Vuthy Vey ’24 has begun his first semester at the Colleges a little bit differently than most of his classmates. Located in his home in Kampong Thom Province in Cambodia, Vey joins his peers via Zoom for coursework in computer science, his First-Year Seminar “Einstein, Relativity and Time,” and other classes. Vey, who has experienceFri, 28 Aug 2020
The Classes of 2024 have arrived on campus. Their Orientation Weekend was filled with virtual opportunities to learn about the Colleges’ academics, programs and departments, and time to connect with new roommates, classmates, faculty and staff. All of the in-person programming was held outdoors, providing students with space to social distance and explore their newMore News
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Activists, artists, athletes, innovators, performers, scholars, the list of accomplishments goes on. Check back every week to meet new members of the Classes of 2024. View more here.
Molly Trunfio '24
I performed in the Ennis Music Festival in Ireland.
Marcus Lenz '24
I'm most looking forward to playing football at Hobart, meeting new people and making friends.
Katie Corren '24
Saddle River, N.J.
I created a documentary involving students and teachers to bring awareness to mental health and suicide prevention.
Cam Kewley '24
I flew to Colorado to participate in a 24 hour lacrosse game that raised money for veterans.
Genesis Rosario '24
HWS shows support for their students in every aspect, offering them many opportunities for the future.
Max Daniels '24
I was one of only 22 athletes in the U.S. to be invited to partake in a Real Madrid Adidas program in Madrid, Spain. It was unbelievable.
Engage with HWS on your favorite social platform using @HWSColleges and #HWS2024. Start a conversation with your future classmates in the Classes of 2024 Facebook Group. Connect with HWS by following current students, clubs, offices and organizations on Instagram.
Hobart and William Smith are taking a number of precautionary measures to preserve the health and safety of our community as we also ensure that teaching and learning continue with as few disruptions as possible.Learn More >
All incoming students, including transfer and international students, participate in the HWS Orientation Program. Over the course of four days, you’ll start your academic journey, meet new friends, explore campus and begin the transition to college life.Orientation 2019 Photos
Across a multitude of academic programs, the flexibility of the HWS curriculum emboldens students to define their aspirations and discover new horizons.
Working closely with dedicated professors – experts who are as committed to teaching as they are to research – students deepen their understanding through individualized guidance and mentorship.
By design, learning extends the boundaries of the classroom, with students putting their education into action through research opportunities, internships, study abroad programs and athletics.Explore the majors, minors and pre-professional programs at HWS
The only required course at HWS, seminar classes are small – usually about 15 students – which allows student and faculty members to develop close working relationships. Through the First-Year Seminar you will: