BUFF STATE Alert is the campus emergency notification system.
Students, faculty, and staff who wish to enroll in BUFF STATE Alert or modify their preferences may do so by visiting https://buffstatealert.buffalostate.edu and logging in with your Buffalo State user name and password. If you do not have a Buffalo State user name or password but still want to receive text messages from BUFF STATE Alert, you can sign up by texting the phrase “buffalostate” to 79516.
Like the previous emergency alert system, BUFF STATE Alert will be used only to convey messages regarding serious safety issues, utility failures, or weather-related campus-wide closures and cancellations. Personal data provided to Buff State Alert will not be used for any other purpose or for campus information broadcast.
BUFF STATE Alert is capable of sending text messages, recorded voice messages, and e-mail messages to multiple addresses and phone numbers. In addition, the new system is capable of immediately posting messages to the Buffalo State home page, social media sites, the campus cable system, and select video message boards.
Participation in BUFF STATE Alert is encouraged but is completely voluntary. The system is provided at no cost to users, except for provider charges that may be incurred for receiving voice or text messages.
As a resident of New York State, you may be interested in enrolling in NY-Alert, which allows you to choose from various types of alerts including severe weather, public health, transportation and NYSDOT, consumer protection issues, Amber and missing child/adults, sex offender re-location alerts, press releases and publications, etc.