Get a firsthand look at one of the nation’s leading research institutions and one of U.S. News & World Report’s top 50 public universities. From large-scale events to intimate visits, check out the many options available to visit UB. Come see why so many talented students like you choose UB.
How to pay us a visit…any time of the year.
We have a variety of regularly occurring programs to accommodate your schedule. You can schedule a visit on most weekdays and weekends throughout the fall and spring.
Accepted Students Days
Join your future classmates and their families on campus to celebrate your admission to New York’s No. 1 ranked public university. Learn what makes your UB degree competitive, meet world-renowned faculty and staff, and experience life as a UB student. Check-in runs from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Program starts promptly at 9 a.m.
Select the date most convenient for you:
Prospective Freshman Information Session
The college search process is all about finding the right fit. At the University at Buffalo, we know that starting early is the best way to stay ahead. This February, we’re bringing UB to the NYC metro area so you can get started near home.
Join us to learn what makes UB a top choice for students looking for excellent education at an excellent value, and hear our tips and recommendations on preparing for the college search process.
This session is geared toward high school sophomores and juniors and their families.
Prospective Transfer Information Sessions
Learn about the process of transferring to UB, discover the resources and support available to transfer students and see how UB can be a great next chapter in your journey.
Prospective Transfer One on One Counselor Meetings
Meet privately with a transfer counselor to get your questions answered to receive personalized attention that you need.
We look forward to seeing you in Manhattan!
Visit UB (VUB)
Visit UB is our most popular visit program. Our comprehensive information session provides an overview of our academic and student support programs, student life, costs and financial aid, the application process and more, as well as a student-led walking tour of the North Campus. The information session and tour will take approximately two hours. Visit UB is offered weekdays year-round and on select Saturdays during the academic year.
Visit our registration calendar to sign up today.
Transfer Visit UB
Our Transfer Visit UB Program includes an information session, geared towards prospective transfer students, that gives an overview of our academic and student support programs, student life, costs and financial aid, the application process and more, as well as a one hour student-led walking tour of our North Campus. The information session and tour will take approximately two hours. Members of the Transfer Admissions Team will be available to answer individual student questions after the presentation and tour.
Transfer Visit UB dates are:
1-on-1 Information Sessions
Individual information sessions are geared toward guests who are unable to attend one of our visit events or Visit UB presentations. These sessions, offered Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., provide an opportunity for you to meet with an admissions advisor and obtain general information about UB and the application process. After your session, you are encouraged to explore campus on your own by taking our self-guided walking tour. To set up an information session with an admissions advisor, visit our reception desk in 12 Capen Hall.
- Self-Guided Walking Tours
Other Visit Options
During your campus visit, you may wish to tour a specific academic area.
- Department of Biological Sciences
- School of Architecture and Planning
- School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
- School of Management
- School of Nursing
- School of Public Health and Health Professions
- School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Visit the University Honors College
To arrange a tour of any of our other academic departments, contact the individual department directly.
Special Group Visits
If you are looking to register groups of 10 or more, please email Rebecca Ott to schedule a special group visit.
If you have any questions or need assistance scheduling your visit, please call us toll free at 888-UB-ADMIT.
Last updated: February 14, 2019 3:33 pm EST