Visit the Cemetery

Newman Center

The Skinnerville Cemetery and Newman Chapel is the site of the Memorial Service and final resting for those who chose  to be interred in the University Cemetary Plots. 

Directions to UB North Campus

From the Buffalo Niagara Airport

Exit the airport following the signs leading to Route 33 West toward Buffalo. Route 33 (Kensington Expressway) begins at the West Gate of the Buffalo Niagara Airport. Take Route 33 West to the I-90 East to the I-290 West. Take the I-290 West (toward Niagara Falls) to Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Route 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), and merge into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road Entrance.

From the West (Cleveland, Erie, Chicago)

Take the I-90 East until you reach the I-290 (past the Buffalo airport exit). Take the I-290 West (toward Niagara Falls) to Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Route 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), and merge into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road Entrance.

From the East (Rochester, Albany, New York City)

Take the I-90 West until you reach the I-290 (just past tolls, follow State University signs). Take the I-290 West (toward Niagara Falls) to Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Route 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), and merge into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road Entrance.

From the South (Pittsburgh)

Take I-79 North to Erie, PA. Take the I-90 East until you reach the I-290 (past the Buffalo airport exit). Take the I-290 West (toward Niagara Falls) to Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Route 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), and merge into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road Entrance.

From the North (Canada)

Take the QEW south to St. Catharines. Follow Highway 405 to the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge and continue east over the bridge (toll) into New York state. Once across bridge take the I-190 South. Follow I-190 South until you reach the I-290 East and proceed until Exit 5B (Millersport Highway, Route 263). Get off exit and merge into traffic. Go through first light (Marriott is on your left), and merge into right lane. Enter campus at the Flint Road Entrance.

If taking the QEW to the Peace Bridge, take the 190 North to the I-290 East and follow the same directions as above paragraph.

Directions to Newman Chapel

The Newman Chapel is located at 490 Frontier Rd, Getzville, NY 14068 on the University at Buffalo North/Amherst Campus between John James Audubon Parkway and St. Rita's Lane.

From the Flint Road Entrance, proceed north on Flint Road to the traffic light and then left onto John James Audubon Parkway. Follow the parkway past Rensch Entrance, Hamilton Entrance, and the Lee Road Traffic Circle. Turn right onto Frontier Road and the Skinnerville Cemetery and Newman Chapel will be on your immediate left. 

From North Forest Road, follow John James Audubon Parkway into the UB Campus and Frontier Road will be your first left. 

To the Gravesite

As you go through the gate to the left of the Little White Chapel (Newman Chapel), walk to the back of the church. On your right, you will see the grave marker in the ground that marks the location of the burial site.