The College Association at Utica/Rome is a not-for-profit corporation which contracts with the State University to provide additional services on the campus. Its general purposes are to establish, operate, manage, promote, and cultivate educational activities and relationships between and among students and faculty. It also aids students, faculty, and administration at the college in furthering their educational goals, work, living and cocurricular activities. Any surplus income must be used to advance and promote educational and benevolent purposes of the corporation and the college. The association’s membership is composed of representatives of the student association, faculty, staff, and senior officers of the college. The policies of the association are established by the board of directors elected by the membership.
The College Association provides administrative and accounting services for many organizations, including the student association. It also operates the college store, vending and food services.