Student Announce April 2, 2024

Muslim Student Association (MSA) - Kickoff Event

Join MSA on Thursday, April 4th for our very first event! The event will be held in the SLC Small Events Space, room 310 at 7:30pm and will feature guest speaker, Dr. Ismail Mehr. Dr. Mehr will be leading a discussion and answering any questions you may have about Islam and the meaning behind fasting during Ramadan. Following the discussion, we will be gathering for sunset prayer (Maghrib), which anyone is welcome to observe, even if you're not joining us for the event. Last but not least, there will be giveaways, free translated copies of the Quaran, and lots of free food! We will be serving up some delicious traditional eastern dishes, so come hungry and get ready to enjoy a good time while we bond as a community; connecting with Islam and each other!

Special Olympics - Volunteers Needed

The Alfred State Athletic Department is looking for volunteers needed on May 3rd for the annual Special Olympics event, hosted at the Alfred State College stadium. Please email Taylor Button ( or Anne Holmok ( for more information if you have interest in assisting with this event. 

- Taylor Button

Fall Registration Drop-In Hours - AAC

It’s almost time to register for Fall classes!

The Academic Advising Center will be hosting drop-in hours from 8:30am to 4:30pm the week of April 8th to April 12th in SDC 203. Stop in for help with choosing classes, creating your schedule, navigating Schedule Planner or DegreeWorks, questions about changing your major or any other academic advising questions. Remember – any advising questions can be sent to


Don’t forget to make an appointment with your primary Academic Advisor to get class recommendations, your registration PIN, and your day/time for registering!

- Samantha Brockway

Amazon Lockers for Students are Here!

Alfred State now has an Amazon Hub to allow more flexible student pick-up. The lockers are located outside of the Print and Mail Services building.

To place an order for delivery to an Amazon Hub:

   1. Place an eligible item in your shopping cart and select Proceed to Checkout.

   2. When choosing a delivery address, select Search for a Pickup Point location near you

   3. Search by zip code (14802), address (10 Upper College Dr. Alfred, NY), or Hub Name: Racing 

   4. Select Ship to this address beside your chosen location. 

   5. Complete your order.

When your package is ready for you to collect, Amazon will email you Directly. This email will contain the information you need to collect your package.


***This is a service for student use. Students can still choose to have their orders shipped to our 10 Upper College Drive address using their MC# and pick up their packages at Print and Mail Services, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

- Chloe Dunn

First Year Prom - RSVP!

Celebrate the end of your first year at Alfred State with your peers at our inaugural First-Year Prom on Saturday, April 6! A team of first-year students have been working hard to put this together for their class and are excited to announce that the theme is: Starfall Ball. Enjoy the evening "under the stars" in the MacKenzie Commons from 8:30PM-1AM. There will be a DJ, decor, dancing, hors d'ourves, and more! 

  • This is for first-year students ONLY, & one guest per student is allowed. 
  • Non-ASC students are allowed as a guest, but must fill out the guest form on eRezLife.
  • If you need assistance with finding proper attire, please contact our Director of Student Engagement at
  • Ticket cost is $10 for a single guest and $15 for a couple. We accept cash or you can stop by the campus store to use CSA.
  •  In order to attend, you must RSVP on Pioneer Link! 

The committee will have informational tables where you can pay/ask questions in the SLC park space on the following dates. If you have any questions, please email our Assistant Director of First-Year Engagement at

  • March 19
  • March 21
  • March 26
  • March 28
  • April 1
  • April 3
  • April 5
- Calsey Bump

Parent and Family Experience Portal

Alfred State College is excited to announce our partnership with CampusESP to design a new web tool that allows parents and family to stay connected to their student. The ASC Parent and Family Experience portal was launched last week. Check out more information here,

- Calsey Bump

Ramadan Dinner

The local Muslim Community is hosting dinner during Ramadan on Fridays at the Main Place in Hornell. Muslim students at Alfred State who wish to attend and need transport should sign up using the following link:

- Cassaundra Stone

Veteran Internship Opportunity

Alfred State College is proud to announce a Veteran Enrollment and Support Internship program through SUNY.   This is a paid internship for student veterans to assist in the enrollment and engagement of veteran and military connected students.  

To be considered, students must: 

*served in the United States military, to include members of the Guard and Reserve

*Have at least 30 credit hours, been at the campus for two semesters, and be in good academic standing.

For more details, or to apply, contact Joann Bloxsom at by April 5. 

