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North Campus Buildings

Sal H. Alfiero
1/24/14

The Alfiero Center serves as a student-focused facility and houses academic and career development offices that assist the nearly 3,000 students who enroll each year in the School of Management.

1/24/14

Alumni Arena is a world class facility that houses the university's NCAA Division I sports teams and faculty.

ATHLET
1/27/14

Equipment storage for surrounding fields.

BAIRD
1/24/14

Baird Hall houses classrooms, faculty studio offices, a music library, two multi-use rehearsal halls, and 64 practice rooms for the Department of Music. It also contains a modern recital hall--a multi-purpose performance room with three-part continuous seating and footlights, klieg lights, and a control room.

Frank Burkett Baird
8/16/13

The lake, which is fed by two natural springs, attracts wild ducks, heron and geese. Lake LaSalle's average depth is ten feet and its maximum depth is 25 feet. Baird Point is an outdoor, Greek-style amphitheater located on the southern shore of the lake.

BAKER
1/24/14

Baker Chilled Water Plant provides cooled water for air-conditioned buildings with a cooling capacity of 168 million BTU's per hour, equivalent to 21,000 typical window units. This facility provides service to most areas of the North Campus, except for the residence halls.

BAKPMP
1/24/14

The pump house is a part of the Baker Chilled Water complex.

BALDY
1/24/14

Baldy Hall is a centrally located building on the spine and is characterized by the varied number of academic units that occupies its space. The second-level corridor that connects Baldy to Jacobs Hall, Lockwood Library, and O'Brian Hall also serves as a snack vending area and a space for gathering, people-watching, and studying.

BEANE
1/24/14

The John Beane Service Center is the headquarters of University Facilities which is responsible for the planning, construction and renovation of all campus facilities; the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the buildings, grounds, and utility systems. It houses the maintenance shops and North Campus University Facilities offices.

BEATRL
1/24/14

The Beane Trailer is an auxiallary trailer/building that supports the John Beane Service Center. It houses site supervising staff for the University's various projects.

BELL
1/24/14

Bell Hall houses the Departments of Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Industrial Engineering. In support of the Industrial Engineering program, it contains space for man-machine systems and human factors research for designing tools, objects, and working environments suitable for human labor.

BISSLL
1/24/14

Bissell Hall serves as the headquarters of University Police.

BONNER
1/24/14

Bonner Hall houses the administrative offices of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and has classroom and laboratory space for all Engineering departments.  With its diverse group of labs, including those devoted to undergraduate nanoelectronics, materials processing and lasers, Bonner Hall underscores the many facets of engineering at a large research university like UB. It houses administrative offices of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences--the largest and most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State.

MAIL_C
1/24/14

Campus Mail Center is the central campus mail service facility, housed in one of only two buildings still standing on the original 1,000-acre North Campus site (the other is Bissell Hall) and dating back to 1938.

CAPEN
1/24/14

Capen Hall houses the Office of the President and other administrative offices. Lower floors house the University Libraries Administration, the Undergraduate Library, the Science and Engineering Library, and the University Archives.

1/24/14

Inside the center are an 1800-seat mainstage theater, a 360-seat drama theater, a 200-seat experimental black box theater, a 150-seat experimental theater, a 200-seat media screening room, video production and sound studios, a general art gallery, a student art gallery, and two dance/performance studios.

CFT
1/24/14

This privately financed building houses a 350-seat conference area that can be converted into smaller meeting rooms, a reception and display area, a food preparation and serving facility, and a 7,500-square-foot open courtyard. The UB Foundation and University Development are located here.

 Mark Twain, Samuel L. Clemens
1/24/14

The name of one of America's most distinctive writers graces the 10-story building that houses UB's English department and other humanities departments of the College of Arts and Sciences.  Clemens Hall houses classrooms, the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and several departments within the College. It incorporates a Language and Learning Laboratory with 152 wired stations and a microcomputer lab for CAS faculty and students.

