Multi-Factor Authentication Now Enforced

Beginning Wednesday, September 14, 2022, most campus websites will require users to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) when signing in. This will include sites like Degree Works, Blackboard, D2L Brightspace (Blackboard replacement) and SUNY HR Portal. Buffalo State is adding this new protection as part of a SUNY-wide initiative to safeguard student privacy and data. 

Some important notes/reminders about MFA:

If you have questions about multi-factor authentication, please review the MFA frequently asked questions page. You can also open a Technology Help ticket and select “Multi-Factor Authentication” from the drop-down menu labeled, “I need help with.” You can also email the IT Help Desk at

Microsoft Office Available to Buffalo State Students

Great news! Buffalo State students can download the full version of Microsoft Office for free on up to five personal devices

Microsoft Office for Students