- Joann Bloxsom

Bowling Fundraiser Hosted by Pi Rho Zeta

Pi Rho Zeta is thrilled to announce an evening of strikes, spares, and fun! Join us for our Bowling Fundraiser on Saturday, April 6th, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the renowned Maple City Bowling in Hornell.

Ticket Details:

  • Price: $25 per person
  • Includes: An hour of bowling and shoe rentals

 Tickets: Grab your tickets early to secure your spot! Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, or can be reserved by reaching out

We can't wait to see you there! For more information, please contact Michael Cerenzio (

See you at the lanes!

- Michael Cerenzio

Pool table ready for use in Mackenzie Commons

Did you know there is a pool table in the Mackenzie Commons?  We now have new pool sticks and supplies that you can sign out.  Just check in with the Mackenzie Student Union Staff at the desk daily anytime between 3PM - 11PM to sign out the equipment. 

- Sandra Burdick

Relay for Life Event: Join Us in the Fight Against Cancer!

We are excited to announce the upcoming Relay for Life event, a powerful gathering where we come together to celebrate, honor, and fight back against cancer.

Event Details:

  • Date: April 14th
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Orvis Gymnasium


  • Cost: $15 per person
  • How to Register: Sign up as a team or join individually by visiting here

Activities and Amenities:

  • Games and prizes throughout the day
  • Dinner will be provided
  • Inspirational survivor and caregiver ceremonies
  • Luminaria ceremony to remember loved ones lost to cancer
  • Opportunities to fundraise for cancer research, education, and patient support

Contact Information: For any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to Jacob Thom at

Join us as we come together as a community to make a difference in the fight against cancer. Your participation and support are invaluable in our mission to create a world where cancer no longer takes lives.

- Tyler Ribble

Bowling Fundraiser

🎳 Get ready to roll with Pi Rho Zeta at our fabulous Bowling Fundraiser! 🎳

📅 Date: Saturday, April 6th 🕕 Time: 6-8 PM 📍 Location: Maple City Bowling, Hornell

For just $25, you get a fantastic deal: an hour of bowling AND shoes included! 🎟️

Contact to snag your tickets and join the fun! Let's strike up some excitement together! 

- Tyler Ribble

Student Records and Financial Services closed

 The Student Records and Financial Services Office will be closing at 2: 45 on Tuesday, April 2nd.  We will resume normal operations on Wednesday, April 3rd.


- Jasmaine Werth


BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND... Only this time we're picking TWELVE winners!

Each winner will be able to bring one guest with them!

To enter to win, get a meal at The Terrace and fill out a Raffle Ticket!

One Meal = 1 Raffle Submission

*Winners will be selected and contacted on Friday, April 19th

*Winner will use Meal Swipe at time of lobster dinner

*Student Only Raffle

- Amy Keyes

Calling All Commuter Students! - Munch & Mingle with University Police

Calling all commuters! The Commuter Council will be sponsoring a Waffle Bar & University Police Tips Munch & Mingle for all commuter students on Thursday, April 4 from 11am – 1pm in the Central Dining Hall, Student Gathering Space (conference room next to the Terrace). One of our University Police Officers, will give an overview on the resources and opportunities that are available to you while you enjoy a free lunch!

Save the following date for more Munch & Mingles: 

  • April 25 - ACES (Student Gathering Place, CDH)

In a rush to class & want to grab a FREE pastry & coffee on the way? Save the following dates for Commuter Appreciation Grab & Go Breakfast in the SLC Park space from 7:30-9:30AM: 

  • April 2
  • April 9
  • April 16
  • April 23
  • April 30 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact myself or Michael Bianco, Commuter Council Chair, at 

- Calsey Bump

Breakfast for Lunch!

Join us at The Terrace on Thursday, April 4th during our lunch hours(11am - 2pm) for a special 'Breakfast for Lunch' event!

You asked, we listened! 

- Amy Keyes

Spring 2024 Poetry Reading


Monday, April 15

Start Time:  6:00 PM


Members of the English and Humanities Department at Alfred State College would like to invite you to this event.  Come and enjoy guitar music provided by Dr. Tim Bocchi, a variety of desserts created by Culinary Arts, and student artwork.

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to bring either a favorite or an original poem to read.  Staff members of Ergo, the campus creative arts magazine, will also read from their works.

Come join us for this fun-filled event!

