Accepted Students

Is the orientation fee part of my tuition bill?

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Yes. All full-time new and transfer students (excluding Internet students*) will be assessed a mandatory $100 orientation fee on their tuition bill. Optional guest, sibling, and accommodation fees should be processed online using BannerWeb when you register for orientation.

*All new and transfer Health Information Technology and Coding & Reimbursement Specialist students will receive an e-mail with login information for an online orientation course.

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Is orientation mandatory?

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It is very strongly encouraged. There is an abundance of information that needs to be passed on to new students with orientation being the primary way of providing this information to them. In addition, students will schedule classes and have their pictures taken for their campus ID cards. The $100 orientation fee will be assessed whether or not the student participates in orientation.

Students enrolled in the Health Information Technology and Coding & Reimbursement Specialist programs will receive an e-mail with login information for an online orientation course which is mandatory.

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Alumni & Friends: 

What are the advantages of a campus spending account?

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The campus spending account is designed to give students an account to manage college expenses like books, supplies and special meals. CSA funds save time and hassle and can be spent at the Campus Stores, vending machines, dining facilities and with our campus partners. When you pay your bill, we recommend a CSA amount, but that amount can be completely deleted from your bill, or you can add to it. The minimum amount that can be added to the card is $10. The student photo ID card is swiped like a debit card when you make a purchase using CSA funds. As purchases are made, the account balance is reduced by that amount.

Alumni & Friends: 

What is my Alfred State email account and password?

Answer: 

Your Alfred State email account and password are the same as your network account and password.

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Future Students: 

Is there a benefit to purchasing a laptop through the HP laptop partnership?

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Alfred State has partnered with Hewlett-Packard to offer laptop recommendations to our students. Through the campus partnership with HP we can be confident that the machines offered will meet the needs of our students. These models include business class hardware and on-campus support at a discounted academic price. When purchasing a laptop through the partner program you have the ability to bring your computer to the Computer Help Desk if you encounter a hardware or software problem. As part of the laptop program when you bring your computer to the Help Desk you are eligible for a loaner to use while your laptop is being repaired. Before choosing a laptop for college you should visit the Laptop Required Curriculums page to see the specifications required for your curriculum.

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Future Students: 

Once I have been accepted, how will I know what classes are offered, and how will I register for classes?

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All new and transfer students for fall semester will register for their classes during summer orientation. New students for the spring semester as well as all re-admit students will receive information in their acceptance packets on how to register for classes.

When can I eat?

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During the week, our first operation opens at 6:30 a.m. and our last operation closes at 11 p.m. Food is available throughout the day and evening. On the weekends, our first operation opens at 11 a.m. and the last operation closes at 11 p.m.

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Alumni & Friends: 

I have a special needs diet. Where can I eat?

Answer: 

Notify the Health Center staff about your special diet. A special diet must be submitted to the Dining Services management staff. They will review the diet with you and make sure we have the proper items available so that you get good nutrition. We can accommodate any kind of diet restriction. Communicating a special dietary need early is important to ensure proper nutrition is being met.

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Do I have to have a meal plan?

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All students who reside on campus must have a meal plan. Meal plan options can be designed to fit your budget.

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