Syracuse/Buffalo N.Y.- Tickets will be  available starting today for President Barack Obama's appearances at the University at Buffalo and at a Syracuse high school.

In Syracuse, tickets are are being given out at noon Tuesday at Sunnycrest Ice Rink, 698 Robinson Street

In Buffalo tickets will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Alumni Arena box office. Students, faculty and staff can enter an online lottery for tickets.