- Debra Tomm

Financial Literacy Course (Tuesday Talks): Investing Seminar

Interested in learning about investing? Stop by Tuesday Talks in PHS 106 at 6PM to join Dr. Bloxsom, Department Chair & Associate Professor, Business & Financial Aid Counselor, Keri Edsall as they discuss the best practices for investing.

Upcoming Tuesday Talks:

April 16               Student Loan Repayment

- Calsey Bump

Eclipse Glasses Avaliable at Hinkle Library

Free pairs of eclipse glasses are avaliable at the Hinkle Library. The eclipse will be visible on April 8th from 2:10 PM to 4:30 PM, with a near total eclipse taking place at about 3:20 PM. For more information or materials about the eclipse, stop by the library and speak to one of our librarians.

- Nicholas Cousino

Trash to Fashion – Sign up to create a trash-ion look for our Earth Day action and awareness initiative!

Calling all creatives and environmental advocates. The Center for Civic Leadership is preparing for an action-packed Earth Day celebration (April 22nd) and this year’s theme is Planet vs. Plastics. 

In our effort to call awareness to two big Earth Day initiatives, plastic pollution and Fast Fashion we invite our campus community to sign up to create a Trash to Fashion look to showcase as part of our days events. We have a few different categories you can enter under, and we will have prizes awarded for crowd favorite, creativity, and most impactful environmental message. 

Interested in designing a piece for the Trash to Fashion Showcase? Register here!

- Cyan Corwine

Spring 2024 Dinner Theater

Prepare for an enchanting evening of theater as the Drama Club proudly presents "Alibis," a spellbinding series of mini-plays that will captivate your imagination.

Dates and Times:

  • Thursday, April 11: General Admission Show
    • Show starts at 7:00 PM
    • Doors open at 6:30 PM
  • Friday, April 12 & Saturday, April 13: Dinner Theater
    • Doors open at 5:30 PM
    • Dinner is served at 6:00 PM

Ticket Information:

  • To purchase tickets, please contact the campus store.
  • Tickets can be purchased with cash, card, 2 meal swipes, or dining dollars for students.

Ticket Prices:

  • Thursday (April 11): General Admission - $5 for students, $10 for general admission. Tickets for Thursday's show will be available for purchase up to the date of the performance.
  • Friday (April 12) & Saturday (April 13): Dinner Theater - $25 per ticket. Tickets for the dinner theater performances must be purchased by Friday, April 5th. No exceptions will be made.

Location: Lake Lodge 6107 Terbury Rd Alfred Station, NY 14803

For questions or more information please reach out to Director, Abby Hurley,

- Tyler Ribble

New Scholarship for WNY Students!

Apply today to be considered for up to $6,000 for college!

Visit by May 1, 2024.  Requirements to apply:

  • Permanent resident of Western New York
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA or “C” average
  • Full-time study 
  • Preference is given to Pell eligible students attending school in Western New York
- Katlin Meehan

Craft to Care

Join the Student Union Staff in the Pioneer Lounge on April 2nd anytime between 4PM and 10PM and help create window decor for a local nursing facility.  


- Sandra Burdick

NYC Bus Trip - April 27th

NYS Bus Trip sponsored by Student Senate. 

Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the campus store. Seating is limited so pick yours up fast.

The bus will pick students up from the SLC parking lot at 5:00am and arrive at the New York Public Library at approximately 10:45am.

The bus will leave from the New York Public Library at 8:00pm and arrive back to Alfred at approximately 1:45am. 

Students interested in going must purchase their ticket by Wednesday, April 24th. Be aware that all students attending must provide their own funds to purchase food and other desires during their trip. 

For any and all questions please e-mail

- Tyler Ribble

Get Ready for Fall 2024 Registration

Fall 2024 registration begins April 8, 2024, 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.  Fall 2024 bills become available online July 1st and are due by 4:00 PM on August 8, 2024.

- Tamara Knapp

TIE Etiquette Dinner

Come join us Thursday, April 4th in the Allegany Room (CDH), for a dinner where students and staff members will be able to interact in a great setting. This will be a great opportunity to mingle with different professors and on campus Professionals and Staff members. We will be having a social happy hour with mocktails from 5-6pm, after a presentation on dinner etiquette will start promptly at 6pm followed by the dinner. Anyone that is interested in attending this event please RSVP on Pioneer Link as soon as possible. 

James Fuller 
T.I.E. | Vice President & Events Coordinator 

- James Fuller

Run for Student Senate Executive Board

Interested in running for the Student Senate Executive Board?

All positions earn a base pay of $15/hour for a maximum of 8 hours per week.

