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Health Center Starts Summer Hours

The Student Health Center will operate on a modified schedule during the summer months.  The reduced hours begin Monday, May 14 and continue through Friday, August 17.

The business office of the Student Health Center will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  (These hours may vary in May and June to accommodate staff vacation leave). The office will be closed entirely on Thursdays throughout the summer. 

In addition, medical and nursing clinic hours end today, Friday, May 11.  In the event of a medical emergency on campus, please call 911 or Public Safety at Ext. 2330.

Students in need of medical attention  for non-emergent illnesses or injuries should seek care at Western New York Immediate Care, MASH Urgent Care or at their primary medical providers.

Students who need assistance with health requirements should Email student health at

Submitted by: Patricia Creahan, director, Student Health







Mailroom Posts Summer Hours

Beginning Monday, May 21, the mailroom will suspend regular delivery and pickup to-and-from campus departments for the summer.  Regular services will resume Monday, August 20.

In the interim, employees can visit the mailroom service window in Science Hall to pick up and send mail.  Summer hours in the mailroom are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  (Please note that the service window may temporarily close during the day, as needed.)

See below for more detailed information regarding the pickup and delivery of mail during the summer months:

Picking Up Mail: In-bound mail, interoffice envelopes and parcels may be picked up at the mailroom service window.  Parcels deemed too heavy to carry will be delivered at the earliest opportunity.

Sending Mail: Out-bound mail, interoffice envelopes and parcels may be dropped off at the mailroom service window or in the drop box located near the mailroom. Please do not use the drop box located IN the Old Main Faculty Lounge. For out-bound parcels deemed too heavy to carry, contact the mailroom to arrange for a pickup.

If you have any questions, call Karl Fritz or George Ambrusko in the mailroom at Ext. 2245.

Submitted by: Gary Lew, director, Purchasing

Men’s LAX Suffers Season-Ending Loss

The men’s lacrosse team suffered a season-ending 12-6 loss against 18th ranked Robert Morris on Wednesday, May 9, in the first round of the NCAA Division I Tournament.

The Golden Griffins’ postseason included two upset wins in overtime last week to earn the team its first Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) championship since 2012.  The Griffs end the season with an 8-9 record.

Click here to read more about Wednesday’s match-up.


Cheer on Men’s LAX

The opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship gets underway today, Wednesday, May 9, as the Golden Griffins go up against Robert Morris at 4:00 p.m. in the Demske Sports Complex.

Tickets to the game remain available and can be purchased at the Ticket Office between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. today.  They will also be available at the gate.  The cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children (18 and under).

The men’s lacrosse team earned the program’s third trip to the NCAA Championship by winning the MAAC Championship on Saturday, May 5, in dramatic fashion, with a 10-9 overtime victory against Detroit Mercy.  Robert Morris, the Northeast Conference champs, is making its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament.


In Case You Missed It …

Guests to the Regents Scholarship Ball are still talking about the great time they had at the annual gala, held at the Hyatt Regency on Saturday, May 5. Nearly 500 friends of the college attended the event to help raise support for Canisius students.

The Canisius Board of Regents also conferred its Distinguished Citizen Award upon Candace S. Johnson, PhD, president/CEO of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Click here to view a ‘highlight reel’ from the ball.

Click here to view a video produced about Dr. Candace Johnson.


Help Desk Starts Summer Hours

The ITS Help Desk will begin its summer hours schedule next Monday, May 14.  The Help Desk will be open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. These hours will be in effect until Friday, August 24.

Submitted by: Grant Guzda, help desk manager, ITS