Advising in the College

Students walking on North Campus.

The Student Advisement and Services Office assists undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences to meet their academic and career goals. Our services include:

  • Helping new freshmen and transfer students with their initial advisement and enrollment.
  • Discussing College of Arts and Sciences majors and departments and referring students to departmental advisors.
  • Answering questions about UB Curriculum courses and requirements and related academic issues.
  • Assisting students facing academic difficulties.
  • Assisting undecided students and those considering changing majors, particularly within the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Referring students to appropriate campus resources such as Career Design Center, Counseling Services, Study Abroad, Teacher Education Institute, Accessibility Resources, International Student Services, etc.
  • Introducing students to information on internships, research and volunteer opportunities, other academic programs, clubs, etc.

Our on-call advisors can help you with your quick questions. Sign-up for our daily drop-in advising appointment from 1-3 p.m. using Navigate or call 716-645-6883.

Academic Advisement Vision and Mission, Values and Goals

Our advisors are experienced professionals who adhere to the core values of our profession as stated on our association’s website.