Step 3: Register for Classes

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

Find Your Registration Information

The process and timeline for working with your academic advisor to register for classes vary depending on your major and/or advising center.  The chart below summarizes the course registration process and timeline for your intended major/academic advising unit.

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.

Fall 2019

Course Registration Process/Timeline by Advisor Code
Advisor Code First-Year Students Transfer Students

ACE

Access to College Excellence Program

Beginning May 23, ACE advisors will send students a welcome letter within one week of receiving orientation data form with instructions to call 716-645-7301 to schedule a phone/in-person advising appointment. ACE Advising Info

Not applicable.

ACK

Daniel Acker Scholars Program

Beginning May 23, advisor will send students a welcome letter within one week of receiving the Orientation Data Form. Beginning June 1, advisor will call students to discuss creating the fall course schedule. ACK Advising Info

Not applicable.

AED

School of Architecture and Planning

Beginning June 1, AED advisors will enroll students for classes based upon Math and English placement, and mail students their class schedules within three weeks of receiving both the orientation data form and complete immunization records. AED Advising Info Beginning June 1, AED advisors will enroll students for classes (based upon previous college coursework and design studio/workshop placement) and mail students their class schedules within three weeks of receiving orientation data form and complete immunization records. AED Advising Info

ATH

Athletics Academic Services

If you are a student athlete currently undecided in your major, you will be advised by the Office of Athlete Academic and Student Excellence. Your academic advisor will contact you within one week of receiving your orientation data form to set up a phone or in-person advising appointment. ATH Advising Info

CAS

College of Arts and Sciences

Beginning in April, CAS advisors will send students a letter within one week of receiving orientation data form, instructing them to submit immunization records and call CAS advising at 716-645-6883 to schedule an advising appointment. CAS Advising Info

EOP

Educational Opportunity Program

Beginning May 2, EOP advisors will call or email students within one week of receiving the orientation data form to arrange a phone or in-person counseling appointment. EOP Advising Info

EPAC

Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center

Beginning in early May, EPAC advisors will contact students within two weeks of receiving the orientation data form instructing them to call 716-645-6013 to schedule a phone or in-person advising appointment. EPAC Advising Info

HON

Honors College

If you are a student in the Honors College, you will be advised by the Honors College instead of your major’s advising code. Beginning in early May, the Honors College will email students the name of their advisor and instructions to schedule a phone appointment. HON Advising Info

Not applicable.

JSMBS

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Beginning in May, Jacobs School Undergraduate Education advisors will email students within 5 business days of receiving their orientation data form to confirm receipt. Once immunization records are received, students will be emailed again with course registration instructions. JSMBS Advising Info

Jacobs School Undergraduate Education advisors will email students within one week of receiving orientation data form, instructing them to set up an advising appointment. JSMBS Advising Info

MG

School of Management

Beginning in late May, within seven days of submitting the orientation data form and immunization records, MG advisors will: (1) partially register students for classes (based on Math and English placement, SAT or ACT scores, AP or IB courses, and college credit course reported on the Orientation Data Form) and then (2) email students with additional instructions to review their schedule and add a UB seminar course. MG Advising Info

 

MG advisors will call students within seven business days of receiving the Orientation Data Form to gather additional information or alert them to check email for detailed instructions including specific courses to add and information on how to register at UB. Students are then expected to register themselves for the courses prior to attending orientation. MG Advising Info

NUR

School of Nursing

Beginning in late May, NUR advisors register students for most of their classes within 10 business days of receiving the orientation data form. The advisor will then email students their schedule along with directions instructing them to choose a UB Seminar that fits with the courses for which they have been registered. NUR Advising Info

Beginning in mid-April, NUR advisors email students within 10 business days of receiving orientation data form, with instructions to call 716-829-2537 to schedule a phone/in-person advising appointment. NUR Advising Info

SEASBE, SEASCE, SEASCIEENV, SEASCSCEN, SEASEAS, SEASEEGP, SEASIE, SEASMEASE

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Beginning mid-May, advisors will email students their course schedule after receipt of the orientation data form and immunization records. Recent submissions may take up to 3 weeks to process. SEAS Advising Info

Beginning in mid-May, advisors will call or email students within 8 business days of receiving the orientation data form to set up a phone/in-person advising appointment. SEAS Advising Info

SPHHP

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Beginning in early May, advisors will register students for courses within two weeks of receiving their orientation data form. The student will then be emailed to review their schedule in HUB. SPHHP Advising Info

Beginning in early May, advisors will call and email students within two weeks of receiving the orientation data form to schedule an appointment to discuss course registration.
SPHHP Advising Info

SPPS

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Beginning in May, SPPS advisors will partially register students who have submitted immunization records for classes based on Math and English placement within 10 days of receiving the orientation data form. Students will be contacted via email and expected to finalize their schedules within 5 days. SPPS Advising Info

SPPS advisors call students within 10 business days after receiving the orientation data form to schedule a phone/in-person appointment. SPPS Advising Info

SSBP

Success Summer Bridge Program

If your college code is SSBP, an academic advisor from the college or department of your major will help you register for classes. Please refer to the process and timeline in the appropriate row of this chart. 

Not applicable.

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