UB Parents

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Student Life


Get Involved

Parents and family members are critical to student success. Students count on their families for support, advice, and encouragement. At UB, Parent & Family Programs is here to help parents/families stay connected to resources, events and people that can help support their students success.

Here are some ways to partner with us and get involved:

Join Us On Campus

  1. Start off by attending Parent & Family Orientation External Site Link Icon
    Share your student's excitement by joining UB at Parent Orientation and learn about important tools and resources that will help you and your student make a successful transition to UB.
  2. Join us for UB events External Site Link Icon
    At UB we hold hundreds of programs annually for students, our community and our faculty and staff. Many programs are open to parents and families and the community.
    • Opening Weekend: join us for the weekend that kicks the new academic year off with special events for both you and your student.
    • Family Weekend: Every year, families and students reunite to revisit what makes UB great. The weekend features activities to help families experience college life at UB.
    • View our calendar for a listing of events/highlights.
  3. Consider becoming a member of the UB Parent Advisory Board
    A parent group that provides insight to Student Affairs leadership on that are important to parents and families, to help enhance student success. Members are representative of various geographic regions and class years and serve for one academic year, with the option to renew for the following year. The number of parents on the board will be limited to 50 individuals/families. View more information.

Help UB Students

Your experience, your knowledge and your perspective are extremely valuable to UB students. Whether you interview on campus, volunteer as a mentor or contribute to the Parent Fund, there are many ways to help UB students.

Be a mentor or volunteer

Assist with Career Opportunities

Support the Student Experience

UB Parents, Orientation, Transition & Parent Programs | 112 Student Union | Buffalo, NY | (716) 645-6125 | Toll Free (877) 434-0665 | Email