Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs

Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs helps new and transferring undergraduate students get started and strive for academic and personal success.

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Orientation Update

For the safety and health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved all Summer Orientation to a virtual program and will not host students or families on campus this summer.

Select "orientation information" above for additional details. 

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events Cancelled

Due to new public health guidelines regarding public gatherings, all in-person events have been cancelled until further notice.


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

Phone: (716) 645-6125


In response to COVID-19, our hours of operation and services may have changed. Check the link below for the latest information.

Faculty and Staff

We offer consultations for faculty and staff, as well as appointments for students who may need extra assistance transitioning to UB. Please contact us if you know a student who could benefit from additional coaching, skill development or referrals.

Featured Services

Helping new students navigate the transition to college. 


Make an impact on new students, develop your leadership skills and have fun introducing people to UB.
Meet other transfer students, connect with staff, and get more involved on campus. Wherever you transferred from, you’re welcome to join us for these fun, casual events — and discover all the ways we can help you succeed at UB.
Families and students reunite to enjoy fun-filled days and nights on campus.

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