Countdown Events

Countdown to your commencement with these virtual and in-person events. Check back for some extra special additions later this month!

  • Student painting at an easel.

    April 27

    Join us in-person from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to decorate your graduation cap! Students will have an opportunity to win prizes and connect with Alumni Engagement! RSVP for location details.

  • 2020 decorated cap entry.

    May 10 - Entries Due

    From inspirational messages to beads and bling, personalized graduation caps are a great way to make your commencement yours. Join in the fun and share your flare in this annual contest.

  • Baird Point against blue sky and white clouds.

    April 26 - May 7

    Photo Ops

    Before you graduate, make sure to capture some photos of the iconic sights and sounds that make UB and the Buffalo area so special. Over the next several weeks, there will be special opportunities set-up around campus for you to capture a memorable moment with friends. Find out where these opportunities (and special guest Victor E. Bull) will be on the UB Events Calendar!

  • Student painting at an easel.

    May 5

    Join us in-person from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to decorate your graduation cap! Students will have an opportunity to win prizes and connect with Alumni Engagement! RSVP for location details.

  • Student painting at an easel.

    May 10-16

    Diploma Dash

    As you sprint to the end of your UB career, participate in this virtual 5K fun run! Participants are encouraged to wear their UB gear and complete their 5K run anytime between May 10 and May 16 and record their times no later than 2 p.m. Sunday, May, 16, 2021. Anyone who successfully completes the 5K will be entered into a drawing to be sent UB swag! Prizes will also be sent to top runners in different categories, as well as in other “non-running” categories such as most UB spirit, graduation vibes, alumni, and UB families.

    Register for the Diploma Dash today!

Virtual Sign-a-Bull

Take a moment to leave your mark - add your signature to the 2021 bull.

Event Take-Aways

Graduates attending in-person events will receive:

  • UB Grad Stickers
  • Career Launch Kits
  • Entry into a UB Swag Raffle
  • Door Prizes

While supplies last.