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We are currently updating ALL club constitutions to an ADA/WCAG friendly format. We ask for your patience as this process will take some time. If you need a copy of a club constitution, please contact that council coordinator and they will provide you with a copy.

As we process each constitution, we will add them back to each club.

Hobby Council

Coordinator:

Zackary Graham -

The Hobby Council represents a wide range of activities for UB students to enjoy. Whether you want to learn a new hobby, or want to continue your passion, this Council is the place for you.  Our clubs range from music, fitness, creating, playing and anything and everything to help you unwind and relax after your academic studies. 




Academic Bowl

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

The purpose and mission of the UB Academic bowl is to foster friendly, academic competition within the UB community; to compete in team and individual academic contests regionally and nationally; finally, to work to establish such competition as a means towards achieving a complete collegiate education. 

Office Location:  SU 316


President:
Abigail Grabowski
Vice President:
Miles Allen
Treasurer:
Ian Moore
Secretary:
Lucas Lassinger

Anime

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

  1. To introduce Japanese culture through Japanese anime.
  2. To bring together people with our common interest in anime.
  3. To provide and maintain a source of anime, though a library, to donors.

Office Location:  SU 303


President:
Alex Cherniwchan
Vice President:
Phu Nguyen
Treasurer:
Mustafiz Rahman
Secretary:
Ryan Tang

Arts and Craft Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2018-04-13

About us:

The purpose of the Arts and Crafts Club is to provide students with a creative, comfortable atmosphere to enjoy and create arts and crafts outside of class. Our mission cater an outlet from club members' artistic and creative interests and foster a common bond between student at University at Buffalo. 



Audubon Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2020-02-24

About us:

The UB Audubon Club's purpose is to introduce people to the world of birding to learn about their local fauna, from the numerous Black-capped Chickadees to the winter visiting Snowy Owls. Birding can be a daunting activity, given the nature of the community. We will provide students with the knowledge and tools (e.g. binocular tips, birding spots, learning identification) to enjoy the many birds that migrate through or call Western New York their home. In turn, we hope to inspire members to contribute to conservation efforts whether local or worldwide.



Badminton Club

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2017-03-07

About us:

Badminton club not only involves playing badminton but also keeps our participating club members physically and mentally healthy through badminton.



President:
Ryan Chung
Treasurer:
Justin Li

Beauty and Self Care

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2020-03-04

About us:

To have a club where students interested in makeup can come together to share tips, educate and embrace the creative aspect. Makeup is a form of self-expression and takes a lot of work to perfect. Events would range from tutorials, chats, guest speakers and skin focused informative sessions.



Bollywood Dance and Drama Club

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2016-11-02

About us:

To enrich the undergraduate experience of all of the students at UB by making them aware of Bollywood via the media of dance in a theatrical and lyrical form.



President:
Zahin Hossain
(585)210-9291
Vice President:
Naomi Lazurus
(518) 847-2289
Treasurer:
Karneeka Golash
(716) 352-4803
Secretary:
Jash Vachhani
(716) 817-3120

Bookworms

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2019-11-06

About us:

Our primary purpose is to provide a social and recreational space whereby members can interact, read books, participate in discussions, and broaden their literary perspectives! Our meetings will comprise of two components: a brief review of chapters assigned for reading, followed by a discussion on different themes that might arise. We hope that through these discussions (on our selected readings) our members will benefit in two ways- by discovering an ability to read between the lines and analyze a range of meaning behind them, and connect them to larger ideas that operate in our society. Our curation of books will be mostly fiction and will touch on a variety of themes relating to sociopolitical issues, philosophical ideas, Utopian derivative genres, and science fiction.



Vice President:
Archana Mohan
Treasurer:
Ishmam Nur
Secretary:
Sahana Viswanathan

Bowling Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2019-11-06

About us:

The purpose of this organization is to bring students together to interact through a game of bowling. This would allow them to gather together outside of an academic setting and provide students with another option in their extra-curricular activities. Furthermore, it can bring students with different career tracks together and connect them over a friendly game. Our goal is to promote a healthier lifestyle through improving hand-eye coordination and strengthening muscles. This can be an easy way for students to get their daily workouts in. In addition to the physical health benefits, it would also provide mental health benefits. Bowling can be relaxing and stress relieving, understanding that students always have their plate full with school work. 



President:
Sherry Ong
Vice President:
Sophia Ye
Treasurer:
Melissa Zhong
Secretary:
Tim Le

Breakdance Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Established in 2006 by J.R. Noble, UB Breakdance aims to promote the diversity of UB through B-boying, performing for a number of different clubs and student associations.  With the further success of the organization, UB Breakdance will continue to extend its art, working with even more organizations in order to develop a better understanding of B-boying and Hip Hop within the community.

Office Location:  SU 302


Chess Club

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2016-11-04

About us:

To create an enjoyable chess environment for students what would like to play and learn how to play chess.



