Student Announce April 19, 2023

Spring Carnival at Alfred State!

Who is ready for some Spring fun? Come join us for carnival rides, concessions, games, inflatables, and more!

Date: Saturday, April 22nd
Time: 1PM - 5PM
Location: Parking Lot #3 near SLC and Town Houses

FREE Entry!
FREE Rides!

Rides include:
* Loop-o-Plane
* Round Up
* Ferris Wheel
* Chair Swing
* Tornado
* Bumper Cars

Games are $1 for each game ticket and include:
* Water Race
* Skeeball
* Ladder Climb
* Ring Toss
* Balloon Dart
* Basketball

Concessions include:
* ACES Feast Beast! Cash, Cards, CSA, Dining Dollars, and Meal Swipes accepted
* Biggies Burritos - Cash or Cards only
* New York's Desserts - Cash or Cards only
* M&M Fun Foods - Cash or Cards only
* Ray's Mobile Foods - Cash or Cards only
* Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Snow Cones! $1 each, Cash only

See you there!  

- Sandra Burdick

Hot Dog Day Residence Halls Policies

With Hot Dog Day is fast approaching, the Office of Residential Services would like to share a few rules for the weekend:

  • All residents and guests will have to sign in starting Thursday at 8:00 PM and continue until Sunday at 4:00 AM for Hot Dog Day. 
    • Students and guests must enter through the Main Entrance of their building. 
  • Residential students (students who live on campus) may have a maximum of 1 registered residential or off-campus guest. 
    • Off-campus guests must also be 18 years of age or older
    • You must sign out your 1 guest with an RA if you wish to have a different guest in the building with you.
      • If no RA is present to sign out the guest, call your building’s RA on duty number.
  • Wristbands will be provided for residents and guests.
    • Residential students are not required to wear wristbands in their own residence hall, however, if they desire to visit other residence halls, they must wear a wristband received from their home residence hall or they will not be allowed into another building.
    • Residential Students are expected to carry their student ID with them all times
  • Residents and pre-registered guests can pick up their wristbands from their RA staff starting at 8:00 PM Thursday. 
    • Guests must provide a Valid State Photo ID to receive their wristband.
    • Guests who were not pre-registered will have to have their fill out their wristband with an RA before entering the building. 
    • Once guests arrive on campus, they must always wear a wristband and be accompanied by their host.  
- Lee Wascher

Parking Lot Closure for Spring Carnival - University Police

Please run the following message on 4/18,19 and 20 from University Police:

Parking lot #3, between SLC/UPD and the Townhouses, will be closed starting 4pm on Thursday April 20th to allow setup for the Spring Carnival. Students must move their vehicles to another residential student lot prior to 4pm on Thursday. Please keep in mind that parking lot #4 (by 10 Elm) is a commuter parking lot, not a residential student lot. Vehicles that remain in the closed lot after its closure will be subject to enforcement up to and including towing of the vehicle at the owner's expense. 

- Jaime Dennis-Howe

'Dealing With Stress' Workshop - SSC

The Student Success Center will be hosting the Dealing With Stress Workshop on Wednesday, April 19th at 5pm in the Student Development Center, Room 109. In this workshop we will be discussing the effects of stress on your physical and mental wellbeing, differentiating between “good stress” and “bad stress,” and brainstorming ways we can prevent ourselves from being overwhelmed by stressors in our lives. Additionally, we will discuss what we can do to push through stressful times and find success.

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

Campus Store Student Resource SURVEY

The objective of this survey is to inform and investigate student awareness of the Campus Store Resources at SUNY Alfred State. A group of students taking a Process Engineering Course will be using this information to streamline student accessibility to these resources.  

Please take the survey here:  (If link does not work copy/paste in browser)

- Heather Jackson

Summer Housing Application

Residence halls will close at 7:00pm on Saturday May 13, 2023, for Summer Break at which time all items must be removed from your room and return your room key to a Residential Services Staff member. Only students who have been approved to stay for the break will be allowed in the residence halls after that time. All others may be charged with trespassing.

There is a $50 change per week for summer housing. Payments must be paid within 30 days of your bill, any remaining amount at the end of the summer will be placed onto your student account in the form of a hold. Additional information on acceptable payment methods and payment locations will be provided to those approved for summer break housing. 

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, homeless, etc.)
  • Working for the college during the break (with Supervisors Approval)
  • International Student
  • Taking summer classes (will be confirmed with your academic advisor and/or class professor)

If you wish to apply for break housing, please complete the "Summer Break Housing Request" form on eRezLife. To access eRezLife, log into your and select the "sign up for housing" option.

Please note that the application closes at 3:00 pm on Monday, May 8. 

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

- Donald Schrader

April 15 Open House - Thank you!

Admissions would like to thank everyone for your efforts with providing a wonderful experience for prospective students during the Saturday, April 15 Open House program. It was our largest spring Open House since 2018 with a total of 288 students, and their families attending! Of those, 63 students were part of our bus trips from New York City and Buffalo. In addition, 91 families visited the Wellsville campus. We are looking forward to our fall Open House programs being held on October 21 and November 5.

- Calsey Bump

The Center for Civic Leadership is Hiring Civic Engagement Advocates for Fall!

Our Civic Engagement Advocates (CEAs) are dynamic student leaders that play a key role in our civic leadership team! CEAs work to support a campus culture that promotes care and community involvement by initiating, enhancing, and engaging others in efforts designed to make a positive difference in our community and beyond. 


