Buffalo State Alumni Loyalty Program

Participation has benefits! Below are discounts and special rates available to Buffalo State alumni from our community partners. Your patronage of these companies supports the Buffalo State Alumni Association at no cost to you. Get carded to get started today!


Shop for your favorite products on Amazon.com and support your Buffalo State Alumni Association at the same time, thanks to the AmazonSmile program! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations to your Alumni Association, and 100% of the donation amount generated from your eligible purchase on AmazonSmile will be donated! The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the eligible charitable organization of your choice. Click here to start supporting your Alumni Association today!

Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Buffalo State

All alumni are invited to sign up to receive monthly discounts and offers in their inboxes! Receive 25% off spirit gear at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Buffalo State when you sign up for the offers. Sign up now: Barnes & Noble College website.

The Alumni Insurance Program

The Buffalo State Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for health and life insurance for alumni and their family members.  Get more information on these insurance plans by visiting www.alumniinsuranceprogram.com/buffalostate or call American Insurance Administrators at 800-922-1245 weekdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Eastern Time.


Focus is an interactive on-line career guidance system. It provides information to help you learn more about yourself and identify occupations and majors that may be a good fit for you. Focus is completed online and at any computer that has internet access and web browsing capabilities. The website is available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. You can create an account and/or login to Focus here. After using Focus you should make a follow up appointment with a career counselor at the Career Development Center to review your results.

Buffalo Bills

Check back soon for more details about this benefit for the next football season!

Buffalo Spree Magazine

Buffalo State alumni can save more than 20% on subscriptions to Buffalo Spree – The Magazine of Western New York!

Now in its 45th year of publishing, Spree is a national-award-winning magazine known for it’s coverage of the arts & entertainment, food & dining, home & garden design, regional attractions, and local personalities. In each issue, comprehensive dining guides and event calendars help readers take advantage of the best that Western New York has to offer.

To take advantage of this offer and subscribe, visit http://www.buffalospree.com/ and enter the promo code BSCALUM in the subscription order form when requested. (This code must be typed in all upper case letters.) You must also hit the “validate promo code” box to process the discount.

For just $20 (a discount of $6) you’ll receive 12 monthly issues of Buffalo Spree plus 2 issues of Buffalo Spree HOME. In addition, you will also receive our Beauty Book, Medical Resource Guide, The Official WNY Performing Arts Guide, and The Holiday Shopping Guide during the course of the year.

Career Development Live and On-Demand Webinars

The job search process has changed. To help you stay current, we’ve asked the nation’s top career authors and experts to share tips, tools and best practices you can use to manage your career and job searches through monthly and on-demand webinars offered by TalentMarks. Join your fellow alumni and pick up the skills you will need to build a successful career strategy. Monthly webinars are offered the first Wednesday of every month from 8 – 9 p.m. (Eastern Time). All webinars are complimentary for Buffalo State alumni! Learn more by clicking here.

Shaw Festival

One of the world's finest theatre companies, the Shaw Festival’s great theater season will run from spring - fall 2015, with several dazzling plays on the Festival’s four stages. Buffalo State alumni will be able to purchase discounted show tickets logging into the Shaw Festival’s website. Details about the offer code will be announced soon. View the complete listing of plays online. New performances are added monthly, so check back often!


Save 10% on all floral arrangements and specialty gifts with FTD.com. Order by phone at 1-800-SEND-FTD (1-800-736-3383), and simply mention code "4549" to receive your discount, or visit FTD.com to place your order.

New Buffalo Graphics

During the Blizzard of '77, Buffalo artist, Michael Morgulis, created his first New Buffalo Graphics design. Since that time, "The Buffalo Series" continues to develop as a work in progress on t-shirts, posters, prints and other graphic arts objects. Michael's work is available for purchase at the New Buffalo Graphics Store (1417 Hertel Avenue). A complete catalog of Michael’s work is also available online at www.mmorgulis.com. You can receive a 10% discount on all in-store purchases of $20 or more by calling Michael directly at (716) 885-5188 or stopping by the store Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00-5:00 PM, and presenting your alumni ID card.  

