For information on what is expected of you before visiting campus grounds or buildings, see Health and Safety Guidelines: Protecting the university community
Hosts of invited guests must ensure their guests are aware of and follow university protocols.
Starting Saturday, March 5, the University at Buffalo will make masks optional on its campuses in most settings:
Remember: There are many reasons that individuals may continue to wear a mask, including those who are:
Please be kind and respectful toward others in our UB community.
Faculty and academic support staff, see Guidance for faculty and academic support staff.
Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will no longer be required to attend events at UB.
Effective immediately, spectators do not need to show a vaccination card upon entering sporting events at UB Stadium or Alumni Arena, or to attend cultural events at the Center for the Arts and Slee Hall.
This also applies to students and guests attending commencement ceremonies in May.
Masks are no longer required at UB events, either, part of an earlier decision to lift that mandate for most campus settings on March 5, based on updated guidance from the state and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Off-campus guests, including non-residential university students, are not permitted to enter the residence halls.
New signage has been added across campus both indoors and outdoors, promoting safe practices, indicating flow of traffic in buildings, and designating where traffic is restricted.
Updated March 4, 2022