Why Live on Campus?

Students who live on campus make friends more easily, are more successful academically and are happier overall with their university experience, according to research. Here are just a few reasons why you should live on campus.

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On-Campus

Living on campus provides you convenient access to classes, activities and connection to our UB community. Experience our residence halls, and apartments via 360°panoramic images that also can be viewed on your PC, phone, or virtual reality viewing device.

Convenient

You’re minutes from your classes, dining centers, recreation centers and support services. Just walk or take a free shuttle anywhere you need to go. You don't need a car at UB—but you’re welcome to have one, even if you’re a first-year student.

Fun

Living on campus is the easiest way to make new friends—and new memories. With so many clubs and activities right here, you'll always find something to do.

Safe

A UB ID Card is required to gain access to all residence halls. Our University Police department is nationally accredited. And we have fire safety systems, UB Alert emergency messaging and staff on duty 24/7.

Academic Support

All residence hall complexes have quiet areas, free tutoring, group study rooms and Academic Success Centers. Studies consistently show that students who live on campus do better academically.

All-Inclusive

At UB, your rates include electricity, cable TV, internet and free laundry. Unlike off-campus apartments, our flexible housing agreements let you study abroad or move out for the summer without paying extra.

Opportunity

When you live on campus, you'll be exposed to new experiences. You'll learn who you are, what you love and what you're best at. These new insights and skills will give you a lifelong advantage.

Caring & Helpful

All residence halls and apartment complexes are staffed by full-time, caring professionals. Maintenance requests are handled in a timely manner, and there's always someone on call for emergencies.