Geneseo has a campus television cable system that is wired into all classrooms and residence halls. Among the system’s 75 channels, are two reserved for movies around-the-clock seven days a week; 10 devoted to instructional offerings and many for entertainment, including several premium offerings such as CNN, ESPN 1 & 2, MTV and TNT. For a complete channel listing visit, http://www.campustelevideo.com/studentservices/sunygeneseo
Campus Auxiliary Services
Campus Dining Services
All meal plans offer “a la carte” or all-you-care-to-eat styles of service for the greatest customer flexibility and satisfaction. The meal plan customer may use their meal plan in any of the following operations: Mary Jemison Dining Center, Red Jacket Dining Center, Letchworth Dining Center, Books & Bytes Café, Millennium Market, Southside Café, Geneseo University Store (GUS), Starbucks, the Big Tree Inn, and vending machines.
The “a la carte” and all-you-care-to-eat value centers allow each customer to select from a wide variety of nutritional products. Each dining center offers different menus to insure the widest possible choice for individuals. All dining centers offer salad bars, vegetarian, vegan entrees, and special meals. In addition, Taco Bell can be found in Mary Jemison.
All students who live on campus are required to purchase a meal plan. A selection of meal plans are available for on-campus students. Students living off campus may select the off-campus plan or any on-campus meal plan. Additional credit may be added to any meal plan at any time during the semester in increments of $25.00. For more information, check our website at: http://cas.geneseo.edu.
Campus Scheduling and Special Events
The Office of Campus Scheduling and Special Events manages all room reservations and special events on campus. The professional staff will be happy to assist students in planning their organization’s meetings and activities. The office also maintains an on-line calendar for room reservations at http://events.geneseo.edu and a calendar of events at http://today.geneseo.edu. Please visit the office in Erwin 105A or phone (585) 245-5500.
See also the policies and procedures of campus scheduling.
Making career related decisions, furthering one's education and securing rewarding work are important issues each individual faces during a lifetime. The role of the Career Services Office is to assist Geneseo students in meeting the challenges involved in planning, preparing for and beginning a career.
The professional staff in Career Services provides comprehensive career guidance and advisement through individual assessment of skills, interests, and values. Assistance is also provided with choosing a major and in identifying, exploring and clarifying career goals. In addition, graduating students can be helped with developing job search skills such as resume writing, interviewing and researching prospective employers. Students contemplating graduate or professional school can obtain assistance with identifying programs of study and the details of the application process.
An extensive resource area is maintained and houses career literature, graduate/professional school directories, and several computer work stations for resume printing, career-related research and Internet access. Check http://careers.geneseo.edu for an overview of office services and programs, current full time job listings, information about local and regional job fairs, and a schedule of employers recruiting on campus.
A network of former Geneseo students ("Alumni Career Partners") is also maintained to provide current students with additional, personalized sources of valuable career information.
Geneseo students are encouraged to explore career-related issues early in their college experience. To meet with Career Services staff, simply call (585) 245-5721, or visit Blake A-104 to schedule an appointment.
Center for Community
The Center for Community has as its primary function the advancement of the mission of the Division of Student and Campus Life and of the College through integration of the offices of: the Dean of Students; Multicultural Programs & Services; Leadership Development, Education and Training; Orientation and First-Year Programs; Greek Affairs and Off-Campus Living; Student Conduct; and Student Volunteerism and Service Learning. The Center fosters the development of responsible, productive, and engaged citizens through collaborative efforts within the Geneseo community. Respect, responsibility, and critical thinking are underlying values that set the tone for the advancement of broad leadership, communication, and life skills, and are enhanced through service learning and learning by doing within a diverse society. The Center is located in MacVittie Union, Rms. 344, 348, 353 and 354; phone (585) 245-5706. Website: c4c.geneseo.edu.
Cocurricular Involvement Transcript
Learning is a process that happens outside, as well as inside, the classroom. Keep track of your cocurricular involvement in student organizations, college committees, internships, and athletics, as well as honors and awards you have received with your Cocurricular Involvement Transcript. This transcript is an official college document that may prove valuable as you plan your college life and enter the job market. The Cocurricular Involvement Transcript is available 24/7 on the GOLD website . For more information stop by the Leadership Center (CU113) or call Tom Matthews, Director of Leadership Education, Development & Training, at (585) 245-5857.
