Student Announce February 16, 2024

Cast your vote for the 2024 Hot Dog Day T-Shirt Design!

Please take a moment out of your day to cast your vote for the 2024 Hot Dog Day T-Shirt design!  Voting is open until February 18th.  Use the QR Code or this link to vote:


- Sandra Burdick

Miscast Cabaret - Friday Night!

Alfred State Drama Club presents the Miscast Cabaret! Join us this Friday, February 16th at 6pm in the Orvis Auditorium for an evening of musical performances done by people in unlikely roles. Come by and support these skilled performers! This is a free event.

- Chloe Dunn

Student Senate - Open Positions

There are currently two open positions on the Student Senate Executive Board. 

  1. Vice President of Student Engagement: 
    1. Is an elected representative who is responsible for the exchange of information and the initiation of projects and problem-solving pertaining to student affairs, sitting on committees such as Homecoming/Family Weekend, Hot Dog Day, and Student Senate Finance Committee as well as any other committees with the approval of the President & Chair of the Student Senate. They are responsible for establishing strong communication links with the office of Recreation, Office of Civic Engagement, and Athletics Department. They must be aware of areas of concern including equitable utilization of the Student Activities Fee funds, related program offerings, and other issues determined appropriate and relevant. They shall also meet or exceed the expectations set forth for the member of the Executive Board of the Student Senate within the Policies and Procedures of the organization.
  2. Vice President of Student Life:
    1. is an elected representative who is responsible for the exchange of information and the initiation of projects and problem-solving pertaining to student life. They shall chair the Campus Round Table. They are responsible for establishing strong communication links with the Senior Director of Residential Services, Director of Civic Engagement and A.C.E.S. This chair should act as one of the Student Senate representatives on the Faculty Senate Student Life Committee. This chair shall serve as the liaison to Greek Senate and Commuter Council. They are responsible for the exchange of information and the initiation of projects and problem-solving pertaining to the special needs of commuting students. They shall also meet or exceed the expectations set forth for the members of the Executive Board of the Student Senate within the Policies and Procedures of the organization.


      Potential Candidates must have a minimum 2.25 last semester and cumulative GPA and be free from 5pm - 8pm every Tuesday.

If you are interested in either of these positions please e-mail President & Chair, Kaytlin Cottrell, as soon as possible.


- Tyler Ribble

Student Senate Budget Request Packets - 2024-25 Academic Year

The Student Senate budget request packet is now accessible for all clubs and organizations. Please ensure that you review the instructions page carefully to submit your request correctly.

You can download the request packet: here

All requests must be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, March 8th. Please send your submissions to Student Senate at student

For any inquiries or assistance, please contact


- Tyler Ribble

FERPA Notification - Student Records and Financial Services

Each semester, the Student Records and Financial Services Office informs students of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Please review the Annual FERPA Notification for more information. 

- Tamara Knapp

KAPPA SIGMA EPSILON Annual Student Leadership Award

The Kappa Sigma Epsilon (KSE) Annual Student Leadership Achievement Award was created by the KSE Fraternity at Alfred State to assist students enrolled in Alfred State College with a high school average of 80 or higher. Due date for application is April 1st, 2024. 


To be eligible for consideration for the annual award, the student(s) must:

a. Complete application process outlined on the Alfred State College (ASC) website

b. Remain in good academic standing at the end of the first semester – provide



The scholarship money received may only be applied toward non-tuition or costs associated with attending Alfred State.


Any question regarding this award,

please contact Daniel Garcia. 


- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Mardi Gras Dinner - SAVE THE DATE

Mardi Gras Dinner

Thursday, February 22, 2024, seating 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Limited seating, reservations required.
$25.00 per person, all-inclusive
Soup – Cajun Corn Soup
Salad Station – Assorted Mardi Gras Salads
Entrée Station – Shrimp Etouffee, Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice, and Crab Cakes with Cajun Sauce
Italian Station – Muffaletta Pizza, Mardi Gras Creamy Chicken Pasta, and Hush Puppies
Grill Station – Fried Clam Po Boy Sandwiches, and Fried Okra
Dessert – Assorted Mardi Gras Desserts
For reservations, call ext. 3170
Proceeds to benefit Culinary Arts Scholarships

- Mary Ellen Wood

Feeling Sick?

Health and Wellness Services is here to help should you be feeling ill.    Below is a quick reminder on how to access care from our team of registered nurses and nurse practitioner.  

