Student Announce August 24, 2022

Week of Welcome Schedule

New students schedule for the Week of Welcome beginning on August 22nd can be found at:


Students should review the schedule noting both mandatory and optional programming.

Commuters can pick up a printed copy of the schedule at mandatory academic events. 

Residential students can locate printed versions in their Residence Hall (Office).


All questions can be directed to

- Anna Shutt

Need Textbooks Sooner? Add Funds to CSA!

Students who are expecting a refund, but need book money or supplies, can add pending financial aid funds to their CSA (Campus Spending Account). CSA accounts allow students to use pending financial aid funds to purchase books and supplies.
Should you have any questions please view our How To Video or CSA Instructions guide for more information. Students are also welcome to contact the Student Records and Financial Services Office for more information on CSA.

- Anna Shutt

Emergency Drill August 31st - University Police

ALERT:  Emergency Drill


Wednesday, August 31, 2020, at 10:10 a.m.


Alfred State will be conducting the drill to test its emergency procedures & systems on the Alfred Campus only.


During the drill – actively shelter-in-place to a location where you can:

  1. Lock or block the door
  2. Darken the room
  3. Silence cell phones
  4. Move to the safest wall (where you are out of sight)
  5. Strategize and coordinate with persons with you about what to do if your door is entered by a threat.  Identify 2-4 “contact” persons who will volunteer to actively assist in getting the threat to the floor where they are unable to continue their actions. 


The sirens will be going off on both the Alfred and Wellsville campuses.  Hear an audio sample and learn about them at:


RAVE Alert!  Students upon activating their Alfred State email account are automatically registered.  To manage and update notification preferences visit:


Watch the video - RUN.HIDE.FIGHT.  Learn what you should do if there is an active shooter in your vicinity at:


Faculty members - it is recommended to share this video with your class and/or talk about your strategy for sheltering and what you will do if your room is entered.

- Anna Shutt

Vehicle Parking Permits at University Police

Please put the following on Student Announce ‘daily’ or when there are student announces – ending Friday, September 2nd (from University Police - not me).



  • Resident Students – please pick up your parking permits at University Police between the hours of 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday-Friday).
  • Commuter Students – please pick up your parking permits anytime you are on campus at University Police.
- Anna Shutt

Fitness Center hours

The Pioneer Fitness Center Hours beginning Monday will be from 10 AM – 8 PM and 1 PM – 6 PM on Saturday. 

- 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

Health and Wellness on Instagram!

Health and Wellness Services wants to invite all students to follow them on Instagram @alfredstatehealthandwellness and Facebook at Alfred State College Health and Wellness Services. These accounts will provide updates on groups, health clinics, as well as general mental health tips.

- Anna Shutt

Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot Closures - University Police

To facilitate activities for the Week Of Welcome, University Police will be closing parking lots 20, 20A and the Pioneer Stadium half of lot 19 on August 21st. The lots will remain closed until the conclusion of the week. Parking lot 18 will be available for stadium parking. 

- 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

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

$4000 "You Can't Label People, but You Can Label Things" Essay Scholarship

The “You Can’t Label People, but You Can Label Things” Scholarship by Sttark awards $4,000 to a U.S. student pursuing a creative field of study who demonstrates ingenuity and originality through an essay and label design. Sttark is excited to invest in creative young people, regardless of their cultural, economic, or educational backgrounds. Any high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student from the U.S. is eligible to apply. Applicants are asked to create a 1,000-word essay and label design that illustrate the theme of the scholarship--products can be labeled but people can’t. Winners will be awarded for their imagination and great ideas, not their academic merit. All submissions must be received by November 30, 2022. Visit Frontier Label’s scholarship page for more information and application instructions.


Please visit this website for more information:


Submission Deadlines

November 30, 2022: Submissions due by 11:59 p.m. EST

December 15, 2022: Winner Selected

- 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

Need some extra cash? Looking for an on campus job?

JobLink is your answer! Find all on-campus jobs and info about the Student Employment Job Fair in JobLink!


Did you know that all on-campus jobs are posted in JobLink?


If you already have an account, simply log in [as a student] and start applying after you upload a resume. If you haven’t created an account, then choose sign up and create your account. Please see the attached guide.


Then be sure to RSVP for the WoW Student Employment Job Fair [go to EVENTS – Student Employment Job Fair – Attend]

  • 8/26/21 11am – 1pm
  • SLC – Park Space


You can find the link to JobLink and many more resources on our Career Development webpage!

- 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