If you are unable to attend one of our engineering tours, UB
organizes a general fall open house and a spring open house for
accepted undergraduate students. In addition to general information
sessions, a student club fair, campus walking tours, and tours of
the halls of residence, all departments hold an information session
and offer tours of their facilities. During open house you can
typically meet the Chair, the Director of Undergraduate Studies and
We also encourage you to attend a university-wide admissions
presentation. If an afternoon tour is offered the same day as your
Engineering tour, you would be able to attend both. You can find
available tour dates and sign up by visiting admissions.buffalo.edu/visit or by calling
If you are a faculty or staff member who would like to bring a
group of prospective graduate students to campus, let us know! Contact
us for more information.
The sporting life
A big slice of life in Buffalo Niagara, sports include the Buffalo Bills of the
National Football League and the Buffalo Sabres of the National
Hockey League—in addition to the UB Bulls, competing in the
NCAA’s Division I Mid-American Conference.
Year round outdoor activities
Buffalo Niagara’s temperate, four-seasons climate sets the
scene for year-round outdoor fun from hiking to sailing to skiing
and snowboarding. Enjoy America’s first urban park system, the shore
and waters of Lake Erie, and nearby Niagara Falls.
Tastes of Buffalo Niagara
While “Buffalo chicken wings” have put the area on
the world’s culinary map, that original delight overshadows
landscape of area dining, from fine, upscale restaurants to
diverse, ethnic eateries that reflect the cultural mix of Buffalo
fun comes in many fascinating forms and surprising spots in
Buffalo Niagara. If you want to relax, or shop or party, you
can’t beat the boutiques, shops,
cafes, spas and hotspots in Buffalo and its suburbs.