Alumni Arena

Mission Statement

We will strengthen the national profile of New York’s premiere public institution through excellence in intercollegiate athletics. We inspire academic and athletic excellence through an unwavering commitment to our student-athletes. By recruiting and supporting the most talented individuals, we strive to win championships with integrity and accountability. As we galvanize the Western New York community, we advance the brand of our institution nationally.

About UB Athletics

The University at Buffalo offers 16 Division I intercollegiate sports that compete at the highest level of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The 16 sports are: football, softball, women's volleyball, men's and women's basketball, wrestling, women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's cross country, women's soccer, and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field. The University at Buffalo competes in the prestigious Mid-American Conference in all sports.

UB plays its home football games, women's soccer games and track and field events at UB Stadium (capacity 29,020), opened in 1993 in conjunction with the World University Games, and its basketball, wrestling and volleyball events at Alumni Arena, which has a capacity of 6,100 following renovations during the summer of 2004. The Alumni Arena Natatorium is home to the Bulls' swimming team, while the tennis teams use the world-class University Tennis Center. The women's softball team competes at Nan Harvey Field adjacent to UB Stadium.

Admission is required at all UB football, men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball games as well as selected conference events. All other games are free to the public. For ticket information, call the Division of Athletics Ticket Office at 716-645-6666.