Student Announce April 9, 2024

Muslim Student Association Dinner Event

Join the MSA (Muslim Student Association) for a Dinner Event! Get a chance to learn why Muslims fast on the month of Ramadan from our guest speaker Dr. Ismail Mehr. There will be traditional Middle Eastern Food. The event will take place at 7:30 pm in the Small Events Space is and is open to the entire Alfred State community. 

- Cassaundra Stone

Food For Fine

Do you have a parking ticket? Or want to donate to the campus food pantry? Bring 9-12 good condition, non-expired, canned food items to SLC Criminal Justice Suite 411 during office hours (hours posted on our door), or the Student Senate Suite 304. One ticket forgiveness per participant. Partnership with Civic Engagement, Student Senate, and University Police.  

- Lillian Haley

Graduation Packet Pick-Up!

Students can now begin to pick up their graduation packet at the Alfred Campus Store or Wellsville Campus Store during regular store hours. Students that would like to attend commencement and have not paid the commencement fee,  would need to pay $60 at the time of picking up their graduation packet.  Bachelor students will need to purchase an academic hood from the Campus Store(additional $30).  If you are an online student or not on campus this semester, please call the Alfred Campus Store, 607-587-4020, to have your graduation package shipped to you (shipping charges will apply).

- Amy Keyes

April is Global Volunteer Month, and our incredible student body is springing into action!

We encourage our campus community to support the many initiatives our incredible students are spearheading from April 6th- April 14th (and beyond) as part of the Civic Leadership Spring into Action Campaign.  Below are just a few of the ways you can get involved or get the word out to help our Student Events be as successful as possible.

Saturday, April 6th 

  • Delta Chi Omega will host their annual Project Prom Dress Extravaganza to help provide community members in need of gowns with a free dress in the SLC Small Events Space from 10-2 this Saturday, April 6th (special thanks to all our dress donors and to ACES for coming on board to provide light refreshments!). 
  • Vet Tech Club will host a Not One More Vet (NOMV) Dog-Walk-a-Thon fundraiser beginning at 10AM at Campus stadium– bring your pup for a walk around campus (don’t forget those doggy poo bags) and donate $10 to a good cause while improving yours and your pet’s wellbeing! While last minute sign-ups are permitted, please pre-register by clicking here to help Vet Tech Club know what to expect on the day. Contact club advisors Kathleen Bliss or Meghan Smith for more details.

Sunday, April 7th 

  • Greek Life and Athletics will be doing two separate town and campus clean-ups. 
    • Greeks generally meet at Community Bank at around 1pm, contact Greek Philanthropy Chair, Jocelyn Chametzky ( for more details. 
  • Athletics will be coordinating efforts from 5-7pm on Sunday to support clean up across campus, village side streets, and an Alfred Station location.  Contact Civic Leadership and Athletic service lead, Adriana Gill ( for more information.

Week-long Fundraising Initiatives

  • Rainbow Union leadership suite (SLC 410), will be hosting a food-safe certified back sale in SLC Park Space from Monday April 8th  – Thursday April 11th from 2-6, fundraising for the Trevor Project (contact club president El Rienhardt ( for more details
  • Jennifer Ross (  and her Nutrition Class are doing a Stearns Chicken BBQ fundraiser to support campus food security initiatives in partnership with Civic Leadership. Tickets are pre-sale throughout the week of April 8th and meals are $10 a piece and will be served out of their classroom on Monday, April 15th and Thursday, April 18th. Class representatives are canvasing campuses to sell tickets, but if you have not seen them and want to purchase, please contact Jennifer Ross directly.
  • Performing Arts (SLC 305) will be tabling in the SLC all week to not only promote tickets for their show but to fundraise for their philanthropy, Mary Cariola Center

Saturday, April 13th

  • Join our Wellsville Campus Student Affairs Coordinator, Justin Cornelius ( to take part in Wellsville Chamber of Commerce village clean up initiative from 10-2pm.  The Chamber has requested that we have a rough estimate of how many members campus community members will be joining so please email Justin directly, if you would like to sign up so we can coordinate and supply extra clean-up equipment!

