Dean Lewis eating ice cream with 3 new students at Welcome Weekend.

Welcome Weekend

August 25-27, 2023

Welcome Weekend is the official kick-off to the fall semester for new students. During Welcome Weekend, you will prepare for academics at UB, explore campus and SEAS resources, and connect with other students.

Get to Know Your Orbit!

Friday, August 25 - SEAS Academic Programming

Launch into the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the campus we call home. You will begin your day at 1:00 P.M. with your academic department before heading out to explore the spaces and places that support and serve the SEAS community. The day will also include a scavenger hunt and a gathering afterward in Grace Plaza with current SEAS student club representatives, faculty, and staff.

Icon of rocket launching.

SEAS Schedule

1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Meet with your department, meet key department faculty and staff and learn about exciting opportunities students can pursue like research, internships and student clubs.



Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Natural Sciences Complex (NSC) 225

Biomedical Engineering

Knox 109

Chemical Engineering

Knox 14

Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering

Knox 110

Computer Engineering, Computer Science (last name begins with A-M)

Knox 20

Computer Engineering, Computer Science (last name begins with N-Z)
Norton 190

Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics

Knox 104

Industrial Engineering

Norton 218

Undecided Engineering, Engineering Science, Material Science and Engineering

Davis 101

2:00 P.M. - 3:45 P.M.

UB students taking a selfie in front of baird point.

Explore campus, meet with members of the SEAS community, and complete the Scavify Scavenger Hunt! Don't forget to sneak a selfie at Baird Point, check in at the Career Design Center in 259 Capen Hall, and meet with SEAS student club representatives. If you post your selfie on social media, be sure to tag us using #UBSEAS and #UBuffalo!

4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Two students holding ice cream.

Join us in Grace Plaza for some ice cream and meet with SEAS student club representatives, faculty and staff. Your team will have a chance to win SEAS swag – check in at the Launch Pad!