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Accessible Building List

UB North Campus

HRD Building

The HRD Building houses administrative support offices like Divisional Human Resources, which provides consultation and assistance to identify and implement HR best practices.

Alferio Center

Lively and light-filled, the Alfiero Center is part of Jacobs Management Center, which houses the School of Management. It features a popular Tim Hortons coffeehouse, three high-tech classrooms, an Internet cafe, an entrepreneurship suite, and dedicated space for student clubs, meetings and group projects.

Alumni Arena

Alumni Arena is home to UB's Division I athletics program. It's the place for men's and women's Mid-American Conference basketball competition, fitness activities, lectures and large-scale events, including general commencement. It features a 6,100-seat basketball court and Olympic-size swimming pool. It's also home to the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Baird Hall

Baird Hall is home of the Department of Music— a place where you might hear a pianist's arpeggios or a singer's vocalise while walking through the corridors. Baird houses classrooms, faculty offices, a music library, two rehearsal halls and 64 practice rooms.

Baird Research Park

The UB Incubator located in Baird Research Park supports creation of technology-based businesses. Since its inception in 1988, the program has helped create more than 1,000 new jobs through partnerships with 63 companies that graduated from the incubator and 32 current tenants with annual revenues of $60 million. The program is run by UB's Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach (STOR).

Baldy Hall

Baldy Hall is the home of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Social Work. A convenient lunch area is located on the second-level corridor— the perfect place for group meetings, people-watching and studying. Baldy also houses the departments of Communication and Linguistics.

Beane Center

The John Beane Service Center houses the offices and maintenance shops 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; and the provision of environmental health and safety, and radiation protection services.

Bell Hall

Bell Hall houses the departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Industrial and Systems Engineering of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. It contains space for man-machine systems and human-factors research to support UB's cutting-edge engineering programs.

Bissell Hall

Bissell Hall is the headquarters of University Police. In addition to providing a safe, friendly and welcoming environment in which students, visitors, faculty and staff can live, learn, work and play, UB's police officers provide mutual-aid assistance in the community in times of emergency.

Bonner Hall

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— and its Department of Electrical Engineering.

University Bookstore

The university bookstore is your one-stop place for books— including textbooks— supplies, UB apparel, gifts, cards and computer peripherals.

Baird Point

Baird Point is one of UB's most iconic and unexpected sights— an outdoor, Greek-style amphitheater overlooking Lake LaSalle. With this backdrop, Baird Point is an attractive staging area for the Student Association's annual Springfest and Fallfest celebrations. Its historic marble columns were once part of the old Federal Reserve Bank in downtown Buffalo.

Campus Mail Center

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 Hall

Capen Hall is the university's focal point for administrative leadership and academic governance, housing offices of the president, the provost, and other campus officials. Home to the Oscar A. Silverman Library. Capen is named for Samuel P. Capen, UB chancellor from 1922-50 and one of the most remarkable figures in UB's history.

Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts is a community destination for art, theater, music and dance. More than 150,000 people each year attend performances in the CFA. The center's diverse mix of performance spaces includes three theaters, a Screening Room, video production and sound studios, and two dance/performance studios. It is home to the UB Art Gallery and the departments of Media Study and Visual Studies.

Baker Chilled Water Plant

Supplying cooled water for most of the air-conditioned buildings on the North Campus (except for residence halls), the Melvin H. Baker Chilled Water Plant efficiently provides a cooling capacity of 168 million BTU's per hour, equivalent to 21,000 typical window air-conditioning units.

Clemens Hall

Clemens Hall houses classrooms, departments and administrative offices of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), including the innovative Language and Learning Laboratory. It is home to the following departments: African and African American Studies, American Studies, Comparative Literature, English, Global Gender Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Programs.

The Commons

The Commons is a great place to sit and enjoy a beautiful day. UB's campus shopping mall is complete with stores, restaurants, outdoor garden, water fountain and a popular Starbucks with outdoor seating. It is also home to one of UB's premier research centers, the Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition, whose alumni are transforming the world of information technology.

Computing Center

The Computing Center is home to Computing and Information Technology (CIT) and computers used for registration, billing and grading, as well as the academic computing mainframe. It also houses hardware and offices for computing staff, demonstration and consultation areas, a graphics facility, and input and output rooms. It is a central location for student-oriented computer functions that are remotely distributed throughout the campuses.

Cooke Hall

Along with Hochstetler Hall, Cooke Hall houses the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, a leader in developing important new medicines with global benefits. It also is home to the departments of Biological Sciences and Geology. Cooke contains small classrooms and large lecture halls, as well as laboratories and faculty research offices.

