Attend a one-day summer program to set you up for a successful fall.
Your orientation program is designed to get you started with:
Review the sample schedule below for additional details.
|9:00 a.m.||Orientation Check-In|
|9:45 a.m.||Orientation Welcome|
|10:00 a.m.||A Professor’s Take: Faculty Expectations and Recommendations |
|10:40 a.m.||Your Role in the UB Community |
|11:15 a.m.|| |
Navigating UB (Panel Discussion)
|11:45 a.m.||Lunch and Orientation Leader Small Group Meeting|
|12:50 p.m.|| |
Paying for College
|1:20 p.m.||Academic Department Advising Session |
|2:30 p.m.||Orientation Checkout and Campus Resource Fair |
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 $120 fee will be billed on your student account.
Check-in for Summer Orientation takes place in the Student Union on the University at Buffalo’s North Campus. If you are using a GPS device for navigation, enter Jarvis B 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.
If you need local accommodations, you may wish to reserve a hotel near UB’s North Campus. Check here for a list of hotels that offer discounts and support to Student Life programs and services.
If you selected the August 22 orientation session and you will be living on campus, you should plan to move into your residence hall on August 21. On August 21, stop first at the orientation office (112 Student Union) to pick up your UB Card prior to move-in. Please visit the move-in website for additional arrival instructions.
Helping new students transition to life at UB: