University Statements

The following are official statements issued by the University at Buffalo.


UB is working with elected officials to reaffirm the vital role of international students in higher education, and to help change the federal government’s stance on this critical issue.


The University at Buffalo is committed to providing its international students with a safe and supportive environment for their scholarly pursuits.


UB and others call upon the social media company to take greater responsibility in addressing racism on its platforms.


The University at Buffalo and its police department are dedicated to providing a safe environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors.


The university anticipates sharing decisions next month regarding the 2020-2021 academic year.


UB will conduct its own review of the circumstances, pursuant to the university’s Student Code of Conduct, that may have contributed to the tragic death of our student Sebastian Serafin-Bazan one year ago.


Governor’s Executive Order enables members of our Class of 2020 to volunteer to participate as new members of the WNY health care workforce.


This is the first confirmed case among the UB community, and the individual is in mandatory isolation in their off-campus private residence.


The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Erie County are not believed to be directly connected to the UB community.


With the governor’s guidance announced today, and in collaboration with SUNY leadership, UB will now move forward to implement its plans for distance learning beginning March 23.