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, Break Programs, and many more.

  • Click here to learn about the SU Shuttle
  • Click here to apply for Community Chest funding.  Application deadlines are October 19th, November 16th, January 25th, February 22nd, and March 29th, all at 5:00 pm.
  • UPC wants to know what type of performers you want to see at Friday Night Live.  Click here to give your opinion!  If you take the time to fill out the survey, you’ll also be entered into a raffle for signed merchandise from an upcoming FNL event. 



Upcoming events and activities in The Cove and around campus.

October 21st, 2014

  • Image preview 5:00pm - 6:00pm: How To Life: Basic First Aid
    The How To Life series continues with a presentation on basic first aid.  Come learn skills on how to choose the right medicine, how to stop bleeding, how to make a splint, and much more.  Presenters include: Jennifer Spiller, Nurse Practitioner, and Jason Chapman, American Red Cross First Aid & CPR certified.

October 24th, 2014

  • 10:00pm: Friday Night Live: Student Performances, SU Showcase
    SU Showcase’s performers are your peers!  This semester’s Showcase features:

    • Akhil Rao (comedy)
    • Garrett Banister and Paul Glasheen (singing and piano)
    • Kenny Klinglesmith and Mason Carmichael (singing and guitar)
    • Maddie Straup and Caroline Haywood (singing and guitar)

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 2:00pm: 2nd Annual Student Leadership Conference
    The Catalyst and ODK present the 2nd Annual Student Leadership Conference.  What makes this conference different is that we are inviting students to present on various leadership topics that they would like to share with their fellow students. Also we have a Keynote Speaker Odell Bizzell coming to talk to us! It should be a day full of learning and fun! Hope to see you all there!