Activate Your UBITName: Accepted Non-International Undergraduate Applicant or Transfer

1. Gather your UB information

  • The last four digits of your Person Number - You received this in the Acknowledgement Letter in your Acceptance Packet.
  • Your UBITName and One-Time Password - You received these in a letter sent 5 days after your Acceptance Packet.

Call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions toll-free at 1-888-UB-ADMIT if you are missing any of the items above.

2. Log into the UBITName Manager and follow instructions

View step-by-step activation instructions (optional)

Once you have your UB information ready, visit the UBITName Manager (a self-service website) to activate your UBITName. Complete the following steps:

  1. Enter your UBITName, making sure all letters are lowercase
  2. Click Continue
  3. Solve the CAPTCHA Security Check
  4. Click Continue
  5. Enter your three pieces of UB information*:
    • The last four digits of your Person Number
    • The month of your birth in numbers (e.g., January is 01)
    • Your One-Time Password

      * Note: If you accidentally log out or disconnect in the middle of the UBITName activation process, contact the UBIT Help Center to get a new one-time password so you can try activating again.
  6. Click Continue
  7. Complete the following to activate your UBITName:
    • Accept the UB Computer and Network Use Policy by clicking Accept
    • Choose a new password and click Change Password
    • Set your security questions and answers (one you create and three from UB) and click Continue
  8. When you see the UBITName Manager: Home screen, click Add or update your password recovery contact information to be used if you forget your password and enter your non-UB email and cell phone number as instructed.
  9. When you see the UBITName Manager: Home screen, your UBITName is activated! You are now ready to enjoy all the great services UB offers.

You can return to the UBITName Manager at any time to change your UBITName password or manage your security questions, non-UB email or cell phone number for password recovery.

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