First-Year and Transfer Students

new u b students gathered in a circle outside at orientation.

New to UB programs will introduce you to life on campus and prepare you for a successful start at UB.

First-Year and Transfer Students

New students are required to complete the orientation process, detailed in the steps below.

Start by filling out the Orientation Data Form to provide key information to UB.
Proof of immunization is required for all new students. Fulfill your immunization requirements before proceeding to Step 3.
Once you have completed Steps 1 and 2, academic advisors will help you register for classes.
Orientation sets you up for a successful start at UB through a structured experience. 
Welcome Weekend prepares you for the start of classes through a semi-structured series of events. 
Year One supports you through your start at UB with programs, resources and guidance.
Starting in Fall?

Follow the steps on this page beginning in March.

Starting in Spring?
Check back in November for your next steps.

New to UB Overview

All new students participate in each program to ensure a strong start at UB:

- Summer Orientation
- Welcome Weekend
- Year One

Need Help?

Helping new students transition to life at UB:

University at Buffalo
112 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6125 or (877) 434-0665