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

2014 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



Careers in Hotel Management

Christian Coffin '83 will discuss careers in hotel management as part of the Professionals in Residence series hosted by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experimental Education. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 in Stern 201. Coffin is the general manager of the Hilton Columbus Downtown. Opened in October 2012 in the heart of the Short North and Arena Distr...  More >>

Performing Arts Center in Spotlight

The significant progress of the Colleges' new 65,000-square-foot Performing Arts Center that will be at the heart of the HWS campus was recently highlighted in a feature article published in the Finger Lakes Times. Senior Project Manager and Associate Director for Planning and Construction Chris Button was quoted about the project's development. "Things went very speedily and actually have contin...  More >>

Banales Mejia '17 Begins Independent Study

When he arrived at HWS, Fernando Banales Mejia '17 thought he would pursue a degree in political science. After his first semester, he decided to take an introduction to chemistry course to satisfy goal four, "Experience scientific inquiry and understand the nature of scientific knowledge in both its promise and limitations." However, Banales Mejia quickly found that he preferred chemistry to po...  More >>

Pro Day All About Marpet '15

A national standout as the only NCAA Division III athlete at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, Hobart College football offensive lineman Ali Marpet '15 continued to impress NFL scouts, coaches and analysts during Hobart's Pro Day. Held March 13, the event gave representatives from 10 NFL teams as well as the media an opportunity to watch Marpet operate on his home turf while he ran through a number ...  More >>

Pierce '17 Wins 2015 Pitch Contest

After considering four carefully crafted proposals for both non-profit and for-profit ventures competing in the annual Stu Lieblein '90 Pitch Contest, the judges returned from deliberations to name Paige Pierce '17 winner of the 2015 entrepreneurship competition at HWS. Pierce received a $10,000 check thanks to the support of Stu Lieblien '90, who generously funded this year's grant and will do s...  More >>


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

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