Undergraduate Students

Orientation Transition and Parent Programs orientation volunteers smiling in UB blue shirts.

Welcome undergraduate students! Along with New to UB orientation programs, we're here to help you succeed at UB.

New to UB Orientation Programs

All first-year and transfer undergraduate F-1 students will participate in the New to UB orientation programs.

New to UB Questions?

Start with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in the Student Guide.  If you need additional information please contact Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs. They will respond during their regular business hours of Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Questions about U.S. Visas or Travel?

Join ISS advisors as we answer frequently asked questions from new & transferring students about U.S. visatravel, & more!

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  • Arriving Late
    In addition to required orientation programs, all new international students have regulatory arrival deadlines. Late arrival requires prior approval.
  • Academic Success Workshops
    Learn more about UB ISS Academic Success Workshops designed to assist new incoming & continuing undergraduate international students with navigating the academic rigors of a US university. 

International Student Welcome Fee

The International Student Welcome Fee (listed as "International Student ISS Orientation - Undergraduate" on your student account) is a one-time $25 charge for undergraduate international students new to the UB campus that covers welcome and transition programming provided by ISS. 

This fee will appear on your student account 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 in any or all of the welcome and transition programming offered by ISS.

This fee is separate from the orientation fee that covers your New to UB programming and communications facilitated by OTPP (Orientation, Transition, and Parent Programs)