Veteran and Military Mission Statement:
"We assist Armed Services Members, Veterans, Spouses and their Dependents in receiving their
benefits; facilitate their transitions into College life; and support their ongoing academic success."

Welcome to all Armed Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and your Dependents. Buffalo State is honored to help support and guide you on your higher education experience. At Buffalo State, your core values, experiences, and service are not overlooked. We are committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of all our students. The goal of the college is to inspire a lifelong passion for learning, and to empower a diverse population of students to succeed as citizens of a challenging world.

Buffalo State College Benefits:

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  • Pre-College Planning
  • Small Class Size  
  • 165 undergraduate programs with 11 honors options and 62 opportunities for graduate study, including 18 post baccalaureate teacher certification programs
  • Wide Range of support/referral resources "One Stop Resource Center"   
  • Member of Service Members Opportunity College (SOC)
  • Financial Aid assistance
  • Student Veteran Of America (SVA) organization which holds monthly meetings and provides workshops
  • Free Parking Permit 
  • Tuition Deposit waiver
  • Academic Advisement
  • Tutorial Assistance 

For more information regarding veteran and military benefits contact:

Margaret Shaw-Burnett, Ed.D.
Associate Vice President, Continuing Professional Studies

1300 Elmwood Avenue
Cleveland Hall 210
Buffalo, NY 14222
Tel: (716) 878-5907
Fax: (716) 878-5930

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