Students and volunteers with the Acadmies.

Living and Learning at UB

The Academies connect students to a community of supportive faculty, staff and peers enhancing the UB experience through interdependent programs and services tailored to students’ interests and studies.

Check out our Spring Seminars

You have a choice between five different seminars (one for each of the featured communities. Check out our list of courses (PDF) and watch this video to learn more.

Who Should Get Involved?

YOU! All undergraduate students from any major are invited to join in the Academies. Everyone can benefit from our educational seminar courses, workshops, service trips and community building activities designed to help you foster and deepen new friendships.

Living on Campus?

Join the Academies living community located in Lehman Hall, Governor’s Complex on UB’s North Campus. Be a part of the unique opportunities, programs and experiences offered to Academies students within our living community.

Planning to Commute?

Join the Academies and take advantage of special programs and opportunities that will allow you to gain a close connection with the UB campus, city of Buffalo, distinguished faculty and other students. Enjoy time in the Academies lounge at 17 Norton where you can chat with friends, study, enjoy a snack and relax.

What is The Academies Seminar Course?

Whether you are commuting or living on campus, we encourage you to take our Academies seminar. Through this introductory course you will get an overview of each of our five Academy themes from our faculty Academic Directors. This is a great way to get to know faculty on campus and start building friendships with students who share similar interests.

Join Today!

Let the Academies be your home away from home and become a part of our tight-knit community. Submit an application today!

Last updated: January 06, 2016 2:35 pm EST