Student Experience

The division of Student Affairs at Canisius College intentionally cultivates an environment where students are expected to be attentive to their experiences, reflect upon the meaning of those experiences, and develop a lifelong habit of discernment in order to encourage purposeful action.

ALANA Student Center (ASC)

ASC provides African American, Latino/a American, Asian American and Native American (ALANA) students with services to help them succeed at Canisius and after they graduate. We strive to foster respect, for cultural differences and inclusivity.


Canisius athletics includes our Division 1 teams and club sports. The program strives for excellence in academics, athletics, leadership and service to others while embracing the principles of good sportsmanship, ethical conduct and equity in opportunity. 

Campus Traditions

Campus traditions play an integral part in the campus culture at Canisius. The Office of Student Life collaborates with many campus partners in establishing and signature events that define the essence of Canisius, our Griff spirit, and our Ignatian values.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry at Canisius College is missioned to empower our students, faculty, staff and alumni to engage the world in order to find and manifest God within our environment, society, communities and Church. 

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center is committed to developing the personal and academic potential of Canisius College Students by providing comprehensive counseling services and outreach education to support the emotional and mental health of our students.

Griff Center for Student Success

The Griff Center for Student Success provides comprehensive programs, services, and resources to support student academic and career success.

International Student Programs

The Office of International Student Programs at Canisius College supports the needs and development of the global student community through advisement and cultural support and  assists students in achieving their academic, personal, and professional goals.

Office of Event Services

The Office of Event Services is responsible for the scheduling and setup for events held on campus. Our mission is to ensure that all clients and guests have a quality experience while maximizing the efficient use of the facilities.

Student Support Services

Offices across the college offer necessary campus services to ensure comfort at Canisius. This includes student health services, counseling, and more.


Student Life and Housing

In the spirit of St. Ignatius’s principle teachings and values, the Office of Student Life provides students with the opportunities and environment to extend their learning beyond the classroom. 

Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Office provides opportunities for Canisius College students to participate in international learning experiences that are academically challenging, enhance personal growth, and inspire a global worldview.

Title IX Coordinator and Reporting

Learn about the College's Title IX policies and procedures.