Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges



Tuition

$34,688 / year

Room and Board

$8,828

Application deadline

February 1

Application fee

$45




Educational Resources

Libraries

Jansen Collection; O'Laughlin Collection; Elizabeth Perry Collection; Geneva Collection; Rare Book Collection, Colleges Archives; Music Library, Physics Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 387,650 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,574 current serial subscriptions.
  • 77,510 microforms.
  • 11,566 Audio/Visual items.
  • 3,577 e-books.

Museums & Art

Houghton House Art Gallery; HWS Scandling (Research Vessel)Stern Hall (smart classrooms) Salisbury Hall at Trinity (video conference)

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 300 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 24 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,950 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 50,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 83% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 53% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 12% of housing units are Triples.
  • 10% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 13% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 47 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 40% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Day of Service; LAO Extravaganza; President's Forum; FolkFest; Geneva Concert Series, International Student Week, 12 Windows Film Series, HWS Day, Provost Lecture Series, Faculty Dance Concert
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Orange Key; Chimera, Druid Society, Laurel Society, Hai Timiai, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Eta Sigma Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Lambda Pi Eta, Nu Omega Chapter
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Newman Club, Hillel, Canterbury Club, Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Union, Caribbean Student Association, International Student Club; Latin American Organization, Pan-African American; Black Student Union
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hobart Student Government; William Smith Congress, Religious Groups, Sports/Intramural Activist Clubs, Arts Group, Media and Publications, Community Service
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Herald (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Rochester and Syracuse (50), Ithaca (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Syracuse and Rochester (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Geneva (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 49% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 51% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,800
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 7% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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