Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question? Before you call, check here for the
answer. If you can’t find what you’re looking
How do I become a member of the UB Alumni
If you are a graduate of the University at Buffalo, you already
are a member! As of October 2015, the UB Alumni Association no
longer requires membership dues. This no-fee membership program
allows the Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Engagement
to better serve all of our alumni worldwide.
I need an official transcript from UB. How do I get
this page for details. If you are a life member of the
alumni association, please contact Janice Vecchio at email@example.com or
1-800-284-5382 and she will process the request for you.
I need a replacement diploma. How do I get one?
Visit this page for details. If you
are a life member of the alumni association, please contact Janice
Vecchio by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or
phone at 1-800-284-5382 and she will process the request for
Where is the Office of Alumni Engagement located?
The Office of Alumni Engagement is in Harriman Hall on the South
(Main Street) Campus.
University at Buffalo
Office of Alumni Engagement
201 Harriman Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
How do I keep my UBMail after I
Did you graduate in May 2014 or later?
You automatically keep your UBMail; your account will remain active
as long as you log in to your UBMail at least once every 90 days.
If you do not log in at least once every 90 days, your UBMail will
be deactivated. You may opt-in
again using this form to regain access to UBMail at any
- If you forward your UBMail to another service, you still must
log in to your UBMail for it to remain active. Log in here.
- If you do not want to keep your UBMail and don't want to wait
90 days for automatic deactivation, you may opt-out
using this form.
- If you did not meet the criteria for UB graduation, your UBMail
Did you graduate between January 1998 and February
To activate your UBMail powered by Google, you’ll need to opt-in
here. If you are an alumnus employed by UB or a current
student, you will simply continue using your UBmail.
Did you graduate before 1998 and do you already have a
You can opt in or reactivate UBMail by using this
form. If you don’t remember your UBMail password, learn
how to reset it. Faculty and staff are not eligible for UBMail
Powered by Google, even if they are alumni.
Did you work for UB?
UB employees who are leaving the university and who are also alumni
may opt-in to keep their UBMail. Once your faculty or staff status
has been terminated, consult your support staff to have your
mailbox converted to UBMail Powered by Google.
I'm not receiving correspondence or email from UB: how do I
Our records may indicate that you requested not to receive any
communication from UB, or we may have outdated contact information
for you. If you would like to start receiving information from UB,
us. When you do, you also can register on UB Connect,
the online community exclusively for UB alumni.
I would like to update my contact information with
Whenever you have a change to your contact information (home or
email address, job title, phone number, work address), you can
make updates through UB Connect,
the online community exclusively for UB alumni. All you have to do
is register, find your profile and make your updates. Or contact
us and we will be happy to update your record for you.
I do not wish to receive any communication from UB.
Office of Alumni Engagement and we will update your record.
There may be a brief delay before your request goes into effect;
you may continue to receive communication for several weeks. Please
note that some UB entities may still send you communication if they
do not utilize the Office of Alumni Engagement database.
I want to register on UB Connect, but I can’t find my
name in the search results.
Search for your name using last name and first initial only. If
your name has changed since you graduated, try searching by your
student last name. If you still have trouble, contact
I'd like to submit a class note.
There are a number of ways for alumni to submit class notes and
- Via UB
Connect, the online community for UB alumni; click on the
class notes link in the right-hand navigation.
- Via the Contact Us
- E-mail: email@example.com
- U.S. mail:
UB Office of Donor and Alumni Communications
901 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
I'd like to share news about a recent accomplishment with UB
If you are a UB alumnus and the news is about you, you may post
the information as a class note on UB Connect or
send it to us using one of the methods listed above. If you are
submitting a news release on behalf of a UB alumnus (for example,
you represent the company a UB alumnus works for), you may email it
and the note will be considered for publication in the alumni
Does the UB Alumni Association offer student
Yes, the UBAA offers three scholarships: The Willie R. Evans
UBAA Legacy Scholarship, the J. Scott Fleming Student-to-Student
Scholarship and the UBAA Alumnae Scholarship. Learn more