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Transfer Students

Welcome Transfer Students

The New Student and Family Programs office has designed an Orientation for new students who will be attending Buffalo State and 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.

Sign-Up for Transfer Orientation

Beginning in March, each student who has submitted their intent to enroll deposit will be sent an email to their personal and Buffalo State email with a link to sign up for orientation.

Transfer Student Orientation Dates

Session Date Time Audience
Transfer Session1 Friday, June 21st TBD Transfer Students
Transfer Session 2 Thursday, July 18th TBD Transfer Students
Transfer Session 3 Tuesday, August 20th TBD Transfer Students

 

Transfer Student Orientation is a required program for all transfer students attending Buffalo State College.  The orientation session is a 1 day on campus program.  This requirement cannot be waived. 

Costs:

Transfer Students- $100
Transfer Parent/Family- $75 (This is an optional program for parents and guests).

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 orientation charge is NOT on the student bill and will not be taken out of your financial aid. The orientation payment is non-refundable.

Reminder: Your $125 tuition deposit, applied to your tuition bill, is separate from the cost of your orientation.

Forms of Payment Accepted

  • Pay by credit/debit card or check (electronically) at the time of signing up for orientation.
  • Pay by money order. Money orders should be made payable to "BSCF" or Buffalo Sate College Foundation and include the student banner number. Please mail or bring payment to:

New Student and Family Programs Office
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Campbell Student Union 400
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.

Step 1 - Sign up for Orientation

Sign up for Transfer Orientation - Please check your personal and Buffalo State email for instructions on how to sign up for Orientation.

Step 2 - Submit Payment

Pay by credit/debit card or check (electronically) at the time of signing up for orientation. If you want to pay by money order, follow the steps outlined above.

Step 3 - Complete the Transfer Pre-Registration Tutorial

The Transfer Pre-Registration Tutorial will serve as a foundation of information that will help in your transition to Buffalo State. This will be available starting in March. When you have completed the tutorial, you will be emailed your alternate pin number to use the first time you register for your classes. This can be completed prior to registering for orientation. Additionally, we recommend that you contact your department for advising prior to registering for classes. Please see the transfer admit page for department information and additional information on what to complete prior to attending Buffalo State.

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New Student and Family Programs

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Campbell Student Union 400 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5336 •  Fax: (716) 878-3821   nsfp@buffalostate.edu