Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Student Life

Academics are our highest priority, it’s true. But we’re not all about textbooks and research labs. There’s plenty to do outside the classroom! From an annual music festival to renowned lecturers to Opera Theatre; Zumba class to Ultimate Frisbee games to Thursday Chapel; Greek life to varsity athletics to community outreach, there’s something for everyone at Southwestern. Follow Student Life happenings with our Pirate Life Facebook Page.


December 1st, 2015

  • Image preview Southwestern’s Tree Decorating 11:00am - 1:00pm
    The Southwestern Christmas tree in Bishops Lounge needs decorations.  Come help us get it ready for the holiday - bring an ornament from home or make your own using our supplies.  There will also be cookies, hot chocolate, and carols for you to enjoy while you work!

December 4th, 2015

  • Image preview Friday Night Live presents: Casino Night 7:00pm
    This week’s FNL features Casino Night! Come out and play blackjack, craps, roulette, Texas hold’em and slot machines. Each attendee will receive “$20,000” in poker chips, which may be used at any table. Cash your chips in at the end of the night to enter drawings for various prizes. You can also enjoy a sampling of mocktails and snacks.

April 10th, 2016

  • Image preview American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Campus Walk 2:00pm - 4:30pm
    You can make a profound difference in preventing suicide on campus!  Participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Campus Walk this spring on April 10 at 2pm beginning on the Southwestern University Academic Mall.  Let’s engage our campus community in creating a world where we no longer lose our friends, teachers, and loved ones to suicide. More information about the event coming fall 2015.


For more information or questions, please call (512) 863-1624.