Elections will take place April 10th - April 12th.

A mandatory interest meeting will be scheduled for all potential candidates between Monday, March 18 – Tuesday, April 9th. Failure to attend will result in removal from the ballot.

Must be available every Tuesday from 5:00p to 8:00p for the academic year 2024-2025. 

For more information please read the Student Senate Constitution:

To apply go here:


- Tyler Ribble

2024-2025 Individual Room Selection for New Students

Fall 2024 Room Selection for New Students          

Selecting your Room! 

Room selection will begin April 1, 2024 for students whose tuition deposit is received by March 26.  

For those who have not paid their tuition deposit by March 26, room selection will begin on April 15, 2024. 

You will need to have your housing application completed in order to select your room! 

Selecting your room instructions:

  1. Log into your
  2. Select the “Housing” icon
  3. Return to "Housing Overview" 
  4.  Select the green "Browse Rooms"
  5. You can search for specific rooms by building/section and/or other residence preferences set up. This may take a couple of attempts pending on your preferences and room availability. "No bed available" will appear if there is not a room available through the preferences you set up. 
  6. Click the "bed" icon to select your room of choice. 
  7. Dialog window will be prompted with details of the selected room. 
  8. Click the "choose this bed" button
  9. Review the details of your room reservation. Click on "Assign me now" to confirm your assignment.  Click the "look at other rooms" link to browse other rooms. 

Please note individual room selection will close on August 1, 2024

- Erika Winans

2024-2025 Individual Room Selection for Returning and Transfer Students

Fall 2024 Room Selection for Returning and Transfer Students          

Selecting your Room! 

Room selection will begin March 25, 2024 and will be released based on completed credit hours as follows: 

Monday, March 25 – 90+ Credit Hours Completed

Tuesday, March 26, 60+ credit hours completed

Wednesday, March 27, 30+ credit hours completed

Thursday, March 28 , 29 or less credit hours completed

You will need to have your housing application completed in order to select your room! 

Selecting your room instructions:

  1. Log into your
  2. Select the “Housing” icon
  3. Return to "Housing Overview" 
  4.  Select the green "Browse Rooms"
  5. You can search for specific rooms by building/section and/or other residence preferences set up. This may take a couple of attempts pending on your preferences and room availability. "No bed available" will appear if there is not a room available through the preferences you set up. 
  6. Click the "bed" icon to select your room of choice. 
  7. Dialog window will be prompted with details of the selected room. 
  8. Click the "choose this bed" button

Review the details of your room reservation. Click on "Assign me now" to confirm your assignment.  Click the "look at other rooms" link to browse other rooms.

Please note Individual Room Selection will close on August 1, 2024

- Erika Winans

Fall 2024 Housing Application Launches March 1

Fall 2024 Housing Application Launches March 1

New, transfer, and returning students can log into Housing to complete your housing application for the fall 2024 semester beginning on March 1! 

Please note the actual room selection will being at a later date. Keep an eye on Student Announce for further details. 

Please follow these instructions: 

  1. Log into your
  2. Select the “Housing” icon
  3. All housing application forms are available under the Housing Overview tab. You will also have a recommended action to 'Apply for Housing' that will take you to the housing overview.
  4. Click the "Apply Now" button beside the housing you wish to apply.
  5. If you haven't completed your housing profile and profile questions, you may be required to complete both the housing profile and housing profile questions before proceeding to the housing application form.
  6. Once you have completed the housing profile and profile questions, you will be re-directed to your homepage. You can then use the recommended action or the housing overview to reopen the application. Select your Residence building preference by choosing the building that you would most like to live from the list on the left. You can reorder or remove preferences in the box on the left. Click "Save" to save your data, or click "Save and Continue" to proceed.
  7. Complete all questions on the application form. Mandatory questions on the application are marked with a red asterisk mark. After completing your application form, click "Save" to save your data, or click "Save and continue" to continue with your housing application process.
  8. On the Confirm Application page, carefully review your application details and check off the three terms listed indicating that you understand and agree with all statements.

Once your housing application is completed activate your RoomeeZ profile to find potential roommates! Please follow these instructions to activate and create your RoomeeZ profile.

  1. Turn on your profile under “My roommate profile.”
  2. Fill out the required fields on your roommate profile.
  3. Select which information you want shared with other students.
  4. Enter any social media and contact information you want to share.

You are now complete and can search for a potential roommate with other students who have created a RoomeeZ profile.

- Erika Winans

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