New Griff Orientation

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SAVE THE DATES: AUGUST 24 - 27, 2023

Welcome to Canisius College!  We are excited that you have chosen to become part of the Canisius College family, and we’re looking forward to providing you with a solid foundation for your undergraduate education. To this end, we have designed a New Griff Orientation program to take care of this all-important first step in your college success.


Our mandatory New Griff Orientation (NGO) program for all fall 2023 incoming undergraduate first-year and transfer students will take place August 24 - 27, 2023, prior to the start of classes. New students are required to participate August 24 - 26.  August 27th is optional, but strongly encouraged.  Please review the information below for further details. 


The full schedule will become available in June.  For more information regarding spring New Griff Orientation please do not hesitate to contact us by calling (716) 888-3781 or via email at


Registration for the incoming Fall 2023 first year and transfer students will open beginning March 27, 2023. Students will access their orientation registration in their myCanisius portal. Students must log-in to their myCanisius account, using their username and password found on their acceptance letter. One of the items in their checklist is to register for orientation. The form can be completed once they are logged in. Need help with registration? Email us at @email and one of our staff members will contact you to assist!

Family Orientation

Welcome to our Fall 2023 Family Orientation!  Family Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 24, 2023.  The program will run from 8:30am - 4pm.  A detailed schedule will be available in June.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by calling (716) 888-3781 or via email at

Contact Us!

Have questions regarding New Griff Orientation? Contact us by email, phone, or through direct messaging us on Instagram:

P: (716) 888-3781


Instagram: @canisius_ngo