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Register for an on-​campus visit or visit us virtually to experience Buffalo State at your own pace.


Bengal Experience Grant

  1. Beginning fall 2023, our Bengal Experience Grant encourages prospective students and families to experience Buffalo State University firsthand by attending any single admissions event, such as open house, admitted student days, or virtual visits as part of their search process. It truly does pay to visit Buffalo State!

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Open House

Our spring 2023 Open House will be held Saturday, April 15.

Open House


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In-Person Campus Tours

We're offering 30-minute information sessions followed by a 90-minute walking tour of campus.

Register for a Tour

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One-On-One Appointments

Online video appointments with an Admissions Staff member to help answer your questions. 

First-Year Student Appointment

Buffalo State student ambassador

Student-Led Video Tours

Let our students show you around campus! Check out our residence halls and dining options, athletic and academic spaces, student groups and services, and downtown Buffalo, NY, in these video tours.

Campus Video Tours

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Transfer Student Events

We hold different transfer-specific events throughout the year. Learn more and register!

In-Person Info Session & Tour

Virtual Info Session

One-On-One Virtual Appointment

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Class Visit Program

This program is for accepted students. The Class Visit Program allows you to attend an actual college class, alongside current Buffalo State students. We also have some great programming for parents.


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Accepted Student Receptions

This program is for accepted students. At these receptions, prospective students and families will hear from Buffalo State representatives, connect with other high school seniors who have been accepted to Buffalo State, and learn about the Buffalo State experience from alumni and current students from your area!


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Understanding Your Financial Aid Award

We will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 22, 6:00–7:00 p.m. so students can fully understand their financial aid package.

Financial Aid staff will be available to answer your questions via live chat!


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Group Visit

All visiting students must be in 9th grade or above. We require at least two-weeks advance notice for all Group Visits requests.

Request a Visit


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Connect with Social Media

Follow Buffalo State Admissions for important updates, events, and takeovers from current students.



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Virtual Visits for School Counselors

School counselors: Request a virtual visit with our admissions staff on a date and time that works for you!

Request Visit

Cassety Hall Exterior

Tour First-Year Residence Halls

See 360 panoramic views of residence hall rooms.

Bengal  Hall

Perry Hall

Cassety Hall 

Neumann Hall 

Bishop Hall

Residence Life Office

Student Apartment Complex exterior view

Tour Upper-Division Residence Halls

See 360 panoramic views of residence hall rooms.

North Wing


Bishop Hall

Student Apartment Complex

Residence Life Office 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

We continually monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in consultation with public health professionals and provide up-to-date information on the rapidly evolving situation on our Coronavirus Information site.

We are taking steps to protect the campus community and all our SUNY Buffalo State students and future Bengals.

Buffalo State Coronavirus Information

What's Happening?

What's Canceled? Nothing, right now! We are holding our regular on-campus events. We will continue to monitor.

Answering Your Questions Admissions staff are available in Moot Hall 110, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Stop by or schedule a virtual appointment. 

One-on-One Virtual Appointments 

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