Published January 15, 2021
With just a few weeks until spring 2021 begins, we hope you are gearing up for the semester ahead.
Remember, we are here for you! Together, we are strong, smart and determined. Together, we are UB.
All students, faculty, staff and visitors should continue to adhere to the Health and Safety Guidelines released prior to the fall semester. Students are expected to understand and follow the Student Compliance Policy for COVID-19 Public Health Behavior Expectations on campus. Keeping everyone safe and healthy is a community effort.
Please review new updates and protocols before returning to campus. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with these requirements.
Follow these four steps before returning to campus:
Set the stage for a successful spring semester by reviewing this information about the academic calendar, living and eating on campus, available resources and more.
UB will continue to offer a variety of instructional modes during the spring semester. Our expert faculty and staff are here for you, and they have taken every measure to ensure your success. There are many ways to connect with your instructors and classmates this semester; reach out to your instructors when you need help, start group discussions with your classmates, stay in touch with your friends. It is critical to build and maintain connections with your UB support network.
Stay connected and engaged over the winter break and into the spring semester. Here are some opportunities to explore.
2020 was not what any of us expected. In 2021, staying healthy, physically and mentally, is more important than ever. UB Student Wellness has the support in place to help you stay well, and we encourage you to take time for self-care when needed.
UB remains an excellent value as a leading public flagship institution. As you continue to invest in your UB education, refer to the following information about finances and support.
We hope you have the opportunity to recharge during winter recess and are getting ready for a successful spring 2021. Please reference the resources we have mentioned as you prepare for the semester to start. Remember to be a good university citizen by following the safety measures in place, both on and off campus, so that everyone can have a positive UB experience. Check your email regularly, reach out with questions and get ready to start your semester strong.
Know the risk where you go—and who you’ll be with. COVID-19 isn’t just transmitted at parties/large gatherings–even small gatherings can be risky. Read our tips for socializing safer.