Student Announce October 19, 2022

Presidential Inauguration ~ Classes Cancelled 1-5pm

Another Announce request from Craig Clark, please.


Classes Cancelled 1-5pm on Thursday, October 20, 2022

Classes will be cancelled from 1-5pm on Thursday, October 20, to allow all faculty, staff, and students to participate in the Presidential Inauguration celebration.  The ceremony will begin at 2pm in the Orvis gym and will be followed by a reception in the Student Leadership Center.

- Lisa Gardner

Thanksgiving Break Housing Application

Residence halls will close at 10:00pm on Tuesday November 22, 2022, for the Thanksgiving Break. The Residence halls will reopen at Noon on Sunday November 27, 2022. Residential Services is aware that the final bus scheduled to leave Alfred leaves before 10:00pm. If you are here for an Academic reason and cannot make the bus, please contact your Residence Director to remain on campus the evening of Tuesday, November 22. However, you must plan travel arrangements for the morning of Wednesday, November 23.


Only students who have been approved to stay for the break will be allowed in the residence halls.

All others may be charged with trespassing.


Students will only be approved who:

• Live over 500 miles away (according to your home Banner Address)

• Have a Special Circumstance (ex. You do not have a place to go)

• Working for the college during the break (with Supervisors Approval)

• Part an official athletic team, listed on the Roster received from Athletics, and have practice or a game during the break


If you wish to apply to stay for the break, please complete the following application:



If you have any questions, please contact Residential Services at 607-587-4371.

- Donald Schrader

Fall 2022 Final Exam Schedule

The Fall 2022 Final Exam Schedule is available at the following link: should contact their course instructors if they have questions regarding their exam schedules.


- Tamara Knapp

Baja SAE Club looking for members

Want to be part of a team where you can design and build a vehicle from scratch? Then come check out the BAJA SAE Club! What is a BAJA Vehicle you may be asking? A BAJA vehicle is an 4WD offroad race/rally vehicle that is custom designed to handle all sorts of terrains, from mud to gravel to hills and even pavement! We will be designing the vehicle in solid works then building it to spec. If this sounds interesting to you, then come check the club out! Meetings start at 5:00pm on Monday’s and Wednesdays. All majors accepted; no experience required.


Any questions please contact: President: Ryan Wilson, Vice President: Connor O’Reilly, Treasurer: Justin Straight, Marketing Head: Jonathan Stanbro

Midterm Recovery Workshop - Student Success Center

The Student Success Center will be hosting the Midterm Recovery workshop on Thursday, October 20th at 6pm in EJ Brown Hall, Room 119.  If you are looking at your midterm grades and want to improve them, start with this workshop. Strategies and options will be discussed as to the best course of action to achieve your goals this semester. All are welcome and encouraged to join! 

View our Fall 2022 Workshop Schedule on the Portal - --> Office of Student & Faculty Development --> Fall 2022 Student Success Workshops

- Samantha Brockway

Gamma Theta Gamma Haunted House

Gamma Theta Gamma will be hosting their haunted house on October 26th and October 27th from 6-10pm at their house, located at 52 North Main Street. It's $5 / person, and all proceeds go to Relay for Life.

Transport Team Hiring

The transport team is a group of student leaders that provides rides to and from appointments for medical treatment through partnership with Health & Wellness Services, University Police, Student Senate, and Residential Services, this team will also provide approved transports for the Office of Residential Services for students in need of assistance.  Student senate will provide you with a vehicle to transport students to and from appointments.

Payment is based on number and distance of transports completed.  Paychecks are distributed bi-weekly.

