Need to Know, Week of September 28th. Notices and Updates for CAS.

Covid-19 Dashboards

Daily Health Check

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus, the university has a virtual screening tool for all students, employees and visitors to campus. 

COVID-19 Information

  • UB Planning and Response website
  • Guidance for instructors of in-person classes: If a student contacts an instructor about a positive test or exposure concern:
    • The instructor should refer the student to the UB phone line 645-1400. The phone line staff provides students with information regarding health, housing and academic resources. As necessary, students will be referred to UB Health Services or their primary care provider for medical care.
    • Instructors can call the phone line and staff will note the name and any information reported about the student. Student names are given to UB Health Services for follow up.​

Information for Faculty and Staff

  • The Center for Diversity Innovation supports the following statement from the 2020-2021 Distinguished Visiting Scholars cohort after the Grand Jury verdict of Breonna Taylor's death.

Online Training and Support

Resources for Students

  • Blue Table: students experiencing food insecurity can get support.
  • Student Life Emergency Funds: Funds are available for students through the student life website. 
  • Health and Wellness: a variety of services are available to help students with their physical and mental health needs. Please refer students to counseling and health services.

UB Seen: College Edition

Explore photographs, slideshows and videos capturing activities the of the College. UB Seen: College Edition

Michael Mwenso, UB Arts Collaboratory visiting professor of the arts, points to a student drummer during a class.

Michael Mwenso, UB Arts Collaboratory visiting professor of the arts, points to a student drummer during a class. Photo: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki 

All previous issues of "Need to Know" are available on the CAS COVID-19 website.