HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES GENEVA, NY 14456 | (800) 852-2256
What Our Visitors Say “I have been all over this country to speak at colleges and universities, and let me tell you, there is a sense of community at Hobart and William Smith that I have not seen elsewhere.” — Congressman and Civil Rights Activist John Lewis (D-GA) “Hobart and William Smith are two of the finest colleges in the country, and when it comes to international education, they truly lead the way. This outward orientation is vital because the graduating classes of the 21st century will live global lives.” — Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright
Visitor’s Guide Produced
• The silicone transistor • Super Glue • Crank and Crank: High Voltage • Bone marrow transplant protocols • The Mars rover “Spirit” • Blue Öyster Cult • Cornell University • The Cosby Show • The giant sauropod dinosaur Paralititan stromeri • The U.S. Weather Bureau • Seinfeld • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut • The television phenomenon Glee
A Few Things Devised, Inspired, Invented or Produced by HWS Alums
“At the level of the head, and more importantly at the level of the heart, something special is going on at Hobart and William Smith …. This is a place where service and stewardship are woven into every aspect and every detail of campus life.” — Eric Liu, author of The True Patriot
Worlds of Experience. Lives of Consequence.
At Hobart and William Smith Colleges, we’ve built our education around seeing the world from multiple perspectives. If you can imagine and create connections among numerous spheres of study or thought, you can manage, enable and even maximize change with confidence.
Africana Studies American Studies Anthropology Anthropology and Sociology* Architectural Studies* Art History Art, Studio Arts and Education Asian Languages and Cultures Biochemistry* Biology Chemistry Classics Comparative Literature Computer Science Critical Social Studies Dance Economics English Environmental Studies European Studies French and Francophone Studies Geoscience Greek History International Relations Latin Latin American Studies Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Studies Mathematics Media and Society Music Philosophy Physics Political Science Psychology Public Policy Studies Religious Studies Russian History and Society Russian Language and Culture Sociology Spanish and Hispanic Studies Urban Studies Women’s Studies Writing and Rhetoric* ANY MAJORS (EXCEPT THOSE MARKED WITH AN ASTERISK) MAY ALSO BE A MINOR.
Aesthetics African Studies African-American Studies Child Advocacy Classical Studies Cognition, Logic and Language Concentration in French Development Studies Education German Area Studies Health Professions Hispanic Studies Holocaust Studies Latino Culture Law and Society Men’s Studies Peace Studies Peer Education in Human Relations Public Service Russian Language Russian Area Studies The Sacred in Cross-Cultural Perspective Theatre Writing Colleagues n SPECIAL ADVISING PROGRAMS
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61% of HWS students create an independent course or major in consultation with faculty advisers to fit their academic interests. n
SPECIAL DEGREE PROGRAMS
Architecture Business Administration Education (NYS certification in childhood, childhood special education, and adolescent) Master of Arts in Teaching (for HWS graduates only) Engineering
| Environmental Studies | Economics | International Relations | Political Science | Psychology | | Biology | Public Policy Studies | Anthropology/Sociology | Art/Architecture | English |
Under the mentorship of faculty and guided by a curriculum grounded in exploration and rigor, Hobart and William Smith students are transformed. Through carefully designed academic, service and study abroad programs and an extensive array of internships, HWS students hone their skills and gain the necessary clarity to be competitive when seeking employment. They win prestigious fellowships like the Rhodes, Fulbright and Gates. They gain admittance to the best graduate programs in the world. They go on to lead lives of consequence.
We require all students to complete an interdisciplinary major or minor and a disciplinary major or minor.
Most Popular Majors
About Hobart and William Smith
45 Majors and 65 Minors
ounded in 1822 (Hobart for men) and again in 1908 (William Smith for women), Hobart and William Smith have a rich and unique history that spans nearly 200 years of lacrosse stick-wielding, laurelpassing and note-taking on Seneca Lake. When John Henry Hobart, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, visited Geneva in 1818, he recognized that the bustling lakeside village was the perfect place to build what he called an “outpost
The Finger Lakes
Within Walking Distance
2 coffee houses 1 bike shop 4 pizzerias 2 Chinese restaurants 1 Puerto Rican restaurant 1 Mexican restaurant 1 health food store 1 record store (they sell vinyl!) 1 skate park 1 community arts center 1 Philly steak shop 4 diners 4 pubs 1 movie theatre (with 8 screens) 2 video stores 1 Wegmans (the best grocery store EVER) 1 ice cream shop
An active participant in the women’s rights movement, local philanthropist William Smith was committed to founding a nondenominational, liberal arts institution dedicated to educating women broadly. William Smith College was founded adjacent to Hobart and entered into a coordinate
arrangement that is now unique among American colleges. Even before they were known as Hobart and William Smith, the Colleges were known for taking chances on new ideas and people. Geneva Medical College (the precursor to Hobart) holds the distinction of graduating the first woman doctor, Elizabeth Blackwell, and the first Native American doctor, Peter Wilson, in the Unites States.
