Class Visit Program

Class Visit Program: April 12–14

Campbell Student Union, Social Hall

The Class Visit Program at Buffalo State is an invitation-only event for high school seniors that have been accepted to Buffalo State. Class Visits include:

  • A campus tour led by Student Ambassadors
  • Participation with current students in an actual class taught by a member of the Buffalo State faculty
  • A Q&A panel discussion for parents (with panelists from the Career Development Center, Financial Aid and Residence Life offices, University Police Department, and University College).



  • Welcome: 8:30 a.m. (Wednesday and Friday); 8:45 a.m. (Thursday)
  • Class Visit: 9:00 a.m. (Wednesday and Friday); 9:25 a.m. (Thursday)
  • Campus Tour: 10:00 a.m. (Wednesday and Friday); 10:30 a.m. (Thursday)
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Honors Class Visit: April 12

A special offering held during the Class Visit Program for students accepted into the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program.


Welcome: 2:35 p.m. (Campbell Student Union, Assembly Hall)
Class Visit: Honors Colloquium 400, 3:05 p.m. (Ketchum Hall 113)

Honors Colloquium 400 Course Description:
Students complete original works of scholarship and creativity and present their work in a colloquium forum to allow for the maximum exchange of ideas.

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Accepted students only.

Accepted students and their parents tour Buffalo State as a part of the Class Visit Program. The tours are led by Student Ambassadors.

The Class Visit Program allows accepted students to sit-in on classes with current Buffalo State students.

In the last five years, two out of three accepted students who participated in the Class Visit Program acknowledged their intentions to enroll at Buffalo State.

Nearly 90 percent of teaching faculty at Buffalo State have a doctorate degree. Post surveys show 90 percent of respondents who participated in the Class Visit agreed, Buffalo State’s teaching faculty are knowledgeable about their subject area.

Survey results show that 85 percent of accepted students felt the Class Visit gave them some idea of what it’s like to be a student at Buffalo State. Imagine yourself in one of our small classroom settings!

Panelists from Buffalo State's Career Development Center, Financial Aid Office, Residence Life, the University Police Department, and the University College answer questions for parents during the Q & A session.

Survey results show that 90 percent of parents agree, the Q & A was helpful in learning more about what Buffalo State has to offer.


Kenneth N. Robinson, M.S.
Coordinator, Class Visit Program
Admissions Moot Hall 110
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-5024 phone
(716) 878-6100 fax


Monday–Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-4017  •  Fax: (716) 878-6100
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