Food Service Permit Application

All campus events where food is served or sold must have an approved Food Sevice Permit issued by Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S).

Please Note:  Campus Dining and Shops has an exclusive contract with the University at Buffalo to provide food service on all three UB campuses.  Any food vendors who are requesting the ability to serve food to the public (beyond the club or limited event attendees), at UB for any period of time must obtain prior written permission from Campus Dining and Shops ( or (716) 645-2521. Events serving the public are not allowed without such permission.


  • Events held in the Student Unions, Harriman Hall or in a classroom must first be scheduled with Student Unions
  • Fill out the Food Service Permit Application to obtain a permit. (Some events may require a permit from the Erie County Health Department.  If so, EH&S will process the additional paperwork on behalf of the Sponsoring Organization.)
    • Fill out 1 application for an event with consecutive days 
    • Fill out 1 application for each non-consecutive day in an event
  • By submitting a request for a food service permit, you agree to abide by the UB's food service guidelines.

Please allow up to 15 business days to review and process your request.

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Environment Health & Safety

Service Building, 220 Winspear Ave.

Phone: 716-829-3301


Form Facts

Form Type: Formstack document

Requirements: None

Updated: 01/15/2018

Owner: Environment, Health & Safety