New Graduate Student Orientation will be held for accepted students for the spring 2017 semester on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the Bulger Communication Center, South Lecture Hall.  

Preregistration Activites (4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.):  Learn about online learning with a special presentation on Blackboard.  Get your photo ID taken (save time and upload a photo for your Bengal Card ID online) and visit informational tables at our Student Support Services Resource Fair.

Student Presentations (5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.):  Topics will include how to be a successful graduate student, student organizations, funding, campus resources and life at Buffalo State from a graduate student perspective.

Program Information Session (6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.):  Students will be provided an opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their major for program-specific information.

Important things to know regarding Orientation

Orientation Checklist

Register for Orientation

Contact the Graduate School

Apply for Parking Permit


Monday-Wednesday, 8:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Thursday, 8:15 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Cleveland Hall 204
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5601 •  Fax: (716) 878-5630

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