On Campus Benefits and Services

Buffalo State Parking Permit

A reduced rate permit is available to alumni not registered for classes. Purchase your permit at the Campus Parking Services Office in Chase Hall, room 126. The cost is $6.52 per academic year and $3.26 for the summer with your alumni ID card.

Buffalo State Fitness Center

Memberships are available to alumni and their spouses for $180 for a 12-month membership; 8 months at $135; 4 months at $75. Alumni family members can also join at the same price. For a small fee, The Fitness Center also has personal trainers available to help you design your workout and teach you form and technique. It is located in room 230 of the Houston Gymnasium.

Hours of Operation (during fall and spring semesters):
Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

To become a member, visit the Fitness Center in Houston Gymnasium, present your alumni ID card, and fill out an application. Call the Fitness Center at (716) 878-3815 or visit the Buffalo State Fitness Center for details.

Online Library Databases

Alumni can access two popular databases - EBSCOhost’s Academic Search: Alumni Edition and Business Source: Alumni Edition. Buffalo State currently has active subscriptions to these two great resources. Please note that you will need to enter your Banner ID in the “Patron ID” field in order to log into both databases. If you forgot your Banner ID, please call (716) 878-6001, or email alumni@buffalostate.edu.

College Magazine: 1300 Elmwood

Alumni can recieve the 1300 Elmwood magazine twice a year in the mail, or the stories can be accessed online. 

Auditing Classes

Alumni may audit or take courses without earning credit, with the approval of the department chair and the instructor of the course. A person auditing a course will attend without formal recognition, will not be on the official class list in the Registrar’s Office, will not be required to meet the requirements of the course, and will not be charged tuition or fees for the course.

Exception: Auditing is not permitted in any study-abroad program.

Special audit: Persons more than 60 years of age may audit courses on a space-available basis. Arrangements can be made through the Admissions Office, Moot Hall, (716) 878-5511.

Course offerings can be found on Buffalo State's website. The instructor’s name is generally listed. For the faculty member’s contact information check with the department or the online directory on the Buffalo State web site or contact the Alumni Office for assistance.

Career Development Center

Buffalo State’s Career Development Center offers career resources to alumni, including job fairs, workshops for resume, cover letter writing, and interview skills, and more. Visit the Career Development Center's website for more information!

Campus House

Campus House Memberships are available to alumni for $100 for a year (in addition to an $100 initiation fee). Established in 2001, this beautiful facility serves as a ‘teaching laboratory’ for Hospitality & Tourism students, as well as a social dining club for the Buffalo State Community. Contact the Campus House at (716) 878-3300 for more information.

Continuing Professional Studies

All alumni receive a 10% discount for non-credit courses offered through the Office of Continuing Professional Studies. Visit the department website for full details. 

Casting Hall

Support Casting Hall as it carries on the tradition of excellence in student theater. Attend one or more of Casting Hall’s four shows annually for $10/ticket. That’s $5 off the general admission price! For VIP treatment, call 878-6418 to let them know you’re coming, and a cast member will meet with you after the show! Call the Theater Department at (716) 878-6416 for show information. Tickets are available at the Rockwell Hall Box Office (878-3005). Hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

E.H. Butler Library

Alumni are eligible to join the Friends of the E.H. Butler Library at a special alumni rate in order to receive library borrowing privileges. They may request a guest computer pass at the Information Commons, with presentation of their Buffalo State alumni card and a photo ID, for in-library use of computers and access to research databases, Internet searching, and other Web resources. A new guest computer pass is issued each visit. Please visit us at library.buffalostate.edu for recent news and daily hours.

Request a Replacement Diploma

If you are in need of a replacement diploma, please contact the Registrar's Office at (716) 878-4811 or Regofc@buffalostate.edu. There is a $12 processing fee, and diplomas take six to eight weeks to arrive.

Moot Hall 210
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4811
Fax: (716) 878-3419

24 Hour Voice Response:
716-878-4905

Request a Transcript

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Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Buffalo State assists small businesses to develop solutions to their problems, which lead to increased productivity and profitability. In doing this, the SBDC contributes the stability and growth of the small business sector of the economy of Buffalo, Western New York, and all of New York State.