Campus Life

Student Lounge

The Student Lounge is a bright and airy space available for use by students at any time. The lounge contains vending machines, kitchen appliances, comfortable seating and a study room with a whiteboard. The lounge is a great place for students to relax, eat and connect with their peers. The Pomeroy College of Nursing Student Association hosts student activities and programs in the lounge from time to time.

Center for Student Engagement

The Center for Student Engagement (CSE) is located in room 332 and serves as an academic engagement (academic lounge) area for students. The CSE is always open and contains group study space, comfortable seating, several computer workstations and a SMART Board for student use.

Pomeroy College of Nursing Student Association

The Pomeroy College of Nursing Student Association (PCNSA) consists of student representatives from all semesters/terms who meet frequently to plan and promote student activities and programs. The Association also provides a venue for students to bring questions or concerns to the attention of College Administration. Officers (President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer) are elected each fall and the Assistant Dean for Students serves as the group’s advisor. All matriculated students are members of the PCNSA and encouraged to attend meetings and planned activities.

Clock Tower Café

The Clock Tower Café is located in the basement of the Crouse Hospital Memorial Unit and is open daily. The Café offers a wide selection of hot food, sandwiches, wraps, a salad bar, snacks, desserts and beverages. Students receive a 10% discount at the Café when they present their Crouse student I.D. badge at the registers.

Crouse student I.D. badges can be preloaded with funds for purchases at the Café. Students may contact the Nutritional Services Department for further information.

Jazzman’s Café and Bakery

Jazzman’s is located in the Crouse Hospital Irving lobby and serves a variety of gourmet coffees, assorted beverages and various baked goods.

Off-Campus Meal Plan

The Off-Campus Meal Plan (OCMP) is a private meal plan service that is not affiliated with the College. OCMP offers students the option to purchase various meal plans for use in local restaurants. Upon choosing a meal plan, a personalized card is issued to the student. The personalized card can then be used at all of the OCMP meal plan affiliated restaurants. The card is scanned by the restaurant and the value of the meal is deducted from the total number of meals on the student OCMP account. Plans range from 21 meals a week to two meals a week and vary significantly in cost. Visit and choose Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital for further information.

College Lockers

The College provides lockers for use by students on a first come, first served basis during their time in the program. Students may claim any unused locker for use.


Student parking is arranged through the Crouse Hospital parking staff on a semester basis. No parking is available for students at the Marley Education Center. Parking options vary based on current census. Parking staff work diligently to provide the best option for students based on their schedules and current lot availability.

Crouse Library and Learning Commons

The Library is located on the 4th floor of the Marley Education Center. It is an information center designed to meet the clinical, educational and research needs of nursing students. The collection includes over 5,000 books, journals and videos related to nursing and medicine, including 24-hour access to online databases and texts. There is seating for 150 with 25 publicly available computers. Hours of operation are posted on Moodle, on the library webpage, and at the library entrance.

Computer Facilities

Students have 24/7 access to the Crouse Library and Learning Commons computer lab. Additional computer terminals are available in room 333 and in the Center for Student Engagement.

Upstate Health Sciences Library

The Upstate Health Sciences Library, located in Weiskotten Hall across the street from the College, extends privileges to Pomeroy College of Nursing students. They also offer extended evening hours.

Crouse Hospital Nurses Alumni Association

The Alumni Association promotes professional achievement, fellowship and ongoing advancement of the common interests of the College and Crouse Health. One way this is accomplished is through the provision of scholarship funds. Membership for all graduates is automatic and active involvement is encouraged.


HelpPeople is a division of Crouse Health that was established in 1984 and provides services to students at no charge. HelpPeople offers professional counseling assistance when personal problems affect school and/or everyday life. HelpPeople’s proactive approach to assisting individuals address problems includes defining the problem(s), outlining a method for handling the problem, assisting through short-term intervention and providing appropriate resources. HelpPeople may be contacted 24/7 by calling 315-470-7447 or 1-800-777–6110.

Tobacco-Free Campus

Smoking and the use of any tobacco products or electronic cigarettes is prohibited in or on any part of the Crouse Health campus including any and all remote sites within the designated boundary lines, hospital vehicles, and other hospital owned, leased or any office or program operated off site by Crouse Health. Smoking is prohibited within 100 feet of hospital property. All students and staff are required to adhere to, and are encouraged to promote compliance with, the Crouse Health smoking/tobacco-free policy.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) of 1989 – also known as the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act, requires institutions of higher education to establish policies that address unlawful possession, use, and/or distribution of alcohol and illicit drugs. The DFSCA also requires that resources related to alcohol and other drug abuse prevention be made available to students.

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