Mud volleyball. Urban gardening. Football. Ice skating on
campus. Life and learning at UB don’t just take place in the
classroom. Some recent highlights:
With more than 100 teams competing, UB’s Oozefest is one
of the largest collegiate double-elimination mud volleyball
tournaments in North America.
Join alumni, students, faculty, staff and neighbors in September
for UB’s annual homecoming week of traditions and
Alumni weigh in on their favorite Buffalo eats and the foods
they have missed since leaving Western New York.
When you grab breakfast at Goodyear Hall or stop for lunch at
Putnam's, you're supporting one of the nation's greenest university
TEAM UB is one of the largest groups in Western New York to take
the chilly plunge into Lake Erie at this wintertime fundraiser
for the Special Olympics.
A UB tradition for more than 50 years, Winterfest celebrates
Buffalo’s frosty wonderland with fun indoor and outdoor
events for the entire campus community.
Plan your trip to the University at Buffalo. Find everything you
need to plan your visit, including accommodations, travel, and more
to assist in preparation for your visit.
Groundbreaking research. Innovative education. Meaningful
engagement. A thriving campus culture. Browse our first annual
progress report and experience a year at UB.
It’s easy to stretch your dollar in Buffalo, where the cost of living and the housing market are well below the national average.
Buffalo is known for its snow, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that our region enjoys four distinct seasons, each remarkable in its own right.
Buffalo borders Canada and is one of the United States’ top gateways for international trade. Each year, thousands of Western New Yorkers visit the beaches of Fort Erie, the Canadian side of Niagara Falls and cosmopolitan Toronto.
Our strong sense of community, easy lifestyle and affordability are why Forbes magazine ranks Buffalo one of the top 10 U.S. cities to raise a family.
In a city as diverse as Buffalo, you can always find something fun to do.
Buffalo is billed as the “20-Minute City” for its lack of traffic delays and blissfully brief commutes.
Kenya Hobbs, BA ’96 >
Community engagement specialist
George Zornick, BA ’05 >
Christopher Daly, MBA & PharmD
SoPPS Faculty Member
Esther Buckwalter >
Environmental Engineering Major
Carson Ciggia >
Business Administration Major
Gabriela Popescu, PhD ’99 >
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Peter Fardon >
Communication, UB Bulls kicker/punter
Bincy Wilson >
Doctoral Student in Social Welfare
Robert Daly >
SUNY Distinguished English Professor
Bich Vu >
Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and