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University Archives

Student Life at UB

Documents from the University Archives

"These records should not only preserve the story of growth... They should also capture something of the color of the changing human procession that winds its way down through the endless reach of time…"

"-- Samuel P. Capen, Foreword to the IRIS yearbook, 1927

dorm life
Hanging out in front of Lockwood Memorial Library, c.1950s

UB Spirit

  • University Colors
  • University Songs, Cheers and the Alma Mater
  • Mascots

Traditions and Events

  • Christmas Holiday Dance
  • Freshman Week
  • Men's Freshman Orientation Camp
  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Harvest Dance
  • Kampus Karnival
  • Junior Prom
  • Stunt Night
  • Winter Weekend and Carnival
  • Oozfest
  • Moving Up Day / Spring Weekend
  • Ivy Day
  • Event Calendars

Greek Life

  • Sororities
  • Fraternities

Around Campus

  • Dorm Life
  • Student Activities
  • Summer at UB
  • The Union