Student Announce February 6, 2023

Oasis - Spring 2023 Hours

Come in and enjoy a peaceful moment at the oasis, pick from several different essential oils, relax in the massage chairs, and grab a cup of tea on your way out. SLC RM 415

The Oasis will be opening for the Spring 2023 semester on Tuesday, January 24th, and will be following the below schedule throughout the semester.

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 4-6pm

Use of the Oasis space is by appointment (24 hours in advance) and will also be open for walk-in’s/first come, first served basis.

To Schedule an Appointment to use a Massage Chair in the Oasis:

Please keep in mind:

  • Oasis slots are 40 minutes long – 20 minutes for massage and 20 minutes for cleaning/disinfecting.
  • No food, drinks, or vaping allowed.
  • Phones are to be silenced, no loud music, or phone calls.
  • Students who are not observing the Student Code of Conduct, are disruptive to others, or are not complaint with social distancing regulations, will be asked to leave the space.


Angie Lopez

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

H&W Services Office Hours and Procedures

Health and Wellness Services is here to help should you be feeling ill.    Below is a quick reminder on how to access care from our team of registered nurses and nurse practitioner. 


Alfred Campus:  Call us at 607-587-4200.  We will schedule an available time for you to be evaluated and treated by our medical staff.  Another option is for you to self-schedule a morning appointment via this health portal link.  Setting up an appointment is the best way for you to be seen promptly upon arrival at our location in TA Parish.  Appointments can be scheduled throughout the day except between 12:00-1:00.  We are open 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday when classes are in session.   


Wellsville Campus:  Call us at 607-587-3141 or visit the health center on the first floor of the Pioneer Student Union for a walk-in appointment.  If the health center is temporarily closed, there will be a note with directions on how to contact help.  We are open 7:30-3:30 Monday through Friday when classes are in session.   


Learn more about the services we can provide by visiting us online at this link


As always, call 911 if you develop symptoms requiring emergency assistance which might include difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, or persistent pain/pressure in the chest.  An on campus after-hours contact is University Police at 607-587-3999.  Otherwise, area weekend and after hour options for healthcare include the following options:

- Jaime Palmatier

Complete the NASCE Survey and be Entered in a Gift Card Drawing!

Help us capture the student story of service and community engagement at Alfred State! All students taking in person classes at the Wellsville or Alfred Campus will receive an email with a link to complete the NASCE survey, which will be sent to you from  Alfred State College students who complete the survey will be entered to win one of 10 campus store gift cards valued at $20 each

This survey is an investigation of service and community engagement performed by students at Alfred State College. The story of service and community engagement can be captured through so many activities, both big and small. From participating in a program that broadened awareness, donating blood, can recycling, registering to vote at tabling event, supporting campus and town clean-up events, engaging with food drive or food bank services, supported community need through a class, or joining disaster relief and habitat for humanity efforts, there are countless ways your story of community and service can be captured.  The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete, and we ask that all students make sure they are completing it before February 17th.  

Should you have any questions you can reach out to Cyan Corwine ( in the Center for Civic Leadership!   

- Cyan Corwine

'Starting the Semester Strong' Workshop - SSC

The Student Success Center will be hosting the Starting the Semester Strong Workshop on Wednesday, February 8th at 5pm in the Student Development Center, Room 109. This workshop will cover a Self-Management System, explaining the multiple layers we all must keep flowing smoothly to be our most productive selves. Including, asking for help when these flows are blocked by barriers. All are welcome and encouraged to join! 

Find this workshop and future events on Pioneer Link.

View our Spring 2023 Workshop Schedule on the Portal - --> Office of Student & Faculty Development --> Spring 2023 Student Success Workshops

- Samantha Brockway

Nominate an Alfred State employee who has made a difference!

Greetings Students!

Please take a moment to nominate an employee on campus who has gone above and beyond to make a positive difference in your time here at Alfred State.  This employee can be from any capacity of campus life! You may also submit multiple nominations if you want to recognize multiple individuals on campus.  When you submit your nomination, you will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to the Campus Store.  The deadline for nominations is February 12th, 2023.

The Student Advocate, and Advising Awards nominations survey has been made available in your "23SP SLIF 0000 Student Life 6181" course in MyLearning. 

- Nicole Davis

Career Checkup Mondays in February

Students may stop into the Career Development Center(SLC 404) for Career Checkup Mondays in February!  Drop-in anytime each Monday between 3:30pm-5pm to talk with Maureen or Valerie about each weekly topic.  Each time you attend you will be entered into a drawing for a prize to be given at the end of the 4 week series!

Topic areas are:

February 6-Joblink(What is it and how do I apply for jobs and search for events/career fairs in it?)

February 13-Career Fair Etiquette(How do I navigate a career fair? Network? Prepare?)

February 20-Elevator Pitch/Professional Dress(How do I network with an employer and what do I wear?)

February 27-Resume Critiques, Resume Paper(Get a last-minute critique of your resume for the career fair along with resume paper to print it on.)

- Valerie Daciw

Open Room Changes, Room Buyouts, and Consolidations

The Office of College Housing would like to announce that Open Room Changes and Room Buyouts have begun. This gives students the ability to move to any open bed on campus. If space is available, students may also have the opportunity to buyout a double room as a single. To start this process, students must meet with their Residence Director (RD) during their posted office hours to discuss their options. Please note, students are not permitted to move or swap rooms during Open Room Changes and Room Buyouts without getting approval from their RD. 

Pending on the move, there may be an increase or decrease in the cost of housing. Students are encourages to review the Room Rates prior to completing any move. Information on room rates can be found on our Housing Costs page.

During open room changes and buyouts, students will be given an Acknowledgement of Room Assignment Change form that outlines the process that must be followed. This form must be completed within 48 hours (2 business days) of starting the form. 

All moves must be completed by 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 8. 

During Open Room Changes and Room Buyouts, RDs will also be consolidating room and/or suites depending on the vacancies that are present. Students may be required to move from their room or accept a new roommate depending on the RDs plan for the building. More information on room consolidations can be found on our Room Selection page.

Please contact Residential Service at 607-587-4371 or if you have any questions.

- Donald Schrader