Student Announce October 28, 2022

Last Day to Drop a Class

The last day to drop a full-term class is 4 p.m. Friday, November 4, 2022. Students wishing to drop a course should go to their academic department to complete a Course Change Notice. The completed Course Change Notice should be brought to the Student Records and Financial Services Office during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., to be processed. Students are required to speak to a financial aid counselor before dropping a class to review potential impact on their financial aid. A $20 fee will be assessed to the student’s account at the time the course is dropped. This fee can be paid online at or in person at the Student Records and Financial Services Office. A late fee will be added if this fee is not paid within 30 days.


- Tamara Knapp

Check out these career related events!

Below,  are a few upcoming career events!  Register ahead of time in JobLink so that you can be reminded of the event.  The leadership series events were created so that students are aware and can identify some of the NACE core competencies.   The National Association of Colleges and Employers states that all students should have 8 competencies by the time they graduate college.    The leadership series is a good way to learn about these, so don’t miss out!   To learn more about the competencies go to:     If you have questions about any events, we offer or would like to make an appointment for one of our services feel free to reach out by email or stop in to see us in SLC 404!   We look forward to seeing you at one or all of these.   

November 1st-Leadership Speaker series virtual on teams featuring alum Lenford Lindsay(Alstom) speaking about Teamwork.(link on joblink)

November 8th-Leadership Speaker Series virtual on teams featuring alum Shea Dailey(Cybersecurity) speaking about Career & Self exploration.(link on joblink)

- Valerie Daciw

Fall 2022 Final Exam Schedule

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

- Tamara Knapp

Culinary Arts Survey

Please take a minute to complete the survey below. It is for Wellsville campus students to fill out on their opinions on our culinary arts food, what they wish to see, opinions, dietary restrictions, etc. We would love to get everyone’s input for Student Senate. Thank you!

Looking for a Ride Home for Thanksgiving Break?

Students going home for Thanksgiving Break?


Megabus is offering non-stop bus services to New York City and Alfred for Thanksgiving break. Dates and times of bus travel are listed below!


To New York City:


Tuesday, November 22, 2022 departing from Orvis Activities Center or West University St at 2:30 p.m.


To Alfred, NY


Sunday, November 27, 2022 departing from Port Authority at 10:15am


Secure your ticket today at


Trips to Rochester Airport will not be available for Thanksgiving Break


Alternate bus options are available through Please note that Trailways bus leaves from Hornell, NY and you will need to find transportation to the bus station. 

- Erika Winans

Peer Mentors give advice and general help

Looking for some advice and general help for being a college student? 

There are 5 Peer Mentors in the Student Success Center: Alex, Amber, Ane, Chris, and Xavier. You can see their pictures on our Instagram @ascStudentSuccess 

 Peer Mentors help with: 

  • time management/study skills 
  • referrals to campus resources 
  • adjustment to college 
  • issues or questions you have about class 

Each Peer Mentor sits "office hours" in the Student Success Center (SDC 205) from 5-7pm Monday-Thursday but also can set up individual appointments.  Open to all majors! 

- Amy Miller

AMCC Home Playoff Matches

The Men's and Women's Soccer teams will be hosting postseason play for the first time in both their programs histories. On Saturday, October 29, Pioneer Stadium will have both playoff matches.

The men's team is facing off against the Hilbert Hawks at noon, in a rematch of a 4-2 Pioneer victory.

The women's team is hosting their match immediately after the men's match. Scheduled for a 3 p.m. kickoff and facing Mt. Aloysius. The Pioneers won the previous match 1-0, also at Pioneer Stadium.

Come and show support for your Pioneers!!

- Bobby Papalouizos

Leadership Suite Applications are now open

Do you belong to a club or organization actively involved in making a difference in the larger community? Are you solving problems, taking on opportunities, and using your passion and skills to help others? This could take the form of volunteerism, community service trips, public awareness campaigns, fundraising efforts, advocacy, and education.

If so, we invite you to view our Civic Engagement Pioneer page to submit a Leadership Suite proposal. Leadership Suites are designed to celebrate and get others involved in community-minded causes and initiatives locally, regionally, and/or globally. 

Suite applications must be submitted by November 18th, 2022, to be considered for Spring 2023.

Alternative Spring Break Applications Are Now Open!

Winter is coming, and the Office of Global and Civic Wellbeing is celebrating by thinking about Civic Engagement and Spring Break! Do you love giving back to communities in need and soaking up some sunshine when the snow just won’t let go? If so, this spring break service trip could be perfect for you! The application for our Alternative Spring Break trip is now open! We will once again be traveling to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to work with Habitat for Humanity during spring break (March 12th-March 18th).  If you are interested in learning more or wish to be considered for the trip, we invite you to visit our Civic Engagement Pioneer page to submit your application

We have limited spaces available and will be finalizing our cohort shortly after Thanksgiving Break…don’t miss out!

Vice President of Commuter Affairs of Student Senate Position is 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 Commuter Affairs position open. 

