Student Announce September 5, 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

Room Consolidations

Residential Services would like to announce that Room Consolidations will also be occurring during Open Room Changes. Room Consolidations pertain to students currently in a double room (two beds) who do not have a roommate. These students will either receive a roommate or be placed in another room. Please monitor your email and other posts within your Residence Hall for specific instructions from your Resident Director (RD) or Area Coordinator (AC).

Consolidations will occur from Thursday, August 31 to Sunday, September 10.

More information regarding Room Consolidations can be found here.

Please contact Residential Services at or 607-587-4371 with any questions regarding Room Consolidations

- Donald Schrader

Intramural Sign-ups

Missed signing up for Intramurals at the activities fair? Sign-ups are happening this week in the SLC on the third floor! Campus Recreation is offering flag football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and kickball. 


Tuesday 9/5/23 12-2pm and 5-7pm in the SLC Park Space 

Wednesday 9/6/23 12-2pm and 5-7pm in the SLC Park Space 

Thursday 9/7/23 12-2pm and 5-7pm in the SLC Park Space 

Can't make sign-ups at these times? Stop by the Campus Recreation Office (SLC 318) to sign-up on the door, or email to get signed up. 

Follow us on Instagram (@recreation_asc) for updates on events! 

- Brooke Scianna

Commuter Meet & Greet - September 7

Calling all commuter students! We will be hosting a Meet & Greet on Thursday, September 7 from 11AM-1PM in the Small Event Space. Please feel free to stop by in between classes or stay the whole time. We'll have fun activities, music, a light lunch, and important information for the upcoming semester!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Calsey Bump, Commuter Council Chair, at I can't wait to meet you all!

- Calsey Bump

Peer Coach Meet & Greet - September 6

First-year students to Alfred State, did you attend the mandatory summer orientation in May, June, or July? If not, please arrive to the Orvis Auditorium at 5PM on Wednesday, September 6 to meet your Peer Coach! We'll have fun, music, sweet treats, and important information for the upcoming semester!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Calsey Bump at ASAP. See you there!

- Calsey Bump

Alfred's Got Talent Auditions

Students, do you sing, dance, perform magic tricks or comedy? What about juggling, reciting poetry, or riding a unicycle? We know you have talent and we want to see it! Alfred's Got Talent, Fall 2023 will be taking place on Friday, October 13. If you are interested in showcasing your talent, reach out to Calsey Bump to schedule an audition at Audition dates will be Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27 by appointment only from 6-8PM in the Orvis Auditorium.



- Calsey Bump

Name That Tune! - September 6 at 7PM

Do you think you have what it takes to guess the name of a song after hearing it for 5-10 seconds? Come to the Small Event Space on Wednesday, September 6 at 7PM for a fun night of music, friends, and food! You could also have a chance to take home a prize if you're crowned the music expert! Play in teams or on your own, we'll see you there!

- Calsey Bump

ACES Photo Submissions!

Have a photo of you and your friends enjoying a meal at one of our dining units, riding the shuttle, or shopping at The Campus Store? Send them our way for a chance to be featured on our social media! Send your pics to ACES Marketing at: 

- Amy Keyes

Photo Galleries

The marketing communications office has been out and about campus as the 2023 fall semester began. Check out some of the pictures on the college's Flickr account.

Week of Welcome

First Week of Classes

Activities Fair

If you have interesting activities/labs/projects taking place in your classrooms please don't hesitate to contact Paul Welker -

You can also share pictures by sending an email to Paul Welker or post on your own social media with the #AlfredState

- Paul Welker

Alfred State Logging Sports - Woodsmen Team

In case you weren’t able to catch up with us at the Activities Fair or our informational meeting- the Woodsmen Team is having open hours at our training facility behind the Vet Tech building Wednesday and Thursday of this week and Monday (9/4)– Thursday (9/7) next week, 4pm-6pm all days. This is a club sport that competes with other colleges in the North East using old time logging equipment with modern technology combined.   ALL are welcome to come check it out - No experience is necessary!


Any questions contact me :

Instrumental Music First Rehearsal Update!

Thank you to all who attended the information meeting Tuesday night!  There have been some changes made to the rehearsal schedule.


First Rehearsal: Tuesday 9/05 5:30-7pm in the Orvis Auditorium


Rehearsal days have changed as well to Monday and Tuesday nights 5:30-7pm in the Orvis Auditorium.


If you would like to join but missed the information meeting, you still can!  Contact Christina Rawady (Director – or Beth Schneider (President – for more information.

Emergency Drill September 13th - University Police

ALERT:  Emergency Drill


Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, at 10:10 a.m.


Alfred State will be conducting the drill to test its emergency procedures & systems on the Alfred and Wellsville Campuses


During the drill – actively shelter in place at a location where you can:

  1. Lock or block the door
  2. Darken the room
  3. Silence cell phones
  4. Move to the safest wall (where you are out of sight)
  5. Strategize and coordinate with persons with you about what to do if your door is entered by a threat.  Identify 2-4 “contact” persons who will volunteer to actively assist in getting the threat to the floor where they are unable to continue their actions. 


The sirens will be going off on both the Alfred and Wellsville campuses.  Hear an audio sample and learn about them at:


RAVE Alert!  Students upon activating their Alfred State email account are automatically registered.  To manage and update notification preferences visit:


Watch the video - RUN.HIDE.FIGHT.  Learn what you should do if there is an active shooter in your vicinity at:


Faculty members - it is recommended to share this video with your class and/or talk about your strategy for sheltering and what you will do if your room is entered.




ERGO is funded by the Student Senate and is freely distributed each semester.  Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit their original works of art, poetry, and prose by sending them to  Dr. Aniko Constantine (SDC Bldg., Rm. 309), is the Faculty Advisor for ERGO.  If you wish, your submission could be published anonymously or under a pseudonym.

The first meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. in the Student Development Center faculty lounge located on the 2nd floor, Rm. 242.  This meeting is open to any students interested in possibly joining ERGO.  This committee will meet 5 or 6 times during the semester.

Take a moment and review one of our previous publications located in several of the buildings around campus.  


- Debra Tomm

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

Open Room Changes

Residential Services would like to announce that Open Room Changes will occur from Thursday, August 31 to Wednesday, September 6.

  • Internal Building Moves
    • Students will have the ability to move to available beds within their current Residence Hall by talking with their Resident Director (RD) or Area Coordinator (AC).
    • Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
    • Students must complete moves within 24 hours of receiving their new room key.
  • External Building Moves
    • Students will have the ability to move to available beds in other Residence Halls by talking with Erika Winans in the Townhouse Commons or Don Schrader in the MacKenzie Commons RD Office.
    • Monday, September 4 – Wednesday, September 6 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
    • Students can also discuss external building moves from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm by meeting with the following people:
      • Lee Wascher – For those interested in MacKenzie North, East, South, West, or Commons please go to the MacKenzie East RD Office.
      • Mary Chamberlain – For those interested in Peet, Braddon, Burdick, Getman or Shults please go to the Getman RD Office
      • Don Schrader – For those interested in Main Gate A, Main Gate B, R/C, or Townhouses please go to the Townhouse Commons
    • Students must complete moves within 24 hours of receiving their new room key.
    • Please note, there may be some price difference depending on the building are interested in moving to. This will be discussed with you prior to completing the moves.
    • Information on housing costs can be found here:
  • Room buyouts will not be offered during open room changes.

Please contact Residential Services at or 607-587-4371 with any questions regarding Open Room Changes

- Donald Schrader

Week of Welcome - Thank you!

The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) would like to thank everyone for their assistance in making the 2023 Week of Welcome (WOW) a huge success! The OSE hosted 92 events from Monday, 8/20 - Sunday, 8/27 with the help of student run clubs and organizations' participation in connecting with new students. In total, with academic and DEI awareness events, there were a total of 106 events hosted in the span of WOW. A special thank you goes to facilities, ACES, academics, and our volunteers for their dedication and continued efforts! 

We are looking forward to continuing our momentum with events and programs for our new and returning students during the 2023-2024 academic year. As always, please reach out to the OSE for any opportunities to collaborate on events, volunteer, become an advisor, etc. 


- Calsey Bump

Last Day to Add a Class

The last day to add a full-term course is 4:00 pm on Monday, Sept. 11th.  Please see Academic Regulations 502.10A and 502.10B for more information.   

- Tamara Knapp