As a State Agency, Buffalo State College is required by New York State Law to purchase from Preferred Sources whenever possible. Every effort should be made to purchase from Corcraft (Division of Correctional Industries), NYS Industries for the Disabled (NYSID), and Industries for the Blind of New York State (IBNYS), where the form, function, utility, cost, and delivery terms meet the needs of the campus.
- Corcraft - www.Corcraft.org Highlights of commodities: bookcases, lockers, dormitory bedding, furniture, shelving, signage.
- New York State Industries for the Disabled - www.NYSID.org Highlights of commodities: T-shirts, office supplies, janitorial supplies.
- Industries for the Blind of NYS - www.IBNYS.org Highlights of commodities: janitorial supplies, office supplies, flags.