Hobart and William Smith Colleges is on a 200-acre campus in the small town setting of Geneva, New York, not far from Rochester and Syracuse.
There are many activities and organizations for Hobart and William Smith Colleges students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Hobart and William Smith Colleges has fraternities and sororities.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges has the Latin American Organization. In fact, more students participate in the Latin American Organization than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Hobart and William Smith Colleges include SANKFA, Student Governments, Club Sports and CAB.
The Hobart and William Smith Colleges community comes together each year for Family and Homecoming Weekend, Spring Fest and Winter Wonderland.
This table offers information on housing at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||91%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,860|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,500|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||9%|
Hobart and William Smith Colleges offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Hobart and William Smith Colleges students live on campus. In 2022, 91% of undergrads at Hobart and William Smith Colleges lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hobart and William Smith Colleges. There are 1,860 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,660 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,500 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 100% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges offers coed housing.
At Hobart and William Smith Colleges there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Hobart and William Smith Colleges:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Crew||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Squash||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges, take Interstate 90 to Geneva, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greater Rochester International airport.
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