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

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HWS win MAISA Match Race Championship

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team turned in a pair of strong performances at the MAISA fall championships this weekend. HWS won the MAISA Match Race Championship in Kings Point, N.Y., to claim its 16th conference championship. Heron sailors finished third in the MAISA Women's Fall Championship. Juniors Greiner Hobbs and Noah Barrengos, senior Sam Hallowell, and first-year Maya We...  More >>

Hobart hockey announces captains for the 2016-17 season

Hobart College Hockey Head Coach Mark Taylor recently announced that seniors Bo Webster, Jon Neal and Nick Bingaman will serve as captains for the 2016-17 season. Webster served as a captain last season, but an injury kept him off the ice. In 2014-15, he led the Statesmen with 25 points and 17 assists. Webster finished that year tied for third in the conference in assists, tied for fifth in point...  More >>

"She Kills Monsters" Frame/Works Talk

Coinciding with the 2016-17 HWS Theatre season's opening production, "She Kills Monsters," the Frame/Works series returns with a presentation by HWS Theatre Resident Sound Designer Kelly Walker. The talk, "There Once Existed Simply a Game," will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 in Coxe 7. It will explore some of the literary sources of the late 1960s and early 1970s that influ...  More >>

Herons earn silver at Head of the Genesee

The varsity eight turned in the William Smith College rowing team's top performance at the Head of the Genesee regatta. The Herons' top crew earned a silver medal on Saturday.Previously, the Head of the Genesee featured a morning head race and an afternoon sprint. The sprint time was tripled and added to the head race time to calculate the overall winner. This year's race was only a head race.In ...  More >>

Depression Screening Day

In conjunction with National Depression Screening Day, Hobart and William Smith will offer private mental health screenings for all students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Scandling Campus Center. Members of the HWS community are encouraged to stop by the National Depression Screening Day table to take a brief screening, in which they will fill out a validated questionnaire, a...  More >>


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Scandling Center
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

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


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Geneva, NY 14456
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