College Union and Activities
Fax: (585) 245-5400
Web Site: http://union.geneseo.edu
The Department of College Union & Activities coordinates and sponsors welcoming events and activities. The department also coordinates and sponsors customary and late night events and activities and specialty trips. The Department of College Union and Activities manages the MacVittie College Union, the community center of the College, and the Knight Spot, the students’ on campus dance club. The department also provides support and guidance to the numerous student clubs and organizations on campus. The Department of College Union and Activities works collaboratively with students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the community to contribute to the Geneseo Mission.
The Department of College Union and Activities is directly responsible for Week of Welcome, Geneseo Late Knight, the Best of Western New York Off-Campus Travel Program, and the Fall and Spring Student Organization Expos.
Robert W. MacVittie College Union
The College Union serves as the campus center of social, cultural, recreational, and governance programs. As the "College gathering place," it provides a place to study, relax, or visit with friends with plenty of lounges, meeting rooms, and an outdoor patio. Services include Starbucks, the Corner Pocket Game Room, the Campus Mailroom, the Geneseo Federal Credit Union, Computer Project Area, Study Room, the Student Association Ticket Office, ATM services, Kinetic Art Gallery, GUS Convenience Store, commuter lockers and lounge, Student Association and organizational offices, College Union and Activities, and the Center for Community. The Lobby is a popular place for student organizations to "table" and advertise upcoming entertainment or offer promotional items or services.
Student Association Technical Services
(for student events)
Student Association (SA) Technical Services provide sound, stage, lights, and projection for student events on campus. The “tech crew” is made up of students hired on a yearly basis and trained in the many aspects of event management and technical reinforcement. The Assistant Director of the College Union and Activities and the Technical Director of Wadsworth Auditorium for the School of Performing Arts work collaboratively to coordinate these services.
Arrangements must be made at least two (2) weeks prior to the event with the Assistant Director of the College Union and Activities or online at www.geneseo.edu/~techserv. Qualified technicians must accompany all SA equipment throughout setup, performance, and strike (takedown). The fees for this service can be found on the SA Technical Services website.
SA equipment rental fees may be charged to Academic and Administrative Offices and Outside Conferences.
The Student Association provides 2 coin-operated photocopiers in the CO/PA (Computer/Project Area) on the 1st floor of the MacVittie College Union, Rm. 130. As a service to students, copies are available at 5¢ a copy. If you need help with the copier, or if you experience a problem, contact the SA Service Manager at (585) 245-5873.
Computing & Information Technology
Division of Academic Affairs
South Hall, Room 119
Ms. Susan Chichester, Director (585) 245-5577
CIT HelpDesk, South Hall 225 (585) 245-5588
Computing & Information Technology (CIT) supports Geneseo’s classroom technology, computing labs, and networking resources for students. Geneseo has exceptional student computing facilities. There are over 50 microcomputer labs on campus, providing an almost 5:1 student-to-computer ratio. Most classrooms are specially equipped with LCD projection and a computer or a connection for a portable computer along with other specialized equipment. Our state-of-the-art fiber optic network connects all residence halls and academic and administrative buildings on campus. The network allows connection to campus file servers and Internet from every computer. A wireless network currently provides wireless network access in portions of all buildings and surrounding outdoor areas.
myGeneseo (http://my.geneseo.edu), Geneseo’s portal, provides easy access to personal, customizable information. myGeneseo is a powerful web-based tool that allows students to collect all of their favorite content in one place as well as access on-line resources specific to them with a single login using your Geneseo username and password.
KnightWeb (http://knightweb.geneseo.edu) provides Geneseo students with secure, personal access to college data from the web. With KnightWeb students can register for courses, make payments, review financial aid, view grades and transcripts and more.
CIT is also one of the major employers of Geneseo students employing approximately 70 students each year. CIT hires temporary service as well as college work-study for a variety of technology support positions. Training is provided. Applications are always being accepted but the bulk of our hiring is done in the spring.