Orientation

Welcome to UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions. These resources will help orient you to the school and university.

When you arrive for your first day, you will receive a Welcome Packet containing information about access to your computer and email, parking lots and permits, dining, library access, campus services and how to get around. You will also learn how to obtain your permanent UB Card, a photo ID that provides access to a variety of services and benefits on all UB campus sites. If you have questions about your Welcome Packet, contact the Human Resources Customer Service Center at 716-645-7777 or visit the New Hire Orientation page.

About the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP)

The SPHHP is one of only a handful of schools across the country that includes health-related professions as an integral component of the public health educational and research system. We are fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health and a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.

About the University at Buffalo (UB)

UB is a premier, research-intensive public university, and a member of the Association of American Universities. UB is home to a College of Arts and Sciences, a graduate division at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and 12 professional schools, including the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

About the State University of New York System (SUNY)

SUNY is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, and UB is the largest of SUNY’s 64 campuses. 

About United University Professions (UUP)

UUP is the union representing academic and professional employees of SUNY.

About Buffalo Niagara

A vibrant arts scene, quaint neighborhoods, remarkable restaurants and an affordable cost of living are just some of the things that make the Buffalo-Niagara region so dynamic. Learn more.