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Fall Open House

Sunday, October 16 or Monday, October 17


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

Entrance Exam Tutorial Course

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

  • October 29, 2022
  • November 5, 2022
  • November 12, 2022

Enroll in the exam prep course

Tuition Assistance 

Candidates for admission to 9th grade for the Class of 2027 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

Entrance & Scholarship Exam for the Class of 2027

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

Saturday, November 19, 2022 8:30 a.m.


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

Class of 2027 Acceptance Notifications

Applicants are notified of their acceptance beginning on January 19, 2023

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

Class of 2027 New Student Reception

January 26, 2023 6 - 8 p.m.


Registration for the Class of 2027

February 4, 2023 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Have admissions questions? Contact us at or 716.882.0466.