Take a look at our offerings page to see what we currently offer. Be sure to check back often, as new programs are added each semester.
All program and enrollment questions should be directed to the contact person listed on the individual program page. More information for each program can also be found by clicking on the "For More Information and to Register" button on each program page.
Find your perfect program on our offerings page now.
Enrollment processes vary by program. To enroll in your desired program visit the program's page, where you will find full enrollment directions. If academic courses are part of the program, you will need to register for* and successfully complete each course. If you have already completed one or more of the required courses, you may be able to complete the remaining requirements to earn the micro-credential.
Acclaim is the platform used by UB for issuing and earning digital badges. Once you complete all of the requirements for a digital badge, including submitting your evidence to the program coordinator, you will be awarded a digital badge through Acclaim (if your program was credit-bearing, you will also receive academic transcript notation).
Congratulations, you have earned a digital badge from the University at Buffalo! Digital badges are credentials that you own, so you can decide how you want to share them.
You will be notified via email (to your @buffalo account) that your badge is available. For first time users, the email will prompt you to sign up on Acclaim.
To immediately share your badge, click on "Accept your Badge" within that email. You will be directed to Acclaim’s login page. Create an account using your UB email address.
Once logged in, you will see your badge and the evidence for which you earned it. To share on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, click on the "share" button and select the social media platform(s) of your choice. You will be prompted to allow Acclaim to access to your social media account(s) to post your badge.
If you choose not to immediately share your badge, you can log in to your Acclaim account at any time to access and share your badges. To do so you must:
There are several ways you can share your digital badge. Once you are logged into your account and have navigated to the Share Badge screen you will see the following sharing options:
For more information on ways to share your digital badges, please visit the Acclaim Help Center.
You can choose to make your Acclaim profile—and your individual badges—viewable to the public or viewable only to you. To manage your privacy settings, log in to your Acclaim account.
To manage profile privacy:
To manage badge privacy:
Please note that if you'd like to share either your profile or a badge, they must be marked public.