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    Office for Students & Multicultural Affairs

    The Office for Students & Multicultural Affairs is responsible for the student experience at Hamline Law outside of the classroom. Led by Assistant Dean for Students & Multicultural Affairs Andrew Crouse, the office serves as the primary liaison for students with administration and faculty. The office works in tandem with administrators at the law school and the university to ensure that Hamline Law students experience a supportive, inclusive, and successful legal education.

    Assistant Dean Andrew Crouse advises and counsels students; serves as the administrative liaison for student organizations; leads the development of student activities and programming; administers the student competitions program; coordinates the awards of scholarships and fellowships; collaborates with Hamline University's dean of students; and provides administrative leadership for and support to law school initiatives to foster a diverse and inclusive learning community.


    The staff of the Office for Students & Multicultural Affairs maintains an approachable, confidential office that exists to help students locate resources and to maximize the quality of student life. Specifically, the office provides services concerning:

    Please feel free to drop in or schedule a visit by contacting Mary Street at 651-523-2885.

    Student Organizations

    Hamline Law students are encouraged to actively participate in activities outside of classroom learning. A multitude of Hamline Law student organizations exist for students to pursue professional, social, and extracurricular interests while creating new opportunities for building relationships with other students. To learn more, please view Hamline's list of student organizations and learn more about the Student Bar Association.

    For policies governing current law student organizations and forming a new student organization please refer to the Student Organization Handbook.

    Student Policy Manual

    For general policies governing all law students, please refer to the Student Policy Manual.

    Questions About Disability-Related Access?

    Kathy McGillivray, Director of Disability Resources, is Hamline University’s  ADA/504 Coordinator. The ADA/504 Coordinator, in collaboration with representatives from across the institution, facilitates the university’s on-going attention to and engagement with policies and procedures relating to persons with disabilities. Individuals who have questions about disability-related access to university courses, programs, activities, or facilities may contact her in Bush Center 109, 651-523-2521 or via email at Employees seeking disability-related reasonable accommodations should contact Dorcas Michaelson, Director of Human Resources, at 651-523-2021 or

  • Contact

    Andrew Crouse
    Assistant Dean for Students & Multicultural Affairs
    Phone: 651-523-2143

    Deb Lange
    Program Administrator
    Phone: 651-523-2122

    Mary Street
    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 651-523-2885

    Follow Assistant Dean Andrew Crouse on Twitter: @DeanCrouseSays


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