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Assistance/Companion Animal Policy

Buffalo State College (BSC) recognizes the importance of “Service Animals” as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the broader category of “Assistance Animals” under the Fair Housing Act that provide physical and/or emotional support to individuals with disabilities. BSC is committed to allowing individuals with disabilities the use of a Service Animal on campus to facilitate their full-participation and equal access to the College’s programs and activities. BSC is also committed to allowing Assistance Animals necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to use and enjoy College housing.  If you require an Assistance or Service animal, please review and submit the “Assistance/Companion Policy and Agreement” to the Student Accessibility Service Office for review.

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Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Porter Hall
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-3000 •  Fax: (716) 878-6000
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