Respected scholars, expert teachers and devoted mentors, our remarkable faculty will guide your intellectual growth while helping you carve a path to your most consequential future.
EXPLORE YOUR FASCINATIONS
Help local entrepreneurs launch a startup. Monitor water quality on a college-owned research vessel. Hone your craft alongside established fiction writers.
Built on decades of leadership in experience-based learning, The HWS Centers are the ideal complement to the Colleges' vibrant classrooms and labs.
We value the dignity of each individual as we gather to form a welcoming community where every single one of us belongs.
COMPETE AND COLLABORATE
Play for championship-caliber teams without sacrificing a bit of academic opportunity. Contribute to a legacy of 23 national titles. Show your pride from the sidelines or by joining a club team or intramural squad.
EXPLORE AND EXPAND
Celebrate and share your culture while experiencing other ways of looking at the world. Make lifelong friends from different backgrounds. Prepare for belonging and success in an increasingly pluralistic future.
The HWS Centers fuel community-wide exploration of culture, ethnicity, gender, faith and sexual identity.
We’ll prepare you for the road ahead by previewing emerging challenges. By helping you become a global citizen. By providing first-hand glimpses of the working world.
PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE
Sample a career before taking the job. Find funding for your unpaid internship. Explore Italian art--in Italy.
The HWS Centers spur discovery, inspire engagement, promote citizenship, build powerful skills and create connections that propel careers.
AlumsGovernor Chris Christie, James Carville and Bill Whitaker Headline Fall Stern Family Forum
As part of Hobart’s Bicentennial celebration, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and political commentator and strategist James Carville LL.D. ’13, P’17 will join the HWS community for a panel discussion moderated by Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes Correspondent and HWS Trustee Bill Whitaker '73, L.H.D.'97.
community-engagement-and-service-learningHWS Ranked 4th in the Nation for Service
For the sixth year in a row, Hobart and William Smith Colleges are among the top five U.S. liberal arts institutions for service, according to Washington Monthly’s annual rankings.
AlumsCelebrating the Largest Fundraising Year in HWS History
Shattering every giving record in the history of Hobart and William Smith, during the 2021-22 fiscal year that ended on June 30, the Colleges received gifts from more than 5,200 donors for a total of $39.9 million raised.