Student Announce November 3, 2023

Parking Lot Closures -Today at 4pm - University Police

Parking lots 3, 20 and 20A will be closed today, Friday November 3rd at 4pm. Students that are being required to move their vehicles may park in any open STUDENT lot between 4pm on the 3rd and Sunday night. Parking Lots 3, 20 and 20A will reopen upon completion of the Open House on Sunday. 

**All student vehicles should be moved back to the appropriate STUDENT parking by 8pm on Sunday November 5th**

Vehicles that remain in closed parking lots, or re-enter after the closing time are subject to enforcement up to and including towing at the owner’s expense.

- Jaime Dennis-Howe



Mark your calendars for the Grand Opening of The Nook! We will have a special guest appearance of Brian Perry from Perry's Ice Cream, a ribbon cutting ceremony, a raffle giveaway, complimentary ice cream, and more!

Join us November 10th at 2pm - 3:30pm (Ribbon Cutting at 3pm)! 

*Located on the first floor of CDH

- Amy Keyes

Congrats To The Men's Soccer Team

Join the Athletic Department in congratulating the Men's Soccer team on advancing to the AMCC Final for the first time in program history. The game will be this Saturday at Mt. Aloysius against Mt. Aloysius with a 2 pm start time. If you would like to watch the team in action, here is the link to the Live Stream: 

- Will Rollison

Alfred State Cybersecurity Team

Do you want to learn how to protect your computer from threats? Do you want to see how network admin's protect different services like emails and different computers?

Well come join the Cybersecurity team! 

We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm-6pm in the SET building, room 446. 

We look forward to meeting you!

- Zachary Clarke

Get Ready for Spring 2024 Registration

Spring 2024 registration begins November 13, 2023 at 9 AM!  The first step is printing a copy of the Course Selection Form from BannerWeb.  Next, meet with your academic adviser to review your course selections and receive your Alternate Registration PIN and web registration time. Registration instructions are available at under “Records Office Resources.” 


Graduating and returning in a new major?  You will need to re-apply through Admissions and pay your enrollment deposit before you will be assigned a registration time and Alternate Registration PIN.  


Were you expecting to graduate this semester but now will not?  In order to be assigned a registration time, your academic department chair must remove you from the graduation list.  Follow up to make sure your name has been removed.


Please note that students are not officially registered for classes until their bills are paid/processed with Student Records and Financial Services.  The Spring 2024 bill is due by 4:00 PM on January 11, 2024.

- Tamara Knapp

Thanksgiving Break Housing Application

Residence halls will close at 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, for the Thanksgiving Break. The Residence halls will reopen at Noon on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Residential Services is aware that the final bus scheduled to leave Alfred leaves before 10:00 p.m. If you are here for an academic reason and cannot make travel arrangements for the evening of Tuesday, November 21, please contact your Residence Director to remain on campus that night. However, you must plan travel arrangements for the morning of Wednesday, November 22.

Only students who have been approved to stay for the break will be allowed in the residence halls.

All others may be charged with trespassing.

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)
  • Working for the college during the break (with Supervisors Approval)
  • Part of an official athletic team, listed on the Roster received from Athletics, and have practice or a game during the break

If you wish to apply to stay for the break, please complete the "Break Housing Request" form on eRezLife. To access this form, please sign in to, select "sign up for housing," and then select the "Break Housing Request" form. 

Please note, that this form will close on Thursday, November 16.

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

- Donald Schrader

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options



Will depart from Alfred on:

              Tuesday, November 21 at 2:30 p.m. from Orvis

              Tuesday, November 21 at 2:45 p.m. from West University St.

Return to Alfred on:

              Sunday, November 26 at 10:15 a.m. from Port Authority Bus Terminal

Be sure to secure your ticket today at

Rochester Airport:

Will depart from Alfred on:

              Wednesday, November 22 at 6 a.m.

Return to Alfred on:

              Sunday, November 26 at 5 p.m.  

If you are requesting transportation to the Rochester International Airport please fill out the Online Travel Request Form

As a reminder the Residence Halls will close for Thanksgiving Break, Tuesday, November 21 at 10 p.m. If you are requesting to remain on campus for a portion, or duration of Thanksgiving Break please be sure to fill out the Break Housing Application in eRezLife.

- Erika Winans

Fall 2023 Final Exam Schedule

The Fall 2023 Final Exam Schedule is available at the following link:


Students should contact their course instructors if they have questions regarding their exam schedules.

- Tamara Knapp

Alternative Spring Break Applications Are Now Open!

Winter is coming, and the Civic Leadership team is celebrating by thinking ahead to Spring Break! Do you love giving back to communities in need and soaking up some sunshine when the snow just won’t let go? If so, this spring break service trip could be perfect for you! The application for our Alternative Spring Break trip is now open! 

We will once again be traveling to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to work with Habitat for Humanity during our 2024 spring break (March 10th-March 16th).  If you are interested in learning more or wish to be considered for the trip, we invite you to visit our Civic Engagement Pioneer page to submit your application. While we open this opportunity up for student volunteers, we welcome interested faculty/staff to also reach out in case we have need for additional chaperone support. 

Not sure if this trip is for you, please help us spread the word to others regarding this wonderful opportunity to take part in Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge event so we can send a rock-star group of Alfred State Pioneers to support some community wellbeing down south!

We have limited spaces available and will be finalizing our cohort shortly after Thanksgiving Break! Should you have any questions, please reach out to Cyan Corwine (

- Cyan Corwine

R.A.D. Self-Defense Course

Join our University Police for our first R.A.D. Self-Defense Course this semester. It will take place November 9-11 from 5-9PM in the Pioneer Center. This three day course is open for everyone (faculty/staff/student) to learn more ways on how to protect yourself. 

11/9 - Lecture with open discussion & self-defense techniques.

11/10 - Review of previous days techniques. Continue technique instruction.

11/11 - (Optional, and only for females this day) Review all techniques and participate in scenario training.

If you can't make it this time but want to participate in a future class, please email Officer Middaugh, To RSVP to this course or for more details, please email OR sign up on Pioneer Link. 

- Calsey Bump

Enter To Win - Dining Surveys Now Available!

Check your emails! The Dining Surveys are now available! Your answers remain anonymous yet every entry will get you entered into our prize drawing. The more surveys you fill out, the more chances you have to win! LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD! These surveys will only be available for a limited time so submit, today!

- Amy Keyes

Exploring Global Citizenship and Value of Cultural Exchange with the 2023-2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

International Education Week is just around the corner and we are proud to once again welcome distinguished international scholars to our campus to broaden perspective as we engage in meaningful cross-cultural dialogue. Have a look at the incredible bios for the  2023-2024 Cornell Humphrey Fellows and come be part of the conversations had during their visit! 

This years distinguished fellows will be engaged in various guest speaking opportunities across campus on November 16th and 17th to help us celebrate International Education Week. In addition, we will host a panel discussion and encourage faculty, staff, and students to attend 

  • When: November 16th 5-6pm 
  • Where: Allegany Room (CDH)
  • Topic(s) Explored: 2023-2024 Cornell Humphrey Fellows discussing their roles as professionals in their home countries, what it means to be a global citizen, and the value of cultural exchange. 

Should any faculty wish to offer extra credit for this event, please contact Cyan Corwine ( with the name of your course(s) so that we can have a sign in sheet available for you. 

- Cyan Corwine