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Fall Open House

Sunday, October 15 or Monday, October 16


Crusader For The Day

Our Crusader for the Day program gives 8th grade and transfer students interested in exploring Canisius High School the chance to experience daily school life firsthand.  During their visit, students attend classes, meet and interact with teachers, staff, and other CHS students, have lunch, and experience the excellence of our school community.

Be a crusader for the day

Scholarship and Placement Exam Tutorial Course

Three tutoring sessions designed to help eighth grade young men prepare and achieve success on the Scholarship and Placement Exam.  Classes are small with a focus on individual attention.

  • October 28, 2023
  • November 4, 2023
  • November 11, 2023

Enroll in the exam prep course

Tuition Assistance 

Candidates for admission to 9th grade for the Class of 2028 can submit applications for tuition assistance through TADS from November 1 through December 15. Applications submitted after the deadline may not be processed in time for the January admission notification period.

Learn more and apply

Scholarship and Placement Exam for the Class of 2028

Candidates for admission to 9th grade at Canisius must take the Scholarship and Placement Exam and complete the WNY Catholic School application form which serves as registration for the exam.

Saturday, November 18, 2023 8:30 a.m.


Transfer students do not take the Entrance Exam; Click here for transfer application information.

Class of 2028 Acceptance Notifications

Applicants are notified of their acceptance January 19, 2024

This is the earliest acceptance notification date. Candidates will be notified on a rolling basis after this date until fall.

Class of 2028 New Student Reception

January 25, 2024


Registration for the Class of 2028

February 3, 6 or 7, 2024


Have admissions questions? Contact us at or 716.882.0466.