Student Announce November 6, 2023

Food Club is going to Sprague's on Friday, Nov. 10

The Food Club is going to Sprague's in Portville, NY on Friday, Nov. 10.  The van will be outside the PHS-CDH exit on Friday, 11/10, at 2:30 pm for pickup to go to Sprague's.  We should get there by 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm and then be back to campus by 6 pm.  If you're interested in joining, please contact Dr. Bauer at

- Katherine Price


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH - Join us at The Terrace during our Lunch and Dinner Hours to celebrate if you have a November Birthday! Let the Cashier know that you have a November Birthday! 

Lunch: 11am - 2pm

Dinner: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

- Amy Keyes

Campus Mental Health Support Services

Health and Wellness Services recognizes that due to recent events both on campus and across the world, you may be struggling to manage your mental health. If you are interested in our free, confidential counseling services, please contact us at or call 607-587-4200 (M-F between 8:30-4:30) to be connected with our intake clinician.  As a reminder, the Alfred State College Crisis Hotline can be utilized at any time by calling 855-748-1246. In case of emergency, contact University Police at 607-587-3999.  Learn more about our services here

- Erika Tracy



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

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

Alfred State community rallies to support Derek Correa

The Alfred State community has rallied support of Derek Correa.

Release about ways the community has rallied around Derek

The college is maintaining a webpage regarding support efforts and details regarding campus safety.

- Paul Welker

Nov. 6 Construction Update

On Monday, November 6, the work for the new bridge to AU will limit access to campus at our front entrance (West Pine St.) to just one lane and will cause a slowdown of traffic in both directions. If possible, please use an alternate route and give yourself a little extra time to travel through this area. 

On Tuesday, November 7, this work will necessitate a brief closure of the Main Street front entrance to ASC (West Pine Street) from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m. An alternate route to campus will be necessary at these times.

Map of Alternatives to the Alfred Main Street Front Entrance

- Russell Nunley

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

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

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

National First-Generation College Student Day Celebration

Please join the Pioneer Family in celebrating National First-Generation College Student Day on Wednesday, November 8! This day is to celebrate those who are first-generation college students. From 11AM-4PM, in the SLC Park Space, there will be activities, a photo booth, & giveaways. In addition, from 5-6:30PM in the SLC Park Space, come listen to a First-Generation ASC faculty, staff, & alumni panel. All are welcome even if you are not a first-generation student, come celebrate those who are and show your support! We hope to see you there!

*First-Generation college students are those whose parent(s)/guardian(s) did not complete a college or university degree, regardless of other family member's level of education. Be proud that you are FIRST!

- Calsey Bump

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

Tuesday Talks: Navigating Student Loan Repayment

Are you graduating in December 2023 or May 2024? Join Financial Aid Counselor, Keri Edsall, on Tuesday, November 7 @ 7 p.m. in the Small Event Space (SLC 310) for an overview of federal student loan repayment options, including updated Income Drive Repayment (IDR) Plans and the new Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) Plan.

- Calsey Bump