1/24/14

Governors Residence Complex is a dormitory for freshman, honors, international, graduate, and other students. Clinton Hall is an exclusively graduate dorm.

Computing Center
1/24/14

The Computing Center is a central location for student-oriented computer functions that are remotely distributed throughout both campuses.

Cooke Hall
1/24/14

Cooke and Hochstetter Halls primarily house the School of Pharmacy and the Biology Department. Their extensive teaching and research facilities include small classrooms and large lecture halls, as well as laboratories and faculty research offices.

Cooke-Hochstetter Complex
8/16/13

Cooke and Hochstetter Halls primarily house the School of Pharmacy and the Biology Department. Their extensive teaching and research facilities include small classrooms and large lecture halls, as well as laboratories and faculty research offices.

LEED Certified Building
11/7/13

The village is reserved for University at Buffalo graduates, professionals and students with families. The site is on Frontier Road off of Skinnersville Road on the northern edge of the campus.

George Crofts
1/24/14

This glass-walled building is the headquarters of University business functions.

LEED Gold Certification
1/24/14

Davis Hall consists mainly of research space and labs, including a clean room, offices and classrooms. The building will enhance UB’s engineering education, research, and development, which is expected to lead technological and economic development.

Thomas E. Dewey
1/24/14

Governors Residence Complex is a dormitory for freshman, honors, international, graduate, and other students. It consists of four linked halls: Clinton, Dewey, Lehman & Roosevelt.

DORSHE
1/24/14

This large greenhouse is actually four separate greenhouse units with environments ranging from tropical to cold. It is used for instruction and research in biology and the botanical sciences.

Joseph Ellicott
9/24/13

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms.

GRNDS
1/24/14

Functions as a vehicle storage facility for Ellicott Complex region of the North Campus.

FARGO
1/24/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms.

Flint Village
8/16/13

Flint Village complex accommodates 536 beds. It contains six 2-story buildings and three 3-story buildings.

FRNCZK
1/24/14

This five-level home of the departments of Physics and Economics contains offices, a research library, and 500 research and instructional lab stations designed for study of theoretical, high-energy, low temperature, and solid state physics.

FURNAS
1/24/14

Furnas Hall is a ten-story structure that houses the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and provides space for systems design research and an interaction computation laboratory with process computers.

Governors Residence Halls
7/30/13

Governors Residence Complex is a dormitory for freshman, honors, international, graduate, and other students. It consists of four linked halls: Clinton, Dewey, Lehman & Roosevelt. Roosevelt Hall is an exclusively freshman dorm; Clinton Hall is an exclusively graduate dorm. The Governors complex was designed by I.M. Pei. Pei also designed an addition to the Louvre and Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. SUNY used Pei's plans to design a dormitory at SUNY Fredonia that is architecturally identical to Governors.

LEED Gold Certification
1/24/14

The $57 million, 198,000-square-foot building blends residential, academic and recreational spaces in a "learning landscape." Its architecture follows the principles of universal design, meaning the building and its amenities are designed to be accessible to people with diverse abilities. The building is the first in Western New York designed to meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold standard. This residence hall is intended for sophomore students. It is a six-story structure located on the North Campus, adjacent to the Fargo building of the Ellicott Complex. Greiner Hall consists mainly of living suites, and also contains a café, classrooms and offices on the ground floor.

8/19/13

This undergraduate apartment-style residence complex located at the corner of Rensch & Hadley Roads consists of 13 three-story buildings, each containing 12 apartments, and a community center arranged on a 10.9 acre site.

HELM
1/24/14

Helm Facility Warehouse houses the University's central stores warehouse and the maintenance garage and the satellite office for State University Construction Fund (SUCF).

HOCH
1/24/14

The 1970 campus plan called for the construction of 20 identical linked, towers to house the health sciences on the new North Campus. After the decision to keep the health sciences at the original South Campus, only these two were built.  Their extensive teaching and research facilities include small classrooms and large lecture halls, as well as laboratories and faculty research offices.

