Congratulations and welcome to the University at Buffalo (UB). We are thrilled that you have chosen UB and look forward to seeing you on campus. Although you have successfully completed the admissions process, since you received formal admission to your program you make be asking yourself "What Now?"
As a new student, you may find the following resources helpful. You can also contact us or contact your department for more assistance.
The Graduate School hosts a Welcome and Information Fair for incoming
graduate students every August, giving incoming graduate students a
warm welcome to the UB community and the Buffalo area. This
special event features presentations that focus on important
graduate student topics. Incoming graduate students also have
the opportunity to informally speak with representatives from many
key UB organizations and services offices.
Before coming to campus, make sure that you have reviewed and fulfilled the Immunization and Health Form Requirement. If you need personal medical insurance, UB offers Student Medical Insurance services.
All new students need a UBITname and Password for access to UB’s learning technologies. Once you have them set up, visit MyUB (the UB web portal), and iConnect@UB for information on services and software. You can view the Information Technology Orientation for more information.
Life to learn about student activities. UB also has information
parking and transportation, and the Buffalo-Niagara region. The Graduate Student Association
can help you get involved with campus life. There are also many international
clubs at UB.
Please review the Graduate School Policies & Procedures Manual, which contains information about admissions, registration, grading, student records, degree requirements and more.
Need a roommate? Want to know about upcoming events? Check out our Facebook page.
We have a variety of international clubs that help you connect with other students like you.
Your school may have orientation and other events. Contact them for more information.