The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences cares deeply about the health and academic progress of our students, as well as the safety of our faculty, staff and their families. We are committed to supporting the SEAS community during this unprecedented time.
For campus-wide updates, visit the UB COVID-19 Information site.
Find direction on terminology and other tips for written communications concerning COVID-19 and campus health and safety protocols.
The following video series is available for use on websites, social media and digital displays across campus.
Customize this template for conference rooms, shared spaces and other areas inside your building. Please be aware that University Facilities will distribute elevator capacity signage.
Download this customizable PowerPoint template for your presentations, which includes health and safety visuals, campaign statements and various slide formats. Some slides may also be used as a signage template to display unit-specific messages.
Together, we can keep the university community healthy and safe. This library of assets for use on UBCMS sites makes it easy to communicate a unified message.
SEAS Communications has created a COVID-19 Toolbox in our School-Wide Shared Content folder. SEAS departments, centers and institutes are encouraged to take advantage of this content as needed using the Shared Content Reference component.
Add the words "Cancelled" or "Postponed" to individual event landing pages. We recommend using the Callout component with a yellow background and caution sign to match the yellow banner already included on all UB websites. Be sure to include contact information for the event organizer or a link to their contact information as well as a link to the UB COVID-19 Information Website.
Social media cards and animated videos are available on the brand website to supplement your health and safety communications in various channels.
Please remove digital signage that advertises events that are cancelled or postponed. Contact James Friedman to coordinate. Feel free to advertise the SEAS Coronavirus Website on your digital signage by downloading the slide below.
Download and display these COVID-19 safety posters on screens and monitors where necessary. You can also use the Health and Safety Videos on digital signage.
Below are QR codes that you might find helpful to include on your department's signage. If you need a QR code created, please contact Holly Evert to request a trackable png file.
To cancel or postpone an event on the UB Events calendar, contact James Friedman.
Remember — we’re all in this together. If you see a student violating health guidelines, here’s what you can do:
UB has printed Compliance Cards that explain the health and safety guidelines. Any UB student, faculty or staff member can give a card to someone who is not following the guidelines. Cards are available from:
Last updated: January 8, 2021
If you are not comfortable talking to the other student, ask for help from another student, any faculty or staff member, or your resident advisor. Please do not utilize emergency services to report non-compliance.