Recreational Facilities

Orvis Activities Center

The Orvis Activities Center (OAC), located on Upper Campus Drive, houses the college gymnasium, auditorium, swimming pool, varsity athletics facilities, exercise facilities, and some Athletics Department offices. In addition, it houses the Office of Student Activities, the campus radio station, and many campus clubs and organizations. Built in 1969, the Center was named for Dr. Paul B. Orvis, the fifth president of Alfred State from 1936-60.

When classes are in session, the OAC is open Mondays - Fridays, 6 a.m. to 1 a.m., Saturdays, 12 Noon to 3 a.m., and Sundays, 12 Noon to 12 Midnight.

Orvis Auditorium

Located on the first floor of the OAC, many events are held here, including choir and band concerts, drama club productions, talent shows, and awards ceremonies.

Orvis Gymnasium

Located on the second floor of the OAC, this is where school athletics, intramural athletics, and honors convocation convene.

Pioneer Lounge

The Pioneer Lounge serves as location for many campus events, especially the popular Alfred Programming Board Picture Shows. The lounge is open from 4:30 to 11 p.m. daily (when classes are in session) and is only available for private bookings outside of these times.

Wellsville Activities Center

The Wellsville Student Activities Center houses the television lounge, recreation room, computer lab with work stations, photography laboratory, and administrative offices for applied technology students. It is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. when classes are in session. Except for outside rentals, the center is not available to the greater community.