Student Announce July 7, 2023

Orientation Office Looking for Info Booth Volunteers

The Orientation Office is looking for volunteers to help work the information booths during the orientation sessions. There will be two booths, like we’ve done in the past: one in front of the Agriculture Science Building. Then another one up towards the Engineering Technology building If you are able to volunteer an hour or two of your time, to help new students and their families with questions or directions, please email Katelyn James at, with the date(s) and time(s) you are able to help! We are looking to fill the following dates and times:

July 10 : 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

July 14: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

July 17: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

July 19: 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

July 21: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thank you for your support with this! 

- Calsey Bump

School of Study Orientation Sessions

Our School of Arts & Sciences Orientation session will be held on Monday, July 10 with an optional overnight session on July 9 and our School of Architecture, Management, and Engineering Technology Orientation session will be held on Friday, July 14 with an optional overnight on July 13. Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. in Orvis Activities Center, followed by various important breakout sessions throughout the day. Orientation will end with a Dessert Bar Mingle at 2:45PM in the SLC park space; we encourage you to attend if you have the availability during this timeframe.

There is also the opportunity to attend our overnight dinners (7/9 & 7/13) to mingle with our future students and their guests in the Central Dining Hall from 5-6:30PM. Orientation is a great opportunity to show deposited students and their families all that Alfred State has to offer and assist with their transition to becoming a Pioneer. If you have any questions, please contact Calsey Bump, Assistant Director of First Year Engagement, at or ext. 4959.

- Calsey Bump

Courses Approved as Acceptable for General Education Requirements

Course Approved as Acceptable for General Education Requirements

The following course has been approved by the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs as acceptable for General Education requirements under the Natural Sciences category effective fall 2023.

PHYS 1302 - Physics: General Topics for Allied Health

- Lisa Gardner

Course Approved as Acceptable for Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirements

Course Approved as Acceptable for Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirements

The following courses have been approved by the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs as acceptable for Liberal Arts and Sciences under the Natural Science category effective fall 2023.

PHYS 1302 - Physics: General Topics for Allied Health

The Records Office will update the listing on the website.  The complete listing of courses acceptable for Liberal Arts and Sciences will be updated and can be found here: under "Records Offices Resources" / "Approved Liberal Arts (LAS) Courses".

- Lisa Gardner


Now is the time to order your text books and receive FREE consolidated shipping! This offer is valid NOW - August 14th. Text books will be available for pick up on August 24th at The Campus Store. ORDER ONLINE:

- Amy Keyes

Room Selection for 2023 - 2024

The individual room selection process has ended. Students without a housing assignment for the 2023 – 2024 academic year must complete the housing application in eRezLife. Once completed our office will work on providing you with a housing assignment for the 2023 – 2024 academic year based on your building preferences.

If you have someone you wish to room with, please create a roommate group after each person has completed their housing application. Residential Services will try to place you with your roommate group if the space allows for it.

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

- Donald Schrader

Student Senate Executive Board 2023-2024

President - Kaytlin Cottrell

Executive Vice President - Lilith Holmes

Vice President of Finance - Isaiah Dempson

Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging - Daniel Mitchell-Brown 

Vice President of Academic and Technology Affairs - Marlena Volpe

Vice President of Student Engagement - Danny Davis

Vice President of Student Life - D'Asia Grant

Vice President of Commuter Affairs - Michael Bianco

Vice President of Records and Organizations - Jianna Flora

Vice President of Wellsville Affairs - Amir Angevin

New BIPOC Male Scholars Program

Are you a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Population of Color) Male?

Would you like to be part of a new Academic, Professional, and Social program?

Then apply to join Brother to Brother…


Brother to Brother is part of the newly created Alfred State BIPOC Scholars Program for enrolled male-identifying BIPOC Alfred State students in all programs that provides academic, social, and professional mentoring, support, and opportunities focused on persistence, retention, and success of the community at Alfred State.

The Brother to Brother program is under the direction of Dr. Brian Saltsman, Coordinator of BIPOC Scholars, and is facilitated by professional and student peer mentors. The program will utilize on-campus offices and personnel, community resources, and regionally available programs and opportunities to meet the needs of the target demographic population. The goals are to build intentional community for men of color at Alfred State, increase the retention rate of men of color, and increase success outcomes inside and outside of the classroom.

Men interested in learning more or joining the initial cohort are asked to fill out the student interest form found at

An interest and intake meeting will be held during the first week of Fall 2023. A schedule of events and resources will be distributed. Currently, the following are a sample of the included topics and events:

-- Financial Literacy and Management         -- 3x3 Basketball Tournament

-- Cooking and Grilling Clinics                      -- Academic Goal-setting & Check-ins

-- CPR/First Aid Training                               -- Men of Color Leadership Conference

-- Philanthropy Project  

- Brian Saltsman