What to expect at Alfred University
There is much to look forward to during your first year at Alfred University. We offer plenty of ways to connect you to outstanding faculty, staff and fellow students. To us, your education here means far more than grades.
Structured First-Year Experience Programs By College/School
The Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering First-Year Experience program is designed to help first year students transition smoothly into college from high school.
A course for first-year students that's predicated on generating a rigorous studio practice through comprehensive teaching philosophy.
The First Year Experience Program gives every first year student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences the opportunity to participate in a small seminar taught by one of the University's best professors.
The College of Business First-Year Experience program allows you to forge relationships and get a little extra personal attention early on in your college career.
Learn what to expect with your educational experience here, about the campus, and about the prospect of making friends for life at new student orientation.
Learning includes living. In addition to guaranteed housing, you'll enjoy great meals with great friends in our dining halls with food sourced from local farms.
The addition of new students to the Alfred University community each year is a major celebratory occasion. The first year of college is an important growth year for all new students—academically and personally. We invite each first-year student to fully engage with a commitment to making it a successful one. The faculty and staff are here to support new students in that process. In the meantime, get social with us!