UBIS is dedicated to assisting the University obtain access to top international talent through thoughtful utilization of non-immigrant and immigrant visa categories. UBIS advises the University on all matters involving employment-based visas and statuses, files petitions with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, and administers the U.S. Department of State's Exchange Visitor Program on our campus.
The University at Buffalo ranks in the top one percent of U.S. institutions of higher education in number of international scholars. Through the years, UBIS has utilized several visa categories in order to most effectively bring together UB and top international faculty, researchers and postdocs. At the same time we have assisted incoming scholars become familiar with Western New York as they made it their home. It is our hope that everyone involved in a UB immigration matter will contact us if they should need assistance.