UB Sets Oct. 17 Open House For Prospective Freshmen, Transfer Students

By Arthur Page

Release Date: October 5, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo will hold "Discover UB," its annual fall open house for prospective freshman and transfer students and their families, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 17. Featuring workshops, tours and special presentations, the event will be open to all members of the community.

Registration and check-in will begin at 8 a.m. in the lobby of Alumni Arena on the North (Amherst) Campus.

UB President William R. Greiner will welcome prospective students and their families courtside in Alumni Arena in a program beginning at 9 a.m. Also speaking will be Regina S. Toomey, director of admissions; Elias Eldayrie, director of student finances and records, and Janina Kaars, director of academic advisement.

The open house will feature walking tours of the North Campus, a bus tour of the South (Main Street) Campus and tours of residence halls on the North Campus.

Information sessions on admissions, financial aid and academic advising will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Special programs will be offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Architecture and Planning, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, School of Management, School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy, as well as by a number of academic departments.

A limited number of tickets to the UB Bulls vs. Canisius College Golden Griffins football game at 7 p.m. in UB Stadium will be available to prospective students and their families.

Information about the open house or admission to UB may be obtained at (716) 645-6900 or toll-free at 1-888-UB-ADMIT. Information about the event, as well as the ability for prospective students and their families to customize their schedules for the day, are available on the World Wide Web at http://www.buffalo.edu/discoverub.