UB Sets Fall Open House for Prospective Students and Their Families

Release Date: October 7, 2004 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Presentations by faculty in schools and academic departments, as well as information sessions focusing on scholarships, financial aid and student services, will be featured at the University at Buffalo's annual fall open house for prospective students and their families to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 16.

Participants should check-in at information booths to be located in the ground-floor lobby of Capen Hall, the lobby of the Center for the Arts, the lower level of Knox Hall, the second-floor corridor of the Natural Sciences Complex and the lobby of the Student Union, all on UB's North (Amherst) Campus.

A UB admissions presentation will be held at 10 a.m. -- and repeated at 11 a.m. and noon -- in Woldman Theater, 112 Norton Hall on the UB North Campus.

Sessions about student services will focus on topics including leadership opportunities, access to computing and technology, academic advisement and first-year strategies, and career services. UB students will answer questions about student life in a program at 11 a.m. in 104 Knox Hall. Students who have transferred to UB will be featured in a panel discussion, "Transferring to UB," at 10 a.m. in 107 Talbert Hall on the North Campus.

The open house also will include walking and guided tours of the North and South (Main Street) campuses, as well as school, department and library tours, and tours of residence halls and the Hadley Village Apartment Complex on the North Campus.

Those interested in participating in the open house are encouraged to reserve a space at http://www.buffalo.edu/admissons/openhouse or by calling 1-888-UB-ADMIT.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York. UB's more than 27,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. The university offers the only degrees in law, pharmacy and architecture in the SUNY system, and is the home of the only comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State.

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