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, Concerts, Friday Night Live, Orientation, Break Programs, and many more.

  • Click here to learn about the SU Shuttle and see the schedule for this semester
  • 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 Kenly Gaynor ( or Ron Palmer (  


Upcoming events and activities in The Cove and around campus.

September 30th, 2016

  • Image preview Friday Night Live: Painting with a Twist 8:00pm
    The University Programming Council is bringing Painting with a Twist to campus! Enjoy this FREE painting workshop. Participants will receive their own canvas and all the necessary supplies. FREE food will be provided along with games and prizes. 

    Advanced registration required. More details coming soon. 

October 4th, 2016

  • Image preview Leadership Development Series: H3 Leadership 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Leadership is hard work, so leadership must be habitual work. Great leadership habits take time, so it’s time to get started. Come learn about the 3 H’s of leadership and the key habits that will build your core leadership framework. This session provides a proven process on how not only to run but finish well in the leadership race.

October 14th, 2016

  • Image preview Friday Night Live: Comedian Chloe Hilliard 9:30pm
    Friday Night Live’s comedy series continues with stand-up comedian Chloe Hilliard. Blending the areas of journalism and comedy, Chloe brings an upbeat and hilarious perspective to culture and entertainment. She’s been featured on shows including NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore”. The show begins at 9:30 P.M. in The Cove.