Why UB and Buffalo

Welcome to UB and Buffalo! The University at Buffalo is New York State’s flagship and one of the nation’s leading public research universities, recognized for our excellence and impact. And Buffalo is an affordable city with vibrant sights and seasons — and a short commute time.

School of Social Work resources

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We lead the way in trauma-informed care and human rights. Learn more about these perspectives and how we integrate them into all aspects of our curriculum and program to prepare our graduates to be effective social workers.

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Our work around anti-racism is highlighted by our Racial Justice Network, which is a cooperative, pluralist approach to cultivating racial equity in our school’s academic programs, research agendas, administrative policies and informal culture.

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Our faculty are a diverse community of scholars, teachers and activists with interests that span the globe. We share a common passion for community-university partnerships in research and practice.

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Read about social work trends, interesting alumni, school news and more in Mosaics, the magazine for UB School of Social Work alumni and friends.

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BCSR facilitates our faculty and graduate students’ research programs by helping to secure extramural support for their scholarly, research, teaching and community service activities through individual, collaborative and interdisciplinary grant proposals.

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ITTIC is one of several active research centers in the school. Linked to our commitment to educate students on trauma and human rights, ITTIC provides training and guidance to help organizations facilitate trauma-informed culture change and develop related services.

UB resources

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From rankings and research to sustainability and campus life, learn more about New York's flagship.

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Find answers to your questions about the university’s services for faculty and staff, from before your first day and beyond.