Congratulations on your acceptance to Canisius! Click on one of the links below that best matches where you are in the process, and we’ll provide the information and resources to help you get to where you want to be.

Make It Official

You’ve got Petey on your close friends list. You breathe blue and bleed gold. Sounds like you’re ready to become a Griff! Follow these steps to start your Canisius journey.

Make Your Deposit
Secure your spot today! Housing requests are filled based on availability – the earlier your deposit date, the earlier you get to choose housing!
Schedule a Visit
Now is the perfect time to visit Canisius. From our Saturday information sessions to one-on-one private tours, we have an opportunity that suits your interests and schedule.

Other Important Reminders

For accepted students, housing, summer orientation, and course scheduling is now open! Get started on designing your first year Canisius experience! Speak with an admissions counselor, success coach or visit your student portal to get started! 

Register For Orientation

Our mandatory New Griff Orientation (NGO) program for all incoming Fall 2024 first-year students will be divided into 4 sessions during the month of July. 

Find Your Orientation Session

Learn More About Canisius

We get it: Picking a school is a huge decision, and you want to see the whole picture before you decide. Get the information you need to make the best decision for you.

Resources for Parents
We're dedicated to your student’s success, and we know that the path to graduation starts now. View our parent page for important deadlines, documents and other resources.

Follow Us on Social Media 

Student takeovers, one on one chats with admissions counselors, and more. Following us on Instragram or TikTok gives you an authentic look at the people, places and events that make Canisius special. We'll see you there! 

Join our private Class of 2028 instagram group and meet your fellow future Griffs! 



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