Interested parties must meet the following requirements:

  • Be in good academic standing at the time of employment
  • Have no current Student Conduct Status
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Have a valid driver’s license that has been issued for more than one calendar year

Cannot have any driving infractions, moving violations, or accidents in the last three years

If you are interested in being a member of the Transport Team, please contact Jaime Palmatier in Health & Wellness Services at

- Jaime Palmatier

Registration Readiness Workshops - Academic Advising Center

Registration Readiness Workshop (New & First Year Students) – Tuesday, October 18th at 6pm, EJ Brown 109

It's time to look to the future and plan for next semester! Learn about course registration, meeting with your advisor, staying on track with your degree planning, and graduation requirements! Most students get to register themselves for classes. The sooner you can get registered for next semester, the better schedule you will have. Learn about the digital tools that can help make registration quick and easy! The Registration Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Academic Advising Center. All are welcome and encouraged to join!

Understanding Your Degree Plan (All Students) – Wednesday, October 19th at 6pm, EJ Brown 109

The Understanding Your Degree Plan workshop will help you get ready to take the lead in your education! In creating a degree plan you will have the ability to strategically plan courses to meet graduation requirements. Students will learn how to read and understand their degree requirements in Degree Works (the "Plans" tool in Degree Works). Now you will know exactly which courses are planned for each semester of their degree plan. All are welcome and encouraged to join!

- Samantha Brockway

Annual Square Dance

This Friday night, a square dance featuring the Geneseo String Band will be hosted by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship from 7:30pm until 10:30pm in the Joyce & Walton Annex attached to Alfred University's McLane Center on Main Street.  Basic instruction will occur from 7:30pm until 8:00pm with directed dancing occurring thereafter.  Come join students, faculty, and staff of both colleges for an evening of music, dancing, and conversation.

- Peter McClain

Parking Lot Closures

The west end of parking lot 19 is currently closed through Saturday 10/22/22 @ 4:00pm .

Parking lots 20 and 20A are closed  Wednesday 10/19/22 @ 4:00pm through Saturday 10/22/22 @ 4:00pm.

Parking Lot 22 is closed Wednesday 10/19/22 @ 4:00pm through Thursday 10/20/22 @ 3:00pm.

SRFS Office Closed

The SRFS Office will be closed during the Inauguration of our Thirteenth President on Thursday, October 20, so that staff may attend.   

- Angela Allen

Office Closure

Health & Wellness Services on both the Alfred and Wellsville Campus will be closing at 12pm on Thursday, October 20th to attend the President's Inauguration.  Should a student have a medical or mental health emergency, please contact University Police at 607-587-3999.  Thank you.

- Jaime Palmatier

Pioneer Exchange (campus thrift store) and The PLATE (campus food pantry) Information

Pioneer Exchange is open, and the civic leadership team would like to invite you to stop by and see the items we have on offer! 

The space is located in the ground floor of Pioneer Center (next to the barbershop) and our hours of operation can be found on the Civic Engagement Pioneer Link landing page. 

The PLATE food pantry is a campus resource to address food insecurity by sharing nutritious emergency food & personal care items to current students.   The process is very straightforward:

(1)  Complete the form at    

(2)  A bag of food containing 3-4 days’ worth of supplies will be prepared within a couple days

(3)  You will be advised via email once it is ready to be picked up.  

The food pantry is administered and funded through Student Senate and the Center for Global Engagement/Civic Wellbeing.

Community food pantry information may also be found on the CCE Pioneerlink page at this link.

Whether you would like to utilize or donate to these resources , we are here for you!

Any questions?  Stop by SLC 412 or email

Ergo Submissions/Cover Contest/Poetry Reading


Take a break, sit quietly, and create a piece of artwork, poem, story, or whatever and send to Ergo, Alfred State’s literary magazine, at



Wondering what to submit?  Full wrap cover (front & back) 17.25" wide by 11.25" high or just the front cover 8.75" wide by 11.25" high, 300 dpi, jpeg.  All entries must fit these specifications for consideration.

And better yet, there's a prize!  Winner and a runner-up will both get a $100 gift certificate for the ASC Campus Store, and boasting rights for being featured as the author of the cover on the Fall 2022 ERGO publication! 


- Debra Tomm