Buffalo State Alumni Benefit Partners

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!

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Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Buffalo State

All alumni are invited to sign up to receive monthly discounts and offers in their inboxes! Sign up now for special deals: Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Alumni can also receive 10% off in-store merchandise with proof of alumni status (i.e. Alumni ID Card).


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 the easy to navigate the 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.

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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.


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Buffalo Spree Magazine

Buffalo State alumni will save almost 40% on subscriptions to Buffalo Spree, The Magazine of Western New York! For just $10 (a discount of $6) you’ll receive a full year of Buffalo Spree (10 printed issues) plus free access to the digital edition.

Spree is a national-award-winning magazine known for its coverage of the arts & entertainment, food & dining, regional attractions, and local personalities. Each issue helps readers make the most out of life in Western NewYork.
To take advantage of the discounted subscription offer, visit www.buffalospree.com and enter the promo code BSCALUM in the subscription order form when requested, then hit the “apply code” button, to process the discount.

Burchfield Penney Art Center

Become a part of our passionate arts community at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Buffalo State University Alumni receive a 10% discount on Burchfield Penney memberships. Membership benefits include free year-round admission, access to members-only exhibition previews and events with featured artists, discounts at The Museum Store, reciprocal admission benefits over 100 institutions nationwide, and more. Click here to join and enter the discount code BSUALUM at checkout. To join or renew by phone, contact Miggie Wong, Membership Associate, at (716) 878-4526.

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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.

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.

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