The Office of Student Activities is your one-stop shop for getting involved at HWS! We work hard to provide a calendar full of exciting programs and events for the entire campus.

What We Do!

Plan and Support Campus-Wide Events!

Whether it’s the Caribbean Student Association's annual Masquerade Ball, or Homecoming and Family Weekend’s Quad-a-Palooza and CABaret, there is always something fun going on around campus! Learn more about all our programs here!

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Activities is home to more than 90 organizations, there’s literally something for everyone! On the rare occasion that you can’t find a club that’s perfect for you, we are more than willing to help you start your own.

Student Organizations are a vital part of the HWS student learning experience. Members learn critical leadership, inter-personal and cultural competency skills that augment the academic mission of the Colleges.

Start a New Club or Student Organization

2014 Student Organization and Club Manual

HWS CollegiateLink Manual for Clubs & Student Organizations

Contact the Student Activities Student Publicist for assistance with developing club and student organization publicity materials!

Scandling Center Resources

Reserve a table or window in the Scandling Center by visiting the HWS Student Activities CollegiateLink page and using your HWS credentials to log-in!

Looking to advertise your event via the twice-weekly poster route? Drop off 14 posters to the Student Activities Office on the 2nd floor of Scandling by 10am Mondays and Thursdays!

Reserve a table or window



Heron's Varsity 8 awarded Boat of the Week

The William Smith College varsity eight was named the Liberty League Women's Rowing Boat of the Week by the conference office on Monday, March 30th. The Herons defeated conference rivals Rochester and St. Lawrence on Sunday in their first race of the spring season. Racing on a 1,700-meter course on the Genesee River in Rochester, William Smith's top crew of Susan Tuvell, Emma Dow, Emily Andersen,...  More >>

Herons sweep spring opener at Rochester

The William Smith College rowing team got its spring racing season off to an impressive start, with a sweep of four races on the Genesee River. The Herons won each race by at least 14 seconds. Snow melt created strong head current, which, combined with head wind, made for a slow race course. As a result, the course was shortened to 1,700 meters, but times replicated a 2K effort. The novice eight ...  More >>

Alex Love honored by NEC

Hobart College senior attackman Alex Love was named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Co-Player of the Week by the league office on Monday, March 30th. For the second week in a row, Love scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Statesmen to a 7-6 NEC victory. One week after beating Bryant with his third goal of the game at the 1:44 mark of OT, he scored with 1:12 remaining in ex...  More >>

DEJA VU: Love scores OT game winner to top RMU

For the second consecutive game, the Hobart College lacrosse team needed overtime to earn a decision and for the second game in a row, senior attackman Alex Love scored the game-winning goal. Love's fourth goal of the afternoon came with 1:12 remaining in OT and lifted the Statesmen to a 7-6 Northeast Conference victory at Robert Morris University on Saturday, March 28th. Coming off a 7-6 overtim...  More >>

Herons down Bard 14-2

The William Smith College lacrosse team jumped out to a 6-0 lead and kept control from there to defeat Bard 14-2 in the Liberty League opener for both teams played at Vassar College Friday, March 27th. The Herons improve to 3-4 overall, while Bard falls to 0-4 overall. William Smith junior Hannah Connolly posted a game-high five points on two goals and three assists. Junior Emy Stratton added thr...  More >>


Office of Student Activities
Scandling Center
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3513
Fax: (315) 781-3511