HRD
1/24/14

The HRD (Human Resources Divisional/Development) Building, located on Sprague Road in front of Crofts Hall, houses the Divisional Human Resources department and Organizantional Development and Training department. This is an on-going initiative to provide greater support for academics and administration.

JACOBS
1/24/14

The Jacobs Management Center provides facilities for the School of Management, including faculty offices, classroom space, and computer laboratory facilities.

JARVIS
1/24/14

Part of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Jarvis Hall houses several engineering technical support services, including the Engineering Machine Shop and Engineering Design Services. Jarvis also is home to the Great Lakes Program, which coordinates scientific and technical knowledge on the Great Lakes ecosystem in support of public education and policy formation.

KETTER
1/24/14

Ketter Hall is home to the Civil Engineering Department. It contains one of only eleven earthquake simulators in the world. An addition to the building was completed in 1989. Another addition was added in 2003 (See KETADD building on index page).

KETADD
1/24/14

Earthquake research experiments are conducted in this facility in which model structures of buildings, bridges, etc. are set up and subjected to forces simulating earthquakes. This particular facility contains one of only eleven earthquake simulators in the world and is unique because of its dual shake table capabilities.

Ketter Hall Complex
8/19/13

Ketter Hall Complex is composed of what is considered two separate buildings. Ketter Hall proper and the addition added in October of 2003. It is home to the Civil Engineering Department. It contains one of only eleven earthquake simulators in the world.

KNOX
1/24/14

Knox Lecture Hall contains one large hall accommodating 400 students, three medium-sized halls for 250 students, and two smaller classrooms for 90 students each. The features of the lecture facilities include projection booths with up-to-date interactive capabilities, retractable screens, and demonstration benches for wet lab experiments.

Herbert H. Lehman
1/24/14

Governors Residence Complex is a dormitory for freshman, honors, international, graduate, and other students. It consists of four linked halls: Clinton, Dewey, Lehman & Roosevelt.  The Governors complex was designed by I.M. Pei. Pei also designed an addition to the Louvre and Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. SUNY used Pei's plans to design a dormitory at SUNY Fredonia that is architecturally identical to Governors.

LOCKWD
1/24/14

Previously housed on the South Campus in what is now the Abbott Health Sciences Library, the Lockwood Memorial Library houses a cybrary site for computer access and one of the finest collections of books, periodicals, and government documents in New York.  The library is fully equipped for research in the information age, supplementing its paper collections and comfortable study carrels with cutting-edge electronic media and engaging, tech-savvy staff members.

MATH
1/24/14

This building, opened in the summer of 2000, and houses the Mathematics Department and is located on the western end of the Academic Spine. With imposing artwork on the walls and complex equations on the blackboard in addition to seminar and computer rooms, the building features an undergraduate tutoring lab and a colloquium room with technological enhancements.

FILMOR
1/24/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms. It was designed to house 3,200 students in the British university system style, with six 'quads' that would focus on subject matter and include faculty as residents, tied to each other by an academic and service core. This system has been abandoned, and various academic departments have relocated to Ellicott as space demands necessitated. Ellicott is notorious for its serpentine corridors and multiple pathways. The Katherine Cornell Theatre, located in the MFAC core, is named for a well know Buffalo actress. It has long been the location for taping of shows by political satirist, Buffalo-born Mark Russell.

MORRIS
1/24/14

Athletic "lab space" training room for intercollegiate squads to train in.

NSC
1/24/14

The $45-million Natural Sciences Complex is the state-of-the-art home of UB's Departments of Chemistry and Geology. Classrooms and lecture halls are outfitted with equipment that includes custom-designed teaching stations housing microcomputers or computer workstations, large-screen, ceiling-mounted projectors and color video-camera platforms. Also standard for the lecture halls are CD-ROM and VHS videotape capabilities and a color visualizer that can project three-dimensional images.

NCHEM
1/24/14

Not applicable.

1/24/14

The University at Buffalo Child Care Center, Inc. opened on the North Campus in 1998. The UBCCC continues to provide quality affordable care and education to staff of the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as other families and children of the students, faculty and state employees.  The UB Child Care Center is committed to providing a diverse, child-sensitive program encouraging and enhancing all aspects of a child's development. The facility features a spacious environment with added room for gross motor play for all ages.

ESSN
1/24/14

The North Campus Electrical Substation assists in providing power to the buildings on the campus.

4/10/14

The North Campus Electrical Storage Building provides electrical storage for all campuses.

7/23/13

Not applicable.

NC Salt Barn
7/23/13

Not Applicable

NORTON
1/24/14

Norton Hall, once primarily known for its food service facilities has continued to evolve in its function. It houses a number of departments providing academic services for the student body. It also includes the large lecture hall known as Woldman Theatre as well as a number of centrally scheduled classrooms. Of particular note is Norton's first floor transformation from primarily a dining area into the Center for Computational Research (CCR), a high-performance computing and high-end visualization supercomputing facility.

OBRIAN
1/24/14

O'Brian Hall is the home of the School of Law, which previously was located in downtown Buffalo. It houses classrooms, faculty offices, law student advocacy groups, and the Charles B. Sears Law Library. A distinctive architectural feature is the open-air central courtyard on the fifth floor, located atop the library. The building also houses the Francis M. Letro courtroom, a fully functional court room where actual civil and criminal trials are conducted. The courtroom also provides a forum for mock trials conducted by students in order to refine their skills in pursuit of their profession.  UB Law is the only law school in the SUNY system.

PARK
1/24/14

Park Hall was built as a social sciences building and currently houses a number of College of Arts & Sciences departments as well as centrally scheduled classrooms. On the first floor corridor is a coffee shop and lounge.

PKBT01
1/24/14

Not applicable.

PORTER
1/24/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms. It was designed to house 3,200 students in the British university system style, with six 'quads' that would focus on subject matter and include faculty as residents, tied to each other by an academic and service core. This system has been abandoned, and various academic departments have relocated to Ellicott as space demands necessitated. Ellicott is notorious for its serpentine corridors and multiple pathways. The Katherine Cornell Theatre, located in the MFAC core, is named for a well know Buffalo actress. It has long been the location for taping of shows by political satirist, Buffalo-born Mark Russell.

PRESBX
1/24/14

Served as the press box for events at the old stadium.

RED_JK
1/24/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms. It was designed to house 3,200 students in the British university system style, with six 'quads' that would focus on subject matter and include faculty as residents, tied to each other by an academic and service core. This system has been abandoned, and various academic departments have relocated to Ellicott as space demands necessitated. Ellicott is notorious for its serpentine corridors and multiple pathways. The Katherine Cornell Theatre, located in the MFAC core, is named for a well know Buffalo actress. It has long been the location for taping of shows by political satirist, Buffalo-born Mark Russell.

REFRES
1/24/14

Serves as a refreshment stand for events at the old stadium.

RCHMND
1/24/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms. It was designed to house 3,200 students in the British university system style, with six 'quads' that would focus on subject matter and include faculty as residents, tied to each other by an academic and service core. This system has been abandoned, and various academic departments have relocated to Ellicott as space demands necessitated. Ellicott is notorious for its serpentine corridors and multiple pathways. The Katherine Cornell Theatre, located in the MFAC core, is named for a well know Buffalo actress. It has long been the location for taping of shows by political satirist, Buffalo-born Mark Russell.

Roosevelt
1/24/14

Governors Residence Complex is a dormitory for freshman, honors, international, graduate, and other students. It consists of four linked halls: Clinton, Dewey, Lehman & Roosevelt. Roosevelt Hall is an exclusively freshman dorm; Clinton Hall is an exclusively graduate dorm. The Governors complex was designed by I.M. Pei. Pei also designed an addition to the Louvre and Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. SUNY used Pei's plans to design a dormitory at SUNY Fredonia that is architecturally identical to Governors.

