OCTOBER 7 - 13, 2018

Homecoming Week isn't just for alumni, it is the time of the year when current students go the extra mile to show their school spirit and celebrate the Hamline community. Are you ready to join the celebration?

Interested in helping out with homecoming

You can get involved as much as you'd like. Being anywhere from on of the core homecoming planners to being a member of the spirit squad.

Sign up to participate!

Homecoming Events:


Sunday, October 7th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | In front of Anderson

Join the Homecoming Planners in decorating the campus in celebration of Homecoming Week. We will be dividing into groups to chalk the sidewalks, hang banners, decorate doors, and more. Participants are invited to wrap up with an ice cream party.


Monday, October 8 | 5:00pm | Anderson Forum

FREE Homecoming t-shirts will be given away at this event (limited quantities available; first come, first serve). More details to come!


Tuesday , October 9 | 9:00pm - 10:00pm | Meet in the Anderson Forum

Students will compete to find the most glow sticks hidden throughout campus in this three-legged race. Prizes will be awarded to top-ranking teams!


Wednesday, October 10 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Anderson 304

Students who attend this event will have the opportunity to adorn sweaters and t-shirts with their own Piper-Pride-themed decorations! Supplies will be provided. Get your craft on!

Thursday, October 11 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Anderson 305

Sign up! Participate in a fun escape room designed specifically for homecoming. Can you find the piper's Pipe??

Friday, October 12 | 8:00pm - 10:00pm | Anderson Forum

The Lip Sync Competition is an annual Homecoming event. It gives students the opportunity to perform their favorite songs on stage, without having to worry about singing! Simply pick a song, register to participate and prepare your stage show! Contestants are judged on ability to lip sync, originality, appearance and crowd reaction.


Friday, October 12 | 10:00pm - Midnight | ANDC 111/112

For more information regarding homecoming events, contact sald@hamline.edu and check out the Hamline University Homecoming Facebook page!

Fall Festival

Saturday, October 13 | 11:00am - 1:00pm | Alumni Way

Enjoy free caricature artists, henna artists, yard games and much more with our Hamline community -- friends & family, Alumni, neighbors, faculty, and staff. Fall Fest also features DISC GOLF. More details forthcoming!


Saturday, October 13 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Anderson Center

Students are invited to join the Associations of Hamline Alumni for dinner and fun at the Big Bash! Meal tickets will be given to students with meal plans, and students who have Declining Balance (DB) funds through Dining Services will have the ability to purchase meal tickets using their DB. All other students are welcome to purchase meal tickets to eat food from the various stations placed throughout the Bishop's Bistro on the second floor of Anderson for the duration of the event. The Big Bash also features live music and a cash bar of local beer and wine for guests who are 21+.