2009-2010 Graduate Bulletin 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2009-2010 Graduate 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
  • invested in the personal and professional growth of persons

Academic Calendar 2009-2010

Graduate Degree & Licensure On-Campus Programs*


Fall Term   Academic Year 2009-2010
Fall term classes begin   Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Thanksgiving break   No evening classes Wednesday, November 25; Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27
Fall term classes end   Saturday, December 12

Winter Term   2010
New Year’s holiday   Friday, January 1
Winter term classes begin   Monday, January 4
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes)   Monday, January 18
Winter term classes end   Saturday, January 30

Spring Term   2010
Spring term classes begin   Wednesday, February 3
Easter holiday   Friday, April 2-Saturday, April 3
Spring term classes end   Saturday, May 15
Commencement   Saturday, May 22

Summer Term **   2010
Fourth of July holiday (no classes)   Monday, July 5

* The academic calendar is subject to change. Please check www.hamline.edu/academiccalendar for the latest calendar.
** Some classes meet outside of academic calendar term dates. Please check www.hamline.edu/classschedules or www.hamline.edu/registrar/classes 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 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.