Our team works with individual students, clubs/organizations, community partners, and faculty/staff to identify and address community challenges together- here in Alfred, regionally, and beyond. Some of our areas of oversight and engagement include The PLATE (our campus food pantry), Disaster Relief, Habitat for Humanity Builds, Voter Awareness and registration, and Leadership Suite Civic Initiative Support.


If you like to help raise awareness, cultivate connection, provide support services, and engage others in community building and care, then we want to hear from you! Applications can be found in JobLink reference number 800813803


Should you have any questions, please reach out to our team leads at

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Alumni Choir Spring concert

The Alfred State Alumni Choir will return to campus on Sunday, April 22, for the last time to present the 69th Annual Spring Concert. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center. The concert is free and all are welcomed to attend! 

- Mary Perkins

Nursing Senior Capstone Survey

Please take a moment to fill-out the below survey to help the Nursing seniors with their capstone project!



Angie Lopez

Individual Room Selection - 2023 to 2024

The Office of College Housing would like to announce that Individual Room Sign-Ups are now active. The Individual Room Sign-up Process is based on accrued credit hours (including this term) as follows:

  • All new incoming and returning students now have access to sign up for 2023 - 2024 housing options
  • Individual Room selections end Tuesday, May 30, 2023

To sign up for housing, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Enter your
  2. Select the "Sign up for Housing" icon
  3. Log into eRezlife using your Alfred State email credentials
  4. Select "Housing Overview" under Housing
  5. Select your Admit Term "202401",
  6. Select your Class (freshman, senior, etc)
  7. Select your Full/Part time status (should be full time for housing)
  8. Select your Student Type (new freshman or transfer)
  9. Select the "Apply Now" button **if you have not completed your housing profile and housing profile questions you will be re-directed to do so** 
  10. Select your Residence building preference(s). Once completed click "Save and Continue"
  11. Fill out the "Application Form"
  12. Confirm your application and select "Submit Application"
  13. Confirmation page will appear if you have successfully completed this process. 
    1. Please note, any applications that are completed between 5:00 pm and 8:00 am may not be granted access to sign up for a room until the following day (ex. If you complete your application at 8:00 pm on Monday, you might not be able to sign up for housing until 8:00 am Tuesday). This is due to the formatting of our housing software and our department reviewing applications before permitting students to sign up for housing.
  14. Return to "Housing Overview" 
  15.  Select the green "Browse Rooms"
  16. You can search for specific rooms by building/section and/or other residence preferences set up. This may take a couple of attempts pending on your preferences and room availability. "No bed available" will appear if there is not a room available through the preferences you set up. 
  17. Click the "bed" icon to select your room of choice. 
  18. Dialog window will be prompted with details of the selected room. 
  19. Click the "choose this bed" button
  20. Review the details of your room reservation. Click on "Assign me now" to confirm your assignment.  Click the "look at other rooms" link to browse other rooms. 

Information on housing sign-up can also be found on the Room Selection page for Residential Services.

Please contact Residential Services at or call 607-587-4371 with any questions. 

- Donald Schrader

Apply to be a Resident Assistant!

The Office of Residential Services is now taking applications for the Resident Assistant Position for Fall 2023.


RAs, on top of getting their room paid for, get leadership development, mentorship with professionals, soft skill development and a resume builder, as well as opportunities to advance into paid positions!

Use this link to apply:


To qualify for the RA position, candidates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and no current student conduct status.


If you have questions about the position or the hiring process, please contact Area Coordinator Antoinette Gress by email at

Seeking Donations – gently used lab coats and goggles

Do you have a lab coat or goggles no longer needed or spare that you are willing to part with?  If so, please donate to our student initiative to provide support to current and future students! 

Donation bins can be found in the Cultural Life Center (CLC), SLC 401, and in the main entrance of the Physical and Health Sciences Building. The students leading this initiative would like for any students in need to feel free to pull directly from donations that have been received in bins. 

At the end of the semester, remaining donations will be inventoried and made available through the Exchange (campus thrift).  Should you have questions about this initiative please reach out to Cyan Corwine in the Center for Civic Leadership ( or Cultural Life Center Student Ambassador, Danielle Abihzer  (

- Cyan Corwine

New Oasis Hours for the Spring!

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 open for the Spring 2023 semester, and will be following the below schedule throughout the semester.

  • Monday (2-8pm), Tuesday (2-8pm), Wednesday (4-7pm), Thursday (2-6pm), Friday (2-4pm)

Use of the Oasis space can be booked by appointment (24 hours in advance) for certain days and hours. It 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 20 minutes long.
  • 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

Health & Wellness Liaison


- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Criminal Justice/Human Services Career Fair

Criminal Justice and Human Services Career Fair -- Allegany Rm. (within CDH) -- Tuesday, April 25 -- 10-1:00 p.m. -- OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS

If you're seeking an internship, a job, or community service project you'll find many opportunities at this Career Fair.  Corning Global Security will be conducting interviews while others will accept your resume and talk to you about opportunities available.  The agencies attending include:  Allegany Cty. Probation, Allegany Cty. Sheriff, ASC's Police Academy & University Police, Cattaraugus Cty. Sheriff, Corning Global Security, FBI, Hornell Police Dept., Jamestown Police Dept., Livingston Cty. Sheriff, NYS Env. Conservation, NYS Police, Rochester Police, ROTC, Steuben Cty. Sheriff, TSA, US Border Patrol, US Customs, Aim Independent Living, Allegany ARC, Allegany Council on Alcoholism, Office of the Aging, Social Services, Concern for Youth, Partners for Growth, Journey Health, and Literacy West.  

Don't miss out on this opportunity!  Mark your calendars!  Come and chit chat with agency personnel!  

Hosted by:  Social & Behavioral Sciences Department 






- Debra Tomm