Veteran salutes other service members.

Photo: U.S. Army 

Joining Forces UB logo.

Joining Forces–UB is a one-of-a-kind program for students who want to make a positive impact on U.S. veterans and military families. In alignment with the national Joining Forces initiative, students in UB’s nationally recognized social work and nursing programs can receive training and instruction in veteran and military family care.

Who We Are

Heart in hands.
Joining Forces-UB

Joining Forces–UB originated from a unique partnership between the UB School of Social Work and School of Nursing, inspired by the national Joining Forces initiative.

What We Do

American flag.

Joining Forces–UB provides education and training for UB students and health care providers serving veterans and military families.

Research Projects


Learn about our research projects and opportunities.

Any reference to branches of the United States armed forces—either in copy or through the use of still or motion visuals—does not constitute an endorsement of the university by the United States Department of Defense or any unit thereof.