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Going outside the classroom can be enticing to students like these who are recording their findings during an archaeological dig in Springville, NY.

UB is the state's largest and most comprehensive public university, offering many and diverse opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), it stands among the nation's leading research-intensive public universities.

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF) is a nonprofit corporation used to adminster projects sponsored by agencies of the state, federal or foreign governments.


The Research Foundation for SUNY on behalf of University at Buffalo
UB Commons Suite 211
Buffalo, NY 14228-2567
Telephone: (716)-645-2634
Fax: (716)-645-2760

Institutional Codes:

NYS Sales Tax Exempt No.: 119222
RF NYS Employer Registration No.: 3744
RF DUNS No.: 038633251
RF CAGE Code: 3GQT6
RF FICE Code: 002837

IRS Employer (Taxpayer) ID No.: 14-1368361
RF NIH Entity ID No.: 1-146013200-F6
RF NSF Institutional Code: 0028373000
Legislative District (All Campuses): NY-026

Federalwide Assurance (FWA)

The Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has approved UB's application for a Federalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Research Subjects effective July 22, 2005. The FWA replaces its predecessor, Multiple Project Assurance (M-1270).

Below are numerical designations assigned by OHRP to various components of our Human Research Subjects Protection Program:

  • UB Federalwide Assurance: FWA00008824
  • UB Organizational Identifier: IORG0000206
  • SUNY Buffalo IRB: IRB00003126

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC):

  • Animal Welfare Assurance Number: D16-00231