Important Dates and Deadlines


  • Final Examinations (Spring '20): May 8-11, 2020
  • New Student Orientation: Aug. 20-23, 2020
  • First day of classes: Aug. 24, 2020
  • Add/Drop (Fall '20): Aug. 28, 2020
  • Homecoming and Family Weekend: Sept. 25-27, 2020
  • Fall Recess: Oct. 10-13, 2019
  • Spring Sem. '21 Advising Week: Oct. 26-30, 2020
  • Spring Sem. '21 Registration: Nov. 2-13, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Recess: Nov. 23-27, 2020
  • Last day of classes: Dec. 8, 2020
  • Final Examinations (Fall '20): Dec. 12-15, 2020
  • Winter Break: Dec. 17, 2020-Jan. 18, 2021


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Connecting Scholarly Examination and Artistic Practice


Accompanying the fall production of Love/Sick, the HWS Theatre Department’s 2018-2019 Frame/Works series began on Friday, Oct. 19.

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Voices of Dignity and Difference

HWS Impact, the annual celebration of student stories and identities, will take place on Monday, Oct. 22 in the Vandervort Room. This year’s theme, “Voices of Dignity and Difference,” will highlight the myriad of ways in which students forge their own identities in the face of struggle, adversity and hope.

Land Use History and Wildlife

An article by Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Kristen Brubaker and Associate Professor of Biology Bradley Cosentino offers insights that may help habitat managers shape biodiversity in tracts of forested land.

Serving the Finger Lakes

HWS students will join nonprofit agencies, area churches and community members throughout the greater Geneva region as they volunteer at the fall Day of Service on Saturday, Oct. 20.

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This Week in Photos

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Recent Grad

Julia Schwartz '19


Campus Map

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Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle Schedule