Welcome to the University at Buffalo! We are thrilled that you chose a major within the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Student Advisement and Services is here to help you every step to graduation.
We help undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences plan their academic path, develop goals, and provide support and recommendations to help students graduate college.
We will be reaching out to new incoming students by email and phone as you complete these steps below.
Before starting your first semester at UB, here is what you need to do.
1. Sign up for the virtual Course Registration Informational Sessions. Step-by-step instructions to sign up with dates and times will be sent to your UB email.
2. Attend your virtual session, where you'll spend an hour with our Academic Advisors talking about:
💡Pro Tip: Work to remove all your holds, including immunization holds that may take up to 3-4 weeks to process. They will prevent you from getting your class schedule!
Once all your holds have been removed, you'll receive an email from your advisor giving you information about your major and a survey to help create your class schedule.
💡Pro Tip: The sooner you complete the survey, the quicker you can get your class schedule!
After completing the steps above, here are things you can do next.
Finish in 4 is a pledge by you to do what it takes to earn your degree in four years and a pledge by UB and your academic advisors to provide you with the resources needed to do that.
When the semester starts, you can get in touch with an advisor to help with: