Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098

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By Car:

From the East (Rochester, Syracuse, Albany)
*I-90 West to Exit 51W (NY 33 West/Kensington Expy.)
*NY 33 West/Kensington Expy. to NY 198 West/Scajaquada Expy.
*NY 198 West/Scajaquada Expy. to Main Street Exit 5 (NY 5) (first exit on the right)
*At stop sign, turn left onto Kensington Avenue
*At light turn left onto Main Street
*At first light, turn right – the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall 

From the West (Dunkirk, Erie, PA, Cleveland, OH, Pittsburgh, PA)
* I-90 East to Exit 51W (NY 33 West/Kensington Expy.).
* NY 33 West/Kensington Expy. to NY 198 West/Scajaquada Expy.
* NY 198 West/Scajaquada Expy. to Main Street (NY 5) Exit (first exit on the right).
* At stop sign, turn left onto Kensington Avenue
* At light, turn left onto Main Street
* At first light, turn right -- the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall 

From the North (Niagara Falls, Lewiston, Ontario)
*I-190 South to Exit 11 (NY 198 E/Scajaquada Expy.)
*NY 198 E/Scajaquada Expy. to Main Street (NY 5) Exit
*Turn slight left onto W Humboldt Pky
*Turn right onto Main Street (NY 5)
* At first light, turn right -- the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall

From the South and Southern Tier (Springville, Olean, Bradford, PA)
* US 219 North to I-90 East (Buffalo and Albany).
* I-90 East to Exit 51W (NY 33 West/Kensington Expy.)
* NY 33 West/Kensington Expy. and to NY 198 West/Scajaquada Expy.
* NY 198 West/Scajaquada Expy. to Main Street (NY 5) Exit (first exit on the right).
* At stop sign, turn left onto Kensington Avenue
* At light, turn left onto Main Street
* At first light, turn right -- the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall

From Canada:

Via The Peace Bridge
(From Fort Erie, Welland, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Toronto, London):
* After proceeding through U.S. Customs, merge to the left and follow the signs for I-190 North toward Niagara Falls.
* At the traffic signal, merge right onto Porter Ave. Immediately merge right onto I-190 North.
* Take I-190 North to the Scajaquada Expy (NY 198 East) via exit 11 (1.9 miles).
* Take NY 198 East and exit toward Main Street/NY 5 (2.9 miles).
* Turn right onto Main Street.
* At the first light, turn right -- the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall.

Via The Queenston-Lewiston Bridge
(From St. Catharines, Hamilton, Toronto, London)
* After proceeding through U.S. Customs, follow signs for I-190 South
* Take I-190 South to the Scajaquada Expy (NY 198 East) via exit 11 (19.4 miles).
* Take NY 198 East and exit toward Main Street/NY 5 (2.9 miles).
* Turn right onto Main Street.
* At first light, turn right -- the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall

By Plane:

Eight major Carriers and eight Commuter Airlines fly into the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport.

Driving directions from the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport:

* Follow the signs for NY 33 West as you exit the airport.
* NY 33 West approximately 5 miles and exit at NY 198 West.
* NY 198 West for a very short distance to the Main Street Exit (NY 5).
* At Stop sign, turn left (onto Kensington Avenue)
* At light, turn left (onto Main Street)
* At first light, turn right -- the Admissions Office is located in Lyons Hall 

By Train and Bus Service:

  • Local public transportation is provided by Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA). Visit http://metro.nfta.com/ for schedules and fares.
  • Amtrack services Buffalo from the East (Boston/NYC) and from the West (Chicago). Call 1-800-872-7245 for fare and schedule information.
  • Greyhound - See your local Yellow Pages Directory or call 1-800-231-2222 for fare and schedule information.
  • New York Trailways - See your local Yellow Pages Directory or call 1-800-295-5555 for fare and schedule information. 

 


When Arriving On Campus:

Parking
Visitor parking is available in Lyons Hall Lot 1 (7 on the on-line campus map). Additional parking is available in the Tower Lot (1 on the on-line campus map).  If you requested a Campus Visit Guide by mail, you will receive a Parking Permit with the guide.  Place the temporary Parking Permit on the dashboard of your car.  If you did not request a Campus Visit Guide by mail, please request one at the Admissions Office as soon as you arrive.

Office of Admissions
The Office of Admissions is located on the first floor of Lyons Hall (K on map) in Room 102.  An admissions appointment is strongly recommended. Use the “Schedule a Visit” options to make an appointment.

Office of Student Financial Aid
Interviews with a financial aid counselor may be arranged whenever you visit. To make an appointment, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at 716-888-2300 (local) or 1-800-541-6348 (toll-free). The Office of Student Financial Aid is located on the first floor of Old Main (B on the on-line campus map) in Room OM103.