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

2015 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



4 Herons earn NFHCA All-Region honors

Four members of the William Smith College field hockey team earned a spot on the 2015 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-Region Teams. Senior Madison Finn and sophomores Alexandra Frary and Hannah Wood garnered North Atlantic first team honors and junior Alessandra Patrizio was named to the second team. A first team All-Liberty League selection this season, Finn led the Heron defensive line. The c...  More >>

Home Away From Home During the Holidays

For students staying on campus during the Thanksgiving holiday break and as the community celebrates the holiday season in December, the Colleges will offer several opportunities to gather in community. On Wednesday, Nov. 25, the Office of Intercultural Affairs invites students and members of the HWS community to join for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 1 to 3 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 28, s...  More >>

Statesmen dethrone Royals 79-73

First-year Jamal Lucas scored a team-high 23 points to lead the Hobart College basketball team to a 79-73 victory at the University of Scranton. The Statesmen improved to 3-0 while handing the Royals their first loss in four games. Lucas was 7-of-14 from the floor with a 3-pointer and a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line. He also posted five rebounds and three steals. He was joined in doubl...  More >>

Herons and Statesmen Back in Action

The nationally ranked William Smith soccer and Hobart hockey teams will be back in action this weekend as the Herons compete in the NCAA tournament and the Statesmen fight to extend their four-game winning streak. The No. 3 Herons will host NCAA sectional matches this weekend on Cozzens Field, while No. 11 Hobart will face off against Elmira College on the road on Friday and Saturday. William Smi...  More >>

Iklé participates in America’s Cup sailing project

Hobart and William Smith Colleges Head Sailing Coach Scott Iklé recently spent some time at ORACLE TEAM USA's training camp in Bermuda. He was selected by the ICSA to work with the ORACLE TEAM USA coaching staff, exchanging ideas and learning what athlete performance analysis techniques are in place at the America's Cup level.ORACLE TEAM USA is the defending champion of the America's Cup and is s...  More >>


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

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