Institutional Information

students on an archaeological dig in Springville, NY.

Going outside the classroom can be enticing to students like these who are recording their findings during an archaeological dig in Springville, NY.

UB is the state's largest and most comprehensive public university, offering many and diverse opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), it stands among the nation's leading research-intensive public universities.

The Research Foundation for SUNY on behalf of UB

UB Commons Suite 211

Buffalo, NY 14228-2567
Telephone: (716)-645-2634
Fax: (716)-645-2760

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF) is a nonprofit corporation used to administer projects sponsored by agencies of the state, federal or foreign governments.

Institutional Codes

  • NYS Sales Tax Exempt No.: 119222
  • RF NYS Employer Registration No.: 3744
  • RF DUNS No.: 038633251
  • RF CAGE Code: 3GQT6
  • RF FICE Code: 002837
  • IRS Employer (Taxpayer) ID No.: 14-1368361
  • RF DHHS Entity ID No.: 1-141368361-A1 *
  • RF NSF Institutional Code: 0028373000
  • Legislative District (All Campuses): NY-026
  • SAM Expiration Date: December 23, 2023

* Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agencies include The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Community Living (ACL), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Federalwide Assurance (FWA)

The Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has approved UB's application for a Federalwide Assurance for the Protection of Human Research Subjects effective July 22, 2005. The FWA replaces its predecessor, Multiple Project Assurance (M-1270).

Below are numerical designations assigned by OHRP to various components of our Human Research Subjects Protection Program:

  • UB Federalwide Assurance: FWA00008824
  • UB Organizational Identifier: IORG0000206
  • SUNY Buffalo IRB: IRB00003126

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC):

  • Animal Welfare Assurance Number: D16-00231