Resources for Students

It takes a village to ensure that UB's students are diverse, embraced, included, and supported as multi-dimensial individuals, each with distinct cultural and educational backgrounds.  These are some of our campus partners who work to achieve this goal.

Student on Campus


Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

(EDI) Provides assistance in UB’s goal to promote diversity and a climate welcoming of a diverse faculty, staff, student body and the University community. The office oversees policies governing discrimination, harassment, reasonable accommodation, religious accommodation, child protection and recruitment. Ensures that issues of harassment, discrimination and accommodation are addressed in a timely and effective manner that does not tolerate retaliation. Assists the University in its commitment to foster and sustain a working and learning environment where each member of the community can succeed.

Counseling Services

Counseling services are available for any issue related to your emotional state, dealing with stress, handling a crisis, or coping with the transition to college: depression, anxiety, eating disorders, chemical use, assault or abuse, sexual identity, relationship conflicts, grief, academic stress, and family issues.

Wellness Education Services

Wellness Education Services provides assistance that includes rape and sexual assault prevention and support and LGBTQ wellness.

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services provides assistance, information and support to international students.

University Police

University Police responds to crime reports, including reports of stalking, sexual assault and hate crimes.

Office of Accessibility Resources

Office of Accessibility Resources coordinates services and accommodations to ensure the accessibility and usability of all UB programs, services, and activities by people with disabilities.


Buffalo-area Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM)

BEAM is a cooperative educational enrichment program that prepares inner city, minority, female and other under-represented students for careers in science, engineering, and technology.

Collaborative Learning and Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences (CLIMB)

CLIMB Program is devoted to helping students and junior scientists develop into leaders in the sciences.

Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity (iSEED)

Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity (iSEED) promotes a culturally and academically inclusive community of students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.

University Life & Services

University Life & Services provides leadership to help make the UB experience the best it can be for students, faculty, staff and our community.

The Intercultural & Diversity Center's (IDC)

The Intercultural & Diversity Center's (IDC) mission is to educate students through programs and events that increase their understanding of the multi-faceted aspects of diversity and the advantages of being at the University at Buffalo, a diverse institution. The Center offers students various opportunities to engage in dialogue, celebrate differences and commonalities, and promote awareness about diversity and how it affects their beliefs, perceptions, and the global society.

Life and Learning Workshops

Life & Learning Workshops is UB's central resource for workshops that support student success in the classroom and beyond. Offers workshops on a variety of topics, including: Community of Good Neighbors, Wellness & Recreation, Diversity, and Leadership.

Center for Student Leadership & Community Engagement

Center for Student Leadership & Community Engagement develops in students an understanding and appreciation of self, others, and community by inspiring students to explore a life of active citizenship. Through our programs, services, and the process of leadership development, students cultivate a personal philosophy to make a positive change within a group, community, or global society.