Overview

Welcome to the United University Professions Buffalo Health Science Center Chapter at the University at Buffalo. UUP is the union representing academic and professional employees of the State University of New York. The University at Buffalo is sustained by several unions including two UUP Chapters, the Buffalo Health Science Center and Buffalo Center Chapters. The Health Science Chapter includes Faculy and Staff from Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing , Pharmacy, Nursing, and Public Health  as well as Staff in Student Health.  Be active in your union and help make UB a great place!

Mission

The purpose of this organization shall be to improve the terms and conditions of employment of those UUP represents; to promote mutual assistance and cooperation among the members of this organization; to advance education in a democracy and democracy in education; to promote the principle of unity and collective bargaining in higher education; and to defend the civil, professional, and human rights of those the union represents.

Vision

UUP will continue to be recognized as a leading higher education union as the organization creates significant opportunities for new member engagement and activism. UUP will provide the foundational structure for faculty and professional staff to fulfill the academic mission of SUNY. UUP will become an integral part of the campus culture for all members.

Values

UUP is committed to equal protection, professional development, and quality of life for the membership; celebrating diversity, individuality, and achievement; and ensuring organizational full transparency, open participation, and long-term sustainability.