Location

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo is located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus at 955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203. The school is located directly above the Allen-Medical Campus rail station on the corner of High and Main streets.

Visitors can enter the building through the main entrance at the corner of Main Street and High Street, the back entrance on Washington Street or the entrace on Main and Allen Street. They will be required to buzz in and then stop at one of the security desks before entering the building.

The Office of Medical Admissions and Office of Student and Academic Affairs are located on the ground floor of the medical school. If entering through the main entrance on Main and High Street, visitors should walk directly toward the back of the building and find the offices located across from each other, close to the back doors. If entering through the back doors on Washington Street, visitors will see the office immediately to the right and left.

The Office of Medical Curriculum is located on the 7th floor of the medical school. When exiting the elevator, cross the bridge and turn left. The office is located at the end of the hall in the right-hand corner and is labeled 7162-7180.

A UB Visitor’s Guide and a Campus Map are available online.

Downtown Campus

Getting Here

Take the NFTA Rail/Bus

Due to limited parking, visitors are encouraged to park at the LaSalle Park-and-Ride Station or the University Park-and-Ride Station and take the rail to and from the Allen-Medical Campus Station. Trains depart weekdays beginning at 5:36 a.m. The last train arrives at the University Station at 12:20 a.m.

The full NFTA-Metro rail schedule is available here. The standard fare is $2 each way (cash only), with discounted fares available to seniors and children. NFTA buses are also encouraged as a means of transportation. The NFTA Trip Planner is a useful tool to determine the best route to the medical school.

Driving Directions

From Route 33 West (Kensington Expressway):
Exit at Goodell Street. Turn right onto Main Street. The destination will be on your right.
From I-190 North/I-190 South:
Exit at Elm Street and proceed to Goodell Street. Turn left onto Goodell Street and then right onto Main Street. The destination will be on your right.
From the Skyway:
Take the first exit to I-190 South and exit immediately at Elm Street. Follow above directions.
From Canada:
Take Peace Bridge Plaza to I-190 South. Make left onto Porter Avenue and follow circle to North Street down to Main Street.  

Visitor Parking

There are several visitor parking options available on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Off-street and on-street parking is available in designated locations. Visitors of the Jacobs School of Medicine are encouraged to park in the 854 Ellicott Street Ramp (behind Oishei's Childrens Hospital). Valet parking is available at the Gates Vascular Institute, Buffalo General, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and at the Doubletree Hotel.  

Please visit the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus sites below for parking locations and rates: