The School of Architecture and Planning at the University at
Buffalo is committed to becoming a leader in diversity and
inclusion within both the university and architecture and planning
The School of Architecture and Planning is housed in historic
Hayes and Crosby Halls on UB's South Campus. Our state-of-the-art
facilities and academic resources include the latest technology in
digital fabrication and computing to a specialized library for
architecture and planning.
The School of Architecture and Planning was created half a
century ago as a direct challenge to orthodox design education. We
live those original principles today, committed to architecture and
planning as interdisciplinary problem-solving enterprises, rooted
in social engagement, nourished by research-in-practice, animated
by making and doing, and committed to meeting the needs of clients,
communities, and society in an increasingly complex urban
The School of Architecture and Planning and the University at
Buffalo offer a range of financial support opportunities for
students. Resources range from financial aid to scholarships to
The School of Architecture and Planning, in partnership with the
university, our alumni, our faculty and staff, and our
philanthropic supporters, provides support to our undergraduate and
graduate students. In addition to tuition scholarships, stipends
for travel and supplies, and support for study abroad, our
students, like our faculty, are actively engaged in teaching,
research, and service—and are rewarded for their hard
The Dean’s Council is a leadership group of friends of the
School of Architecture and Planning dedicated to raising
the global profile of the school and advancing its academic
programs and research enterprise. Members of the Dean’s
Council include distinguished alumni and leading
professionals, from firm executives to educators. As champions of
the School of Architecture and Planning, members leverage their
diverse expertise and leadership positions to forge new connections
and build the school's network of support.
Share news of your personal and professional accomplishments as
we celebrate our impact around the globe. We also encourage
you to stay connected with the School of Architecture and
Planning community by engaging in our alumni programs. We are
extremely excited about where we are headed together and welcome
your continued energy in the adventure.
The School of Architecture and Planning, in partnership with
local chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the
American Planning Association, has developed a Professional Mentor
Program for alumni and friends to share their experiences and
advice with current students.
Search job and internship opportunities in architecture and
planning. The following openings require varying levels of
education and experience and have been posted by employers on UB
Career Services' BullsEye system.
Madelaine Britt, whose family roots fueled a fierce commitment
to urban revitalization activism, became the University at
Buffalo’s first Harry S. Truman Scholar today, an honor UB
officials say is the country’s most prestigious academic
honor available to undergraduates.
Ghalia Ajouz and her classmates don’t see an abandoned
silk mill on Buffalo’s East Side. They envision a
rehabilitated building that serves as a vibrant temporary housing
community for refugees who’ve been relocated to Buffalo.
Shibley is recognized for his planning leadership and community
service over the past four decades, and for his role in advancing,
championing and quietly leading the revitalization of Buffalo and
Western New York.