Whether you’re playing cards in the lounge at 2 a.m., sharing a meal with 30 of your new best friends or discovering interests you never knew you had, these are the times you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
UB is committed to providing you with a safe, friendly and welcoming environment. From safety escorts and trained staff to nationally recognized University Police, we’re here to help keep you safe 24/7.
UB is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the nation, and we’re proud to play a role in helping students succeed. When you live on campus, you’ll be surrounded by people and programs here to help you get better grades, graduate on time and achieve your full potential.
Whether you want food trucks or Starbucks, global cuisine or locally grown veggies, you’ll find it at UB. From made-to-order breakfasts to midnight snacks—and everything in between—you’ll savor every bite.
UB is more than a place to live. It’s a community where you belong. We are proud to offer a safe, supportive and comfortable living environment where students are encouraged to appreciate diversity, act with civility and treat others with dignity at all times.
You’ll spend most of your time at UB outside of the classroom. Living on campus helps you get involved in activities and clubs that interest you—including opportunities only available to students who live here.
You’re closer to classes, friends and everything UB has to offer when you live on campus. You can walk or bike around campus, use our free buses and shuttles, or bring your own car to get around—even if you’re a freshman.
When you live on campus you’ll enjoy modern fitness centers, free personal training and classes. You’ll appreciate a total fitness program, thanks to our established relationships with UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions and Wellness Education Services. And you’ll experience the natural outdoor beauty of our campuses.
Life on campus is full of activity and fun! There are a number of ways to view the faces, places and people that make living on-campus at the University at Buffalo so special. Review our full photo gallery via UB Linked , or via our UB Campus Living instagram page.
UB is proud to be among the top 2 percent of colleges and universities in North America for sustainability, based on our certified “gold” rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
There’s always something happening at UB, usually just steps from your door—and for free! See some of today’s hottest bands. Play video games. Take a cooking class. Or cheer on your favorite UB Bulls team.
Learning happens everywhere at UB. Just walk down the hall or across the yard, and you’ll find countless opportunities to grow as a student—and as a person. We take an active approach to your personal development, with a residential curriculum intentionally designed around proven learning outcomes.