Student Conduct and Advocacy

Formerly known as Judicial Affairs & Student Advocacy

a group of students sitting under a tree on south campus

Student Conduct and Advocacy helps maintain a safe campus by enforcing rules and regulations, managing conduct, and providing support resources to UB students.

Student Conduct and Advocacy Team

Our multidisciplinary team provides direct support to students, advises faculty and staff, and helps maintain a safe community.

Meet Our Team

Professional Staff

  • Elizabeth A. Lidano, MSEd College Student Development, Director
  • Colleen M. Connolly, MS Counseling, Associate Director
  • Michelle L. Russell, MSEd Counseling, EdM Higher Education Administration, Associate Director
  • Benjamin L. Fabian, MS College Student Personnel Administration, Assistant Director
  • Michael B. Hilburger, JD, Assistant Director
  • Teresa Dean, BA Communication, Office Manager

Graduate Assistants & Student Leadership

  • Moira McJury, Community Service Coordinator and Students' Advocate
  • Spencer Stressing, Chief Hearing Representative, Student-Wide Judiciary
  • Kapila Kapoor, Assistant Chief Hearing Representative, Student-Wide Judiciary
  • Ryan Altieri, Assistant Chief Hearing Representative, Student-Wide Judiciary
  • Jake Henning, Chief Justice, Student-Wide Judiciary

Featured Information

11/17/17
The health and safety of UB students is our first priority. The Good Samaritan Policy eliminates disciplinary consequences for you and the people you are with if you call for help when drinking or using drugs.
9/10/18
UB students are members of a community and are required to know the rules and regulations. This is why you are required to read and affirm the Student Code of Conduct when you first start at UB. By knowing and following these rules, regulations and guidelines, you can significantly improve your chances of being successful and positively contributing to the community while you are here.
11/17/17
If you have been the victim of a bias-related incident — or you know of an incident that has occurred — we encourage you to take the appropriate steps. 
6/1/18
The State University of New York at Buffalo is committed to clear and concise policies on substance abuse, and a strong program of counseling, treatment, rehabilitation and re-entry programs for all campus University employees and students.
11/12/18
Unanticipated circumstances can prevent students from continuing their education and achieving academic success.  UB has two unique resources to connect students to emergency funding. 

Contact

University at Buffalo
9 Norton Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6154; Fax: (716) 645-3376

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Get Involved with the Student-Wide Judiciary

Student Justice positions are responsible for conducting reviews or conducting hearing panels with students.  Positions are open to any major/class level.

University Hearing Representatives are responsible for drafting complaints and conducting student hearings. Positions are open to current law students.

For more information and instructions to apply, contact Student Conduct and Advocacy.