Creekside Village

Creekside Village provides housing for graduate and professional students. Creekside is a "green" housing complex designed to preserve natural surroundings and for maximum energy efficiency. The community center was the first building in Western New York constructed to meet requirements for certification as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design structure.

Crofts Hall

A distinctive four-story glass-walled building, Crofts Hall is the headquarters of central services, including University Human Resources, business services and University Communications.

Center for Tomorrow

The Center for Tomorrow is a busy and popular meeting site with a 350-seat conference and reception area and an outdoor courtyard. It houses the Office of Alumni Relations and the University at Buffalo Foundation.

Daycare Building

The North Campus Child Care Center provides convenient child care facilities for members of the UB North Campus community. 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.

UB Stadium

UB Stadium is a rich "sea of blue" when fans turn out for UB Bulls home football games. In September 2006 it was in the international spotlight, filled by 30,000 people who came to hear His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

Ellicott Complex

The Ellicott Complex is a 38-building megastructure that includes dormitories, dining facilities, academic departments, administrative offices and classrooms. The complex, divided into six residence halls and connected at the second level with an elevated terrace, houses a food court, convenience stores and Campus Tees. It also is home to a theater named to honor actress Katharine Cornell.

Flickinger Court

Located on 11.5 acres adjacent to the North Campus, Flickinger Court accommodates graduate and professional students, and students with families, in more than 100 attractive townhouse apartments.

Flint Village

Located near UB's main entrance, Flint Village offers comfortable and convenient living spaces for graduate and professional students and upper-class undergraduates, who reside in one-, two- and four-bedroom apartments.

Fronczak Hall

Fronczak Hall is home to the departments of Economics and Physics. Its research and instructional laboratories are designed for the study of theoretical and experimental, high-energy, biophysics, low- temperature and solid-state physics.

Furnas Hall

Furnas Hall contains the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. It is equipped with a cutting-edge interaction computation laboratory and ample laboratory/experimental space for systems design research.

Governors Residence Halls

Governors Complex is a dormitory complex for first-year students, first-year Honors Scholars and returning undergraduates. It consists of four identical interconnected linked halls named after New York State governors. Amenities include a dining hall, late night café, fitness center, Jones Academic Success Center, computer center and multiple study lounges.

Dorsheimer Laboratory/Greenhouse

Dorsheimer Laboratory/Greenhouse is four separate greenhouse units with environments ranging from tropical to cold. It is used for instruction and research in biology and the botanical sciences.

Greiner Hall

William R. Greiner Hall, UB's newest residence hall (housing mostly sophomores), provides a glimpse at the future direction more and more buildings at UB will be modeled upon. The building, which debuted on the North Campus in August 2011, is the first of several state-of-the-art structures that have opened or will open on campus over a two-year period.

Hadley Village

Hadley Village is an inviting undergraduate apartment-style residence complex convenient to the academic "spine." It consists of 13 three-story buildings, each containing 12 apartments, and a community center.

Helm Building

Helm Facility Warehouse is the site of University Facilities' central stores warehouse and maintenance garage.

Hochstetter Hall

Hochstetter and Cooke halls house the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The extensive teaching and research facilities include small classrooms and large lecture halls, as well as laboratories and faculty research offices.

Jacobs Management Center

The Jacobs Management Center is fully equipped to serve all the needs of UB's globally recognized School of Management. The center features faculty offices, state-of-the-art classroom space, and computer laboratory facilities.

Jarvis Hall

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 Hall

Ketter Hall is home to UB's renowned Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. Earthquake engineering research at UB has led to applications being used worldwide to protect buildings from earthquake damage. Ketter is home to UB's world-renowned Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory.

Knox Lecture Hall

Part of the Academic Spine, Knox Lecture Hall contains six classrooms, with the largest accommodating 400 students. It is equipped with retractable screens and wet-lab demonstration benches.

Lockwood Library

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.

Mathematics Building

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

Norton Hall

Norton Hall houses the Educational Opportunity Program, undergraduate student advising services and the large lecture hall known as Woldman Conference Theater. It's also home to the New York State Center for Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation.

Natural Sciences Complex

The eight-story Natural Sciences Complex is the state-of-the-art home of UB's departments of Chemistry and Geology. High-tech classrooms and lecture halls are outfitted with custom-designed teaching stations with microcomputers or computer workstations; large-screen, ceiling-mounted projectors; and color video-camera platforms.