Alfred Campus:  Call us at 607-587-4200.  We will schedule an available time for you to be evaluated and treated by our medical staff.  Another option is for you to self-schedule a morning appointment via this health portal link Setting up an appointment is the best way for you to be seen promptly upon arrival at our location in TA Parish. Appointments can be scheduled throughout the day except between 12:00-1:00.  We are open 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday when classes are in session.    

Wellsville Campus:  Call us at 607-587-3141 or visit the health center on the first floor of the Pioneer Student Union for a walk-in appointment.  If the health center is temporarily closed, there will be a note with directions on how to contact help.  We are open 7:30-3:30 Monday through Friday when classes are in session.    

Learn more about the services we can provide by visiting us online at this link.  

As always, call 911 if you develop symptoms requiring emergency assistance which might include difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, or persistent pain/pressure in the chest.  An on campus after-hours contact is University Police at 607-587-3999.  Otherwise, area weekend and after hour options for healthcare include the following options:

• Urgent Care:  

o St. James Urgent Care in Hornell (open 10:00AM-8:00PM daily) 

o Jones Memorial Urgent Care in Wellsville (open 2:00PM-7:00PM daily)  

• Emergency Room:

o Jones Memorial Hospital (Wellsville) 

o St. James Hospital (Hornell)  

- Clarissa Richmond

Exploring Our Democracy - Civic Film Series

The Center for Civic Leadership and Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences invite you to join us for a monthly film and discussion series, designed to entertain while exploring various aspects of our democracy. 

When: 7-9PM 

  • February 20th
  • March 19th
  • April 16th 

Where: SET 215

What: Exploring our Democracy

  • Engaging viewers in a series of films that factually, dramatically, fictitiously, and satirically explore the functions of our democracy and roles of the presidency.
  • Discussion facilitated by Social and Behavioral Science faculty.

Voter Registration information and snacks provided!

The event is open to all.  Should you have any questions or wish to support by engaging your students, please email Dr. Angela Graves (, Mike Colomaio ( , and/or Cyan Corwine (

- Cyan Corwine

Alfred State Debate Club Mock Trial

Are you interested in the Criminal Justice field? Maybe you wanted to be a actor or a lawyer? Well them you should reach out and ask about one of the many roles that will be offered during the Debate Clubs Mock Trial later this year! 

All are welcome! Student and Staff alike! 

Reach out to Chandler Kemp at for more information


- Chandler Kemp

Join the Volleyball Club!

Want to be apart of a fun, inclusive, and engaging club sport but don't want to play on a athletic team? Join the Alfred State Volleyball Club today!

From doing fun trainings, engaging games, and later this year a large scale tournament, we are always looking for new members! 

Contact Chandler Kemp at for more information! 

- Chandler Kemp

Spring Break 2024 Transportation Options

Residence halls close on March 8 at 10 p.m. and open back up on March 17 at 12 p.m. 

Students must fill out a Break Housing Application if they will be here for any portion of the break. Please refer to the break housing application for requirements to be eligible to stay on campus. 


Friday, March 8 

  • Depart from Alfred to NYC at 7:45 am from West University St
  • Depart from Alfred to NYC at 2 p.m. from Orvis
  • Depart from Alfred to NYC at 2:15 from West University St. 

Sunday, March 17

  • Depart from NYC to Alfred at 10:15 a.m.*

*If March 17 bus sells out - purchase ticket into Rochester and fill out the Online Travel Request form to get a ride from Rochester bus station to campus*

Rochester Airport & Amtrak 

Saturday, March 9

  • Depart from Alfred at 6 a.m. 

Sunday, March 17 

  • Pick up at 5 p.m. from Rochester 

The Online Travel Request Form must be filled out 1 week prior to departure or pick up. 

- Erika Winans

Spring Break Housing Application

Residence halls will close at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2024, for the Spring Break. The Residence halls will reopen at Noon on Sunday, March 17, 2024. 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 Friday, March 8, please contact your Residence Director to remain on campus that night. However, you must plan travel arrangements for the morning of Saturday, March 9.

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)
  • Student athlete commitments for games/practice (confirmed with Athletics)

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 at Noon on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. 

Prior to leaving for spring break please be sure to: 

  • Close all windows and blinds/ shades
  • Take out all garbage
  • Lock your room door

Your room will be inspected by a member of the Residential Life staff to ensure windows and blinds/ shades are closed and your room door is locked. Please notify your Resident Assistant of an approximate time you will be leaving campus. 

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

- Erika Winans