Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend.

August 26 - 29, 2021

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 UB and SEAS resources and connect with other students.

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August 27, 2021 - Academics Day

Icon of rocket launching.
Icon of rocket launching.

Launch into the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the campus we call home. You will begin your day 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 with lunch along the way, and a gathering afterward in Grace Plaza with current SEAS student club representatives, faculty, and staff.

Face coverings will be required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals at this event. Review the latest UB Mask Guidelines for the most up-to-date information.

SEAS Academics Day Schedule

10:00 AM- 11:00 PM

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

Norton 112

Biomedical Engineering

Hoch 114

Chemical Engineering

Talbert 107

Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering

Knox 110

Computer Engineering

Knox 104

Computer Science

Knox 20

Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics

Cooke 121

Industrial Engineering

Baldy 101

Undecided Engineering, Engineering Science, Material Science and Engineering

Knox 109

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

UB students taking a selfie in front of baird point.

Explore campus and complete the Scavify Scavenger Hunt! Then grab some lunch. Don't forget to sneak a selfie at Baird Point and check in at 1 Capen. If you post your selfie on social media, be sure to tag using #UBSEAS and #UBuffalo!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us in Grace Plaza for some ice cream, collect your scavenger hunt rewards and meet with SEAS student club representatives, faculty and staff.