Fall Open House

In coordination with university events, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is excited to host a virtual and in-person open house this Fall.

Students on the north campus lawn with masks, socially distances, on laptops.

SEAS Virtual Open House:

October 7, 2021 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

As part of UB's Fall Open House Series, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is excited to host a virtual admissions and academic event on October 7th. During this online tour, you will have the chance to get to know what it's really like in SEAS. Learn more about your department, what opportunities are available to SEAS students, and hear from engineers and scientists who have been in your shoes.

SEAS In-Person Open House:

October 16, 2021 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tours and event times vary by program.

As part of UB's Fall Open House North Campus Tours, students will have the opportunity to visit SEAS facilities and participate in SEAS-specific activities before or after general campus tours. Guests can take guided tours of SEAS labs, participate in live demonstrations and presentations, and meet with faculty and students in their program. In between tours and sessions, guests can also stop by our Student Clubs Fair or meet with academic advisors in the atrium of Davis Hall.

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October 16th In-person SEAS Activities

From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, students and guests will have the opportunity to tour buildings related to their academic program, attend presentations, meet with student clubs, and check in with SEAS Academic Advisors. Feel free to pick and choose the activities that most interest you! Activities and their various times/locations are listed below. 

COVID-19 Guidance

All campus visitors are required to complete UB's Daily Health Check (only one form per guest/day).  Masks are required for all guests, regardless of vaccination status. Review UB's Health and Safety Guidelines for the most up-to-date information.

Meet Academic Advisors

Davis Hall 1st Floor Atrium

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Chat with SEAS academic advisors to learn how we assist you in meeting your academic and career goals. We are happy to discuss degree requirements for SEAS programs, the onboarding process for first-year and transfer students, academic policies, AP credit, wellness programs, and more.

Student Club Fair

Davis Hall 1st Floor Atrium

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students representatives from various SEAS student clubs and organizations will be on the first floor of Davis Hall in the atrium to introduce you to clubs and tell you how you can get involved. 

General SEAS Tours

113A Davis Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you considering engineering, but unsure of the specific discipline to pursue? Thinking you might want to pursue a flexible engineering program? If so, join us to learn more about how we support undecided engineering students and our highly flexible Engineering Science degree program.

Tours will begin in 113A Davis Hall at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm, and will visit the Digital Manufacturing Lab (118 Bonner Hall) and the Engineering Machine Shop (105 Jarvis Hall). Tours will be led by SEAS Student Ambassadors and will last 45-60 minutes.

Faculty will be available in 113A Davis Hall to chat and answer questions.

Biomedical Engineering Tours

414 Bonner Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

1 hour tours starting each hour

BME will start tours in 414 Bonner Hall at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm. The tours will showcase multiple BME spaces in Bonner Hall. Guests will see live demonstrations and interact with faculty, students, and staff.

Chemical Engineering Tours

206 Furnas Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

1 hour tours starting each hour

CBE will start their open-house tours at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm from 206 Furnas Hall, and will visit the 216 Jarvis Hall transport lab, hosted by students from the student AIChE club, and the 116 Jarvis Hall unit operations lab, hosted by students working on the ChemE-car project.

Faculty and students will be available in 206 Furnas Hall to chat and answer questions.

Civil Engineering Tours

140 Ketter Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

40 minute tours starting each hour

Civil engineering students can take a 40 minute tour of the Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Lab (SEESL) in Ketter Hall and the Motion Simulation Lab (MSL) in Furnas Hall. Tour participants should meet in 140 Ketter Hall at 10:00 am, 11:00 am or 12:00 pm.

Faculty and students will also be available in 140 Ketter Hall to chat and answer questions.

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Demonstrations

101 Davis Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

1 hour tours starting each hour

Guided tours will start at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm from 101 Davis Hall. Tours will feature a video presentation and six demo stops in Davis Hall.

Guests are welcome to stop by the 338A Davis Hall Conference room for Q&A.

Electrical Engineering Tours

230A Davis Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

tours starting each hour

Guided tours will start at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm in 230A Davis Hall, with stops at the Wireless Intelligent Networking and Security (WINGS) Lab in 234/238 Davis Hall and with the Emerging Nanoelectronics Research Group in 115 Davis Hall.

Faculty and students will remain available in 230A Davis Hall to chat and answer questions.

Environmental Engineering Tours

223 Jarvis Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

40 minute tours starting each hour

Guided tours will begin in 223 Jarvis Hall at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm, and will feature a stop at the Ceres Nanosciences Wastewater Center of Excellence (COVID waster detection).

Faculty and students will be available in 223 Jarvis Hall to chat and answer questions.

Industrial Engineering Tours

216 Bell Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Guided tours will start at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm from 216 Bell Hall, with stops featuring 3D printing, a robotic arm, autonomous driving simulator, and UAV flight simulator.

Students and faculty will be available in 216 Bell Hall to provide information about the industrial engineering program and address questions.

Materials Science and Engineering Tours

120 Bonner Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Guided tours will start at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm from 120 Bonner Hall, with stops at multiple labs that support the new material science and engineering program.

Faculty will be available in 120 Bonner Hall to provide information about the program and address questions.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Tours

109 Knox Hall

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

1 hour tours starting each hour

Guided tours will start at 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm from 109 Knox Hall, with stops at the System Lab (811 Furnas Hall), Materials Lab (621 Furnas Hall), Aerodynamics Lab (214 Jarvis Hall), and the SAE student shop (104 Jarvis Hall).

Guests can view a slide show and engage with faculty and current students in 109 Knox Hall.