Students are strongly encouraged to sign up for NY-Alert, a service that sends emergency messages via text, voice, or e-mail. This free service will immediately connect students with the most up-to-date information concerning weather-related campus closings, on-campus crises, and other need-to-know info. Sign up through your Banner account. Click on the Personal Information link, and then select Emergency Alert Contact Information (NY-ALERT) to begin the registration process. Your contact information is confidential and will not be used for any other purpose.
Call 878-6333 (dial ext. 6333 from a campus phone)
Buffalo State, the only State University of New York (SUNY) college located in a metropolitan area, features a 115-acre campus that is safe, accessible, and attractive. University police officers are on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The University Police maintain safety by patrolling the campus, responding to emergencies, and notifying the college community of unusual events.
University Police strive to prevent crime through community police practices, educational programs, and crime prevention programs such as escort services, Operation Identification, and transportation services. The Blue Light Telephone System has emergency phones located around the campus that link callers instantly to the University Police.
Contact list for Buffalo State's students and neighbors; All numbers use (716) area code:
City of Buffalo
Buffalo Police: 911
D District Station: 851-4413
Housing Inspections: 851-4972
Fire Prevention: 851-5707
Call and Resolution Line: 851-4890
Crisis Services (24-hrs.): 834-3131
Councilmember Joseph Golombek (North District): 851-5116
Buffalo State College
University Police: 878-6333
College and Community Partnerships Office: 878-4132
Counseling Center: 878-4436
Dean of Students Office: 878-4618
Weigel Health Center: 878-6711
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