International Student Welcome

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Learn more about UB's welcome for F-1 and J-1 international students. 

International Student Welcome Schedule

In addition to any orientation program provided by your academic department, graduate international students will participate in International Student Welcome in-person programs and activities.  

Graduate International Student Welcome provides programs and activities specifically for international students to welcome you to UB, and help you get settled before the start of your first semester here.

Welcome Series

The Welcome Series sessions and activities are informative, useful, and important as you continue your transition to UB throughout your first semester on campus.

Fall 2023 Welcome Series programs and activities will be shared during the summer and throughout the Fall 2023 semester. 

International Orientation & Welcome Series Fee

The International Orientation and Welcome Series Fee is a one-time charge for international student new to the UB campus that covers the New to UB orientation programming for undergraduate students, and the International Student Welcome programming for graduate students.     

The International Orientation and Welcome Series Fee is $105.  The fee will appear on your UB bill during the second or third billing cycle.  The fee is charged to all new students, and is not charged based on your choice of participation.