Sophomore Community

Two students studying in Greiner Hall.

Live and learn with us in Greiner Hall.

Are you currently a freshman looking for a unique living and learning opportunity during your sophomore year? Dive deep into experiential learning, engage with community mentors and work on real-world projects and challenges. Live in Greiner Hall with students who are eager to make a difference — just like you.

Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available in November 2018. Visit 17 Norton to learn more.


  • Build strong connections with faculty members and community leaders.
  • Live with other engaged students who are eager to make a difference.
  • Collaborate on team projects with tangible impacts.


  • Design and implement a team project under the guidance of a mentor.
  • Receive up to $1,000 in funding support for your project.
  • Participate in a 2-credit course during the fall semester and a 1-credit course in the spring.


  • Experience UB's premier housing Greiner Hall.
  • Attend early move in and community-building orientation.
  • Receive access to special trips and events.

Sophomore Stories