Students in the Hank Mann Quad

Virtually tour our beautiful campus and take a peek at our buildings, classrooms, and residence halls.

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Your Campus in the City

You’ll feel at home on our intimate, yet vibrant campus, located in Buffalo's exciting Elmwood Village. Our campus boasts state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, historic brick buildings, and classic quads, lined with trees and outdoor art. Our accessible campus not only supports your academic life, but also your rest, relaxation, and play.


Acres of walkable campus


Species of trees and plants


New construction


Residence halls

Street view of Elmwood Avenue
Our Neighborhood
Our Neighborhood

Buffalo State is surrounded by trendy cafés, museums, restaurants, shops, parks, and Victorian-styled housing.

UPD officers Hadeel Karzoun and Maxwell Ravenell III facing the camera and smiling
Campus Safety
Campus Safety

Campus safety is assured by University Police patrols, residence halls security, safe escort programs, motorist assistance and emergency response planning.

Campus Highlights

Students sitting in dorm room

More than 3,000 students live on campus in 11 corridor, suite, and apartment-style campus residence halls. Most residence halls are within a five-minute walk from classrooms.

Buffalo State Science and Mathematics Complex

Our newly-renovated Science and Mathematics Complex houses state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities, greenhouses, and labs.

Student jazz group in Ciminelli Recital Hall

Sound abounds in the Ciminelli Recital Hall. This incredible facility is used for student and faculty recitals, guest artist performances, and to teach and produce sound recording.

Sports Arena with bengal statue

The Sports Arena is the home for men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, and indoor track and field, and is a practice facility for several other Buffalo State teams.

Rockwell Hall

A campus landmark, Rockwell Hall is home to the 850-seat Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, Ciminelli Recital Hall, classrooms, computer labs, dance studios, administrative offices, practice rooms, and more.

Students and faculty in painting class

Upton Hall is the home of Buffalo State's renowned visual arts programs, the largest and most comprehensive visual arts program at the four-year SUNY college level. 

The Color Purple dancers on stage

Performances are a regular feature of Buffalo State’s programming, especially at the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, Ciminelli Recital Hall, Warren Enters Theatre, and the Burchfield Penney Art Center. 

Campbell Student Union lobby

The Campbell Student Union is a central space where the academic and social dimensions of college life meet.

Czurles-Nelson Gallery

The Czurles-Nelson Gallery is a hands-on exhibition space for students, faculty, and the community.