Fred Gertz Center for Academic Success

The mission of the Center for Academic Success (CAS) is to support all Alfred University students to become engaged with and empowered by the learning process. Through academic consultation, tutoring, and the provision of other resources and accommodations, our staff assists students in developing the mindset and skills that they need to be successful learners-in college and throughout their lives.

Student Services

Supplemental Instruction
Writing Center
Academic Consultation
Access & Accommodations
Faculty & Staff

CAS Staff

Liz Shea, Director

Leah Houk, Assistant Director

Vicky Westacott, Director of the Writing Center

Beth Niles, Administrative Assistant

Niki Schmidinger, Senior Academic Consultant

Krysten Koktowski, Senior Academic Consultant

Sam Donnelly, Senior Academic Consultant

Ally Church, Academic Consultant

Brianna Nelson, Academic Consultant

Bridget Sovocool, Academic Consultant

Alicia Zielenski, Academic Consultant

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm or by appointment

2nd floor of Herrick Library

Contact Information
Phone: 607-871-2148
Mailing Address: 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802

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