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Video: An introduction to Mitchell Hamline

Thank you for taking the time to get to know our campus and community. We pride ourselves in providing a student-centered experience across all departments and programs. From your first time on campus for a tour, class visit, orientation, or preparation week to the moment you walk across the stage at graduation we will guide you and do our part to help you shape a degree that meets your goals. Many on our staff and leadership team are Mitchell Hamline graduates and can relate to your journey and take pride in our shared legacy.

Another thing you will notice is our unique student body made up of a remarkable range of ages and backgrounds. Mitchell Hamline students come from every region across the country and bring with them a diversity of experiences that inform our education.

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Ann Gemmell ’12
Vice President of Enrollment


Fall on campus

Your welcome to campus includes the chance to get involved with dozens of academic and cultural activities and groups.

Our neighborhood

Summit Avenue

We're located on the longest stretch (five miles) of Victorian homes in America.

Grand Avenue, one block south

Home to restaurants like Bread & Chocolate and Cafe Latte.


Academic life

We assist you at every step academically and surround you with supports for your overall wellness.

Dispute ResolutionHealth LawIntellectual Property LawLegal WritingClinical Training

Experiential learning

Learn about Mitchell Hamline’s long-established experiential learning offerings featuring skills training, externships, and residencies and watch an introduction to our clinical program from Professor Natalie Netzel ’15, director of the clinical program.
Experiential learning at Mitchell Hamline

Academic support and bar preparation

Professor Dena Sonbol ’08, dean of the academic excellence program, welcomes you to learn how Mitchell Hamline supports your academic and bar success.
Academic support and bar preparation



Our twenty-five classrooms are spread across three of our four connected buildings on our six acre campus.

Students at the state capitolSometimes the nearby state Capitol building serves as a classroom.

Class size

You’ll experience large section classes your first year and smaller groups in later years.


Our faculty have a range of professional backgrounds, academic expertise, and classroom instruction styles.



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Take a J-term class, connect with potential employers, and learn to embrace the weather.

Snowy day Professor Sonsteng

Winter break

After finals in December, students get a long break through the first of the year.


Warren E. Burger Law Library

Students can reserve study rooms, check out materials, and peruse past exams and syllabi.

Quiet study areaStudents in the libraryStudents playing chessStudy carrels

There are both quiet and non-quiet floors in the library for student study.

Library fact

The Warren E. Burger Library was chosen as the 2015 Best of Saint Paul Awards for Libraries.

Another library fact

85 percent of on-campus students in a recent graduating class had checked out at least one item from the library in their law school career, and the average number of checkouts was 50.



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Some students are getting ready to graduate; others are preparing for work experiences or signing up for summer classes or study abroad.

Professional development and career opportunities

Professor Leanne Fuith ’10, dean for career and professional development, introduces you to the professional development and career opportunities available in our curriculum and through her office.
Professional Development and Career Opportunities

Students on the patio


The auditorium hosts student and institutional events, serves as a giant classroom for Capstone Week in our blended learning program, and hosts the Minnesota Supreme Court in session every year.

Large eventProfessor Colombo

Large events on legal topics in the auditorium.

Dancers at event
Professor Knapp

Student life

You’ll find comfortable spaces to study and relax, numerous opportunities to connect with fellow students, and an inclusive community explicitly committed to antiracism.

Academic advising

Kelly Von Ruden, assistant dean, academic affairs, describes the school's holistic approach to advising students from admission through to careers after graduation.

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