UB students, faculty, staff and vendors need a parking permit to
park in many areas on campus. Our parking permit (also known as a
hangtag) hangs from your rear view mirror.
Students have many options when it comes to getting to and parking near the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Students of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are eligible for an NFTA Bus and Rail access pass that allows for free and unlimited use of all NFTA buses and rail.
In addition to the free NFTA Bus and Rail pass, the following parking options are available at a discounted rate:
Located a few blocks north of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, 980 Ellicott Street offers surface parking lots with connecting shuttle service to the school.
Parking at this lot is $259.24 per semester.
Parking at this ramp is $155.79 per semester. Students of the Jacobs School receive unlimited access to park in this ramp.
Shuttle service operates from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on weekdays, with departures every 15 minutes during peak periods. Schedules are available on the Parking and Transportation website.
Parking at this ramp is $339.70 per semester.
UB students receive a parking permit at no additional cost. A portion of your transportation fee pays for permits.
If you are a teaching assistant (TA) or graduate assistant (GA) you will qualify for a student permit at a cost of $9.65 since your transportation fee is waived through your tuition.
Use the Parking and Transportation E-Business Center to get or manage your permit.
Faculty and staff can apply for a permit for a nominal cost.
You can apply for a vendor permit if you are an outside company, agent or individual that does business with UB. Each person requesting a permit must complete an application. Vendor permits are valid January 1 through December 31 of the year issued.
Persons who drive vehicles on the various campus locations are subject at all times to the motor vehicle laws of the State of New York, the rules and regulations of the State University of New York at Buffalo and to the ordinances of the City of Buffalo and Town of Amherst where applicable.
A complete list of campus rules and regulations consistent with the Vehicle and Traffic Law relating to parking, vehicular and pedestrian traffic and safety is on file with the Office of the Secretary of State, the offices of the clerks of the Town of Amherst and City of Buffalo, the Office of University Police and the Office of Parking and Transportation Services and may be reviewed, by appointment, within the normal business hours of these offices.
Parking rules and regulations are subject to change for certain campus events, special occasions and emergencies. Restrictions will be posted by the Parking and Transportation Services office and will be strictly enforced.
No persons shall drive a vehicle on university streets, roads or highways at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing; but in no event shall a person drive a vehicle in excess of 30 miles per hour unless a different speed is authorized and indicated by the university. The maximum speed limit at which vehicles may proceed on or along roadways is as follows:
The following traffic controls are applicable to the grounds of the State University of New York at Buffalo (South Campus), City of Buffalo, Erie County, unless otherwise indicated.
Restrictions are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parking is prohibited on:
No person shall park a vehicle on the premises of the university in such manner as to interfere with the use of a fire hydrant, fire lane, or other emergency zone; create any other hazard or unreasonably interfere with the free and proper use of a roadway or pedestrian way.