; national origin; sexual orientation; gender presentation; marital, domestic partner or parental status; status with regard to public assistance; disability; religion; age; or veteran status in its employment or educational opportunities.

Hamline University is registered 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. Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 1450 Energy Park Dr., Suite 350, Saint Paul, MN 55108; www.ohe.state.mn.us; 651-642-0533.