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Directions

Most of our special visit events take place on the UB North Campus: Fall Open House, Discovery Day, Accepted Students Day, Open House for Juniors and Visit UB events. Directions to the North Campus and South Campus, as well as directions from one campus to another, are available below. You can also check out interactive Google maps to explore the region, find accommodations and help plan your trip.

Directions to North Campus:

Using a GPS?

Enter “Flint Entrance, Amherst, NY 14260” for your destination location to get directions to the main entrance of the North Campus. Before you come, download this map of the North Campus (PDF). The map will assist you in finding parking and handicap access points, as well as identify key buildings. To view, download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.

From the East (Rochester, Albany, New York City)

Take I-90 West until you reach I-290 (just past tolls, follow State University signs). Take I-290 West (sign is for Niagara Falls) and proceed until Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Rte 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), but move into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road exit.

From the West (Chicago, Cleveland, Erie)

Take I-90 East until you reach I-290 (past the Buffalo airport exit). Take I-290 West (sign is for Niagara Falls) and proceed until Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Rte 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), but move into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road exit.

From the South (Pittsburgh)

Take I-79 North until you get to Erie, PA. Take I-90 East until you reach I-290 (past the Buffalo airport exit). Take I-290 West (sign is for Niagara Falls) and proceed until Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Rte 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), but move into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road exit.

From the North (Toronto, Ontario Canada)

Take Queen Elizabeth Way to the Queenston/Lewiston Bridge. Once across bridge get on I-190 South. Follow I-190 South until you reach I-290 East and proceed until Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Rte 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), but move into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road exit.

From the Peace Bridge, take I-190 North to I-290 East and follow same directions.

Directions to South Campus:

Using a GPS?

Enter “3455 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214” for your destination location to get directions to the South Campus. Before you come, download this map of the South Campus (PDF). The map will assist you in finding parking and handicap access points, as well as identify key buildings. To view, download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.

From the East (Rochester, Albany, New York City)

Take I-490 southwest to I-90 West. Take I-90 (portions are toll road) to I-290 West. Go west on I-290 to Exit 7A, Main Street West (Route 5). Proceed about 3 miles to Bailey Ave. (Route 62). Turn left on to Bailey and make a right into UB.

From the West (Cleveland, Erie, Chicago)

Take I-90 northeast towards Erie, PA. Follow I-90 through Pennsylvania. Continue on I-90 northeast in New York (portions are a toll road) to I-290 West. Proceed west on I-290 to Exit 7A, Main Street West (Route 5). Travel west about 3 miles on Main Street to Bailey Avenue (Route 62). Turn left on to Bailey and make a right into UB.

From the South (Pittsburgh)

Take I-579 northwest to I-279. Go northwest on I-279 to I-79 North. Continue on I-79 North to I-90. Go northeast on I-90 to New York and continue on I-90 (portions are toll road) to I-290. Go west on I-290 to Exit 7A, Main Street West (Route 5). Proceed about 3 miles to Bailey Ave. (Route 62). Turn left on to Bailey and make a right into UB.

From the North (Toronto, Ontario Canada)

Take Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) southeast out of Toronto toward Hamilton. Continue on the QEW past St. Catharines. Follow Highway 405 to the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge and continue east over the bridge (toll) into New York state. Once in New York, you are on I-190. Stay on I-190, through Grand Island, until you get to I-290. Take I-290 exit east. Stay on I-290 and take Exit 5A (Millersport Highway) South (Route 263). Turn left on to Bailey and make a right into UB.

Directions to South Campus from North Campus:

Take Millersport Highway South (Route 263) to Bailey Avenue (Route 62). Angle left onto Bailey and turn right into the South Campus.

Last updated: November 13, 2014 10:37 am EST