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Alfred University is a residential, student-centered, vibrant living/learning community located on a beautiful 232 acre campus with more than 50 academic and residential buildings plus another 400 acres of nearby recreational land.


Campus map, directions and travel suggestions

Ample parking is available in student and faculty lots during the summer. No parking passes are required.

Alfred, NY is accessible for day trips to and from Niagara Falls (2 hours), Corning Museum of Glass (1 hour), Finger Lakes Wineries (30+ minutes), and Rochester area attractions (1+ hour).

See Living In Alfred for area events and attractions in the summer. If you are interested in finding out about services available locally such as banks, grocery stores, Farmers Market, pharmacy, etc. please visit the area services webpage. Summer activities include Carillon, local Farmers Markets, hiking, swimming, Tai Chi, and visiting the shops in downtown Alfred.

Alfred University Bookstore
Located on the main floor of the Powell Campus Center in the center of the campus, the Bookstore carries a wide range of art supplies, tools, and materials.

Meals are available to purchase on a walk-in basis in Ade dining hall or Modified Meal Plan: $21.50 (two meals/day/person), or at restaurants in the Village of Alfred. There are a variety of restaurants within both walking and driving distance of campus.

Smoking Policy
All University buildings are smoke-free.

Animal Policy
Animals are not allowed in any University building unless trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability.

100% network-wired, with wireless zones in selected locations.

Visit the library web pages for complete information and summer hours. 
 Herrick Memorial Library

• Scholes Library of Ceramics

Health Care Services
The AU Health Service is closed during the summer. Emergency Care (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) nearby options include:

St. James Mercy Hospital, 411 Canisteo St., Hornell, NY 14843, Phone: 607-324-8000

Jones Memorial Hospital, 191 North Main, Wellsville, NY 14895, Phone: 585-593-1100

It’s warm and sunny most of the time with typical daytime highs in the 70s and 80s.