Welcome to Buffalo State!

As a new student, you'll need to access several online systems to perform different tasks and get important information. These systems are accessible from the student MyBuffState page.

Account summary

Banner | Course registration (created soon after applying)

Bengal Success Portal | Communication portal for students, faculty, advisers, and support staff (created soon after tuition deposit is paid/waived)

Brightspace | Learning management system (created soon after registering)

Campus Network | Campus computers/wireless network (created soon after being accepted)

Degree Works | Degree audit system (transfers: created soon after evaluation is completed; first year: created soon after registering)

Email Access | Campus email account (created soon after tuition deposit is paid/waived)

  • Google (legacy access): Students who attended Spring 2023 or earlier will access email via Gmail​​​
  • Microsoft 365: Beginning Fall 2023, all students will access email via Outlook

Let's get started!

To get started, follow the links below for information on setting up your accounts:

Login to Banner

Reset your Banner PIN

Look up your network username

Set up your network password

Set up your Student Gmail password (legacy article for students attending Spring 2023 or earlier

Technology Guide for Students

For additional information on campus technology - including WiFi help, information on cloud storage and software available for personal use - check out our Technology Guide for Students.

Request assistance

If you need assistance accessing your accounts, please call the IT Help Desk at (716) 878-4357 or open a Login Assistance ticket.

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