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Before You Arrive

Welcome to Buffalo State!

Congratulations and welcome to Buffalo State College. We can't wait to see you for your New Student Orientation! Before you arrive for your orientation, here are a few things you should know.


New Student Technology Set Up

Request your Bengal ID card

Submit your immunization and Health Records 

Apply for Housing and Meal Plans

Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid

Get Ready to Arrive

First-Year Students

What Should I Bring to First-Year Orientation as a Commuter?
  • Banner ID information and student username
  • Official form of I.D.
  • Comfortable shoes

First-Year Students

Complete the First Year Pre-Orientation Tutorial

Students should take the "First-Year Pre-Orientation Tutorial" to gain insight on what it is like to be a Buffalo State student and get a jumpstart on learning important information that will help you both inside and out of the classroom. This will be available in the near future.

Transfer Students

Complete the Transfer Pre-Registration Tutorial

The tutorial is available and will serve as a foundation of information that will help in your transition to Buffalo State. The tutorial will be available by mid-November. When you have completed the tutorial, you will be emailed a pin number you will use to register for your first class.


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Student Leadership and Engagement

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Campbell Student Union 400 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4631 •  Fax: (716) 878-5600