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Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Campus Life and Facilities

Hobart and William Smith Says...

Hobart and William Smith are located on a spectacular 195-acre campus along the northern tip of Seneca Lake in the City of Geneva. The birthplace of the womenÂ’s rights movement and the heart of the Finger Lakes region, this area is rich in history and natural beauty. It serves as a spectacular living and learning environment for students, faculty ... More More

Hobart and William Smith Students Say...

“Life at HWS is very comfortable,” and “Students fit in by being friendly and spending a lot of money on partying.” “People either love HWS or they hate it,” one psychology student explains. “Life here is centered almost entirely around the social aspects of the college experience, which is fine, to a point, but it doesn’t allow for deeper intellec... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

629 South Main Street

Geneva, NY 14456

United States

Phone: 315-781-3622

Fax: 315-781-3914


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 70
Fire Safety Rating: 84
Green Rating: 91
Environment:Village (population 5,000 - 24,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 170.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.hws.edu/administration/security/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 90.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Cooperative housing

Upperclass townhouses
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:77
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:12
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:5
% of men who join: 18
Number of Religious Organizations:4
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Pride Alliance
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Office of Intercultural Affairs
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Statesmen
Women's Sports Team Name:Herons
Team Mascot:N/A
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Syracuse University
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Syracuse University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 39
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Educational Pricing: Lenovo, Apple, CDW-G
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Houghton Gallery, HWS Scandling (resesarch vessel), 100 Acre Nature Preserve, Melly Academic Center, Rosenberg science center.
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