Student Announce August 16, 2022

Student Vehicle Permits This Week

Students already on campus this week may stop into University Police to pick up their vehicle parking permit between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Beginning next week permits will be available (M-F) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for beginning the week of August 22nd.

- Anna Shutt

Room Selection and Housing Preference Form Information

Room Selection and Housing Preference Form

As of May 31, 2022 the individual room selection process for new and returning students has ended. If you currently do not have a housing selection for the fall 2022 semester, you will need to fill out a housing preference form. This form is linked on your student portal. Please follow these steps to locate and complete the form:

1) Log into
2) Select “Sign Up for Housing”
3) Fill in relevant information and rank your buildings of preference
a. This is also where you can request a change in your current housing assignment to a new building.

After the form is completed, the Office of College Housing reviews these requests and place students who do not have an assignment first and then reviews room change requests. Please note that this information is collected and used as a preference, there is no guarantee that you will be placed in the building that you selected. The Office of College Housing will try to place you in your top choices if space is available. If not, a building with a similar lifestyle option will be selects for you.

Please contact Residential Services at 607-587-4371 or for any questions.

- Anna Shutt

Pell recipients: Save money on internet service with new federal program

Dear Student!

Thanks to a new federal program, households with Pell recipients can now save money on internet access. The benefits of the Affordable Connectivity Program include:

$30/month discount on internet services ($75/month on tribal lands)
One-time $100 discount on a computer

If you are a Pell recipient or have a Pell recipient in your household, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity.

Visit to learn more and sign up!

- Anna Shutt

Looking for a job on campus?

Are you looking for a job on campus? We are looking for reliable student employees to provide support for our Student Leadership Center and Pioneer Student Union buildings for the Fall 2022 semester. These buildings are staffed beginning at 7AM until Midnight and 7 days per week, so applicants must be available to work shifts during those times. Support includes doing hourly rounds of the buildings and working with the professionals that have offices in the spaces. Tasks could include running errands, directing students and guests that have questions, and helping to support events happening during your shifts to name a few. This position may require light lifting and some moving/readjusting of furniture during building rounds. If you are interested and would like more information, please log into JobLink to apply or reach out to Sandra Burdick at

- Anna Shutt

Fall Career Fairs & Student Employment Job Fair

The Fall Career Fairs are set!

Alfred Campus Fall Career Fair: Wednesday September 28, 12 to 3pm, Orvis Gym
Wellsville Campus Fall Career Fair: Wednesday October 19, 12 to 3pm, PSU Gym

Also, are you looking to hire student employees? You can connect with both new and returning students at
the WoW Student Employment Job Fair on Friday August 26, 11am to 1pm, SLC

- Anna Shutt

Instrumental Music is Looking for New Members

Do you play an instrument? Would you like to start playing again or try something new? Come join Instrumental Music! We are a looking for new members to join this fall. Any skill level is welcome and school instruments are available. All music is picked by members of the group. There is one concert near the end of each semester. Rehearsals take place Wednesday and Thursday nights, 5:30-7pm. First rehearsal date to be announced. If you have any questions, contact the President, Beth Schneider at, the student director, Madeline Tompkins at, or stop at our table during the activities fair!


- Anna Shutt

New Student Move In Volunteers Needed

The Office of Residential Services is looking for clubs/organizations to volunteer and assist first year students move into their residence halls from Monday, August 22 to Wednesday, August 24 between 8 am 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm. This is a great opportunity to move back to campus prior to Week of Welcome activities, community services hours, rushing, and recruiting for your club/organization. Clubs/Organizations selected to assist with new student move in will be permitted to move into their fall 2022 housing assignment on Sunday, August 21. In addition, the dining facilities on campus will not open until Monday, August 22 so students that move in on August 21 will need to make arrangements for their own meals.

Please note, filling out this form does not guarantee that you or your organization will be selected to move in early and assist with new student move in or have the partner organization they requested. The representative that fills out the form below will be contacted for additional information and be provided move in details.
*This form closes on Wednesday, August 17

Please contact Residential Services at 607-587-4371 or with any questions.

- Anna Shutt

The Big Blue Crew is hiring! Get paid to attend and capture events on campus

Do you like taking pictures and video for TikTok and Instagram? Want to get paid for capturing fun campus events for use in college marketing materials? You could be our next social media influencer. We want you to be part of the Big Blue Crew! Apply on JobLink. (Look for position title: Student Media Relations Team)

Want to be the center of attention when you walk in a room? We're looking for performers to wear the Big Blue ox mascot uniform at events. We want you to be part of the Big Blue Crew! Apply on Joblink: (Look for position title: Mascot/Student Media Relations Team)

- Anna Shutt

Vice President of Finance and Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging of Student Senate Positions are Open!

Interested in politics? Want to be more involved on campus? Join Student Senate and be a voice for the student body! We need individuals that want to improve our campus!
We currently have our Vice President of Finance and Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging positions open.
The Vice President of Finance for the Student Senate shall be the organization’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and a member of the Executive Board of the Student Senate. While being the chair of the Finance Committee, this position will be responsible for the accurate keeping of financial records of Student Senate funds review and sign all requests to expenditure funds from the Student Activities Fee according to SUNY Policy or assign a designee to-do so.
The Vice President of Inclusion & Belonging for the Student Senate is responsible for the exchange of information and the initiation of projects and problem-solving pertaining to ever-increasingly culturally diverse campus community. They are responsible for the exchange of information and the initiation of projects and problem-solving pertaining to the Center for Equity, Inclusion & Title IX.
If you are interested in either of the above positions, please email the Student Senate President, Soumya Konar at or the Executive Vice President, Austin Caporin at

- Anna Shutt