Hobart and William Smith are located on a spectacular 188-acre campus along the northern tip of Seneca Lake in the City of Geneva. The birthplace of the women’s rights movement and in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, this area is rich in history and natural beauty. It serves as a spectacular living and learning environment for students, faculty and staff. The rare natural topography offers combinations of rolling hills and expansive lakescapes. Surrounding Hobart and William Smith is one of the largest acreages of vineyards in the country. The beauty of the area makes it a popular tourist destination and a host to festivals, resorts and shops.
for civilized and learned behavior.” The institution was renamed in honor of its founder in 1852.
Bristol Mountain Ski Resort Corning Museum of Glass Finger Lakes Forest Ganondagan Native American Historic Site George Eastman House Montezuma Wildlife Refuge National Museum of Play National Women’s Hall of Fame New York Wine & Culinary Center Premium Outlet Mall Rose Hill Mansion Seneca Lake State Park Watkins Glen State Park Women’s Rights Historic Park and more than 100 award-winning wineries
abroad opportunities and community service, with the goal of providing these elements through contemporary facilities and state-of-the-art technology. President Gearan is a member of the political science department and is a frequent presence in the classroom as a lecturer and President Mark D. Gearan’s instructor. His President’s appointment to Hobart Forum series has brought and William Smith in 1999 international thinkers, made him one of the activists, politicians, nation’s youngest college journalists and heads-ofpresidents. In the course of state to campus to meet with his tenure, he has reinforced students and share ideas. the Colleges’ commitment When named president, to academic rigor, global Gearan was director of the understanding, study Peace Corps in Washington,
D.C., a post he assumed in 1995. Under his leadership, the Peace Corps experienced a resurgence of interest. Previously, President Gearan served at the White House as Assistant to the President and Director of Communications, as well as Deputy Chief of Staff during the Clinton administration. A native of Gardner, Mass., President Gearan earned his B.A. in government cum laude at Harvard University and his law degree at Georgetown University. He is the recipient of 12 honorary degrees.
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ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent George Stephanopoulos Congressman and Civil Rights Activist John Lewis Double Grammy Winner Dave Matthews President William Jefferson Clinton Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Grammy-Nominated Barenaked Ladies Hip-Hop Artist Talib Kweli Legendary Jam Band Phish
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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Wangari Maathai Political Activist and Former Diplomat Alan Keyes Political Activist Ralph Nader Pop Band Guster Rap/Rock Band Gym Class Heroes Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Three-Time Grammy Winners Black Eyed Peas
C i ti z e n s bal h While only 2% of
17TH IN THE NATION FOR
HWS WAS RANKED
students nationwide STUDY % ABROAD, at HWS do so
on every continent except Antarctica. Hobart and William Smith have one of the strongest abroad programs in the country; in 2009, The Princeton Review th
RANKED HWS 18 in the NATION.