Treasurer:
Megan Benzinger

Comics

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Have various topics of discussion and events that are about sharing our passion for comic books.



Cosplay

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

To bring together people with a common interest in cosplay. To educate and share different techniques of cosplay, be they sewing crafting or anything else cosplay related. To assist in the creation or fabrication needs of any member who seeks help.

Office Location:  SU 377


President:
Ocean Smith
Vice President:
Dahlia Alphonce
Treasurer:
Wren Hobbs
Secretary:
Mckenna Dziemian

Culinary Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Instruct individuals how to bake and cook while exploring their talents within the culinary arts.  Club will serve as an outlet to help students relax and have a good social and mental experience; to retreat from the pressures of college life.

Office Location:  SU 373


Dancesport

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2016-06-22

About us:

The goal of UB Dancesport team is to provide undergraduate students an environment that encourages and supports the teaching, training and performance of ballroom dance, in addition to to joining students with a common interest.



Debate Society

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Debate Society will provide a structure for students to debate past and current topics or issues. The club will encourage students to actively research and evaluate current problems and present them in a parliamentary style debate.

Club Advisor:  Andrew Adam Sachs


President:
Paul Pullara
(631)7071336
Vice President:
Nathaniel Rogers
5858201257
Treasurer:
Ezekiel Arubuike
845-321-2294
Secretary:
Netra Mittal
(716) 445-3204

Drawing Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2019-11-18

About us:

The purpose of the Drawing Club is to provide students with a creative atmosphere where they can explore their drawing talents. This club allows students to step into a relaxing environment that encourages them to meet new individuals while enhancing their creativity, memory, and problem-solving skills. Different projects will help develop a student's use of contour, grid system, shading and use of color. Students will be able to use various forms of mediums, such as paint, colored pencils and markers, graphite, and charcoal, to explore what suits them best. This form of stress relief works to improve both the manual dexterity and perceptual ability of a student through various drawing activities.



Glee Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Purpose of club is to provide a chance for students to be involved in music singing and dance regardless of their field of study.



President:
Alaia Gross
Vice President:
Deasha Wachman
Treasurer:
Brandon Schoener
(716) 348-8927
Secretary:
Annalise Casciano
(716) 796-7011

Ice Skating Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2019-03-14

About us:

The main purpose of the Ice Skating Club is to bring students of all skill levels together in order to foster an appreciation for ice skating. In turn, this will allow us to cultivate an environment ot promote physical and mental health while working towards promoting social bonds with likeminded peers.

 



Improv

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

To explore different form of improvisational theater; to create a relaxed and open creative environment with fellow students and to share improv with the University at Buffalo campus and its surrounding community; above all to foster a sense of fun in our members and audiences. 



President:
Nick Kagelmacher
Vice President:
James Dunn
Treasurer:
Cas Vecchio
Secretary:
Jason Obie

Impulse Dance Force

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Impulse Dance Force was founded in the Fall of 2004 by UB Alumni Samantha Sorrentino and Jaime Scheff. After observing a lack of dance classes available to non-dance majors, they sought to create a club that could incorporate any student at any level. Impulse is ran by students and functions much like a dance studio does. Every week we host numerous classes and at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters we put on a showcase for our friends and families. Styles of dance taught include jazz, ballet, pointe, tap, contemporary, modern, lyrical, hip-hop, and more! We welcome dancers of all skill levels! In addition, throughout the semester we host several social events and community service events – all great ways to meet your fellow IDF members and even help your community!



President:
Alexandra Vool
Vice President:
Eve Rokhvadze
Treasurer:
Jennifer Ansong
Secretary:
Lauren Friedman

Kickline

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

UB Kickline is a student-run dance club that combines movements of cheerleading and dance in an organized line dance. The club encourages the participation of all UB students to help promote school spirit across UB's campuses, express themselves through dance and meet new people. 



President:
Adelia Salerno
8452388009
Vice President:
Natalie Doller
Secretary:
Jacquelyn Williams
7165235863

Manga Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2020-03-03

About us:

A club for anyone who likes visual novels and wants to discuss about manga/manhwa/manhua/light novels/web toons, do voice acting or have a chance for original manga collaboration. We will have presentations about topics related to visual novels such as how they're made, their history, the different kinds of Eastern Visual Novels and even host lessons on the art of visual storytelling so there will be lots to learn and have fun with! The goal is to create a relaxing atmosphere for people who would like to hold philosophical, ethical or just casual conversations about the stories portrayed in visual novels such as manga which might not have been seen in other forms of media such as anime or comics.



