What is an average day at the University at Buffalo? There really is no such thing. With more than 300 academic, cultural and recreational clubs to choose from—plus lectures and faculty presentations, outdoor movie nights, performing arts and so much more—your day can be anything but ordinary. Plus, our 20 NCAA Division I sports teams will have you showing your True Blue spirit.
What do you feel like doing today? No matter what it is, there’s a good chance we have an event that matches your interest. You can do a lot of things at UB. We assure you that being bored isn’t one of them!
Our students are a diverse group of people with many different interests. You’ll find evidence of this diversity in the more than 200 clubs and organizations you can join on campus. These include fraternities and sororities, along with clubs that are specifically geared toward international students.
Welcome to Bulls territory. UB has 20 NCAA Division I athletic programs, many of which have long and storied traditions of success, from a football program that has produced numerous NFL players, to a women’s rowing team that has won some of the nation’s most prestigious regattas.
If you’re looking to try a new sport when you arrive on campus, or just want to get fit or stay in shape, UB’s Alumni Arena is the place to be. Students have free use of the facility’s weight room, Olympic-sized swimming pool and various athletic courts. You’ll also find a range of on-campus programs that promote health and wellness, including intramural football (soccer) and yoga and cooking classes.
What do Arnold Schwarzenegger, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Katie Couric, Jane Goodall and Stephen Colbert all have in common? They’re among the dozens of world-renowned speakers UB has hosted over the decades as part of its hugely popular Distinguished Speakers Series.
Enthusiasm for our undeniable cultural diversity is what makes UB such a welcoming place. You won’t have any trouble finding an international-themed event happening on campus, from our annual International Fiesta and International Education Week to our multicultural bazaars.