The Student Lounge is an inviting space available for use by students while on campus. The lounge contains vending machines, kitchen appliances, comfortable seating and study space. 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.
Academic Study Lounge
The Academic Study Lounge is located in room 215 and serves as an academic engagement area for students. The lounge contains group study space, lounge seating 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.
Student parking for clinical experiences is arranged through the Crouse Hospital parking staff on a semester/term basis.
The Library 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 ample seating and publicly available computers. Hours of operation are posted on Moodle, on the library webpage, and at the library entrance.
Computer terminals are available for students in several locations throughout the College facility.
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.
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.