At home on six continents Argentina Australia Brazil Central Europe China Denmark Dominican Republic Ecuador England France Germany India Ireland Italy Japan
Jordan Korea Netherlands New Zealand Peru Russia Senegal South Africa Spain Switzerland Taiwan Vietnam Wales and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury Center for Career Services As early as their first semester on campus, HWS students can explore how their interests, values and skills can translate into a career. When they are ready for advanced research, internships, job placement or graduate study, the Salisbury Center for Career Services supports those efforts. The HWS Alum Network spans the globe, with more than 4,000 community members providing students with advice as well as shadowing and internship opportunities. By graduation, students have the clarity to articulate and realize their professional goals and the experience to back it up. HWS Grads Have Careers in Business, Education, Finance, Government, Health Care, Law, Media, Entertainment and Research at: • ABC News • American Cancer Society • Americorps • Apple, Inc. • Audubon Society • Bank of America • Buffalo Bills • CBS Sports • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention • Clean Harbors • Clinton Foundation • Condé Nast • DFS Hong Kong • Federal Bureau of Investigations • Fidelity Investments • Harper Collins • JP Morgan • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts • Louis Vuitton • Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center • Merck Pharmaceuticals • Merrill Lynch
• MGM Studios, Inc. • National Football League • New York Magazine • New York Yankees • Newsweek, Inc. • Nickelodeon • Peace Corps • Seventh Generation Inc. • Shell Oil Company Foundation • The Smithsonian • The New York Times • The Peace Corps • U.S. Department of Commerce • U.S. Department of State • U.S. Department of the Treasury • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency • United Way • Walt Disney Studios • Wells Fargo • World Health Organization • Yahoo!
Sampling of 2008-2009 Community Service Opportunities:
A Mother’s Wish (Santiago, Dominican Republic) American Cancer Society (Geneva, N.Y.) Arts Care (Carmarthen, Wales) America Reads (Geneva, N.Y.) Big Brother/Big Sister (Geneva, N.Y.) Bridges to Community (Nicaragua) Boys and Girls Club (Geneva, N.Y.) City Lights (St. Louis, Mo.) Community Lunch Program (Geneva, N.Y.) Enable Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
Recent Graduate School Destinations
American University Boston University Cambridge University Carnegie Mellon University Columbia University Cornell University Dartmouth University Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture Georgetown University George Washington University Harvard University Johns Hopkins University Northwestern University New York University Oxford University Pratt University Purdue University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rhode Island School of Design Stanford University Syracuse University Tufts University UCLA University of Michigan University of Pennsylvania Villanova University Yale University
COMMUNITY SERVICE AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT BY WASHINGTON MONTHLY, 2009
Galway Rape Crisis Center (Galway, Ireland) Geneva Heroes (Geneva, N.Y.) Gulf Coast Civic Works Project (New Orleans, La.) Living Lands and Waters (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) Mustard Seed Communities (Kingston, Jamaica) Operation Helping Hands (New Orleans, La.) Phoenix of New Orleans (New Orleans, La.) Rustic Pathways (Vietnam, Thailand)
Sampling of Summer 2009 Internship and Scientific Research Sites:
Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition Laboratory (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Boston, Mass.) DFS Galleria (Hong Kong) Focus Features Films (Los Angeles, Calif.) Grameen Bank (Bangladesh) Lifetime Television Network (New York, N.Y.) Jim Henson Company (New York, N.Y.) Merrill Lynch (New York, N.Y.) Mobile Tornado Research Facility (Western United States) Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (New York, N.Y.; Tempe, Ariz.) The New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (Geneva, N.Y.) Office of the Connecticut Secretary of State (Hartford, Conn.) The Puffin Project of the National Audubon Society (various islands off the coast of Maine) PureSolo.com (London) Senator Ted Kennedy’s Office (Boston, Mass.) Smithsonian Museum (Washington, D.C.) SONY Music Entertainment (New York, N.Y.)
