With winter looming, Parking and Transportation Services offers
some tips to help your travel to and around campus.
- Sign up for
text messages regarding weather-related emergencies or
- Call 716-645-NEWS (6397), UB’s information line, to learn
about weather notifications and closings.
- Follow Parking and Transportation Services on Twitter for lot and
campus travel updates.
- Plan accordingly. Keep a kit of emergency supplies in your car
and office. Suggested supplies include water and food, vital
medicines, a blanket and warm clothes.
- When parking, try to pick a familiar landmark, such as a sign,
light pole or tree to gauge where a parking space is located when
the parking lot is snow-covered.
- In most lots, you will notice orange delineators at the end of
the rows to help guide you to parking in an orderly manner.
- Be careful not to triple park. Triple parking — making
three rows out of two — inconveniences others and may lead to
the ticketing and/or towing of your vehicle.
- To find a parking space immediately, make a park
and ride lot, serviced by our campus shuttles, your first
- Overnight parking is allowed only in designated lots or
portions thereof. Check
out the complete list.
- To maintain emergency-vehicle access, please make sure there is
room for a double travel lane from your vehicle when it is parked
at the end of a row. This will also aid in plowing during the
- In cold temperatures, assume wet, dark areas on pavement are
slippery and approach with caution.
- When exiting or entering your vehicle, use the vehicle for
support. Walk in designated walkways. Keep your hands out of your
pockets for better balance. Take short steps or shuffle for
- Check out UB’s
snow removal policy.
- If you notice a walkway or building access with excessive snow
cover, call Customer Service at 716-645-2028.
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