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COVID-19: Law School Planning and Response

COVID-19 Hotline

Erie County Department of Health hotline for COVID-19 related calls: 716-858-2929

For Law-IT Assistance: Call 716-645-7393, email Law-IT-AVServices@buffalo.edu or submit a request via Law IT's Ticket Support Center

For Live Law-IT Requests (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm): Text 716-222-9905, Live Zoom Support Line or chat (add law.it.live@gmail.com to your UB Gmail chat client in Google Hangouts.)

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University Guides and Information

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Information for Law Faculty & Staff

On this page:

General Resources

Law School Directory - A listing of the School of Law's departments, the services they provide, their virtual hours, contact information, and those individuals working in these departments.

Complete your Daily Health Check - To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus, the university has deployed this Daily Health Check. Learn more about the tool. See also - Clarification regarding use of mandatory daily health screening tool.

Communications Toolbox - Provides COVID-Related Communications Templates & Tools.

Employee Return to Campus Plan - Promotes safety, mitigates risk, and allows for gradual and strategic reopening of administrative and academic services within O’Brian Hall.

Customize your Zoom Background with these School of Law Background scenes. (Please note, if your background scene appears backwards, click on "Mirror my video" on the bottom of your settings.)

1Capen - Note that 1Capen hours have changed. It is now open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Visit the website for available services. Reservations are required for in-person services.  

UB Parking and Transportation - In-person payments are no longer accepted and parking permits are by mail only. Parking permits will be mailed to the address that you have on file so please remember to update your address before submitting payment. Visit their website to register for your parking permit.

Phone line set up for UB students to report confirmed positive COVID-19 cases - UB has established a phone line for students who have tested positive for the virus. With this phone line, students can report their positive test and receive assistance as needed.

Classrooms and Spaces

Classrooms: Conduct Recommendations Checklist - Use this checklist to start up academic areas on campus. This checklist may not address every consideration for your area. There are separate guidelines for teaching labs and clinical/practice experiences.

Student Study Space - Guidelines for designated student workspaces.

Printing Services

Second Floor "Law School" Printers in Law Library Moved to 5th and 7th Floors

  • “Law School” printer moved from the 2nd floor to the 5th floor, to ensure law students have 24/7 access.
  • Two “UB Print Anywhere” printers are relocated outside the Law Library, one on the first floor and one on the second floor of O’Brian Hall. More information on “UB Print Anywhere” printers is here
  • Two Lexis printers are located on the 5th and 7th floors. Free printing provided by Lexis
  • More information on O’Brian workstations and printers is here.

Please note, the 2nd floor Law Library entrance is currently closed.

UB Print Anywhere

UB students receive a semesterly quota of free pages to print assignments at any of 40 print station kiosks. Visit their website to learn how to easily print assignments from any computer, a computing site, smartphone, a USB drive, and more.