Office of Student Activities

The Office of Student Activities is an advisor, ally, administrator, educator and mentor to the students of Southwestern University.

What We Do

We facilitate learning experiences through new student orientation, leadership opportunities, student organizations, social activities, and other services that promote personal growth and the empowerment of students for success in our diverse community and beyond it.

Check out our photo gallery from events planned by Student Activities and the University Programming Council including: Cinematic Saturday, Concerts, Friday Night Live, Orientation, Break Programs, and many more.

  • Click here to learn about the SU Shuttle and see the spring schedule
  • Do you want to help with a campus-wide concert?  The SoUndwave Committee is looking for volunteers to help with publicity and assistance on the day of the event.  Contact Rebecca ( if you’re interested.
  • Click here to apply for Community Chest funding.  Application deadlines are January 25th, February 22nd, and March 29th, all at 5:00 pm.


Upcoming events and activities in The Cove and around campus.

January 30th, 2015

  • Image preview 10:00pm: Friday Night Live: Max Frost

    This week’s FNL features singer, songwriter, and guitarist Max Frost, who pulls aspects of various styles (blues, funk, electro, hip-hop, pop) into his music.  Originally from Austin, Max has collaborated with artists such as Bob Schneider and hip-hop MC/producer Kydd, as well as played Blues on the Green.  He released a single, “White Lies”, in April 2013 and his debut EP, “Low High Low”, in October 2013.  Max also toured with Fitz and the Tantrums in summer 2014.

January 31st, 2015

February 13th, 2015

  • Image preview 8:00pm: Friday Night Live: The Rocketboys
    This week’s FNL features rock band, The Rocketboys.  The Rocketboys have played at Austin City Limits Music Festival, CMJ Music Marathon, South by Southwest, and Next Big Nashville.  They have toured nationally with Relient K, The Almost, The Mowgli’s, Kopecky Family Band, Dinner and a Suit, and Mike Mains & the Branches in 2013.  The Rocketboys have released two full-length albums and are currently working on the third with multi-grammy winning producer, Joe Chicarelli.  Their music has been played on ABC’s “Private Practice”, “One Tree Hill”, “Elementary”, and MTV’s, The Real World Washington, D.C., and The Buried Life.