O'Brian Hall

O'Brian Hall is home to the Law School. It houses the Charles B. Sears Law Library and the Francis M. Letro Courtroom, a state-of-the-art, working courtroom used for federal, state, and county trials and various proceedings. UB Law is the only law school in the SUNY system.

Park Hall

Park Hall is where you will find the departments of History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology, all part of the College of Arts and Sciences. It also is home UB's Psychological Services Center.

Slee Hall

Upon entering the 700-seat Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall for the first time, most visitors stand in awe of the beautiful C.B. Fisk organ towering over the stage area. Slee also houses two rehearsal rooms, a recording studio and electronic music room, all facilities of the Department of Music.

South Lake Village

South Lake Village provides one-, two- and four-bedroom apartment-style units along Lake LaSalle. These comfortable and attractive apartments for graduate and professional students, and upper-class undergraduates are a convenient walk to academic and student services, as well as to athletics facilities.

Statler Commissary

The Statler Food Commissary serves as the main food distribution center for Campus Dining and Shops, which is responsible for all food service outlets on UB campuses, including UB's Meal Plan Program, Residence Hall Dining Center programs, branded restaurants, convenience stores and campus event catering.

Student Union

The Student Union— with its three-story atrium and food court— is the most popular meeting place for students on campus. It features a large open lobby, information booth, convenience/apparel store, recreational facilities, reservation rooms and a conference theater. It is home to the Undergraduate Student Association and to 75 of the more than 180 clubs and organizations funded by SA.

Talbert Hall

In addition to classrooms, Talbert Hall houses the University Honors College, International Student and Scholar Services and Bert's food court.

New Engineering Building

A state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory building, the future home of the departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, is under construction on the North Campus. Scheduled for completion in 2011, it will increase the capacity of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, accommodating significant new growth in the school's enrollment, faculty hires and research expenditures.

South Campus

Hayes Hall

A community landmark and perhaps the most historically significant building on the South Campus, Hayes Hall is the home of the School of Architecture and Planning. It was one of the original buildings of the Erie County Almshouse and County Hospital when the university acquired its Main Street property in 1909. The clock tower of Hayes Hall is a UB icon.

Crosby Hall

Crosby Hall is one of the historic structures designed by architect E.B. Green that give the South Campus its unique appeal. It houses classroom and office space for the School of Architecture and Planning. It's also home to the James G. Dyett Gallery, which displays the work of the school's students and faculty, as well as national and international traveling exhibits.

Abbott Hall

Abbott Hall houses UB's extensive Health Sciences Library, as well as the Roswell Park Room, which doubles as a distance-learning/videoconferencing center and a lecture hall. Built as Lockwood Library in 1933, it nearly doubled in size with a 1985 addition. The ornate reading room from the Lockwood era remains an ideal setting for study and contemplation.

Wende Hall

Wende Hall, an architectural treasure built in 1885, is home to the School of Nursing. The facility includes state-of-the-art classrooms, instructional laboratories, the Center for Nursing Research and an operating suite for the nurse anesthesia program.

Townsend Hall

Originally part of the Erie County Almshouse and County Hospital, Townsend Hall is vacant and undergoing repairs. Its new occupancy will be determined as part of campus master planning.

Beck Hall

One of the architectural jewels on campus, Beck Hall is home to the administrative offices of the School of Nursing. It originally served as the university bookstore and a faculty club and more recently as home to the UB Regional Institute.

Parker Hall

Parker Hall houses a variety of teaching, research and administrative facilities. Millard Fillmore College, dedicated to serving adult nontraditional students through UB's recently created Division of Continuing and Professional Studies, is housed here. Parker also houses the Department of Nuclear Medicine of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

John Kapoor Hall

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' new home is named in honor of alumnus John N. Kapoor (and his late wife). Through the John and Editha Kapoor Charitable Foundation, he has generously supported UB Pharmacy, inspiring several other major donations in support of the new state-of-the-art facility that bears his name.

Clark Hall

Clark Hall is the South Campus athletics and recreation facility. It has all of the essential facilities for your game, match, or workout: gymnasiums, handball courts, a swimming pool, a weight room, and men's and women's locker rooms.

Diefendorf Hall

Diefendorf Hall houses several large lecture halls, as well as classrooms. A significant part of Diefendorf Hall is occupied by the Center for Children and Families.

Squire Hall

Squire Hall is the home of UB's nationally recognized School of Dental Medicine. It contains clinics and labs, as well as offices for faculty and staff, and is named for Daniel H. Squire, a member of its first graduating class, and former professor and dean. Meeting the oral health needs of Western New York's underserved populations is a major focus of the dental school.

