Office of Student Activities

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

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

  • Click here to register for this semester’s Emotionally Intelligent Leader course.
  • Click here to learn about the GoGeo Bus System that begins operation on Aug 21, 2017
  • Click here to request a Commuter Student Locker in the Prothro Center (located in Room 241)
  • Do you want to join University Programming Council and help plan Friday Night Live?  Email Derek Timourian to learn more about this great opportunity ( 




Upcoming events and activities in The Cove and around campus.

September 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview SU Drafthouse - Friday Night Live 9:00pm - 11:00pm
    Come out and enjoy this great movie as well as FREE food and drink!  At this Drafthouse event, students 21+ may BYOB up to three 12 oz beers or three 5 oz bottles of wine.

    The House features the dynamic duo of Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler…  When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate (Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler) learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford.

September 25th, 2017

  • Image preview NHPW: Steer the Ship - Bystander Intervention 6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Use your influence as a Pirate leader; “Steer the Ship” in a safe and positive direction. Join us to learn more about being a proactive community member by intervening effectively when the safety and well-being of those around you is at risk. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided. 

September 26th, 2017

  • Image preview NHPW Panel Discussion 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    This panel will​ take a deeper look at hazing from a variety of areas in collegiate life. We will be discussing the causes of hazing, the consequences of hazing, and how we can stop hazing.  Panelists include: Williamson County Attorneys Valerie Cavitt and Alice Balagia; Tim Jackson, General Manager of the Round Rock Express & former NCAA Division 1 athlete; & more.