Some of the requirements for this position are –

  • Every Tuesday Availability from 5 pm to 8 pm for our Executive Board Meeting and General Assembly.
  • Ideally some experience in programming events for the student body. (If not, guidance will be provided throughout the tenure)
  • This position is designed only for commuters.

Vice President of Commuter Affairs for the Student Senate is responsible for the exchange of information and the initiation of projects and problem-solving pertaining to Commuter Life. Only a Commuter Student can serve in this position. They shall co-chair the  Commuter Council and they are responsible for establishing strong communication links with the Asst.  Director of College Housing and Judicial Affairs. This chair should act as one of the Student Senate  representatives on the Faculty Senate Student Life Committee. This chair will serve as the liaison to Greek Senate. They shall also meet or exceed the expectations set forth for the members of the Executive  Board of the Student Senate within the Policies and Procedures of the organization.

If you are interested in the above position, please email Student Senate President, Soumya Konar at

Get Ready for Spring 2023 Registration

Spring 2023 registration begins November 14, 2022 at 9 AM!  The first step is printing a copy of the Course Selection Form from BannerWeb.  Next, meet with your academic adviser to review your course selections and receive your Alternate Registration PIN and web registration time.  Internet students should contact their adviser to discuss course selection.  Registration instructions are available at under “Records Office Resources.”


Graduating and re-admitting into a new major?  You will need to re-apply through Admissions and pay your acceptance deposit before you will be assigned a web registration time and Alternate Registration PIN. 


Were you expecting to graduate this semester but now will not?  In order to be assigned a registration time, your academic department chair must remove you from the graduation list.  Follow up to make sure your name has been removed.


Please note that students are not officially registered for classes until their bills are paid/processed with Student Records and Financial Services.  The spring 2023 bill is due by 4:00 PM on January 5, 2023.

- Tamara Knapp

University Police, Office of Global Engagement, Civic Wellbeing, and Pi Rho Zeta

Community Action Angels – Holiday Fund Raising Initiatives:

University Police, the Office of Global Engagement and Civic Wellbeing, and Pi Rho Zeta are partnering with Community Action Angels this Holiday Season and are seeking your support!

Pi Rho Zeta will be collecting toys and winter clothing for children of all ages in partnership with Accords Community Action Angels.  Donations can be dropped off to their leadership suite, Room 306 in the Student Leadership Center.  The deadline for donations is Friday, December 2nd

In addition, UP and Global and Civic Wellbeing will be working to collect much needed funds and gift cards to further support the community needs through the Action Angels Holiday Assistance program. If you would like to make a financial donation you may do so at one of our tabling events or stop by either UP campus dispatch or the Center for Global and Civic Wellbeing in SLC 416. 

Should you have any questions or want to find ways to further support these initiatives please contact Kris Bianchi (, Sandy Burdick (, and Cyan Corwine (!

Your support goes a long way to help make the holiday season brighter throughout our community.

- Kristofer Bianchi

ACES Bus Stop Changes on Loop Road

Due to the closure of the main entrance of campus on Monday, October 24 any students that use lower loop road bus stops will need to start using the upper loop road bus stops until Monday, December 5. The ACES bus picking up students will only pick up students starting from in front of the Orvis Activities Center to in front of Shults Hall.  

- Heather Overholt

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

Residential Programmer Positions available for Spring 2023

The Office of Residential Service and Student Engagement are now accepting applications for a new position – Residential Programmer! Residential Programmers are live in residential staff that co-supervised by Student Engagement and Residential Services. Residentials programmers will maintain a semester and cumulative GPA of 2.25 and foster relationships throughout the residence hall through community meetings, hall council, and events. Residential Programmers will work in their assigned residence hall to develop signage for programming initiatives in the building and develop "stall stories" on a bi-weekly basis. The Residential Programmer will attend Hall Council and serve as the Junior Advisor for Hall Council. In cases of emergencies, Residential Programmers may be asked to help sit office hours during snow days or power outages and create emergency programming ideas for the residence hall.

Residential Programmers will receive a double-room compensation.


Apply using this form:


Please contact Area Coordinator Mary Chamberlain by emailing with any questions or concerns.

- Anna Shutt

Transport Team Positions Open

Residential Services in conjunction with Health & Wellness is looking to hire 6 Motor Vehicle Operator positions for the Transport Team. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Candidates must possess a New York State Driver's License appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated, valid for a minimum of one year, have a clean driving record, and be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.  Candidates will be required to complete the LENS Driving Certification. 

The Campus Transport team is a part of the Residential Services department within the Division of Student Affairs at Alfred State. It is composed of a dedicated, student-oriented group of professionals who create an environment conducive to learning about oneself, the community, and society. We provide learning opportunities, skill development, and personal contacts that foster a successful, well-balanced, and fulfilling life experience for the students of Alfred State and our community.

For more information regarding this position and to apply please visit - 

- Erika Winans

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

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

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