Student Affairs
Real Leaders at AU

AU StudentsAt AU, our students are encouraged to make fun and exciting things happen, and our student leaders gain great skills as a result. Take a look:

Gary Horowitz Leadership Development Program
Enroll in seminars and gain experience to get your certificate! For an overview of the program. If you want to get involved, download the registration form.

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Women's Leadership Center
The Women's Leadership Center provides leadership experiences specifically for women students to meet the challenges of a complex society. The WLC offers several unique opportunities: The Women of Influence speaker series, the Women's Leadership Academy, the WLC Research award and the Alpha Kappa Omicron Leadership Awards.

Alfred's Newest Talent
The ANT program offers first-year students the chance to learn the skills they need to contribute immediately on campus in a variety of leadership roles. For more information, contact the Assistant Dean for New Student Programs.

Other opportunities

  • Student Senate is our governing body, responsible for allocating thousands of dollars to clubs and organizations. Every year students can run for office or serve on a variety of standing and ad hoc governance committees.
  • The Student Activities Board selects top talent for the annual Large Act Concert, including Gym Class Heroes and Maroon 5. Students run the green room and interact with the performers.
  • Peer Educators initiate and lead programs to improve campus health and safety.
  • Students write, direct and star in Friday Night Live, a hilarious comedy troupe in the tradition of SNL.
  • Student Athlete Advisory Council represents athletic teams to discuss issues ranging from NCAA policies to campus facility questions.
  • Students organize and run Hot Dog Day, an event that attracts thousands to Alfred every year, and raises money for local charities.
  • We encourage students to create programs and events that improve student life at AU. Our annual Student Innovation Award recognizes (and gives cash to) those leaders.
  • Alfred University hosts a local chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership society. ODK's "Student Leader Hall of Fame" pays tribute to alumni who have left a lasting impression on Alfred University through their undergraduate leadership.

Bring your ideas to Alfred University...we'll help you make them happen!

Center for Student Involvement
Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Ph: 607.871.2175

Women's Leadership Center
Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Ph: 607.871-2193