We Call It The Lake Effect

Student jumps off of the dock of the Bozzuto Boathouse


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This symbiotic gathering.

This exponential rise.

This confluence of people, experiences and possibilities that make your next four years – and the life you make after them – part of the best future.

Welcome to HWS, Classes of 2026!

By now, you've received your e-mail username and password, class schedule, and housing assignment! Your academic advisor, your First Year Seminar instructor, may have been in touch, and you're counting down the days to your arrival!

Be sure to complete any outstanding Orientation tasks, including your Online Orientation, by logging into the Orientation website.


Come Join Us

By The Lake

Visit Us Virtually

Lake Effect Series

Hear from faculty and staff on topics from dorm life to First-Year Seminars, the athletic experience to career preparation programs and more.

Senior Preview Visit

If one last look at campus is all you need, sign up for a Senior Preview Visit. Tour campus with a current student and have the opportunity to chat with an admissions or financial aid counselor.