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State University of New York--University at Buffalo

Campus Life and Facilities

UB Students Say...

UB is divided into three campuses. Traditionally, South Campus in Northeast Buffalo has been where “the parties are,” though students say that “it’s much less safe than North Campus,” which is located in the suburban enclave of Amherst. The school also has a downtown campus but with no residence halls. The recent closing of several bars near South ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

12 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260-1660

United States

Phone: 716-645-6900

Fax: 716-645-6411


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 70
Fire Safety Rating: 61
Green Rating: 61
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,346.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://upolice.buffalo.edu/annual.php

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 35.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students

Honors Housing, Academic Interest Housing, Freshman Housing. See Website: http://www.ub-housing.buffalo.edu/special
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:350
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:29
Number of Social Sororities:16
    % of women who join:2%
Number of Social Fraternities:24
% of men who join: 2
Number of Religious Organizations:35
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:UB has numerous minority group support services and other student organization groups
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Bulls
Women's Sports Team Name:Bulls
Team Mascot:Victor E. Bull and Victoria S. Bull
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Canisius College
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 3,489
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:UB Center for the Arts, Slee Concert Hall, Anthropology Research Museum, Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER), New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, Center for Computational Research (CCR), Poetry and Rare Books Collection, Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition Center, New York State Center for Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation, Pharmacy Museum, The Virtual Site Museum, Electronic Poetry Center, Archeological Survey Center, Anderson Gallery, Alfiero Center and numerous research centers
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