Important Dates

Open House

  • Sunday, September 30, 2018, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 1, 2018, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All are welcome at Canisius High School at Open House!
If you missed Open House, please contact the office of admission for a tour.

Crusader For The Day

Eighth graders have the opportunity to spend a day attending Canisius as Crusaders For The Day and experiencing the excellence of the Canisius Community. Click the button below to schedule your day.


Entrance Exam Tutorial Course

Three Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m.:

  • October 27
  • November 3
  • November 10

Tuition Assistance 

Families applying to Canisius for the Class of 2023 may submit TADS tuition assistance applications from November 1 through December 14, 2018. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be processed in time for the January 24, 2019 admission notification period. Click the button below for the application.

Class of 2023 Entrance & Scholarship Exam

  • Schedule a date 

Please contact the Office of Admission to schedule a time to take the Entrance and Scholarship Exam.

Students applying to Canisius for the Class of 2023 must complete the standardized Diocese of Buffalo high school application as soon as possible. Click the button below. Please select Canisius as your first choice school on the application. If you have questions, please call the office of admission at 882-0466.


Acceptance Packages Mailed to Applicants

Notice of acceptance, academic merit scholarships and tuition grants will be mailed to both first and second choice applicants for the Class of 2023 on January 24, 2019.

Registration for the Class of 2023

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
If you missed registration day, please contact the office of admission at 882-0466 to schedule a time to register.

Seventh Grade Practice Exam

Boys currently in seventh grade are invited to take a version of the Entrance and Scholarship Exam for practice. The practice exam helps students become familiar with the exam format by taking the exam under actual testing conditions. 

  • Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.


HAP Summer Camp

The Higher Achievement Program (HAP) summer camp is specifically designed for boys who have just completed the 7th grade. Over the course of its five weeks, HAP provides participants a dynamic blend of academics, athletics, and fun each day.

We're also offered one-week workshops in summer 2018 for:

  • Video Game Design & Animation
  • Robotics & Science Olympics

Stay tuned for summer 2019 programs and dates.

Have admissions questions? Contact the office of admission via email, or by phone at (716) 200-0205.