Graduate Orientation Information

Welcome to Canisius College! Graduate Orientation is an important way to for us to introduce you to our Canisius Community and help you get the answers you need. 

Graduate Orientation Spring 2015

Griff Center for Academic Engagement-Old Main 013(Lower Level)

2 Days:

Thursday, January 8, 2015 5:00-8:00 pm

Saturday, January 10, 2015 9:00am-12:00 pm ;

3 Ways:
1. Drop into the Griff Center-Old Main 013

Join us to take a campus tour, purchase your parking permit, obtain your student ID, get registration assistance and get all of your questions answered.

2. Live Chat - Can’t make it to campus? Ask us a question during our live chat hours!

Thursday, January 8 from  5:00-8:00pm

Saturday, January 10 from 9:00am-12:00pm

Go to and click on the Live Chat on the right side

3. Do you prefer a self guided orientation? Check out our Quick Facts Sheet (pdf)

For all programs, click here for a helpful recording about our online learning system, Desire 2 Learn.

Graduate Business Students should plan to attend their on campus program orientation session. Business students can drop in to the Griff Center before or after their program orientation.

We look forward to introducing you to the Griff Center for Academic Engagement where our goal is to provide you with the support and resources you need to be successful in your program of study. We welcome your questions and look forward to getting you off to a great start!  You may contact the Griff Center at 716-888-2170 or

Request Information

Contact us today to learn more about our graduate programs.


Request an Information Packet
Apply Online

Phone – 1 (800) 950–2505 or (716) 888-2545
Email –