Important Deadlines for Families

General deadlines

As a family member of a Hobart or William Smith student, we've compiled some important deadlines for student opportunities within various offices on campus. Check back often for additional events and deadlines.

General - Fall 2021

  • Aug. 19-22: New Student Orientation
  • Aug. 22: Campus residences open for returning students
  • Aug. 23: First day of classes
  • Aug. 27: Last day to drop/add courses
  • Sept. 24-26: Homecoming and Family Weekend
  • Oct. 9-12: Fall recess
  • Oct. 25-29: Spring 2022 Semester Advising Week
    Students meet each semester with their academic adviser. See academic expectations and advising.
  • Nov. 1-12: Registration
    Students register for classes for the Spring 2022 semester. See the Office of the Registrar's website.
  • Nov. 24-26: Thanksgiving recess
  • Dec. 3: Last day of classes
  • Dec. 4-6: Reading Days
  • Dec. 7-10 Final examinations
  • Dec. 11: Residences close at noon
  • Dec. 12-Jan. 23, 2022: Winter Break

Career Services

Fall 2021

  • Aug. 23: Resume Clinic, 3 p.m., Trinity Hall 109
  • Aug. 24: Resume Clinic, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 109
  • Aug. 25: Resume Clinic, 3:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 109
  • Aug. 26: On and Off-Campus Part-Time Job Fair, 1 p.m., Vandervort Room
  • Sept. 1: Graduate School Decisions, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Sept. 13: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in the Sciences, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Sept. 15: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Finance, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Sept. 21: Networking 101, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Sept. 23: Interview Essentials, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Sept. 27: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Arts & Design, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Sept. 29: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Communications, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Oct. 4: Interview Essentials, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Oct. 6: Resume Writing Workshop, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Oct. 6: United States Capitol Police Info Session, 7:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Oct. 13: Making the Most of Your Winter Break, 7:30 p.m., Trinity 305
  • Oct. 14: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Policy/Government, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Oct. 18: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Sales & Real Estate, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Oct. 26: Networking 101, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Nov. 2: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Social Justice & Advocacy, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Nov. 4: Pathways Perspectives: Internships in Insurance, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Hall 305
  • Nov. 8: Networking 101, 12 p.m., Virtual
  • Nov. 15: Interview Essentials, 12 p.m., Virtual
  • Nov. 22: Making the Most of Your Winter Break, 7:30 p.m., Trinity 305

Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning

Fall 2021

  • Aug. 21: Day of Service
  • Sept. 30: HWS Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., Vandervort Room
  • Oct. 23: Day of Service, 12 p.m.
  • Nov. 11-Dec. 12: Holiday Gift Project

Centennial Center

Fall 2021

  • Sept. 1: First-Year Information Session, 6 p.m.
  • Sept. 9: Idea Generator, 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 14 & 28, Oct. 5 & 19, Nov. 9: Leadership Applied Essentials Workshops, 7p.m.
  • Sept. 23-Oct. 28 (Thursdays): IdeaLab, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 2-3: Hackathon
  • Oct. 19: HWS Leads Interest Meeting, 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 28: Pitch Interest Meeting, 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 9: Pitch Proposal Deadline, noon
  • Mar. 3, 2022: The Pitch Event, 7 p.m.


More Info

Contact the Office of Parent Programs:

Jennifer Murray, Director
(315) 781-4068
murray@hws.edu



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