SLEE
1/24/14

Slee Hall contains a 700-seat performance hall, two rehearsal rooms, a recording studio, an electronic music room, and support services for musicians, lighting crews, and sound personnel. It serves as a showplace for major musical events and a hall for prominent guest artists and lecturers from all over the world. It features a custom-made C.B. Fisk self-contained, free-standing tracker action organ, with 1,826 pipes, 36 ranks, and 32 stops.

SOFT
1/24/14

Functions as a typical press box area for sporting events, providing a platform for photographers, game statisticians and announcers.

8/22/13

South Lake Village is UB's third apartment-style residence complex. This residence facility is located on the south shore of Lake LaSalle on the North Campus. The complex contains 9 two-story buildings and 7 three-story buildings. Each two-story contains 8 two-bedroom apartments, 6 one-bedroom apartments, and 2 studio apartments. Each three-story building contains 12 four-bedroom units. A total of 228 apartments house 552 residents. There is also community building. South Lake Village opened for residents in the fall of 2000.

SPLDNG
1/27/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms. It was designed to house 3,200 students in the British university system style, with six 'quads' that would focus on subject matter and include faculty as residents, tied to each other by an academic and service core. This system has been abandoned, and various academic departments have relocated to Ellicott as space demands necessitated. Ellicott is notorious for its serpentine corridors and multiple pathways. The Katherine Cornell Theatre, located in the MFAC core, is named for a well know Buffalo actress. It has long been the location for taping of shows by political satirist, Buffalo-born Mark Russell.

STAGRD
1/24/14

Functions as a vehicle storage facility for the stadium and the surrounding athletic fields region of the North Campus.

STATLR
1/24/14

The Statler Food Commissary serves as the main food distribution center for UB's Dining services. Other occupants have been added as food services become increasingly distributed throughout the campuses.

STUDEN
1/24/14

The Student Union features a theater, food facilities, recreation center, and 400-person conference center with moveable walls and partitions. It is the home of the Student Association and the Office of Student Life, which concentrates on improving students' quality of life outside the classroom. It was built to replace the South Campus Norton Union, which closed in 1982. The original building was completed in 1985, a major addition was completed in 1992.

TALBRT
1/24/14

Talbert Hall houses the University Honors Program, Bert's Dining Center, as well as international student services and classrooms.

TENNIS
1/24/14

Storage and equipment issue area. The building was built by a person from Athletics who donated the materials and his time in its construction. In effect it was a unofficial gift to the University.

UBCMNS
1/24/14

The UB Commons is a privately owned mini-mall that provides a range of shopping opportunities for people who live on, work on, or visit the North Campus. It also offers employment opportunities for students. More than 50,000 square feet of stores, restaurants, recreation facilities, meeting rooms, and offices are located here. In the center is a courtyard and fountain surrounded by benches.

1/24/14

The new University Stadium was built for the World University Games, which were held in Buffalo in 1993. It serves as the main athletic facility for most of the sports teams, which were previously using the old Stadium since 1985, and the facilities on the South Campus before that. In 1999, 14,500 seats were added to the stadium to meet requirements for the UB Bulls entrance into the MAC football conference.

INFORM
1/24/14

Located off of Flint Road at the Center for Tomorrow parking lot, this structure currently lies vacant.

WTRMTR
1/24/14

Used to control backflow of water for the North Campus.

TRANSM
1/24/14

Located far east of the North Campus, the transmitter is used by WBFO for its broadcast.

WILKSN
1/27/14

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building mega-structure consisting of dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices, and classrooms. It was designed to house 3,200 students in the British university system style, with six 'quads' that would focus on subject matter and include faculty as residents, tied to each other by an academic and service core. This system has been abandoned, and various academic departments have relocated to Ellicott as space demands necessitated. Ellicott is notorious for its serpentine corridors and multiple pathways. The Katherine Cornell Theatre, located in the MFAC core, is named for a well know Buffalo actress. It has long been the location for taping of shows by political satirist, Buffalo-born Mark Russell.