SEAS COVID-19 Information

Know the rules regarding: Daily Health Check, Vaccinations, Face Coverings, Testing, Quarantine and Isolation.

Together, we are stopping the spread.

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.

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Helpful Communications Resources:

COVID-19 Style Guide

Find direction on terminology and other tips for written communications concerning COVID-19 and campus health and safety protocols.

Health and Safety Resources

The university’s guidelines will continue to be updated as needed in accordance with new recommendations from the state and CDC, and as new scientific findings emerge. Guideline updates will be posted on the Health and Safety Guidelines webpage.

Health and Safety Posters

Wear a Face Covering Poster.
Get Vaccinated!
UB Study Study Space Poster.
UB Counseling Services Flyer for COVID-19.

Health and Safety Videos

The following video series is available for use on websites, social media and digital displays across campus.

Feel Sick? Stay Home.

Guide to Face Coverings

Room Capacity Template

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.

room capacity template.

PowerPoint Template

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.

health and safety powerpoint template.

Web Communication

UBCMS Assets

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 COVID-19 Shared Content

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.

  • COVID-19 Toolbox

    UBCMS URL:

    /content/shared/engineering/school-wide-content/covid-19

Event Landing Pages

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.

Need Help?

If you need assistance adding callouts or making any website changes, please complete the Request to Modify SEAS Websites and User Permissions form.

Social Media Guidance

  • If you are postponing or canceling an event, consider posting the information on your social media channels
  • Repost official UB communications and include the #UBuffalo hashtag
  • Direct students to the latest information on the UB COVID-19 Information website or the SEAS Coronavirus website and encourage them to check back often. Use the engineering.buffalo.edu/coronavirus vanity URL in social posts
  • We encourage you to use the digital posters and videos provided on this page to bring attention to campus health and safety guidelines
Unsure how to respond to a social media comment?

If you are unsure how to answer a question on your social channel, please contact SEAS communications and we can assist.

Social Media Assets

Social media cards and animated videos are available on the brand website to supplement your health and safety communications in various channels.

Digital Signage

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.

Digital Health and Safety Displays

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.

Get Vaccinated!
"Wear a Face Covering" digital display graphic.
Complete your mandatory daily health check.

QR Codes

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.

SEAS COVID QR code.
SEAS OUE Contact code.
SEAS Portal QR code.
UB NAVIGATE QR code.
SEAS UG Quick Question Form.

UB Events Calendar

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: