Buff State Alert is the campus emergency notification system. Students, faculty, and staff members who wish to enroll in Buff State Alert or modify their contact preferences (e.g., update a cell phone number) may do so by visiting https://buffstatealert.buffalostate.edu and logging in with their Buffalo State user name and password. Anyone who does not have a Buffalo State user name or password can still sign up for text messages only from Buff State Alert by texting the word “buffalostate” to 79516.
Buff State Alert is used only to convey messages regarding serious safety issues, utility failures, or weather-related campuswide closures and cancellations. 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 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.
Personal data provided to Buff State Alert will not be used for any other purpose or for campus information broadcast. If you have questions about Buff State Alert, please call (716) 878-4357, please read the User Guide or e-mail the RITE Support Desk.
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.
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