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!

Register for an Accepted Student Day


It's time to get a glimpse into your college future! Register for one of two Accepted Students Day events to meet with faculty, students and see Canisius life up close. 

Register For April 14, 2024

Register For April 27, 2024

Get Ahead of the FAFSA

The FAFSA is experiencing delays from the federal government, but you don't need to wait. Canisius is currently offering a free pre-FAFSA financial needs assessment. When the FAFSA does go live, we will honor the better package between our assessment and the FAFSA.

Begin Your Assessment 

Schedule a Visit, Register to Win! 

visit raffle

Accepted seniors that visit before 4/30 will be entered to win one of the following:

  • JBL speaker

  • Mini Fridge

  • The chance to customize your own Nike dunks 

The winners will be picked at random via raffle! 

Qualifying visits include

  • Weekday visits & tours

  • Saturday Information Session

  • Scholar’s night for Honors Students 

  • Accepted Students Days

Remember: accepted students who visit are given a unique experience and presentation, designed for where they are in the process. Enjoy this special benefit for accepted students! 

Additional Bonus: Make Your Deposit 

When you deposit and enroll, you will earn a $300 book store voucher! Speak to an admissions counselor for further information. 

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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