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.

Clubs & Organizations Follow @alfredu on Social Media!

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  and have fun — playing intramural sports with classmates, breaking a sweat in exercise classes, or enjoying the outdoors.

Recreation & Wellness

Student Affairs Administration

Need to get in touch with someone regarding student life at Alfred? Find direct contact information for key Student Affairs personnel here.

Student Affairs Assessment

We value your input! Take a look at some changes we have made based on your feedback.

The 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.

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With APEX you'll participate in life-changing educational experiences outside of the classroom.

Common Ground

A series of discussions among first-year and transfer students facilitated by members of administration, faculty, and staff.

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.


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