Media Advisory: Guidelines for media as UB begins new academic year

Release Date: August 24, 2020


BUFFALO, N.Y. — With concerns over COVID-19 still very prevalent, the Division of University Communications at the University at Buffalo is asking members of the media to adhere to the following guidelines whenever planning to come to campus:

  • Check with a member of the Media Relations team before coming to campus. Every effort will be made to promptly respond to media requests. Inquiries should be directed to any of the following:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times, whether indoors or outside.

  • Do not enter residence halls or on-campus apartments unless accompanied by a UB Communications staff member or representative from Student Life.

  • Per UB guidelines for visitors to campus, complete the Daily Health Check by visiting (It takes less than a minute.) Take a screen shot of your Access Pass, as you may be asked to show it while on campus.

For more information on UB’s Health and Safety Guidelines, visit:

And thank you in advance for adhering to these guidelines!

Media Contact Information

David J. Hill
Director of News Content
Public Health, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Sustainability
Tel: 716-645-4651