Keep Believing, Inspiring, and Achieving

For nearly 150 years, SUNY Buffalo State College has guided generations of students through history’s most trying times.

Today, we know that the COVID-19 pandemic presents all kinds of challenges for our students and their families.

While our classrooms are closed, we're offering help in everything from online tutoring to financial assistance and virtual advisement. Here are some resources for staying Buff State Strong.

Keep Going

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Keep Learning

We've got resources to help get you started and keep you going with distance learning:

  • Learning tools
  • Internet access assistance
  • Information about software options
Fall 2020 Restart: For Students Keep Learning Website
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Keep Teaching

Get started and keep going with remote instruction teaching:

  • Get started with Blackboard
  • Communicate with students
  • Assess student learning
Fall 2020 Restart: For Faculty Keep Teaching Website
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Keep Caring

The Buffalo State College community has responded to the COVID-19 crisis in remarkable ways.

Tell us about what you or others have done to respond to these challenging times and share your story.

Share Your Story

Our Deans Welcome You

Carlos R.A. Jones
Carlos R.A. Jones School of Arts and Humanities
Carlos R.A. Jones

The School of Arts and Humanities is passionate about the human experience. We'll help you create the future you have in your imagination.

Rita M. Zientek
Rita M. Zientek School of the Professions
Rita M. Zientek

The School of the Professions has quality, high-demand programs providing you with 21st century skills.

M. Scott Goodman
M. Scott Goodman School of Natural & Social Sciences
M. Scott Goodman

The School of Natural & Social Sciences. Let's work together in the spirit of community and purpose.

Wendy Paterson
Wendy A. Paterson School of Education
Wendy A. Paterson

The School of Education: Be a hero. Be a Teacher.

Ask Away!

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Ask an Adviser

Find your adviser, get help with course registration, and learn which classes you should take to stay on track. Academic advisers are hosting virtual appointments.

Ask an Adviser
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Ask IT

Have a technical question about software, online learning tools, or internet access? Contact the IT Help Desk for assistance with at-home and remote learning resources.

Open a ticket to get the fastest response to your tech questions.

Ask the IT Help Desk
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Ask a Librarian

While E. H. Butler Library is closed, library staff are still available to assist with your research questions.

Ask the Library
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Ask a Student

Are you Buffalo State bound? Learn about Buffalo State from a current student perspective. Student ambassadors are holding video chats now.

Ask a Current Student

Scholarships

Scholarship applications are available in the Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS).

Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS)

CARES Emergency Fund

Students that have experienced financial hardship as a result of transitioning to online learning are encouraged to submit an application for an emergency fund award.

Apply for a CARES Emergency Fund Award

Summer Aid

Students fully registered for the summer semester may submit a Summer Aid Application.  

Aid for Summer Enrollment

Stay Strong

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Stay Social

Buffalo State has an active and vibrant social media community. Be part of the conversation!

Visit Our Social Media Directory
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Stay Healthy

Weigel Wellness Center's Health Promotions is holding remote in yoga classes, health-related focus groups, and wellness workshops.

Health Promotion Virtual Events and Programs
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Stay Centered

The Counseling Center provides confidential support to students in need, either in-person and/or remotely, and offers online resources for coping and stress management.

Mental Health Resources

Going Viral (In a Good Way)

Alumna Raven Baxter, ’14, ’16, aka "Raven the Science Maven," has released a COVID-19-inspired song and video.

Read Raven's story.