Building your UB alumni network where you live has never been easier. The 716 UB Alumni Party in a Box program is a way to help build your UB connections in your city. Learn more about being a volunteer host help build the UB alumni network.
How do I sign up to be a volunteer host?
Just ask! Contact the UB College of Arts and Sciences Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement office.
*Your party must have a minimum of 12 attendees to be eligible for an event box
What does a volunteer host do?
A host is a volunteer responsible for working with the UB College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Engagement team to plan and execute an event: choosing a venue, date/time.
What kind of support is available?
You will have the logistic support of the Alumni Engagement team. We will assemble a list of alumni (names only) in the area and send out invitations via email, promote the event on our website and social media platforms, and manage RSVPs.
What's inside a party in a box?
Everything you need to host an UB Alumni event. Including:
Can I co-host?
Of course! Whether it be a colleague, friend, or former classmate.
What kind of event can I host?
Common events are hosted happy hours, but this will depend on your target alumni audience and your geographical region.
Where can I host my event?
Typical alumni events are hosted at restaurants/bars or alumni volunteers have opened up their homes.
When to begin planning?
We recommend planning about 10-12 weeks in advance. This will allow time to book a venue and send out invitations.