Volunteers in Support of Alfred (VISA)

Want to support Alfred University's recruitment efforts? Every Alfred University alumni is invited to become Volunteers in Support of Alfred (VISA) members.

Refer a Student to Alfred

Tell us about someone who would be a great fit for Alfred University. Admitted students will receive a renewable Alumni Referral Scholarship of $1,000 each year. The deadline is February 1, 2019 for the Fall 2019 class.

Attract Students in Your Area

  • Attend a local college event or reception
  • Make career connections
  • Send personalized greeting cards
  • Drop off admissions materials at local high schools
  • Write letters to accepted students from your personal or company letterhead
  • Assist the Career Development Center and current students looking for a mentor, internship or job, reviewing resumes and conducting mock interviews
  • Return to campus to speak to students, faculty, and staff
  • Host prospective/accepted student receptions in your area
  • Promote Alfred University on social media
  • Work with University Advancement to help determine locations for small gatherings in your area


Personal connections make a tremendous difference to current and prospective students. Alfred's alumni are the University's greatest asset in these endeavors. VISA is a collaborative alumni volunteer program designed to harness the enthusiasm about Alfred University to help us meet our student's college and career goals.