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Student Activities

Student activities at Howard Payne are designed to provide recreation, develop social skills, help students learn to work better with others and give spiritual and intellectual guidance.

Howard Payne encourages students to be active participants in the activities provided and in campus organizations. It is the student’s responsibility to achieve and maintain the appropriate balance between academic pursuits, employment and social activities.

Student Activities are lead by a Student Activities Council which can be applied for at the end of every school year for the following year.


To see all events happening on campus click below!

Events Calendar

OR go to and login with your HPU email and email password and view the HPU Events Calendar.  OrgSync also has an app for your smart phone that you can download and see all events right from your phone!

Spring 2015

Below are the scheduled events for Spring 2015, but we are always adding events! Check your emails from or the TV screens in the Mabee university Center for the latest updates on events.

Black Light Bingo – January 13 – Come win a prize

Spring Street Party – January 20 – Come meet our student organizations and learn about getting involved

Meet the Greeks – February 3, 7:00pm – Greek Chapters will be recruiting in Fambroughs

Karaoke Night – February 17, 6:00pm-8:00pm – Come to Fambroughs for Karaoke Night!

Kick Ball Tournament – February 20, 3:30pm – SAC and Intramurals are hosting a Kick Ball Tournament.  Sign your team up outside the Caf that week

Social Media and Your Job – February 23, 7:30pm – SAC and Career Services will talk about how Social Media can help and hurt your job hunt.

HPU Health Fair – March 3 – Come learn about the different dimensions of health through fun, interactive booths.

Resume Workshop - March 3, 7:30pm – SAC and Career Services will talk about the skill of resume writing.

Spring Sing – March 20-21 – Come watch “A Night at the Cinema” created by our student organizations.

HPU Fest – April 11 – An all-day concert festival featuring musical acts, an annual chili cook-off, student organization tents, vendor booths and much more.

Cover Letter Workshop - April 14, 7:30pm – SAC and Career Services will talk about the skill of cover letter writing and how to follow up on that perfect job.

Paynt Rave – April 24 – First 50 get a free shirt, first 250 get a bottle of neon paint! Come dance in neon paint and black lights!

Fall 2015

Jacket Journey – Jacket Journey is designed to assist new students with the transition into HPU. Students learn their way around the HPU campus during this orientation period, held the week prior to the beginning of the fall semester. Small groups, led by upperclassmen, introduce students to all aspects of the university through a variety of information sessions and special activities.

S.W.A.R.M. Day – HPU students volunteer for a variety of community work projects during S.W.A.R.M. Day (Serving With A Right Motive). S.W.A.R.M is held during Jacket Journey each fall semester, allowing new and returning students to work together to serve the Brownwood community.

Impact – Impact, sponsored by the Baptist Student Ministry and held early in the fall semester, provides an opportunity for students to get to know faculty, staff, other students and local churches, and to participate in leadership and service activities. Students assist local area churches with special projects and wrap up the day with a targeted praise and worship experience, swimming and a cook out.

Contact Information

For questions about Student Activities email or call (325)-649-8305.