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Students with Eubie

Our services and programs center around the core values of community, accountability, responsibility and excellence. Learn how our programs and services help you develop the skills necessary to make decisions that promote success.


The Office of Community Life and the Dean of Students provides students with the knowledge, skills and support necessary to become successful members of the UB community. We believe that every individual is responsible for contributing to the development of a positive university environment. 

The office encourages responsible decision making and community development through its services and programs. 

  • Compass : Encourages successful navigation of university life through strong self-advocacy, embracing challenges and the practice of good self-care. We offer support and guidance to anyone with questions or concerns about university procedures or who are facing a personal difficulty.
  • Community Standards : Promotes a safe and supportive university environment where students, faculty and staff feel comfortable interacting and sharing ideas.We foster and develop this environment through the promotion and implementation of student conduct policies and procedures.  
  • Community Engagement: Provides opportunities for UB community members to show their university pride and celebrate personal achievements. The office is responsible for the coordination of the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies and the oversight of appearances by Eubie, the UB mascot.  
Last Published 6/17/15