“It takes 15 seconds to make a first impression, and the rest of your life to undo it if it was a negative one.”
- Ann Marie Sabath, Business Etiquette in Brief
The UB School of Management MBA and MS programs are professional business programs and therefore students must present themselves at all times in a professional manner both in attitude and dress. The following guidelines will assist you in understanding the culture and feel for dress attire throughout your UB experience.
In class, workshops and while representing the School of Management and your program in the community.
If you come from a warm climate, you may wish to bring a light jacket or sweater to wear in the classroom.
Business Professional is worn for class presentations, case competitions, interviews, job fairs and conferences.
Visit the UB School of Management Career Resource Center “Dressing For Interview Success” page.
You may have questions about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could impact your impending enrollment, especially if you are traveling to us. If you are in the process of enrolling in a School of Management graduate program in summer 2020, fall 2020 or spring 2021, visit and bookmark our COVID-19 Admissions FAQ page.
We want you to know that we are busy preparing and planning an impactful academic experience for you, and eagerly awaiting your arrival. If you would like to know more about how the University at Buffalo is preparing for and responding to the COVID-19 issue, visit this site.