Just The Facts
Rosensweig Learning Commons
• Students: 2,091 undergraduate; 8 graduate students • Faculty: 186 full-time • Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1 • Percentage of students who discuss class work with a professor outside of class: 96% • Average Class Size: 17 students • Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts in Teaching • Since 2000, HWS students have earned: 1 Rhodes Scholarship, 8 Fulbright Awards, 1 Gates Cambridge Scholarship, 6 Goldwater Scholarships, 2 Udall Scholarships, 1 Princeton-in-Asia Fellowship • Students hail from: 40 states and 30 countries • Number of languages spoken on campus: More than 50 • Number of languages spoken by Hobart Dean Eugen Baer: 13 • Hours of service performed by HWS students during 2008-2009: More than 33,000 • Cost (2009-2010): $39,144 (tuition), $10,024 (room and board), $1,077 (fees) • Percentage of students receiving need- and merit-based aid (2009-2010): 78%
All first-year students take a First-Year Seminar taught by an HWS professor. These courses are designed to stimulate intellectual curiosity, introduce academic expectations and engage first-year students without regard to future major or minor choices. Topics vary by year, but recent examples include: • Ancient Warfare: How Homer’s Iliad Changed the World Assistant Professor of Classics Leah Himmelhoch • “As Good as the Book?” Novels into Film Assistant Professor of English Nicola Minott-Ahl • Chemistry and Crime Associate Professor of Chemistry Christine de Denus • Class, Gender and Mozart Professor of Music Patricia Myers • Code Making and Code Breaking Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science Stina Bridgeman • Dictatorships and Resistance Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Eun-kyung Choi • Education, Justice and Happiness Professors of Philosophy Scott Brophy and Stephen Lee • Epidemics and the Promise of Biotechnology Associate Professor of Biology Sigrid Carle ‘84 • Facets of Islam Professor of History Susanne McNally • The History of Everything Professor of English Grant Holly • Money in Literature Assistant Professor of Economics Brian Cooper • The Moral Animal Professor Emeritus of English Jim Crenner • New Chemistry Meets Old Art Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer • Reflecting Science Professor of Physics Donald Spector • Rock Music & American Masculinities Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean Chip Capraro
Opened in 2008 and combining services and staff from the Warren Hunting Smith Library, Information Technology Services and the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Rosensweig Learning Commons supports complex learning, deep exploration and rigorous intellectual pursuit. An environment of print and electronic resources that cultivates the research and technical skills for lifelong learning, the space has both Mac and Windows computers, including a 24-hour study area.
Hobart and William Smith are small, residential Colleges where learning doesn’t stop at the classroom door. Many students live in deliberately designed Learning Communities that focus on shared, active learning by building bridges between what happens in and out of the classroom. From late night conversations in residence halls to political discussions over ice cream in the café, the HWS community never stops thinking, never stops learning and never stops questioning.
Residential Life Nearly all of HWS students live on campus in: • • • • •
7 co-ed residence halls 10 single-gender residence halls 22 theme houses 48 townhouses 5 fraternities
Religious Life at HWS
At Hobart and William Smith, we believe that the life of the spirit and the life of the mind need not be separate or mutually exclusive, but in fact may be profoundly interrelated and rewarding. Through Religious Life events, students can meet like-minded peers during a knitting circle, offer up a prayer, light a candle or join the Chaplain and friends for dinner at Pasta Night. St. John’s Chapel hosts Buddhist, Catholic, Episcopalian and Quaker services. The local community is also home to a variety of religious services, including Baha’i, Baptist, Jewish, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Unitarian.
Abbe Center for Jewish Life
Situated across the street from Geneva’s Temple Beth-El, the Abbe Center for Jewish Life provides the perfect location for cultivating relationships between HWS students and the Geneva community. Both a community center and a themed residence hall with a Kosher kitchen, the Abbe Center for Jewish Life hosts celebrations throughout the academic year. Programming is open to everyone regardless of cultural or religious background.
The Big, Green Idea
At Hobart and William Smith, light bulbs are going off over the heads of students, faculty and staff all the time – it just so happens that more and more of them are the eco-friendly, compact fluorescent variety. Since Colleges President Mark D. Gearan signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, not only has environmental awareness and activism been the focus of strong individual projects, but being green has become a collective effort that brings together an entire range of HWS community members, student organizations and academic disciplines.
Sampling of Clubs
Architecture Society Arts Collective Asian Student Union Campus Peer Ministry Caribbean Student Association Close Knit Debate Team Glass Blowing Club Health Professions Club Hillel Hot Spot (Geology club) Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship International Student Association Investment Club Latin American Organization Mathematics and Computer Science Club Model United Nations Newman Club Physics Club Psychology Society Russian Society Sankofa: Black Student Union The Circle (Philosophy Collective)
Activist and Service Groups
Active Minds Americans for Informed Democracy Amnesty International Campus Greens College Democrats College Republicans Colleges Against Cancer Day of Service EMS Corps First Book Geneva Geneva Heroes Habitat for Humanity HIV / AIDS Awareness Hugs Across America HWS Votes Make-A-Wish Club PRIDE Alliance Progressive Student Union Rotaract Club Student Activists for Darfur Student Movement for Real Change Women’s Collective
Brass Ensemble Cantori (chamber vocal ensemble) Choral (student choir) Community Chorus Guitar Ensemble HIP - NOTIQS (step team) It Might Be Funny Koshare (student dance collective) Jazz Ensemble Libertango 3 Miles Lost (women’s a capella) Hobartones (men’s a capella) Perfect Third (co-ed a capella) String Ensemble HWS Quality Ultra Awesome Acting Company Phoenix Players Woodwind Ensemble
Hobart Student Government William Smith Congress Student Trustees Student Media
Aleph (abroad journal) Animé Central Echo and Pine (yearbook) Herald (student newspaper) Martini (student magazine) Media Club Public Affairs Journal Thel (literary magazine) WEOS and WHWS (student radio)
Athletics Our Intercollegiate Athletes Have Earned:
• 24 national championships in team and individual sports • 65 conference championships since 1995 • 178 All-Academic Awards during the 2008-2009 academic year
Hobart Varsity Teams William Smith Varsity Teams
Club and Intramural Sports Alpine Ski Badminton Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Ice Hockey Lacrosse Rowing Sailing Soccer Squash Tennis
Basketball Cross Country Field Hockey Golf Lacrosse Rowing Sailing Soccer Squash Swimming and Diving Tennis
Bodybuilding Cross Country Ski Cycling Dodgeball Equestrian Fencing Field Hockey Flag Football
Floor Hockey Golf Ice Hockey Lacrosse Paintball Rugby Soccer Softball
Squash Table Tennis Tennis Track & Field Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball Wallyball
Visit A visit to our lakeside campus is truly the best way to get a feel for the Colleges, and we offer a variety of visit options for busy prospective students and families. n
This campus visit includes a brief overview of HWS presented by a member of the Admissions staff along with a studentguided campus tour. For high school seniors, personal interview appointments, usually lasting 30-45 minutes, can be added to this visit. n
While not required for admission consideration, we strongly recommend a personal interview. This is an opportunity for prospective students to present their academic and personal strengths and goals while learning more about the HWS experience. For those where distance or timing makes it impossible to visit campus for a personal interview, we can often arrange a meeting with an HWS alumnus or alumna. n
A day visit provides high school seniors with a comprehensive view of the Colleges. Prospective students are able to spend a few hours on campus, attend a class, eat
lunch with a student and meet with a coach or a professor, providing an opportunity to experience some of the intangibles of college life. Day visits are designed to meet individual needs and interests and can include a Preview HWS session. n
An overnight visit provides high school seniors with the most in-depth college visit experience. Overnight visits are designed to meet a prospective student’s individual interests and can include a Preview HWS visit, an interview, a class, a meeting with a professor and/or coach, as well as meals, social events in the evening and an overnight stay with a student host. n
Open to all high school students and their families, Open House programs provide an introductory view of HWS. Prospective students will receive a brief overview of the Colleges, a studentguided campus tour, lunch on campus as well as additional optional sessions. Please call the Office of Admissions at (315) 781-3622 or (800) 852-2256 to sign up for visits and ensure availability. We request two-weeks advance notice for day or overnight visits.
• CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE online registration begins
• Early Decision I admissions applications due
• CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE due for Early Decision I financial aid applicants
• Admissions decisions mailed to Early Decision I applicants • Financial aid award mailed to Early Decision I admitted students
• Early Decision II admissions applications due* • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE due for Early Decision II financial aid applicants • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online filing begins • HWS Arts Scholars applications due • HWS Trustee Scholars applications due • HWS Elizabeth Blackwell Medical Scholars applications due
Contacts Admissions 629 South Main St. Geneva, NY 14456 (315)781-3622 (800)852-2256 email@example.com
Admissions and Financial Aid Timeline
• Regular Decision applications due • Admissions decisions mailed to Early Decision II applicants • Financial aid award mailed to Early Decision II admitted students
Financial Aid Demarest Hall Geneva, NY 14456 (315)781-3315 firstname.lastname@example.org
• FAFSA filing deadline for Regular Decision financial aid applicants • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE filing deadline for Regular Decision financial aid applicants
• Admissions decisions mailed to Regular Decision applicants • Financial aid awards mailed to Regular Decision admitted students
• Regular Decision admitted students enrollment deadline
*Students who have applied under the Regular Decision plan (and whose applications are complete) can change their application status to Early Decision II up until February 15. Admission decisions will be made within four weeks.
Campus Map ALPHABETICAL LISTING Abbe Center for Jewish Life 72 Admissions Center 61 Albright Auditorium 13 Alcohol and Other Drug Programs Office - 400 Pulteney St. 89 Alumni House 60 Bampton House - 720 South Main St. 75 Barn 28 Bartlett Hall 17 Beta Sigma, Multicultural Sisterhood of Women Leaders House - 756 S. Main St. 73 Blackwell House 25 Blanchard House 59 Boswell Field 33 Bozzuto Boat House and Dock 64 Brent House-International House 46 Bristol Gymnasium 38 Buildings and Grounds 48 Caird Hall 102 Campus Safety 48 Carr McGuire House / Substance Free House - 775 South Main St. 67 Centennial Center for Leadership 106 Center for Counseling and Student Wellness 108 Chaplain’s Residence 56 Chi Phi 57 Cloverleaf House 49 - Asian Language House College Store 80 Communications Office 62 Community Service House & Emergency Services House - 737 South Main St. 66 Comstock House 27 Coxe Hall 2 Cozzens Memorial Field 41 Current Events and Issues House 730 S. Main St. 74 de Cordova Hall 103 DeLancey Guest House 54 Delta Chi 50 Demarest Hall 5 Durfee Hall 16 Durfee House 62 Eaton Hall 12 Education and Human Interaction House - 402 Pulteney St. 88 Emerson Hall 40 Finger Lakes Institute 101 French and Francophone House - 412 Pulteney St. 86 Geneva Hall 7 German Language and Culture House - 99 St. Clair St. 92 Goldstein Family Carriage House 69 Gulick Hall 19 Hale Hall 18 Harris House 10 Henry House 53 Hillcrest House 99 Hirshson House 24 Hobart Quadrangle 1 Houghton House 68 Hubbs Health Center 94 Intercultural Center 44
Jackson Hall Kappa Alpha Society Kappa Sigma Katherine D. Elliott Studio Arts Center Lansing Hall Latino Initiative House - 408 Pulteney St. Library McCooey Memorial Field McCormick House McDaniels House - Hope House - 645 S. Main St. Medbery Hall Melly Academic Center Merritt Hall Miller House Omnivore’s Solution/ Culinary Arts - 746 S. Main St. Performing Arts House - 133 St. Clair St. Phi Sigma Kappa-704 S. Main St. Potter Hall President’s House Rees Hall Residential Education Robert A. Bristol Field House Rosenberg Hall / Napier Classroom Center Salisbury Center at Trinity Hall Scandling Campus Center Security and Safety Seneca Room Shepard House Arts and Social Change Sherrill Hall Sigma Phi Sill House / Green Theme House - 710 S. Main St. Smith Hall St. John’s Chapel/St. Mark’s Tower Stern Hall Stewardson - William Smith Honors House - 780 S. Main St. Stiles Field Stucco House - Music Appreciation House Sunken Gardens Tennis Courts The William Scandling Trowbridge House - Writers’ House - 129 St. Clair St. Village at Odell’s Pond Warren Hunting Smith Library WEOS-FM William Elliott Varsity House William Smith Field William Smith Green Williams Hall Winn-Seeley Gymnasium Zappler House Leaders of Tomorrow 121 Hamilton St. 295 Pulteney St. 420 Pulteney St. 451 Pulteney St. 121 St. Clair St. 623 S. Main St. 15 Verplanck St. 25 Verplanck St.
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• Commercial airports are located in Syracuse, Rochester and Ithaca, each about an hour’s drive. Amtrak train stations are located in Rochester and Syracuse, and Greyhound Bus Lines serves Geneva.
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• Conveniently located midway between Rochester and Syracuse, Geneva is six miles south of the NewYork State Thruway at exit 42.
• If you chose to use a GPS device, enter 300 Pulteney Street, Geneva, as your destination. Places to Stay & eat
For information about hotels, motels and restaurants in and around Geneva visit:
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Admissions Parking: Admissions visitors are encouraged to park in the Medbery Parking Lot. There are reserved spaces at the northeast side of the lot near the red Parking/Security Office. From there follow the sidewalk to South Main Street and cross the street to the Office of Admissions. Other Visitor Parking: Other visitors must check in upon arrival with the Parking/Security Office located in the large, red building in the northeast corner of Medbery Parking Lot.
ADMISSIONS Illustration by Mark Patrizio