Sunday, April 14th 

  • Join Various Leadership Suites and Greeks for the revival of Relay for Life to fight against cancer! $15 registration fee and a full day (12-8) of activities planned in Orvis Gymnasium. Register here or contact Jacob Thom at for more information!

Month-long Fundraising Initiatives

  • Pi Nu Epsilon leadership suite (SLC 307) is hosting a clothing/domestic shelter basic needs drive to support ACCORD throughout the month of April. Please contact Bee Williams ( for more details regarding needs and ways to get involved.
  • Criminal Justice Club (SLC 411) & Student Senate (SLC 304) are partnering once again with UP and Civic Leadership to bring back the Food-for-Fine-Forgiveness program throughout the month of April. Students can drop off $10 of non-perishable food in exchange for one parking fine reduction to either of these leadership suites during the month of April. Only one fine reduction per person. Food benefits wider campus community.
  • Vet Tech club leadership suite (SLC 316), invites you to donate to the Allegany County SPCA Paws for a Cause event throughout the month of April. It costs just $1 per paw, which get proudly displayed with the name of your choice in the SLC window all month. If the club reaches $500, SPCA has a donor identified that will match that, doubling our impact!

These are just some of the amazing ways our students are leading the way with service this Global Volunteer Month. Please get out and support them in their efforts as we Spring into Action and nurture our caring community! If you have another event that you would like to lead during the month, please do not hesitate to reach out to Cyan Corwine (

- Cyan Corwine

Let Your Voice Be Heard!

If you could please answer these two questions and help The Debate Club find the most popular pros and cons of In-Person Classes compared to Online Classes. 

Please click the link below to answer: 

- Chandler Kemp

April Birthday Celebrations at The Terrace

Join us this Thursday, April 11th at The Terrace during Lunch and Dinner hours to celebrate our April Birthdays! 11am-2pm & 4:30pm-7:30pm

- Amy Keyes

Vet Tech Poster Fair

The senior vet tech students have been hard at work researching animal diseases that don't have a treatment and theorizing a new drug for them. They will be presenting their work at a poster fair on Friday April 12 from 10-11:20am in the SLC Small Events Space. Visitors to the poster fair will have the opportunity to act as investors and "fund" the projects they like best. Come check out all their hard work!

- Meghan Smith

Public debate on AI in higher education – Wednesday, April 10 at 5 PM in the Allegany room

Please join the Alfred State College Debate Club and the E&H department for a public debate on the following resolution: Resolved: Alfred State College should fully embrace online learning as a viable and equivalent educational format by offering equal access to both online and traditional versions of every course, major, and degree program. Groups of student debaters will deliver prepared arguments to be followed by an open mic and public caucus on the resolution. Coffee and appetizers will be served. Come and make your voice heard on this important and timely issue!

- Nicholas Stefanski

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

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:  By Appointment Only- 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 11:00AM-7:00PM daily)  

• Emergency Room:

o Jones Memorial Hospital (Wellsville) 

o St. James Hospital (Hornell)  

- Clarissa Richmond

Reproductive Clinics

No matter what your reproductive goals are, we’re here to help. Clinic appointments are available with the Allegany County Department of Health at TA Parish Hall, please call 585-268-9250 or text 585-808-7626 to set up an appointment. Free or Low-Cost services are 100% confidential including STI testing & treatment and FREE condoms. 

- Clarissa Richmond

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

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

Esports Room Open Hours

Esports will be hosting Open Hours in SLC 319 starting Friday, April 5, and ending on Sunday, May 5. Feel free to stop by the room to play some of the games we have on the computers or play your own!

Open Hours will be as follows: 
Fridays: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sundays: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We hope to see you there!

- Donald Schrader


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

Paws For a Cause

The Vet Tech Club and their Opt to Adopt Suite are happy to announce that for the month of April they are partnering with the Allegany County SPCA for their Paws for a Cause event.  Students will be in the SLC selling paw prints for $1 each that you can put your name on and we will post.  If we can earn $500 the SPCA has a matching donor that will bring the total up to $1000! Don't have cash-There is also a QR code at our table and the Suite where you can donate!

- Kathleen Bliss

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 Baking Production & Management Program in the Culinary Arts Department, 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

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

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

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