Congratulations on your student’s 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 and your student get to where you want to be.

Next Steps For You and Your Student

They’re in! Now comes the fun part: finding the right fit. The best way to experience Canisius is first-hand, so sign up for Accepted Students Day below. Your student can meet other Griffs and share their thoughts and experiences through our ZeeMee community.

Important Dates and Documents

We're dedicated to your student’s success, and we know that the path to graduation starts now. Getting the right documents in on time is key to staying on track. Please use the following checklist to help your student get off to a great start at Canisius:


Coming Soon

  • Make sure your student registers for Orientation.
  • First Day of Classes: Aug. 28.
Financial Aid Appeal

Did you know we offer a one-on-one financial aid appeal process after you get your aid package? We want to provide you and your family with the best possible package, tailored to you. 

Our financial aid appeal process is:

  • Personal and confidential.
  • Commitment-free.
  • A great way to afford a high-quality Canisius education

See How to Appeal

Learn More About the Canisius Experience

College is a journey — and a major decision for your student and your family. You can rest easy knowing that your student will find the support and opportunity that they need to become the best version of themselves. Click on one of the links below to learn more.

Hear From Our Students
Current Griffs share how Canisius is preparing them for the future and much more.

Canisius At A Glance 

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$92k Mid-Career Salary
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A Top 10 Value School Seven Years in a Row
U.S. News & World Report
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86% Medical School Acceptance Rate
7 years in a row
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Top 25 Best Colleges
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Information for Accepted Students
Visit our Accepted Students page to make sure your student has the resources they need to become a Griff!