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Activate Your UBITName: Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Student

Gather Your UB Information

You will need the following three pieces of information to activate your UBITName:

Information How You Get It Where to Get Help If Lost or Unknown
1. UBITName
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CIT Help Desk
2. Last four digits of your Person Number
Email from Office of the Registrar or on UB Card
Office of the Registrar
3. One-time Password

In Person: Bring your UB Card or current government-issued photo I.D with date of birth, in English (e.g., driver's license or passport), to the CIT Help Desk.

 

Remote: Fax to 716-645-3617 an enlarged and lightened copy of government-issued I.D described above and a contact number during CIT Help Desk hours.

CIT Help Desk

If you are interrupted, log out or accidentally navigate away from the Identity Manager window during the activation process, you will need to get a new One-time Password from the CIT Help Desk, and can then follow the activation process again.

Visit the UBITName Manager

Click Visit UBITName Manager below and follow the instructions on the screen to activate your UBITName.

View step-by-step activation instructions (optional)

Once you have your UB information ready, visit the UBITName Manager (a self-service website) to activate your UBITName. You will be required to complete the following steps:

  1. Enter your UBITName
  2. Click Continue
  3. Solve the CAPTCHA Security Check
  4. Click Continue
  5. Enter your three pieces of UB information*:
    • The last four digits of your Person Number
    • The month of your birth in numbers (e.g., January is "01")
    • Your one-time password

      * Note: If you accidentally log out in the middle of the UBITName activation process, you may need to contact the CIT Help Desk to have them issue you a new one-time password before you can try activating again.
  6. Click Continue
  7. Complete the following three tasks to activate your UBITName:
    • Accept the UB Computer and Network Use Policy by clicking Accept
    • Choose a new password and click Change Password
    • Set your security questions and answers (one you create and three from UB) and click Continue
  8. When you see the UBITName Manager: Home screen, your UBITName is activated! You are now ready to enjoy all the great services UB offers. Note that you can return to the UBITName Manager at any time to change your UBITName password or manage your security questions.

What's Next?

Once you’ve activated your UBITName, you are able to use HUB Student Center (available through MyUB).  In the HUB Student Center you can:

  • Receive timely messages about services and deadlines specific to your needs and interests
  • Register for classess and view your class schedule

The HUB Student Center is used throughout your academic caereer at UB. It is important to remember your UBITName and new password for future reference.

Please be aware that UB expects you to use your UB email and UBIT resources for all academic communication and to be responsible for its use in an ethical and legal manner.

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