President:
Snigdha Motadaka
2408108800
President:
Snigdha Motadaka
(240) 810-8800
Vice President:
Aliana Wolf
(929) 519-6786
Treasurer:
Shijia Zheng
(516) 300-2688
Secretary:
Breanna Nelson
(716) 799-5698

Mock Trial

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

  1. To promote the reputation of UBMT within the American College Mock Trial community and beyond
  2. To promote interest in Mock Trial at the University at Buffalo
  3. To equip interested and qualified participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to be competitive in American Mock Trial Competition

Office Location:  SU 316


Nerf or Nothin'

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2020-03-06

About us:

Our mission is to provide students with a community of like-minded individuals who are interested in Nerf. We will have meetings to organize and plan events such as capture the flag and other Nerf related competitions.



President:
Harrison Goldstein
Vice President:
Ryan Alessandra
Treasurer:
Devan Blaakman
Secretary:
Sebastian Phillips
(914) 806-4186

Outdoor Adventure Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

The objectives of the OAC are to promote the enjoyment of the outdoors in a variety of venues and activities as well as educate about the aforementioned venues and activities and their associated safety thereof. The OAC will pursue these objectives through regularly scheduled meetings, activities, and projects.

Office Location:  SU 370
Club Advisor:  Russ Crispell, , 716-481-5406


President:
Katie Lovell
Vice President:
John Toftegard
Treasurer:
Olivia Courtney
Secretary:
Aliana Wolf
(929) 519-6786

Photo Club

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2011-04-17

About us:

To help students explore their creative side through the lens of a camera and share their images with one another.



President:
Maximilian Kapitonoff
3477441447
Vice President:
Michael Chu
7168174513
Treasurer:
Sai Krishna Seethala
4843185431
Secretary:
Brianna Friend
6073777642

Pokemon Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

The purpose of Pokemon Club is to unite with all of the Pokemon players at the University at Buffalo through the video games animated cartoons or card game.

Office Location:  SU 303


President:
Max Kravec

Poker Club

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2017-02-22

About us:

This club will bring together individuals who enjoy playing poker in a social yet competitive environment and to hone the skills of UB Students.



Pro DJs

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2018-05-03

About us:

Our mission is to unite students from different backgrounds under the common goal of learning how to mix and produce music. We want to teach students the different genres of music and different software available to do so.



Smash Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

To provide a space for fans of Super Smash Bros. series to come and enjoy the company of like minded individuals, to help aspiring competitors learn how to improve the game, and to foster friendships and community-building for the University at Buffalo Smash scene.

Office Location:  SU 303


Spikeball Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2018-10-01

About us:

The purpose of this club is to spread awareness of the sport of Spikeball. Another purpose is to the more advanced and competitive Spikeball players a place to polish up their skills, while also serving as an educational place to help the beginners become more familiarized with the game.

 

 



Step Troupe

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

Our mission is To uplift the spirit of the University at Buffalo in the form of step and dance techniques. We are a competing step team that performs at events at the University at Buffalo as well as other schools around the area. We also participate in competitions in and out of state.  



Vice President:
Joy Ouma
8453376160
Treasurer:
Kaylyn Heyward
Secretary:
Nia Joseph
3479946474

Strategists and Role Players Association (SARPA)

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

In recognition of that historical, simulation, and role-play gaming is practiced by millions, the UB Strategies and Role Players Association exists to unify those gamers attending the State University of New York at Buffalo, and others from the surrounding community. The UB Strategists and Role Players Association will serve as a forum to meet other gamers, so that games, both short and long term, can be organized and enjoyed. 

Office Location:  SU 303


Vice President:
Ian Santora
Treasurer:
Charles Davey
(716)-478-9994
Secretary:
Mitchell Kovach

Swing Dance Club

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

To provide U.B. students and the surrounding Buffalo community with swing dancing lessons and the opportunity to enjoy, learn, and practice the art of swing dancing. 



Theater and Performance Club

Club Status: Temporary

Date Established: 2011-11-09

About us:

The purpose of this club will be to allow students who are interested to perform in original/non-copyright and copyright scripted performances* (i.e. plays, musicals) that will lead to a culmination of said practiced and scripted performances at the end of each semester, regardless of major or prior knowledge/experience. This club will not only help those who are interested in the field of acting develop skills to help their interest but also give them valuable like skills, (such as teamwork, courage, compassion, community building, etc.



Treasurer:
Sarah Mullings

UB Musicians

Club Status: Permanent

About us:

The UB Musicians is where Buffalo's musicians come together to play music and meet other music lovers. In a no-pressure free jam environment, musicians of every caliber can use Jam Club to hone their skills and perform.

Office Location:  SU 302
General E-mail:  


UB Poets

Club Status: Permanent

Date Established: 2015-11-19

About us:

The purpose of UB Poets is to engage and foster the growth of the poetry community at the University at Buffalo through the implementation of writing and performance workshops along with the hosting of open mics and poetry slams.



President:
Trinity Mohr
(716)-247-2718
Vice President:
Rachael Burdick
Treasurer:
Caroline West
Secretary:
Tara Lucombe

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