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 at writing center

Student Services

CAS Staff

  • Liz Shea, Director
  • Chris Gause, Assistant Director
  • Vicky Westacott, Director of the Writing Center
  • Kelly Sanford, Senior Academic Consultant
  • Nina Mostowfi, Senior Academic Consultant
  • Barbara Spaulding, Senior Academic Consultant


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

2nd floor of Herrick Library

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