Student emergency funds at the University at Buffalo seek to award grants to eligible students who are experiencing an unforeseen hardship that could impact their ability to remain enrolled in school. Temporary financial assistance is available for immediate and current emergency situations. Examples of qualifying emergency situations include:
Grants can be used for a variety of expenses that are necessary to support a student’s well-being. Examples of eligible expenses include:
The Student Life Emergency Fund is partially supported by the UB Fund for Student Life, the Random Acts of Kindness endowment and by generous individual donors and private foundations. Some funds are designated for students studying with the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Architecture and Planning, and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Your contribution can help a student in need persist towards graduation.