Saint Francis University
|Campus setting||Contact the university / college|
|Living cost||USD 1,500 per month|
|Student population||Medium (1,001 to 10,000)|
|International students||Contact the university / college|
STUDENT SENATE ASSOCIATION – The Student Senate Association (SSA) represents you and the rest of the student body in identifying broad social, academic and cultural needs and determining ways to meet those needs. This is done through the Student Senate, a body that consists of the SSA officers and a representative of each SSA-sponsored club and organization. The Student Senate meets monthly, and the meetings are open to all students. The SSA administers the Student Activity fee, using it to sponsor the Student Activities, the Athletics program, and the clubs and organizations listed below.
STUDENT TRUSTEE – Each year students elect a representative from the student body to the College’s Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees sets the policy and oversees the administration of the college. The Student Trustee is a voting member of the Board of Trustees.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES BOARD – The Student Activities Board (SAB) consists of active student volunteers who choose, plan, and implement college-wide social, cultural, educational and community service events and programs. Students who are interested in being on the SAB should contact the Student Activities Office in the Student Union.
STUDENT AMBASSADORS – Student Ambassadors are a select group of FM students who welcome visitors to campus. They serve as campus tour guides, help with functions such as Spring and Fall Open Houses, and provide other services at special events. To learn more about how you can apply to serve as a Student Ambassador, please visit the Student Activities Office in the Student Union Building.
STUDENT CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS – The following is a list of the clubs and organizations sponsored by the SSA that are currently active at FM. Formation of new clubs is encouraged. Students interested in participating in one of the existing clubs or in forming a new one should contact either the Student Activities Office or the SSA, both in the Student Union. Be active! Join or start a club!
AAUW – American Association of University Women is open to all students, female and male, and promotes advancement, equity for all women and girls through advocacy and research.
ABLE – Abilities Beyond Limitation through Education is the club for students who wish to explore ways to make attending college easier for students with disabilities. Students work together on projects to raise money for club outings and activities to support this mission.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE – The American Sign Language Club collaborates with the local Deaf community to meet and greet in ASL- a visual, spatial concept language which is not related to English. They advocate for equal rights of Deaf individuals and promote that the only thing the Deaf cannot do is hear.
Located in Beautiful New York State Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FM) is a campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) located in rural Upstate New York at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The campus is less than an hour’s drive from the state capitol, Albany, NY as well as the famous tourist towns of Cooperstown, NY (National Baseball Hall of Fame) and Saratoga Springs, NY. It is centrally located within a four-hour drive between Boston, Manhattan, and Montreal, Canada.
FM offers on-campus housing providing students with a living and learning environment that is focused on student success. Fulton and Montgomery Halls are suite style rooms accommodating 4 students per suite. Each suite has a large living/dining room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The suite is furnished with a futon, two chairs, coffee table and kitchen table. The bedrooms are furnished with beds, dressers and student desks.
Raider Hall, the newest housing facility on campus, also features a four student suite. It provides students with the option of selecting a single room or a double room. Two single rooms and one double room per suite. There is a large living room and a bathroom within the suite. Raider Hall suites are furnished with
living room furniture and each bedroom has a bed and desk for each student occupying the suite. All student housing features amenities such as internet, cable TV and on-site laundry facilities.
In addition to these amenities, campus housing is a safe place to live. A full-time Residential Life Director is on staff to address any issues that may arise. Each floor is assigned a Resident Assistant (RA) to
oversee student activities and assist students as needed. Security personnel are on site as well.
Housing costs for the 2016-2017 are $4,175 for a single room and $3,750 for a double room per semester. Living within walking distance of the campus makes getting to class that much easier. All first year, full-time students who reside outside a commutable distance from the college are required to reside on campus and participate in the meal plan for their first full year. Residential housing is limited and offered on a first come, first serve basis.