Student Announce August 23, 2023

Need Textbooks sooner? Add Funds to CSA!


Need Textbooks sooner?  Add Funds to CSA! 

Students who are expecting a refund, but need book money or supplies, can add pending financial aid funds to their CSA (Campus Spending Account). CSA accounts allow students to use pending financial aid funds to purchase books and supplies.
Should you have any questions please view our How To Video, or CSA Instructions guide for more information. Students are also welcome to contact the Student Records and Financial Services office for more information on your CSA.

- Tamara Knapp

Community Service Opportunities - Calling all Volunteers

As we gear up for another semester, the Center for Civic Leadership is reaching out on behalf of community partners to garner volunteers!

Saturday, August 26th:

  • Casa Trinity - Dansville NY - hosting their annual 5K Color Run/Walk 4 Recovery 
    • To participate in 5k Register Online ($35 for adults, $15 for youth 16 and under)
    • Donate online or volunteer on the day (they are seeking support for water and food stations as well as face painter and bounce house supervision)
      • contact Cyan Corwine ( if you wish to be a volunteer on the day 

Saturday, September 9th-10th: 

  • Remote Area Medical Clinic - Olean NY 
    • Seeking volunteers for wide variety of duties to help run this incredible event in Olean NY on September 9th and 10th! if interested in volunteering or donating please visit RAM USA to register as a volunteer and notify Cyan Corwine (
      • This event helps mobilize FREE dental, vision, and medical care for the community (no insurance or ID required to receive care)
  • St. James Community Health Fair - Hornell NY
    • Seeking volunteers to help with a wide variety of needs on September 9th from 9am-1pm to support St. James in this community engagement event. If the Olean location feels a bit too far but you are looking for a way to be civically involved on September 9th, please consider volunteering to support this event. 
    • If interested in volunteering please contact Cyan Corwine ( to be put in touch with the volunteer coordinator for this event. 

On be half of our community partners and the Center for Civic Leadership, we thank you for any support you are able to provide!

- Cyan Corwine

Open Position for the Student Senate Executive Board

Student Senate has an open position for the Vice President of Student Life.

If interested, please contact Tyler Ribble and Kaytlin Cottrell via Outlook email for more information about the position and to set up an interview. 

- Tyler Ribble

Architecture & Design Students-Mandatory Department Meeting-Location Change

Architecture and Design students will report to the Small Event Space in SLC instead of SET 417 (noted in the Week of Welcome brochure) on Wednesday, August 23rd, for your mandatory department meeting.

- Brenda Clancy

Student Senate Treasurer Training

Date: Tuesday, August 29th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: SLC 310 (Small Event Space).

The Student Senate Treasurer Training is MANDATORY for all Senate-funded clubs and organizations. 
Members must send their Club Treasurer and a secondary member of the Executive Board to receive the THREE incentive points for this event.

Members may represent more than one organization--be sure to sign in for both.

For more information:

If you cannot make this training due to work or class please e-mail Tyler Ribble,, as soon as possible. 

- Tyler Ribble

Student Parking Pass Pick Up

After registering your vehicle online, students should pick up parking passes at the University Police Department. The University Police Department is located in the TG House on Lower College Drive in parking lot #3. Staff will be on the front porch handing out the passes on the following dates:

Wednesday August 23rd from 8am-4pm

Thursday August 24th from 8am-4pm

Friday August 25th from Noon-4pm

Parking registration information can be found here:

If for some reason you are unable to register your vehicle online, you can pay the $95 parking registration fee at Student Records and Financial Services and then bring the receipt to the University Police Department and we will issue your permit to you at that time. You will need to provide the vehicle license plate, year, make/model and color.

If you are unable to pick up during the reserved hours, parking passes for students living on campus and those commuting to the Alfred Campus may be picked up at the University Police Department during the first week of classes. Your vehicle must have a hang tag displayed on the rearview mirror by 9/4. 

While waiting to process or pick up your parking pass, please be sure to park in a designated student parking spot (not commuter, faculty & staff, visitor, future pioneer or accessible parking spaces).


WELLSVILLE CAMPUS COMMUTERS: Students that only commute to the Wellsville Campus can pick their parking passes up on that campus during the first week of classes.

- Jaime Dennis-Howe

Message from University Police

As the fall semester commences, University Police are reminding all students not to enter or walk within any campus areas that are currently under construction. This also includes all areas that are blocked off to vehicle traffic or fenced off in any way. Many unseen hazards exist within these areas and emergency personnel are unable to gain access or assist in the event of an accident or emergency. 

In addition, students are also unauthorized from tampering with any of the construction vehicles or property at any time. This includes moving or interfering with any cones or barriers observed on campus.


- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Dining Menus, Hours and MORE!

A.C.E.S (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc.). offers a variety of dining units and menus options! Be sure to follow us on social media to stay up to date on all of our dining locations, events and specials! 



- 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

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

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