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



Blanding ’15 joins Hobart coaching staff

Hobart College Head Basketball Coach Tim Sweeney recently announced that Trey Blanding '15 will join his coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. He replaces Carl Wenzel, who retired from coaching earlier this year. "We are delighted to have Trey join our coaching staff," Sweeney said. "His toughness and leadership as a player will translate nicely as he makes the transition into becoming a valuabl...  More >>

Statesmen open season with 2-1 win over Pioneers

The Hobart College soccer team opened the 2015 season with a 2-1 win at Utica College tonight in a non-league game played at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium. Junior JP White led the Statesmen with two goals in the win. After a scoreless first half, White put Hobart on the board in the 50th minute. His first goal of the evening came off an assist from classmate Joe Busuttil. Just 4:05 later, White str...  More >>

Evening Traditions

Orientation Weekend includes the practice of taking a class photo illuminated by cell phones on Friday night and the time-honored tradition of semi-formal Welcome ceremonies and dinners hosted by the Deans on Sunday night. The signature events celebrate the heritage of rich tradition and academic excellence at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. On Sunday, Hobart Dean Eugen Baer P'95, P'97 opened ...  More >>

Buckley advances in NCAA Woman of the Year selection process

William Smith College soccer's Madeline Buckley '15 was one of a record 147 NCAA female student-athletes named 2015 Woman of the Year honorees by conference and independent schools. Buckley, the 2015 Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup collegiate recipient, and the other honorees were selected from a record 480 student-athletes nominated for the award. Now in its 25th year, the Woman of the Year award h...  More >>

Statesmen open the season at Utica on Tuesday

The Hobart College soccer team opens 2015 with a non-league game under the lights at Utica College on Sept. 1. Statesmen Head Coach Shawn Griffin, in his 16th year at the helm, welcomes back 21 student-athletes from last year's roster and adds nine newcomers to the squad. After taking on the Pioneers on Tuesday at 7 p.m., Hobart will travel to take part in the 2015 Potsdam College Cup. The States...  More >>


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

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