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



Wozer '15 Uses Dance to Raise AIDS Awareness

Featuring dozens of dancers and cast members alongside live musicians, William Smith senior Kaitley Wozer's honors project, "Viral Bodies," was a visual representation of the human immunodeficiency virus' (HIV) progress in a host T-cell, as well as an educational tool and a tribute to the dancers infected during the early years of the AIDS epidemic. After taking microbiology with Associate Profes...  More >>

Lifeguard Certification Camp Registration

This summer, the American Red Cross in conjunction with Hobart and William Smith Colleges are hosting the Finger Lakes Aquatics Camp, which provides participants with comprehensive training and certification in several areas of lifeguarding and water safety. The camp, which will take place on the HWS campus, will be held from Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31. Registration for the camp is a...  More >>

MacCracken, Keller honored at William Smith awards banquet

At the William Smith Athletics Awards Banquet on April 21, the Heron athletic department honored first-year Sophie MacCracken and sophomore Sara Keller. MacCracken received the Sharon Peckham Best '62 Most Valuable Cross Country Award and Keller earned the Jack Warner Cross Country Coach's Award. MacCracken led the Herons across the finish line in all six races she competed in this season. She wo...  More >>

3 Statesmen earn All-NEC honors

The Northeast Conference revealed its 2015 Men's Lacrosse All-NEC teams tonight. Hobart College, which finished second in the conference regular season race, had three student-athletes voted to the all-league teams. Senior attackman Alex Love garnered first team recognition while senior midfielder Brendan Saylor and sophomore goalie Jackson Brown were tabbed second team All-NEC. The Statesmen's l...  More >>

Herons earn 2 medals at state rowing championships

The William Smith College rowing team medaled in the second varsity eight and novice eight events at the New York State Collegiate Rowing Championships today. The Heron 2V brought home a bronze medal while the novices earned a silver medal. The novice eight of Alyssa Deem, Emily Smith, Emily O'Brien, Kylie Wyskochil, Elizabeth Warren, Katherine Hesler, Monika von Brauchitsch, Alexandra Townsend, ...  More >>


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

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