Step 3: Register for Classes

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Once you have completed Steps 1 and 2, academic advisors will help you register for classes.

On this page:

Before You Register for Classes

Prior to working with an academic advisor to register for classes, you must:

How You Register for Classes

The process and timeline for getting registered for classes vary depending on your major and/or academic advising center. The chart below summarizes the process and timeline for each advising unit. If you have not completed steps 1 and 2 (and the tasks listed above), you must complete those before course registration.

To find your timeline, choose the semester you will start at UB from the tabs below, then utilize your advisor code and student type. Your advisor code is assigned after you submit your Orientation Data Form; check your confirmation email to learn your advisor code. If you change your major, your advisor code may change.


Take prompt action on any messages from your academic advisor in your UB email.

After You Register for Classes


  • Step 4: Participate in Orientation
    Orientation is a required experience that sets you up for a successful start at UB. 

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