Days of Service

Develop lifelong leadership skills and build great friendships as you make a positive change in your community. Days of service give you the opportunity to help others and be actively engaged throughout the year, with community service projects on and around the UB campuses.

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fall Events

Welcome Weekend Pride and Service Day

Held annually at the beginning of fall semester; details will be posted on the UB Events Calendar when available.

Whether you're new to the area or have lived in Buffalo all your life, spend the morning meeting new people and working with local groups that make Buffalo a great place to live. Space may be limited, so apply early.

9/11 Day of Service

Held annually in early September; details will be posted on the UB Events Calendar when available.

Honor 9/11 victims, survivors and others who rose up in service in response to the attacks. The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is a charitable service day originally launched by 9/11 family members and support groups, later designated by Congress.

Linda Yalem Run

Held annually in September; details will be posted on the UB Events Calendar when available.

Promote personal safety and remember UB student Linda Yalem at this 5K run. You can choose to run the race, or serve as a volunteer.

Spring Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Held annually in January; details will be posted on the UB Events Calendar when available.

Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a day of service. UB faculty, staff and students are invited to volunteer for a half-day on various projects in the Western New York community.

UB Pride and Service Day

Held annually in April or May; details will be posted on the UB Events Calendar when available.

Show your UB pride by volunteering for the last day of service for the semester. Graduating seniors are also invited to participate in the annual Senior Tree Planting Ceremony prior to leaving for their service assignment. Volunteer sites will include both indoor and outdoor projects in the local community.

You must RSVP in advance on UBLinked to attend these events.

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