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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo , New York 14222

Disability Resource Office

Student Accessibility Services
SW 120
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
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About SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo State, officially known as the State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo State, is a public university located in Buffalo, New York. Established in 1871, the university is renowned for its academic excellence, diverse student body, and rich history.

Nestled in the vibrant city of Buffalo, Buffalo State offers a prime location for students seeking a dynamic urban campus experience. With its proximity to Canada and the Great Lakes, Buffalo has long been recognized as a center for cultural exchange and innovation. The city’s robust arts scene, world-class architecture, and booming economy create a vibrant environment for learning and personal growth.

Buffalo State prides itself on its commitment to accessible education, making it an ideal choice for students from various backgrounds. The university focuses on providing a diverse and inclusive learning community where students can thrive academically and personally. The accessibility score of 1, as mentioned, underscores the university’s dedication to ensuring that students have all the necessary support to succeed in their educational journey.

Academically, Buffalo State offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. With over 80 undergraduate majors, students have the flexibility to choose majors that align with their interests and career goals. Some of the notable fields of study include arts and humanities, education, sciences, business, and social sciences. The university also boasts several unique and innovative programs that prepare students to thrive in the rapidly evolving job market.

Buffalo State prides itself on its engaged and experienced faculty, who are experts in their respective fields. They are committed to providing a high-quality education that combines theoretical knowledge with real-world applications. The university’s emphasis on experiential learning opportunities, such as internships, research projects, and community engagement, allows students to gain practical experience and make a positive impact in their chosen fields.

The campus itself provides a vibrant and supportive environment for students to grow intellectually and socially. Buffalo State offers state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, research labs, and recreational spaces. The campus’s wooded surroundings and nearby Delaware Park offer students ample opportunities to unwind and connect with nature.

Furthermore, Buffalo State recognizes the importance of a well-rounded college experience. The university offers a wide range of extracurricular activities and student organizations, allowing students to pursue their passions outside the classroom. Whether it’s joining a club, participating in community service, or attending cultural events, there are countless ways for students to engage with their peers and make lifelong connections.

In conclusion, Buffalo State is an esteemed public university located in the vibrant city of Buffalo, New York. With its commitment to accessible education, diverse academic programs, and robust campus life, Buffalo State offers an enriching and transformative experience for students. The university’s dedication to fostering inclusive learning environments and experiential opportunities ensures that students are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in their future careers.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations