Faculty Student Association

The Faculty Student Association (FSA) is a New York State not-for-profit corporation governed by a board of directors composed of seven students, three university administrators, three faculty, one classified staff member, and one alumni member all representing the State University of New York at Fredonia. It operates under a contract with Fredonia in conformance with guidelines established for all campuses. The FSA receives no government subsidies, and is self-supporting through revenues generated from its services. Any income after operating expenses is used to benefit the university by supporting campus programs. The FSA administrative offices are located in Gregory Hall. For general information, students should call (716) 680-6228 or visit the FSA website at fsa.fredonia.edu or email fsa.office@fredonia.edu.

Dining Services Operations

Cranston Marché – Our open kitchen All-You-Care-To-Eat dining hall was designed for total transparency leaving out any mystery.  All of our Chef's creations and made-to-order entrees are prepared and served right in front of you at four platforms – Pantry, Pizza and Pasta, Grill, and Ice Cream.  The Marche is located on the second floor of University Commons.

Centre Pointe features a variety of grab-and-go quick-serve selections, in addition to sushi, a salad bar, fresh fruit, and more. El Diablo Azul, Mexican Grill, presents fresh Mexican recipes.  Both facilities are located in the Centre Pointe Lounge on the lower level of the Williams Center.

Cafes and Concessions, strategically placed across campus, serving coffee, pastries, soup, salads, and hot and cold sandwiches.

Starbucks®, located on the ground floor of the University Commons, offers rich-brewed coffee, espresso and blended beverages, Teavanna® teas, La Boulange® pastries, breakfast and lunch hot sandwiches served all day, and a variety of giftware and merchandise.

Tim Horton's Café and Bakeshop, on the ground floor of the Williams Center, featuring hot and iced beverages, donuts and other pastries, sandwiches, paninis and soups.

The Horizon Room, in the Centre Pointe Lounge on the lower level of the Williams Center, the College Lodge, and the Alumni House and Conference Center, are among the popular locations offering full catering services ranging from coffee breaks to banquets and weddings.  Customers should contact the FSA catering office at (716) 680-6227, email fsa.catering@fredonia.edu, or visit the FSA catering website at 
http://fsa.fredonia.edu/Catering/AboutFSACatering.aspx for more information.

Other FSA Services

ID Cards - A university ID card; the FREDCard is required for all enrolled Fredonia students. The cards are initially issued free of charge to students by the FSA office. In addition to being a required form of identification on campus, they are also the official card used for all meal plans, Fredonia debit and FREDFunds accounts. More information can be obtained at http://www.MyFREDCard.com.

The University Bookstore provides new and used textbooks as well as a variety of reference and study aids. Located on the ground floor of University Commons, the bookstore also offers school and art supplies, health and beauty aids, imprinted items, clothing, greeting cards and a unique array of gift items including products from local artists and vendors. The store's computer department features hardware, software and a wide range of peripherals. The Convenience Store, located adjacent to the bookstore, offers health and beauty aids, beverages, and a variety of food items. FREDExpress, located in Thompson Hall, offers a variety of grab and go items. For more information, please email fsa.bookstore@fredonia.edu.

The Fredonia Debit Account is a prepaid taxable debit account. The account offers the convenience of making purchases at any FSA location without carrying cash. Students signing up for a Fredonia Debit Account Plan of $600.00 or more are entitled to take advantage of the Textbook Pre-Pack option. The bookstore will prepackage a student's textbooks and subtract the cost from the student's Fredonia Debit Account. When the student arrives on campus they simply go to the Pre-Pack area in the University Commons, show their FREDCard and pick up their books.  The debit account may also be used for online purchases and book rentals through the Bookstore website.  Please visit the site at http://www.fredoniabookstore.com/.

FREDFunds is a prepaid, taxable declining balance account designed to offer you a convenient and flexible payment option that is accepted at a wide range of locations both on and off campus. This account also offers the convenience of making purchases without carrying cash. More information may be found at http://www.MyFREDCard.com.

The FSA provides check-cashing services on campus. Students who possess a valid Fredonia I.D. (FREDCard) may cash checks in the bookstore. Fees for check cashing may apply and there is a $25.00 limit. In addition, electronic banking machines are available on campus.

The FSA's vending program on campus includes snacks and beverages.

Cable television service is provided to all students living within the residence halls on campus. A diverse channel lineup offers students a wide variety of programming.

The Faculty Student Association and Residence life have teamed together to provide use of washers and dryers for all resident students on campus at no extra charge. The washers and dryers are located in a designated laundry room within each residence hall.

The Alumni House and Conference Center , located at 286 Central Avenue at the main entrance to the campus, is available by reservation for private parties and meetings.

The Herbert C. Mackie Memorial Camp (College Lodge) in Brocton, located 12 miles from the campus on Route 380, is a 203-acre refuge featuring a beautiful and rustic lodge and hiking trails. The facility is available by reservation for weddings, parties, cross-country ski outings, and other events. The camp also has a sleeping lodge that will accommodate up to 90 guests. More information may be found at http://www.collegelodge.com.

Student Employment - The FSA provides jobs ranging from 10 to 20 hours per week for approximately 200 students. A variety of student jobs are available, with the majority being in dining service locations. The jobs are not based on financial need.