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You’ve Been Accepted!

Congratulations! You’re on your way to becoming a Bengal! Whether you are a first-year or transfer student, we’ll take you through the next steps in the process.

Accepted Students - Your Next Steps

Guarantee your spot! Spring deposits are due by November 1 (or within 30 days of your acceptance letter if after November 1). Fall deposits are due by May 1 (or within 30 days of your acceptance letter if after May 1).

Submit Your Tuition Deposit

Students accepted into the EOP program and international students do not need to submit a tuition deposit, but are required to submit the "Admissions Reply Form."

Submit Your Admissions Reply Form

Mail to:
SUNY Buffalo State College 
Undergraduate Admissions
Moot Hall 110
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222

To verify that your final transcript and proof of high school graduation have been received, please call the Admissions Office at (716) 878-4017.

If you are filing for any type of state or federal aid, receipt of a final high school transcript or GED/TASC will be required before any funds can be disbursed.


Submit the New Student Health Form (PDF)

(email your health form to

Submit the Meningitis Information Response Form

Learn about the Weigel Wellness Center

COVID Vaccine Requirement

All new students must submit documentation of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination as well as a booster dose if they are eligible.

COVID-19 Vaccine Card/Excelsior Pass
Upload Instructions (PDF)

Orientation is mandatory for all new incoming students. Students can register for orientation through the student portal. If you have secured your spot to attend Buffalo State, you will receive an email with the subject "Register For Orientation." Please visit the orientation website for additional details.

Orientation website

Review meal plans

For Residents: 

Submit your online Residence Hall and Meal Plan application and payment

(Residence Hall and Meal Plan application is included in your acceptance package).

After you receive a housing packet:

Get Your Room Assignment

Contact Your New Roommate

Learn About Residence Hall Services

As a new student, you'll need to access several online systems to perform different tasks and get important information.

These systems are accessible from the MyBuffState page.

Review and activate accounts

Additional Steps for Transfer and International Students

International Students

Finalize Immigration Documents

Obtain Your Visa

Update your Visa and SEVIS