Fall 2017 Student Orientation

Activities kick off Thursday, August 24, and continue into the weekend

Orientation Tour of Buffalo

The School of Architecture and Planning is excited to kick off the 2017-18 academic year with a dynamic lineup of orientation events. Get to know faculty, staff and your fellow students, gain facility with software and tools through in-depth tutorials, and enjoy our faculty-led treks through the campus and surrounding city. The School of Architecture and Planning officially opens the semester with its annual Welcome Celebration on Monday, August 28, at Noon, behind Hayes Hall.

School-wide events

Thursday, August 24:
8:30 am - Check-in/Registration: Hayes Hall Gallery/1st floor
9 am - Light breakfast: J.P. Eberhard Student Lounge, Hayes Hall, 2nd floor
9:30 am - Introduction to School Leadership (Hayes Hall 403)

Friday, August 25:
5:45 pm - 7:30 pm - Faculty Student Meet and Greet (Graduate Students Only); Darwin Martin House Greatbatch Pavilion, 143 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo

Department of Architecture Graduate Schedule

*Please note, the Freshman Architecture Orientation Schedule is currently being finalized and will be shared directly with students. 

Department of Urban and Regional Planning Schedule

Things could get wet.
Don't miss this year's Welcome Celebration - Monday, August 28

Join us for our annual Welcome Back picnic for a chance to mingle with your classmates and professors, enjoy live music and participate in games and activities. Spoiler alert: Things could get wet.

12 pm - 1 pm | Hayes Hall lawn (between Hayes Hall and the GRoW Home)