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Here is how you see what’s possible.

Choosing a college or university is a big decision. Finding the right fit begins with a campus visit.

Get a firsthand look at one of the nation’s leading public research universities and one of U.S. News and World Report’s top 50 best public universities. From large-scale events to intimate visits, check out the many options available to visit UB. Come see why so many talented students, like you, choose UB.

UB 360° — Summer Open House

Get a head start on your college search. Attend Summer Open House on Fri., Aug. 12, 2016 at 11 a.m. Register now!


Summer Open House, Fall Open House and Accepted Students Day provide great opportunities to discover UB. Throughout your visit you will meet inspiring academic faculty and staff, talk with students, and tour the campus and residence halls. A variety of sessions will guide you through the admissions process, financial aid, scholarship opportunities and more.

Visit UB (VUB)

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VUB is our most popular visitation program. It includes an information session that provides an overview of our academic and student support programs, student life, costs and financial aid, the application process and more, as well as a student-led walking tour of our North Campus. The information session and tour will take approximately two hours. VUB is offered year-round and on select Saturdays during the academic year. Visit our registration calendar to sign up today.

1-on-1 Information Sessions (Tour not included)

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Individual information sessions are geared toward guests who are unable to attend one of our visitation events or Visit UB presentations. These sessions, offered Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., provide an opportunity for you to meet with an admissions advisor and obtain general information about UB and the application process. After your session, you are encouraged to explore campus on your own by taking our self-guided walking tour. To set up an information session with an admissions advisor, visit our reception desk in 12 Capen Hall.

Self-Guided Walking Tours

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You can’t make a visitation event or information session? Find your way around campus with our self-guided walking tour maps. Download our North Campus (PDF) and South Campus (PDF) walking tour brochures and follow the designated routes to make the most of your visit.

Other Visit Options

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During your campus visit, you may wish to tour a specific academic area. UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Nursing, the School of Public Health and Health Professions, and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offer a number of information sessions and tours. Interested students may also set up an appointment with the University Honors College. To arrange a tour of any of our other academic departments, contact the individual department directly. You can also arrange toattend a class offered by the College of Arts and Sciences or schedule a meeting with a departmental advisor.

If you have any questions or need assistance scheduling your visit, please call us toll free at 888-UB-ADMIT.

Last updated: July 29, 2016 10:36 am EST