Whether you’re coming to UB for a concert, speaker, sporting event or just visiting, we’re here to help you. UB is one of the nation’s leading research institutions and the No. 1 public school in New York State.
If you want to visit your department of interest, we strongly recommend that you contact them in advance and tell them that you are interested in visiting. With notice, many departments can help you make the most of your visit to UB. Visit our list of academic programs for department contact information.
If you require accessibility accommodations for a campus visit, please contact the Office of Accessibility Resources as early as possible. Some services may require up to a week or longer to arrange.
Buffalo’s Metro Bus provides quick, economical service throughout the city and suburbs.
The Metro Rail line connects UB’s South Campus with downtown Buffalo and the neighborhoods in between. All rides are free in downtown Buffalo. (UB employees who are regular commuters might wish to take advantage of the NYS-Ride program that allows pre-tax dollars to be used for monthly passes.)
You can also take advantage of these other transportation options:
Forbes magazine has declared Buffalo the “best U.S. city” for commuting. Buffalo’s average commute time is only 20 minutes and is the second-shortest of the country’s 52 largest cities.