Be bold by being a Loyal Blue

What it means to be a Loyal Blue

Your gift is what makes UB great! It inspires our students to take action and lead the way. It empowers our faculty to boldly tackle research and scholarly pursuits that deliver sought-after answers. And it enables our university to proudly fuel the creation and growth of vibrant communities in Buffalo and around the globe.

That’s why UB created the Loyal Blues: to recognize and thank you—our alumni and friends—for giving back to UB. As a Loyal Blue, you have access to free website downloads, special discounts, donor recognition at events and more.

Stay true to the Blue

Your gift molds a university that you’re proud to call your alma mater. To maintain your Loyal Blues status, be sure to make a gift, in any amount, each year (it’s that easy!). We also encourage you to connect with our online community and participate in alumni events.

Connect with other Bulls

Want to stay up to date on networking events, UB news and Loyal Blues donor recognition perks? It’s simple: make sure we have your email in UB Connect. Already signed up? Don’t forget to update your contact information when you make a life change.

Participate with pride

Your participation shows your pride in UB and the education you received, setting a powerful example for past, present and future Bulls. Loyal Blues are encouraged to attend events, volunteer in their communities and spread the word about UB wherever they go.

Loyal Blue logo.

Levels and Perks

As a member of the Loyal Blues, you get perks based on your total annual gifts. Below is a breakdown of some of what you can expect as a member.

Total annual gifts up to $499

  • At Buffalo alumni magazine online
  • Annual thank you call from students
  • Recognized as Loyal Blue at events
  • Access to free website downloads
  • Loyal Blue decal
  • Personal UB liaison 
  • Special Loyal Blue discount shopping day at the Bookstore (December) 

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Not only might you receive early access to select UB alumni and donor appreciation events  and a car window cling, these pieces of downloadable swag are available exclusively for Loyal Blues members.

Desktop wallpapers

Give your computer some Loyal Blue love! Download one of these nostalgic and exciting wallpapers for your computer to keep a piece of UB with you at the office.  

South campus from above.
Hayes Hall clocktower.
South campus from below.
Baird point at dusk.
Davis Hall.
Lake LaSalle with rainbow above.
Bison sculpture in front of CFA.
Lake LaSalle.
Students walking under a tree on North Campus in silhouette.

UBuffalo Cowbell Ringtone

Show off your UB pride wherever you go with the UBuffalo Cowbell as your ringtone! Take a listen and download the file for your phone. 

Loyal Blue and Proud

Annual donors are proud UB grads from all over the world. Take a look at the collection of photos we received both on campus and from Loyal Blues around the globe!

Contact Us

Need to request a replacement cling? Have a question about an upcoming event? Need some UB concierge service? Even if you only have a question, use the form below to get in touch. 

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