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Alfred University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Scholes Library of Ceramics

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 305,658 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,458 current serial subscriptions.
  • 95,262 microforms.
  • 171,728 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

John L. Stull Observatory, Davis Memorial Carillon, Museum of Ceramic Art, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Robert Turner Student Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 450 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 20 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 10 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 10 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 600 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 67% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 20 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 85% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Hot Dog Day, Glam Slam, The Alfies
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 95 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Iota Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Mu Delta, Pacioli Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Iota, Pi Gamma Mu, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Phi, Tau Beta Phi, Keramos
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Poder Latino, Umoja, Shades of Ebony, Caribbean Club, Chinese Student & Scholars Association, Pacific Rim Organizations
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) This link provides access to a list of all student clubs and organizations: http: //www. alfred. edu/students/activities/clubs_organizations. html;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Fiat Lux (2 times per month)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Rochester (75), Elmira Corning (60)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Rochester (75)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Alfred (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 40% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 50% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,100
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (St. Bonaventure University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other






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