Honors Kickoff

students standing outside, one holding a colorful beach ball.

Meet other Honors students, connect with your advisor and enjoy a day filled with fun activities.

An Orientation for All First-Year Honors Students

All incoming Honors students will start their academic careers by attending the Honors First-Year Kickoff. During this mandatory program, you’ll:

  • Get an in-depth look at what it means to be an Honors scholar.
  • Meet the Honors staff, including your advisor.
  • Connect with other incoming Honors students as well as current Honors students.
  • Learn more about UB and the greater Buffalo community.
  • Join other incoming Honor students in creating the big ”H“ for a photo.
  • Receive a T-shirt and lunch.
  • Participate in community-building activities.

Scheduled Before Fall Classes Start

Honors First-Year Kickoff is typically held the Thursday before fall semester classes start. If you’re living on campus, you’ll get to move in on Wednesday, a day earlier than other incoming students. Honors First-Year Kickoff is in addition to any other UB orientation events and activities.

overhead view of students in blue shirts forming a capital H.

Check Your Email for More Information

Details concerning Honors Kickoff will be sent via email throughout the summer.