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Your UB Online Directory Entry

The UB Online Directory lists enrolled students and employees at UB. You can update the user-supplied information for your entry in the UB Online Directory yourself.

Searching the UB Online Directory


Alumni, retirees (except emeriti), and accepted student applicants who are not yet registered do not appear in the UB Online Database.

The UB Online Directory search page features an input field, followed by a search type selection.

Enter the desired text in the input field, then choose a search type selection of full name, family name, email address, UBITName or campus telephone number.

Entries in the search field can contain wildcard "*" charecters which allow you to match any string of characters:

  • J*Smith matches all Smiths with a first name beginning with the letter J.
  • James Smith returns entries with the first name James and last name Smith, regardless of middle initial.
  • *ith matches last names ending in the letters ith.

A given search may match more than one entry but no more then 25 will be returned for any single search.

Troubleshooting Your Results

If you enter valid data and do not see results you expect:

  • You may have the wrong search field selected.
  • Students who suppress their data as per FERPA Information Release and Directory Publication Policy do not appear by name in the UB Online Directory.
  • Your search may be too broad.
  • A person may have a suffix, such as Jr. as part of their name that is not being searched properly. Search with a * immediately after their name, such as James Smith* instead.
  • Students may not be registered at UB yet.
  • The person may be a UB retiree.
  • The employee's appointment paperwork may have lapsed.

Updating Your UB Online Directory Information

Institutional information, such as your name, is generated from data and must be changed with the correct office for it to reflect in your entry:

To update your user-supplied information, including displayed email address:

  1. Go to the UB Online Directory.
  2. Search for your name.
  3. Select your entry.
  4. Select either Update Your Entry or Update User-Supplied Information.
  5. Authenticate using your UBITName and password.
  6.  Enter your updated information.
  7. Click Submit Changes.

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