Student Life

Enrich your student experience at Trocaire College

The unique size of our college allows students to participate in different clubs and organizations and take on leadership roles if they wish to do so. The benefits of becoming a student leader are tremendous – skills that will last a lifetime. Here are some reasons to get involved:

  • Learn new skills and use the skills you have.
  • Receive awards and recognition.
  • Have a sense of accomplishment.
  • Build your self-esteem.
  • Have a voice!
  • Meet new people.
  • Leave a legacy (leave Trocaire better than you found it).
  • Transfer schools (four year schools will ask what you were involved in).
  • Build your references and make contacts.


Student Activities

Trocaire College offers a wide array of student activities focused on social, cultural, academic, and leadership development. These are great opportunities to be involved in the campus community and to prepare for a successful career. Some events include:

  • Welcome Week
  • Family Day
  • Cultural Heritage Celebrations (ie. Coming Out Day, Latinx Heritage Month, Black History Month)
  • International Food Fest
  • Veterans Transition Program

Student Services

The Mission of the Student Affairs Division is to provide student services and programming from a caring, inclusive, and student-centered perspective that support and enhance holistic learning within the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy.  Our goal is to empower students to strive to reach their full potential in development of the whole person while
supporting their academic and occupational success.

Our dedicated professionals are ready to be of service in many ways, with special emphasis on career development, personal counseling, student leadership, health records, campus ministry, and multiple activities and clubs. Additionally, we implement the planning and preparation for commencement and for orientations of new and transfer students.

Many of you have multiple priorities in your lives outside of school: jobs, families, responsibilities. We hope to enhance the quality of your stay here at Trocaire, as well as helping you to step into the future with confidence, success and a sense of service.

Academic Support | Tutoring Services
Advisement and Student Service Center 
Career Services
Accessibility Services
Counseling Services


Trocaire College is a non-residential, commuter college and does not provide any housing for students. Trocaire College’s main campus is located in South Buffalo, NY in an urban, residential environment. Trocaire College’s Transit Road campus is located in Williamsville, NY in a bustling, suburban setting. Both locations may offer some limited housing opportunities.

Notices received about available rooms and apartments are posted on the Student Housing Bulletin Board near the Commons on the Main Campus.  Local newspapers are provided each week at the Transit Road campus lobby and in the Main Campus Career Center to aid in your housing search.  Other resources, listed below, may aid in your search.

Questions may be addressed to the Coordinator of Career Services at 716.827.2444

Trocaire College is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any of the listed resources or any housing or apartment complexes.  Trocaire College is not liable for any aspect of the rental agreements between landlords and students and encourages students to fully research vacancies and understand their obligations as renters.

Collegiate Village

Located in Amherst near the Buffalo city line

The Buffalo News

Metro Community News

The Bee Group Newspapers:

Apartment Guide

Craig’s List

Student Engagement Space Reservation

Fill out this Form to request a reservation for the Back Foyer, Commons, or Student Engagement Rooms (129, 131, 133, 135, 137).
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    The Back Foyer and The Commons should be reserved for events, such as Grocery Bingo, a fundraiser, or press conference. 129 through 137 should be reserved for club or student meetings, tutoring, or accessibility testing. Please be aware that those that reserve rooms 129, 131, 133, 135, and 137 are responsible for cleaning up the spaces afterward. Food is not allowed in those spaces.