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, Clusterfest, Friday Night Live, Orientation, and many more.

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Upcoming events and activities in The Cove and around campus.

September 16th, 2014

  • Image preview 5:00pm - 6:00pm: How to Life: Home Care

    The Department of Student Life would like to introduce a brand new series called How To Life where we will be offering monthly tutorials on basic life skills that will help get you through your time at SU and beyond!

    Come out to the Bishop’s Lounge on Tuesday, September 16th at 5pm for our first topic of the year…Home Care! We’ll be showing you how to clean your bathroom, how to choose the right supplies, and more!

    Any questions or topic suggestions?  Call Magen Smith (x1670) or Jason Chapman (x1874)

September 18th, 2014

  • Image preview 5:00pm - 6:00pm: Leadership Development Series: Recruiting & Retaining Members
    The Leadership Development Series kicks off with a special presentation on Recruiting & Retaining Members.  This workshop focuses on the tips and tricks to entice people to join your organization and how to keep the members you already have.  This workshop is great for every organization!

September 19th, 2014

  • Image preview 8:00pm: FNL: Ballet Folklorico Festival

    Ballet Folklorico Festival is the largest Mexican folk dance company in San Antonio.  They have performed at various venues throughout the United States and Mexico, and are now coming to Southwestern!

    Friday, September 19th at 8:00 pm in The Cove