NEW for Fall 2017: Academies Sophomore Shared Interest Housing

Explore real-world challenges and make a positive community impact. Live with us in Greiner Hall!


  • Build strong connections with faculty members and community leaders.
  • Live with other engaged students who are eager to make a difference.
  • Collaborate on team projects with tangible impacts.


  • Design and implement a team project under the guidance of a mentor.
  • Receive up to $1,000 in funding support for your project.
  • Participate in a 1-credit course during fall and spring semesters.


  • UB’s premier housing, Greiner Hall.
  • Attend early move in and community-building orientation.
  • Receive access to special trips and events.

Selection process includes nomination*, application and interview. Spaces are limited. Applications are due by Feb. 17, 2017. Apply online.

Information Sessions

To learn more, join us for an informational session:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. (Greiner C134-135)
  • Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. (Greiner C134-135)

*Students may self-nominate.

Last updated: December 01, 2016 3:40 pm EST