University Police

Chase Hall 100
(716) 878-6333

The State University Police Department at Buffalo State is the law-enforcement agency responsible for crime prevention and control, criminal investigations, traffic and parking supervision, physical plant security, disaster coordination, community policing, and the maintenance of public order. The department offers many special services, including personal-safety awareness education, a motorist assistance program, a safety escort service, and a found-property department.

To make arrangements for educational programs, complete the request form at

Crime Statistics Availability

A copy of the Buffalo State campus crime statistics as reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education will be provided upon request.  Please direct all requests to:

Chief of University Police
Chase Hall, Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-6332.

Information also can be obtained from the U.S. Department of Education Web site at or University Police’s Web site at

Parking Rules and Regulations

The rules governing motor vehicles on campus are intended to ensure maximum pedestrian and vehicular safety and to establish the most convenient arrangements possible for students, staff, and visitors. Motor vehicles may park in any of the designated areas shown on the campus map. Only vehicles with special permits authorizing them to park in spaces designated for persons with disabilities are allowed to park in such spaces. All vehicles parked on the grounds of Buffalo State must display valid college parking permits.

Maps and parking permits are available in the Parking Services office, Chase Hall 126 and at

Parking is prohibited:

  • On all roadways
  • In all fire lanes
  • On lawns, grass, or grounds
  • On or over painted lines in parking areas or crosswalks
  • In such a way as to interfere with free and proper use of a roadway or pedestrian crossings
  • The department may authorize towing of any vehicle found to be in violation of the college’s rules and regulations. Violations will result in parking fines and/or summonses. The college assumes no responsibility for automobiles and/or their contents. Rules regarding parking for persons with disabilities are strictly enforced. Parking tickets may be paid online at, in the Parking Services Office, Chase 126 (by Visa or MasterCard), or in the Student Accounts Office, Moot Hall 260. Payments may also be made via US Mail to:

Buffalo State Parking Services
Chase 126, 1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
(check or money order only).

For more information, call the Parking Services Office at (716) 878-3041.