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January Orientation

Buffalo State Bengal

Welcome to Buffalo State

We are excited that you have chosen Buffalo State for your undergraduate study and hope that your experience as a Bengal is nothing short of excellent!

The New Student and Family Programs office has designed an Orientation for new students who will be attending Buffalo State in the fall that provides programs, events, and information, which create a common experience and promote school spirit by connecting students to each other and fostering learning and development both in and out of the classroom.

Please find below information about Orientation for both First-Year students and Transfer students with steps to listed in order to activate your student accounts, sign-up for Orientation, and a tutorial to take.

Transfer Student Orientation

Date

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Time

Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m. with the program starting promptly at 10:00 a.m. 

Location

Check-in at the Campbell Student Union Lobby. Opening session will take place in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall

Costs

The orientation charge is mandatory and is used to cover the cost of running the New Student and Family Programs office and Orientations. This includes the use of facilities, publications, materials, food, and staffing.

The cost for Transfer students is: $75

Forms of Payment Accepted

  1. Pay by credit/debit card at the time of signing up for orientation.
  2. Pay by check/money order. If you pay by check/money order, please remit payments to "BSCF" of Buffalo Sate College Foundation and mail or bring payment to:

   New Student and Family Programs Office
   1300 Elmwood Avenue
   Porter Hall 14K
   Buffalo, NY 14222

  • Please include your banner number and full name on all forms of payment. We will not be accepting payments during check-in Orientation. The orientation charge is NOT on the student bill and will not be taken out of your financial aid. The orientation payment is non- refundable and if you need to make payment arrangements, please contact our office.
  • Reminder: Your $125 tuition deposit, applied to your tuition bill, is separate from the cost of summer/fall Orientation.

First-Year Student Orientation

Date

Friday, January 26, 2018

Time

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. with the program starting promptly at 9:00 a.m. The program will run through 5:00 p.m.

Location

Check-in at the Campbell Student Union Lobby. Opening session will take place in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall

Costs

The orientation charge is mandatory and is used to cover the cost of running the New Student and Family Programs office and Orientations. This includes the use of facilities, publications, materials, food, and staffing.

The cost for First-Year students is: $90

Forms of Payment Accepted

  1. Pay by credit/debit card at the time of signing up for orientation.
  2. Pay by check/money order. If you pay by check/money order, please remit payments to "BSCF" of Buffalo Sate College Foundation and mail or bring payment to:

   New Student and Family Programs Office
   1300 Elmwood Avenue
   Porter Hall 14K
   Buffalo, NY 14222

  • Please include your banner number and full name on all forms of payment. We will not be accepting payments during check-in Orientation. The orientation charge is NOT on the student bill and will not be taken out of your financial aid. The orientation payment is non- refundable and if you need to make payment arrangements, please contact our office.
  • Reminder: Your $125 tuition deposit, applied to your tuition bill, is separate from the cost of summer/fall Orientation.

Step 1

Activate your Accounts

Activate your Campus Network Account. For important information for new students, please review these instructions from the Resources for Information, Technology, and Education (RITE) Help Desk.

 


 

Step 2

Sign up for Orientation & Submit Payment
Sign up for Orientation

Please sign up for the January Transfer or First-Year Orientation session.

Transfer Students:

  1. Log into Banner
  2. Select "Student" or the "Student" tab
  3. Select Transfer Spring Orientation Sign Up
  4. Complete the registration form


First-Year Students:

  1. Log into Banner
  2. Select "Student" or the "Student" tab
  3. Select First Year Spring Orientation Sign Up
  4. Complete the registration form

Submit Payment

If you would like to pay by credit card and did not do so at the time of signing up please click on the "Make A Payment" button at the top of the page to submit your online payment. If you want to pay by check or money order follow the steps outlined in the "Cost" section.


 

Step 3

Complete the Appropriate Tutorial
Transfer Students

Before you can register for classes, you must complete the Transfer Pre-Registration Tutorial, and get your access code/alternate pin. This access code/alternate pin will only be used the first time you attempt to register for a class. Please complete the Transfer Pre-Registration Tutorial. The tutorial can be accessed through the button below. Spring 2018 class registration opens on November 1, 2017.

Transfer Pre-Registration Tutorial

For questions about advising please contact your department directly.


First-Year Students

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.

First-Year Pre-Orientation Tutorial

We look forward to seeing you at Orientation!

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New Student and Family Programs

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Porter Hall 14G •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5336 •  Fax: (716) 878-3821   nsfp@buffalostate.edu