Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

The Buffalo National College Fair is where thousands of WNY students from over 80 high schools meet in person with 160 colleges! This free, two-day event is an opportunity for students and parents to meet admissions representatives and attend workshops.

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Personal QR Code Needed

Pre-register to save time at the fair. Once registered, print out the QR coded sheet (or save the image on your phone) and bring it to the fair. Colleges and universities at the fair will be able to scan it and get your information automatically - without having to fill out any cards. Use this time to talk to college reps and get all your questions answered. The data collected will only be used or released to colleges that you allow to scan your sheet.


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Wednesday March 20th

Daytime College Fair: 9am to 12pm

Evening College Fair: 6pm to 8:30pm

Pre-Session: 5:45 PM - 6pm

Workshop Session 1: 6pm - 6:30pm

Workshop Session 2: 7 - 7:30pm

Workshop Session 3: 7:40pm - 8:10pm


Workshop Sessions 

Thursday March 21st

Daytime College Fair: 9am to 12pm




*Parking for the evening session on Wednesday night is available at both the Augspurger and Fernbach Ramps. You will have to pay the posted rate.




Be Prepared

Attendance at each of our first seven Buffalo fairs was over 8,000. We have widespread participation from over 160 Colleges and Universities from all over the world. Make a plan to visit colleges you're interested in, you may not have enough time to walk through the whole fair! Watch this video and make the most of your visit!

Participating College List 






Registration for colleges and universities to exhibit at the fair is done through NACAC itself. Members of NACAC, in addition to all the great resources and information available to them, receive a discounted rate on all National College Fairs. Registration for the fairs is ongoing and can even be accomplished on-site the day of the fair, however early registration allows for proper acknowledgement and printing on the fair maps and in the locator.

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