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:
Every year in the fall, students and their families reunite
and experience life at UB together, from our world-class academics
to our Division I athletics.
A month of fun, family-friendly campus events for the
entire UB community. Come out and celebrate the new academic
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 dining operations.
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.
Every December, students throw a campus-wide festival to
celebrate UB holiday traditions from around the world.
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.
It’s easy to stretch your dollar in Buffalo, where the cost of living and the housing market are well below the national average.
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.
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.
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 is billed as the “20-Minute City” for its lack of traffic delays and blissfully brief commutes.
In a city as diverse as Buffalo, you can always find something fun to do.
Bich Vu >
Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and
Christopher Daly, MBA & PharmD
SoPPS Faculty Member
Kenya Hobbs, BA ’96 >
Community engagement specialist
Bincy Wilson >
Doctoral Student in Social Welfare
Peter Fardon >
Communication, UB Bulls kicker/punter
Robert Daly >
SUNY Distinguished English Professor
Carson Ciggia >
Business Administration Major
George Zornick, BA ’05 >
Gabriela Popescu, PhD ’99 >
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Esther Buckwalter >
Environmental Engineering Major