Biomedical Research Building

The Biomedical Research Building accommodates the wide-ranging research efforts of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Biomedical Education Building

The Biomedical Education Building contains teaching and instructional spaces for the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. It also houses medical school administrative offices and is home to the Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, which is part of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences.

Cary Hall

The Biomedical Education Building contains teaching and instructional spaces for the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. It also houses medical school administrative offices and is home to the Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, which is part of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences.

Farber Hall

Farber Hall houses departments of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, as well as departments of UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Sherman Hall

Sherman Hall, part of the Cary-Farber-Sherman complex, is home to departments in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Michael Hall

One of four matching buildings surrounding Kimball Tower, Michael Hall is a residence hall that also houses Health Services.

MacDonald Hall

MacDonald Hall is one of four matching dormitories surrounding Kimball Tower. Their construction marked UB's beginnings as a residential college.

Kimball Tower

Kimball Tower houses the School of and Public Health and Health Professions, as well as classrooms.

Pritchard Tower

Pritchard Hall is one of four matching dormitories surrounding Kimball Tower that marked UB's beginnings as a residential college.

Schoellkopf Hall

Schoellkopf Hall is a dormitory, one of four matching structures surrounding Kimball Tower that marked UB's beginnings as a residential college.

Allen Hall

Allen Hall houses UB's Office of Community and Government Relations. The building's meeting rooms are also offered free of charge to community organizations and UB's collaborating partners.

Goodyear Hall

Goodyear Hall is a high-rise residence hall with lounges on every floor, kitchenettes and laundry facilities, as well as recreational facilities for students. It also is home to the Main Street Market, an all-you-care-to-eat residence dining center.

Clement Hall

Clement Hall, a high-rise dormitory, contains a computer lab, lounges, recreation space and study facilities, along with housing for 500 students. To help students, particularly first-year students, with academic transition issues, the study lounge offers tutoring evenings from Sunday through Thursday.

Service Building

The service building, located on the southern edge of South Campus, is home to Environment, Health & Safety, consultants in all areas of environmental compliance, safety, and radiological health, as well as UB Green.

Howe Building

Primarily a service building, Howe Building is occupied by University Facilities.

MacKay Heating Plant

The MacKay Heating Plant facility provides steam heat for the principal buildings of South Campus. The tower of this 1931 building is a campus landmark. A nesting box on the tower is home to a pair of rare peregrine falcons.

Harriman Hall

Originally constructed in the 1930s as Norton Union, Harriman Hall remains a center of campus life with student activity space, as well as a conveniently located dining facility, the Greenery, a full-table service restaurant serving lunch. On the academic side, it houses the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences.

Foster Hall

Foster Hall was the first building constructed by the university on the South Campus. It houses the Department of Oral Biology of UB's nationally recognized School of Dental Medicine.

Rotary Field

UB's first track-and-field facility, Rotary Field is now used as a practice field and by clubs and community groups.

Downtown Campus

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center provides vocational training, academic programs leading to higher education and related support services to more than 2,000 individuals annually. It is located at 465 Washington St. A new home for the EOC is being built that will connect it to the UB Downtown Gateway at 77 Goodell St., creating the UB Downtown Gateway Complex.

New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

A major research center of the University at Buffalo, the Center of Excellence is pioneering new technologies through research and discovery to improve world health and alleviate human suffering. It also drives economic development in the Buffalo-Niagara region and all of New York State by facilitating partnerships among government, academia and industry.

Ira Ross Eye Institute

The Ira G. Ross Eye Institute is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with diseases of the eye and the vision system. It is a collaboration of the Department of Ophthalmology in UB's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Olmsted Center for Sight and University Ophthalmology Services.

Jacobs Executive Development Center

The Jacobs Executive Development Center, located in the historic Butler mansion, houses offices of University Development, as well as the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership of the School of Management.

UB Downtown Gateway

The UB Downtown Gateway is a cornerstone of UB's Downtown Campus. The former M. Wile Building, it is home to UB's Regional Institute and Office of Economic Engagement. UBMD, the parent organization of the medical practices of UB's medical school, is moving its administrative office to the UB Downtown Gateway building house UB.

UB Clinical and Translational Research Center

UB and Kaleida Health have partnered to build this state-of-the-art facility that houses the CTRC, the Gates Vascular Institute and Buffalo General Medical Center's new emergency department. The building places clinicians adjacent to clinical and translational researchers and is one of only a handful in the nation.

Research Institute on Addictions

The Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) has a 40-year history of excellence in scientific research that has earned it a national and international reputation for leadership in the study of alcohol and substance-abuse issues.