Michael S. Smith Pen & Ink Prints

Michael has an extensive collection of limited edition prints of local landmarks as well as historically-themed subjects. You can find his entire portfolio of work at www.mssgraphics.com. Alumni will receive a 15% discount for any purchase (use discount code BuffAlum09).

Morton R. Lane State University Federal Credit Union

Checking and savings accounts and loans are available through the credit union. A branch is located on campus in Classroom Building A105. View more information about the branch. Call (716) 837-2007 for details.

Kissing Bridge

Save money when you ski/snowboard at Kissing Bridge! Buffalo State faculty, staff, alumni, students, their families, and friends can purchase season ski passes, 10-packs and more at the lowest prices of the season. To take advantage of these special rates visit Kissing Bridge's website, click on “Shop,” and then click “Group Log-In” once you’ve proceeded to the online checkout. The group name is “BUFF STATE,” and the password is “COLLEGE.” Any questions can be directed to our Kissing Bridge representative, Charles Dickhut, at (716) 592-4963 extension 2237, or email chuck@kbski.com.

Faces of Buffalo

Up close you see thousands of self portraits drawn by people of the community, from a distance they all unite to form a Buffalo and other Buffalo, NY themed images! Matted Prints, note cards and holiday cards are available at www.facesofbuffalo.com.
Receive a complementary buffalo postcard print with any online purchase. To receive a postcard print be sure to include your name, year of graduation and BSAA in the "comments/note to seller" section of your order. Call (716) 854-5033 with any questions.

The Copy Store

The Copy Store is proud to partner with the Buffalo State Alumni Association to offer free consultation with companies to discuss discounted pricing. The Copy Store also offers a 10% discount on any order over $100. Please call (716) 847-6400 or visit them on the web at http://buffalocopy.com/ for more information.

Kaplan Test Prep

Taking the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT? Kaplan offers a 10% off On-Site, Anywhere private tutoring options, retail priced at $1,999 or lower to all Buffalo State graduates. Visit www.kaptest.com and save today!

Chautauqua Institution

Nestled on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State, this picturesque community known as Chautauqua Institution evokes the friendliness and charm of a bygone era. Chautauqua offers an astonishing array of summertime programs that make this National Historic Landmark a world-renowned center for life-long educational, recreational, artistic and religious pursuits.

Call 1 (800) 821-1881 for reservations and visit Chautauqua Institution online and Athenaeum Hotel online for more information.

The Buffalo Museum of Science and Tift Nature Preserve

Take advantage of a $10 discount off any membership with the museum for first time members only. This excludes renewals or current members and cannot be combined with any other discounts. For more information call (716) 896-5200 extension 311 or visit them on the web.

The Buyer's Edge

Do you want to save money on almost all of your major purchases? The Buyer's Edge guarantees the lowest prices on most major purchases like appliances, TVs, cars, furniture, travel, and much more! Check out their easy to navigate website, Buyer's Edge Inc., and Buffalo State alumni must enter "637" as the username and "member1" as the password in order to take advantage of this offer. Exclusive savings for alumni can also be found on this flyer.

Buffalo Security Company

Buffalo Security Company is one of the premier private security companies in Western New York, offering the most affordable monitoring fees in the area. Receive a 10% discount on the purchase and installation of any security system and 2 months free monitoring for alarm systems.

West Herr Select Vehicle Purchase Plan

Need a new car? Allow the West Herr Select Vehicle Purchase Plan to save you time and money when choosing the perfect vehicle for you! Buffalo State alumni who register for this free program can enjoy a no-pressure car-buying experience with assistance from a designated Select Concierge. Details are available in the program’s brochure. Register for the West Herr Select Vehicle Purchase Plan on WestHerrSelect.com, or by calling (716) 202-3091.
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