Student Engagement

The Student Engagement office supports and develops students' understanding and appreciation of self, others and community through programs and services.

Virtual Programming

Get involved and stay connected through UB's Student Engagement virtual programming. Check out UB's Virtual Engagement opportunities.

About Us

Empower yourself to make the most out of your UB experience while gaining the skills and knowledge necessary to be a positive leader in a global society. Whether it's joining an organization, serving the Buffalo community, sharpening leadership abilities, participating in spirit events or kayaking on Lake LaSalle, Student Engagement fosters learning and development for all UB students by supporting the following areas of student involvement:

  • Athletic Bands
  • Community and Civic Engagement
  • Fraternities and Sororities
  • Leadership Programming
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Student Governance
  • Experiential Learning/Student Employment Program
  • University Pride and Traditions

Meet Our Team

  • Phyllis Floro, Director of Student Engagement
  • Lee Bemiller, LEAD Coordinator - Mentorship Initiatives
  • Jude Butch, Senior Associate Director of Student Engagement
  • Susan Davis-O'Rourke, Assistant Director - Mentorship Initiatives
  • Hannah DeGraff - LEAD Coordinator - Community & Civic Engagement
  • Rachel DiDomizio, Assistant Director - Community & Civic Engagement
  • Jim Mauck, Assistant Director Student Engagement, Director - Athletic Bands
  • Nathan Milroy, Graduate Intern
  • Sarah Nordland, LEAD Coordinator - Leadership Programming
  • Darlene Robb, Budget and Operations Manager
  • Pam Stephens-Jackson, Assistant Director - Fraternities and Sororities
  • Thomas Vane, Assistant Director - Student Governance & Organizations
  • Sophia Wilson, Graduate Assistant
  • Laura Woods, Graduate Assistant


Student Engagement

Student Life

University at Buffalo
150 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6469


In response to COVID-19, our hours of operation and services may have changed. Check the link below for the latest information.

Greek Life Review

2019: Greek Life Review Committee findings.

2020: new membership requirement, Hazing Prevention 101 Course. 


Whether you are looking to meet new people, try something new, volunteer or anything in between, the office of Student Engagement has something for you.

Ways to Engage

Stop by one of our events. Check back often because these opportunities are always changing.

Upcoming Events

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Expand Your Interests

Develop leadership skills, serve your community or collaborate with classmates. No matter how you choose to get involved, these opportunities will allow you to dive deeper into your interests.

Immersive Opportunities

Our signature opportunities often require a greater time commitment, but also include additional take-aways, such as: academic credit, internship placements, certificates, badges and resume-worthy experiences.

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Imagine living with your new best friends, walking to class together every day, and getting exclusive access to leadership opportunities. That’s what you’ll find in Leadership House, which is open to a limited number of highly motivated first-year students.
Gain practical, hands-on experience leading group projects. Meet new people at networking opportunities across campus and throughout Buffalo. Attend leadership conferences and other professional development events.
If you’re a student interested in exploring new cultures — and learning about different leadership styles around the world — this program is perfect for you.

Support for:

Joining a fraternity or sorority is an opportunity to serve the community at UB and beyond. It’s a commitment to scholarship and leadership. And it’s a privilege that you will enjoy for the rest of your life.
Join the UB Marching Band and you’ll be right in the middle of the action as you bring the sights and sounds of the band to life.
Whether you want to take a hike, boat, go to the gym or just hang out with your friends, you’ll enjoy all the ways to have fun indoors and out, right here on campus.
At UB, we recognize that clubs and organizations are an invaluable part of the university community. We are proud to support campus groups by offering a variety of programs and services designed to help them.
Use UBLinked to get involved, track involvement and participation on campus and even create a co-curricular transcript of your involvement.
Posting Student Volunteer Opportunities

UB works with the Service Collaborative of WNY to connect volunteers with one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities.

Register your agency with the Service Collaborative

NFTA Passes Available

Students in need of public transportation assistance for service commitments can request an NFTA Pass on UBLinked

(UBITName and password required.)