Student Life

Life at Alfred University means club meetings and movie nights, music and theater, games and guest speakers, sports, and student government. And that's just one week. Into robotics? Care to dance? From dining with friends in Ade to mind-bending artistic endeavors, you'll discover what lights you up at Alfred.

Student Activities

Think there's nothing to do at a small university? Think again. Alfred University students stay active long after our classes, lectures, and labs are over for the day. Student activities will keep your calendar full with events and programs.

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Residence Life

Alfred University is a residential college. Living in a residence hall is part of the educational experience, just like going to class. You meet new people, encounter new ideas, overcome differences, and develop long-lasting friendships.

Residence Life


More than 400 student-athletes combine sportsmanship and scholarship, competing on 17 NCAA Division III, one USCSA, and two IHSA intercollegiate sports and enjoying nationally recognized wellness and athletic facilities.

Saxon Athletics

Fitness, Recreation, & Wellness

Alfred students can stay fit, healthy, and entertained — playing intramural sports with classmates, breaking a sweat in exercise classes, or enjoying the outdoors.

Recreation & Wellness

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Dining On Campus

Alfred University's dining options include all-you-can-eat style dining in Ade Hall and our pay-as-you-go stations in the Powell Campus Center.


The Village of Alfred is a perfect example of a quaint, historic college town, nestled between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes.

Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center

The CDC provides many career-planning and support services to students via partnerships with alumni, parents, faculty, and employers.

Applied & Experiential Learning

With APEX, our applied and experiential learning program, you'll participate in life-changing educational experiences.


With 21 varsity sports, 80+ clubs and organizations, guest lecturers, comedians, and, of course, Hot Dog Day, there's always something to see or do at AU.

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Kathy Woughter

VP Student Affairs