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.

October 26th, 2016

  • Image preview Williamson County Early Voting on Campus 10:00am - 7:00pm
    Looking for early voting? If you are registered to vote in Williamson County, then you can vote early in the Bishops Lounge! Make sure you bring your ID.
  • Image preview Burgers with Burger 8:00pm
    Students, faculty, and staff are invited to The Cove for Burgers with Burger. The first 200 attendees will receive a FREE burger combo meal with a valid Southwestern ID. The event will also feature live music from SU’s own G.I.F.T.E.D. and President Burger will be in attendance.

     The fun kicks off at 8 PM in The Cove! 

October 28th, 2016

  • Image preview Friday Night Live: Hypnotist Sean Bott 8:00pm
    Kickoff your Halloween weekend with a night filled with mental tricks and hypnosis. Described as a “crazy blend of Jack Black and Criss Angel,” Sean Bott brings his incredible show to The Cove beginning at 8:00 P.M.