Student Announce December 15, 2022


MEGABUS for Friday, December 16, 2022

Megabus has informed Residential Services that the bus scheduled for Friday, December 16 has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 17 departing at 10 a.m. due to impending weather.

If you are affected by this change and need to stay Friday night into Saturday, please contact your building RD immediately. Residential Services will make accommodations for those students who are affected by this change from Megabus.

Please contact the office of Residential Services if you have any questions or concerns.

- Erika Winans

Finals week hours

The Technology Services Help Desk hours for Finals week will be as follows:

Monday:8 a.m. -8pm

Tuesday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Thursday-8a.m- 6 pm

Friday 8 a.m.- 5 pm


Sunday: Closed


The Engineering Plotter Room (ENG213) hours for Finals week will be as follows:

Monday: 8a.m -10 pm.

Tuesday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Wednesday-8am-10 p.m.


Friday 8am - 4pm


The plotter room will be closed until next semester.

Happy Holidays.

- Rawle Crawford

Oasis Hours during finals week

The oasis will be running on special hours in accommodation of finals week!!


Monday: 3 – 7pm

Tuesday: 3 – 7pm

Wednesday: 3 – 7pm

Thursday: CLOSED

Friday: 12 – 2pm

Open House - Spring & Fall 2023 Save the Dates!

Admissions is excited to announce our 2023 Open House programs, please save the dates below!

Spring 2023 Open House dates:

  • Sunday, March 26, 2023 
  • Saturday, April 15, 2023

Fall 2023 Open House dates:

  • Saturday, October 21, 2023
  • Sunday, November 5, 2023 

Open House is a great opportunity to show potential students and their families all that Alfred State has to offer. If you have questions, please contact Calsey Bump, Admissions Counselor, at

- Calsey Bump

Muslim Student Association Interest Meeting

The Cultural Life Center is conducting a reach out to students in the Muslim community who would be interested in starting a Muslim student-focused club. The temporary name for the club is The Muslim Student Association or MSA for short. The goal of this club is to provide a space where Muslims can assemble for prayer, community, charity work, and information about Islam. The club would also help inform other students about Islam and Muslims and work towards dispelling all misconceptions about Islam in the community.


These are just ideas, and the purpose and function of the club would be up to the founding club members. If you are interested in participating in this endeavor please reach out to Desmond Davis: in The Cultural Life Center SLC Suite  401 P: (607) 587-4047



- Desmond Davis

Nominate for a Civic Engagement Award

College Council’s Leadership Through Civic Engagement Award

  • Who:  Anyone may nominate a student or faculty/staff member.  Faculty/staff service would need to be within the past two years 
  • Description:  College Council recognize members of the Alfred State community annually for leadership in civic engagement.  Background, instructions, and application found here (link here)
  • How to Nominate:  Use the online application
  • Recognition:  College Council selects up to 2 faculty/staff and unlimited # of deserving student awardees. Student awardees are recognized at Honors Convocation while faculty/staff awardees are recognized at the Reward & Recognition Luncheon. 
  • Due Date:  January 27 for nominations
- Cyan Corwine

Residential Change Agent Application

The Office of Residential Services and Center for Cultural Life seek Residential Change Agent (RCA) applicants for the spring semester of 2023. RCAs are responsible for living in and coordinating culturally diverse activities and events inside resident halls for first-year students. This employment is paid with a half-room voucher, with the understanding that the chosen students would be housed in a residence hall for first-year students to offer better service. In addition, roommates will still be matched with the RCAs. Some expectations include the following:


A cumulative and semester GPA of 2.25 or above must be maintained.

Develop Work with the CLC to develop and administer activities and materials about diversity, equality, inclusion, and social justice for first-year residential facilities.

Engage residents in meaningful and timely discussions to help students better comprehend how to engage in a diverse world and workforce.

Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs and campus-wide efforts by working in the main office of the Cultural Life Center.

Participate in cultural groups, organizations, and activities.


Additional expectations are discussed over the course of the interview. This lent opportunity will improve any resume; those interested in applying may do so through the RCA link provided:


Interviews would be conducted immediately this semester, and those selected for the role would need to report back to campus on January 15th for training 

- Desmond Davis

Winterbreak Transportation Options

Winterbreak Transportation Options Available

**Please note residence halls close on Friday, December 16 at 10 p.m.**

**Be mindful and purchase your tickets early as Megabus tends to sell out quickly and we are not the only college in town!**

Bus Services:

Megabus (

  • Depart from Alfred to New York City on Friday, Dec 16 at 7:45 a.m.
  • Depart from Alfred to New York City on Sunday, Dec 18 at 7:45 a.m.

***If you purchase a bus ticket for Sunday, Dec 18th you will need to fill out the break housing application to remain on campus***

Alternative bus services available through Trailways (


Bus services operate Monday through Sunday departing from Hornell, NY to New York City at 9:45 a.m.

Transportation to the Hornell, NY bus station will not be available unless Megabus is sold out for Dec 16 and 18.


Rochester Airport Shuttle:

  • Depart from Alfred, NY on Friday, December 16 at 6 a.m.
  • Depart from Alfred, NY on Saturday, December 17 at 6 a.m.

**Please note there will be no transportation offered on alternative dates or to alternative locations.**

- Erika Winans

Technology Services - Hiring for Plotter Room Technician

What does Technology Services do?    The Technology Services Department provides comprehensive technology support for Alfred State. These services are provided by bringing together skills, knowledge, equipment to create an efficient and effective organization with a customer centered view.

The Technology Services Department provides skills and equipment availability that facilitate the learning process at the curriculum, student, faculty, and staff member level; with a goal of developing and maintaining the College's reputation as a leading college of technology.

The goal of the members of the department is to deliver successful solutions to all of our clients by seeking to understand their needs and to always attempt to exceed their expectations.

Some of the things Plotter Room Technicians and Print Center Proctors assist with are:

  • Installing print drivers
  • Choosing a paper type
  • Choosing an appropriate printer for a specific print job
  • Printing and releasing print jobs
  • Changing paper and toner
  • Removing jams from printers

Basic printer troubleshooting

If you are interested, applications can be picked up from Plotter room EN213 or the Helpdesk .