UB Global provides a variety of online services for international students at UB.
UB Global is a software application ISS uses to:
Starting in 2022, UB students are required to change their UBITName password. If you do not change your password, you will be unable to access your UB account in the future. Please log into ubidm.buffalo.edu and change your password as soon as possible.
All current international students in F-1 or J-1 status. If you have changed status or your status ended you may no longer have access to e-forms in UB Global.
Click the "login" button on the home page (pictured above) and log in using your UBIT name and password. If you're having trouble with your UBIT account please visit buffalo.edu/ubit/help for assistance.
If you are an active F-1 or J-1 student and have trouble logging in please try the following steps:
If these steps do not fix the issue please send us a detailed email with the problem you are having and a screenshot of the issue.
Yes, you can save your e-form as a draft at any time prior to submitting. As long as you save a draft, you can come back and complete your request at a later time.
Please keep in mind that in order for ISS to start processing any request you must be sure to finish your e-form and click submit.
ISS prioritizes e-form requests based on timing of submission and order of processing priority for the office. Find a list of e-form processing times for all ISS e-forms.
If you are unable to submit the e-form, double check that:
Some e-forms are specific to a student's visa category or their enrollment status at UB. If you are an F-1 student you can only access e-forms for F-1 students. If you are a J-1 student, you can only access e-forms for J-1 students. Similarly, if you are currently on OPT you can access e-forms for OPT reporting.
If you cannot find a specific e-form that you believe you should have access to, please contact us and let us know what you're looking to accomplish.
If you're experience issues accessing a specific e-form or have other technical difficulties please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.