Medaille students: Say Yes is here to help you transfer!

We'll be keeping this page updated with all the information we receive about opportunities for Say Yes Buffalo Scholars at Medaille but you can contact us anytime with questions at [email protected].

Resource List

Due to Medaille University’s decision to close, we are doing all we can to assist the Say Yes Scholars at Medaille to continue their education elsewhere.

Helpful Websites

  1. Medaille website with transfer information and options (updated regularly)
  1. Say Yes Buffalo Scholarship Portal (where students can let us know where they are transferring to)
  2. Website for students to search which local colleges offer their degrees.

Medaille Contact who can help undeclared students pick a major:

Current “Teach Out Partner” Transfer Options (listed alphabetically):

Medaille has established “Teach Out” agreements with several local institutions that will facilitate smooth transfer processes at no cost to students; currently 12 institutions are participating and all but three are Say Yes partners.

If you would like Medaille to send your academic and financial aid records to the below listed institutions, you must sign this FERPA form authorizing the release of your records.

Please note that schools listed below in red are NOT Say Yes partner schools, meaning if you transfer there you will not be eligible for a Say Yes scholarship. Questions about financial aid and scholarship must be directed to those schools individually.

  1. Alfred State College
    • Say Yes partner (public)
    • Key Contact: Anne Campbell, [email protected]or 607-587-4215
    • Medaille student site: n/a yet but details we can share with students: Alfred State has extended our deadline for scholarships and is offering a free application to allow students who are now looking at other college options.  Students should be instructed to complete the SUNY application and in the special project code section, enter the code “MEDU”.  Students will also need to submit official high school and college transcripts (if transfer students) to the Alfred State Admissions Office
    • Information Sessions for Vet Tech Students at Alfred State:
  1. Alfred University
  1. Buffalo State University
  1. Canisius University
  1. Daemen University
  1. D’Youville University
    • Say Yes unlimited partner
    • Medaille student site: https://info.dyouville.edu/maverick-day/
    • Key contact: DON’T HAVE SPECIFIC PERSON YET – HERE IS GENERAL INFORMATION FOR NOW: Email: [email protected], Text: 716-671-3010, Call: 716-829-7600
    • Information Sessions:
      • Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 12 – 1 p.m., Join on Zoom
      • Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 3 – 4 p.m. @ Medaille Campus Lecture Hall
      • Thursday, June 1, 3 p.m. @ D’Youville,Register Now
  1. Erie Community College
    • Say Yes partner (public)
    • Medaille student site: n/a
    • Key Contact: Erikson Neilans, [email protected], 716-270-2974​ (office) or 716-545-2100​ (cell)
  2. Hartwick College
    • Not a Say Yes partner
    • Medaille student site: n/a
    • Key Contact: [email protected] or 888-HARTWICK (888-427-8942)
  3. Hilbert University
  1. Houghton College
    • Say Yes limited partner: 1 scholarship to Houghton in Houghton, NY and 15 scholarships to Houghton in Buffalo, NY
    • Medaille student site: https://tinyurl.com/mbdrktwt
    • Key Contact: Katie Govan, Admissions Counselor, [email protected]
    • Information Sessions:
      • Monday, May 22, 2023, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. @ Medaille Campus, Main 100
  1. Keuka College
  2. Nazareth College
    • Not a Say Yes Partner
    • Medaille student site: n/a
    • Key Contact: n/a
  3. Niagara University
    • Say Yes limited partner, 3 scholarships/year
    • Medaille student site: https://www.niagara.edu/medaille
    • Key Contacts: Emily Buell: 716.286.8712 or 716.260.3602 (text) or Mark Wojnowski: 716.286.8718
  4. Saint Vincent College
  5. Utica University
  6. Villa Maria College
    • Say Yes unlimited partner
    • Medaille student site: https://www.villa.edu/medaille/
    • Key Contact: Becky Strathern, Director of Admissions; [email protected] or [email protected]; phone: 961.1805
    • Information Sessions at Villa:
      • Saturday, May 20, 2023, anytime between 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
      • Monday, May 22, 2023, anytime between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  1. Wells College



SUNY Genesee Community College is about one hour’s drive from Buffalo. Students interested in transferring into their Vet Tech program should send a copy of their transcript to the contacts below with a note requesting they be able to transfer from Medaille.


  1. Can I attend any Say Yes partner institution?

Yes, however if you are interested in attending one of our Private Partner schools it is important to look at how many scholarships, they offer to Say Yes Scholars. For example, some institutions only offer 5 or 10 scholarships to new students each year whereas others offer an unlimited number. We are in the process of reaching out to all Say Yes Buffalo Private Partner schools that offer a limited number of scholarships and that are also “Teach Out” schools, to better understand what opportunities might be available to Medaille transfer students. We will update this page as we learn more.

  1. What if I want to transfer to a college that is not one of the “Teach Out” partners? 

You can apply to transfer to any school you want to, however, if it’s not one of the “Teach Out” partners you will have to go through a regular application and transfer process according to that school’s guidelines and you may have already missed the deadline to transfer and start this fall. You should also consider if the school you want to transfer is a Say Yes partner school so that you can still access our scholarships.

  1. How/Will my Medaille credits transfer to another school?

You will need to contact the school you want to transfer to and set up an appointment for them to review your Medaille transcript and advise you on how and what credits will transfer and what your path to completing your degree will look like.

  1. Do the teach out agreements just cover students who enroll for fall 2023? Or will it cover students who enroll after that? Is there a time limit? 

We are working on getting an answer to this. 

  1. If you are not a currently enrolled Medaille student, but were in the past, can you transfer with the teach out? Even if you withdrew? Is there a time limit for how long you not been enrolled? 

We are working on getting an answer to this. 


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