Step 4: Participate in Orientation

new u b students getting to know one another during welcome weekend.

Orientation sets you up for a successful start at UB through a series of required and optional experiences. 

On this page:

Before You Participate in Orientation

  • Access your UB Zoom account. This is a premium account that you’ll need in order to access your Live, Virtual Spring Orientation Sessions. Use your UBmail address ( to login with SSO. Learn more about using your UB Zoom account.
  • Join the Slack channel for new students. In November, add yourself to the group chat platform using your email. 
  • Check your UB email on January 10. We'll send you instructions for how to access the Online Modules.

Orientation Programs

Participating in your orientation program is required and one of your most important first experiences at UB. Orientation is essential and focuses on the next step in your UB journey. Select your program from the options below to learn more.

Need Help?

Helping new students transition to life at UB:

University at Buffalo
112 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6125