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



HWS Spirit Week 2015

HWS Spirit Week is underway with an exciting lineup of activities celebrating all things Hobart and William Smith. From music and food trucks to special HWS-themed events, numerous activities have begun, including Campus Activity Board (CAB) giveaways each day from 4 p.m. to midnight, as well as opportunities to win snack money and other prizes by joining HWS "Snack CAB." Held in the style of the...  More >>

Mockingbird Sun Kicks Off Spirit Week

Having shared the stage with major country acts like Eric Church, Toby Keith and Eli Young Band, Mockingbird Sun takes the stage at Hobart and William Smith to kick off Spirit Week 2015. The three-piece country act from Nashville was formed in 2010. Playing songs from their album, "This is Real Life," Mockingbird Sun has topped the iTunes Country charts and kicks off a nationwide tour in October....  More >>

Wilber, William Smith Soccer Reach 500 Wins

William Smith College Head Soccer Coach Aliceann Wilber P'12 and the Heron soccer program reached 500 wins with a 1-0 victory over the University of Rochester in the championship game of the Upstate Collegiate Cup played at the Yellowjackets' Fauver Stadium on Sunday night. Wilber, now in her 36th season and the only soccer coach William Smith has ever had, holds a record of 500-129-56. Only two ...  More >>

Human Rights Activist Father Desbois Visits HWS

Hobart and William Smith Colleges present internationally renowned Holocaust researcher and human rights activist, Father Patrick Desbois, who will discuss his experiences in documenting long-hidden Nazi atrocities in his lecture, "Holocaust by Bullets," on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. His talk will take place in the Geneva Room at the Warren Hunting Smith Library. The event is free and open ...  More >>

Celebrate Homecoming 2015

From mini-college courses and Fall Nationals to home games for the Statesmen and Herons, Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015 will give students, families and alums the chance to celebrate their pride for the Colleges as they participate in an exciting lineup of both new and traditional events. The weekend will feature HWS Trustee Bill Whitaker '73, L.H.D. '97 as the President's Forum Speaker on Sa...  More >>


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

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