Student Announce November 21, 2023

Student Records and Financial Services Office Closed

The Student Records and Financial Services Office will be closed November 22nd - 24th.  We wish you a safe and happy Holiday.

- Angela Allen


REMINDER - Student Dining Dollars EXPIRE at the end of the semester and do not carry over! Be sure to use them so that you don't lose them!

- Amy Keyes

Neck/Bracelet Pendant Found

Pendant found in parking lot #38 by Getman Hall. If this belongs to you, please stop by and pick it from PHS 207.

- Katherine Price

Health and Wellness Services Closed

Health and Wellness Services will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for Thanksgiving. In the event of a medical or mental health emergency during this time, please contact University Police at 607-587-3999. We wish you a healthy and happy holiday!  

- Erika Tracy

OSFD Closed for Thanksgiving

The Office of Student & Faculty Development will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from Wednesday, 11/22 through Friday, 11/24. OSFD includes the Academic Advising Center, Student Success Center, Office of Accessibility Services and the Educational Opportunity Program. 

- Samantha Brockway

DINING HOURS - ACES - Thanksgiving Break

Be sure to follow ACES social media platforms to stay up to date on all dining and store hours!

ACES Facebook

ACES Instagram

- Amy Keyes

Leadership Suite Applications Are Open

Do you belong to a club or organization actively involved in making a difference in the larger community? Are you solving problems, taking on opportunities, and using your passion and skills to help others? This could take the form of volunteerism, community service trips, public awareness campaigns, fundraising efforts, advocacy, and education.

If so, we invite you to view our Civic Engagement Pioneer page to submit a Leadership Suite proposal. Leadership Suites are designed to celebrate and get others involved in community-minded causes and initiatives locally, regionally, and/or globally.  

Suite applications must be submitted by December 10th, 2023, to be considered for Spring 2024.

- Cyan Corwine

Office Closure - Student Engagement

The Office of Student Engagement will be closed Wednesday, November 22nd - Friday November 24th, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving everyone!

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

No Mail - PAMS closed Nov. 23-25

Print & Mail Services will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Friday, Nov. 24. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

- Chloe Dunn

TRIAL RUN at The Terrace! Secondary Register is Open for a Limited Time!


Monday, November 27th - Friday, December 1st

We will be holding a TRIAL RUN to open a secondary register to get you through the line faster at The Terrace!

Plan on paying with a Meal Swipe, CSA or Dining Dollars?

Head over to the Express Lane on the 4th floor of SLC!

*At this time all other forms of payment must be taken at the Main Register in CDH (cash/credit/debit).

* To-Go Containers are only available at the Main Register in CDH.

- Amy Keyes

University Police

Community Action Angels – Holiday Fund Raising Initiatives:

University Police, is again trying to raise money for ACCORD's Community Action Angels.

This year ACCORD is encouraging cash donations so they can purchase gift cards, donations of gift cards in any denomination for WalMart or DG or Amazon or other stores, and new winter coats for boys and girls, any age. 

Food will be a need this year, too. Their pantry has served about 40% more clients each month since July and they welcome donations of any kind of shelf stable products.

At this time, all donations can be dropped off at the University Police Department by Friday, December 8th. 

If you have any questions or would like to work on this initiative with the University Police Department  please contact Lt. Kris Bianchi (

Your support goes a long way to help make the holiday season brighter throughout our community.

- Kristofer Bianchi

One Love Workshop - 11/27

Join ACCORD and The Office of Student Engagement for a Domestic Violence workshop on November 27 from 4:30-6PM in SLC 408. One love workshops can start life changing conversations about healthy and unhealthy relationships. The One Love Foundation is a nonprofit organization with the goal of ending relationship abuse. It empowers young people with the tools and resources they need to see the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and bring life saving prevention education to their communities.

- Calsey Bump

Orientation Leader Applications Available - SLC 204

Interested in a summer job? Orientation Leader applications are now available for pick up in the Office of Student Engagement, SLC 204. The application deadline is January 31, 2024.

Orientation Leaders are responsible for the successful preparation of students and parents for each new student’s academic career at Alfred State. You will be expected to provide effective guidance to new students and parents, as well as overall support to help make each Orientation program a success. 

Please reach out to with any questions regarding the position or application process. 

- 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

Winter Aid Application Available

Winter course registration is now available!  Register for courses and complete the Winter Aid Application if you are interested in using financial aid.  Your eligibility information will be sent to your Alfred State College email after your application is reviewed.   

- Angela Allen

ACDOH Focus Group on Family Planning/Reproductive & Sexual Health

The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking volunteers to serve on a focus group to support their ongoing Reproductive & Sexual Health/Family Planning program.  Focus group members simply answer questions and provide input that enable DOH to improve and enhance services in Alfred and in Allegany County.  The focus group will meet with a Public Health Educator on Friday, December 1st from 10:30-11:00 a.m. in TA Parish Hall.   Interested in helping out?  Sign up at this link:

- Erika Tracy

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options


Alternative Transportation Methods: 

Alfred University has a shuttle going up to the Rochester Airport, Bus Terminal, and Amtrak on the following dates and times: 

Tuesday, November 21 - Shuttle leaves campus at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 22nd - Shuttle leaves campus at 6 a.m. and 10 a.m.

If you need transportation to Rochester through Alfred University please contact Max Koskoff at and provide the following information: 

  • Name
  • Mobile Number
  • Indicate where you need to be dropped off at - Airport, Bus Terminal, or Amtrak Station
  • Airline or Bus Terminal
  • Scheduled Departure Time

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

Launch of the 2024–25 FAFSA Form – Student Records and Financial Services

There are major changes and improvements coming to the 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form!  The changes include expanded eligibility for federal student aid and a more streamlined application process.

As a result, the new FAFSA form will be available in December 2023, not in October.

What can students do now?

  • Learn more about FAFSA Simplification 
  • Stay Informed.  Check your email and student portal regularly for updates.  We will notify you as soon as the new FAFSA form is available.
  • NYS residents can review information on the TAP Grant and apply starting November 1, 2023.   

Please contact the Student Records and Financial Services Office with any questions regarding the launch of the 2024–25 FAFSA Form. 

- Angela Allen