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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 Latin American Organization’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 over 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.



Middle States Commission Lauds HWS

Hobart and William Smith have received an outstanding accreditation report indicating that the Colleges have fulfilled all standards and characteristics of excellence. "Hobart and William Smith are clearly a first-rate institution deeply committed to transformational student learning, important research and discovery, holistic student growth, artistic and aesthetic experience, and powerful local,...  More >>

Get Ready for Homecoming and Family Weekend

Next weekend, Homecoming and Family Weekend will celebrate all that makes HWS special to alumni, alumnae, parents and students. A variety of entertaining and educational events for all ages will take place across campus. Among the many activities planned for the weekend are mini-college sessions on diverse and timely topics, Fall Nationals, Quad-a-Palooza, campus open houses, and home sporting ev...  More >>

HWS Legacy Program Links Generations

Each year, among the many notable characteristics of incoming classes, is the considerable number of students who identify as legacies. Connected across generations - some with institutional ties as far back as the mid-19th century - they are the children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins or siblings of alumni, alumnae and current students. Thanks to the Legacy Admissions Program, qualifie...  More >>

Herons win Upstate Collegiate Cup with over Rochester

The William Smith College soccer team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half and went on to defeat Rochester 4-0 in the championship game of the 2014 Upstate Collegiate Cup hosted by Cortland. The Herons improve to 3-2-0 overall and the Yellowjackets fall to 3-2-1. Sophomore Emma Diehl led William Smith with a goal and an assist. Four different Herons scored in the win. First-year Nicole McGl...  More >>

HWS Sailing begins season

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team will open the 2014-15 season this weekend with three regattas. HWS will compete in the Cornell Fall Open, the Laser North and the Navy Radial Open on Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14. Head Coach Scott Iklé '84 begins his 22nd season at the helm of the program. "We're very excited to begin another year of competition," said Iklé. "More than...  More >>


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

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

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