Attend a two-day summer program to set you up for a successful fall.
Your on-campus, two-day orientation is designed to get you started with:
This structured orientation program includes an overnight stay in one of UB's residence halls. Review the sample schedule below for additional details.
|9:45 a.m.||Orientation Check-in|
|11:45 a.m.||Orientation Welcome|
|12:30 p.m.||Orientation Leader Small Group Meeting #1 and Lunch |
|1:30 p.m.||Adjusting to Academics at UB |
|2:00 p.m.|| |
Academic Department Advising Session
|5:00 p.m.||Academic Debrief|
|5:30 p.m.|| |
|6:30 p.m.||Get Involved! Presentation and UBLinked Involvement Fair|
|7:30 p.m.||Life at UB Skits |
|8:15 p.m.||Orientation Leaders Small Group Meeting #2 |
|9:45 p.m.||Bulls After Dark|
|7:30 a.m.||Check out of Residence Hall/Breakfast|
|9:15 a.m.||Your Role in the UB Community|
|9:55 a.m.||Paying for College|
|10:45 a.m.||Making UB Home (Housing, Dining, Transportation) |
|11:15 a.m.|| |
|12:30 p.m.||Breakout Sessions (you choose 2 to attend)|
|1:40 p.m.|| |
Plan Your Journey: Orientation Capstone
|2:10 p.m.||Orientation Leader Small Group Meeting #3|
|2:40 p.m.||Orientation Endings (Tours, Tasks, Luggage pick-up) |
The new student fee covers all expenses associated with your New to UB experience, including Summer Orientation, Welcome Weekend, Year One and your academic planning. The $225 fee will be billed on your student account.
Check-in for Summer Orientation takes place in Fargo Quad in the Ellicott Complex on the University at Buffalo’s North Campus. If you are using a GPS device for navigation, enter Fargo Lot, University at Buffalo.
You may choose to support Blue Table by bringing a non-perishable food item to your Summer Orientation. Learn more about UB's virtual food pantry service.
Helping new students transition to life at UB: