Campus Wide Programs
These major programs are involve much of the university and help foster a sense of community on our large campus. Many campus wide programs run for multiple days and consist of many smaller events spread all throughout the campus.
Late Night UB is a series of fun activities for UB students who live on- or off-campus. Programs take place on Friday nights in the Student Union and more. From interactive game shows, to poker tournaments, to New Year's parties and movies, there's something for everyone at Late Night UB! Programs are hosted by student groups and university departments - and they all take place ON CAMPUS! Events are free to UB students. Whether you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, there's always something to do at Late Night UB!!! Visit the Late Night UB page for more information.
Opening Weekend is a weekend of fun activities including a picnic for new students and families, a Welcome Back Bash for all returning students including a dance party, free food and more, and on Sunday night we have an outdoor movie, a Late Night Pancake breakfast and more. Check out the full schedule of events at www.welcome.buffalo.edu.
Fall into UB is a campus-wide series of special events that are designed to celebrate the beginning of the academic year and welcome new students to the University.
Family Weekend is an annual event that takes place each fall semester. The weekend offers a variety of events for students and their families to take part in. This years Friday events include an Ice Cream Social, Late Night Jazz Coffeehouse and Bingo. Saturday's main event is an Evening of Comedy. The events on Sunday include a family brunch and afternoon of music. For more information visit www.familyweekend.buffalo.edu.
Haunted Union is a two day-long series of fun, Halloween activities and traditions, including a haunted house, pumpkin carving contest, and much more.
We have a lot of different traditions celebrated here! Visit us in the Student Union lobby and learn something new about your holiday traditions and maybe something new about someone else's! We will have great food from holiday traditions, crafts for a cause, holiday craft creations and much, much more!
Winter Welcome is a campus-wide series of special events that are designed to celebrate the beginning of the Spring semester and welcome students back to campus after the winter break.
Winterfest is a day to relax and enjoy a series of both indoor and outdoor events. This event is free to all UB students, faculty and staff.
Countdown to Commencement is a University-wide tradition that celebrates the accomplishments of our graduating seniors. The highlight is a Senior Brunch served by UB faculty and staff.