Residence Life Events There’s always something great going on at HSU. Each residence hall hosts one BIG activity for the whole campus once a semester. These activities are in addition to the other great things going on at HSU with the student activities office, intramurals, BSM, athletics, etc. Links Student Activities Baptist Student Ministries Intramurals & Rec Sports Athletics The state requires that all incoming new students under the age of 22 must have the meningitis vaccine within the last 5 years and at least 10 days prior to the first day of class. In addition, Hardin-Simmons University requires every new incoming student under 22 years of age provide proof of the meningitis vaccine prior to registering for classes.