University at Buffalo The State University of New York
Students at UB's Orientation

For Students Entering Fall 2017

After completing and submitting your orientation data form and submitting your immunization records, utilize the chart below to understand the specific course registration process for your intended major/academic advising unit.

Learn more about academic advising: First-year students and transfer students.

College Code Process/Timeline for First-Year Students Process/Timeline for Transfer Students
ACE 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. Not applicable.
ACK Beginning May 23, 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. Not applicable.
AED 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. 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.
BMS Beginning in May, BMS 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. BMS advisors will email students within one week of receiving orientation data form, instructing them to set up an advising appointment.
CAS 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.
EOP Beginning May 2, EOP advisors will call or email students within one week of receiving orientation data form to arrange a phone or in-person counseling appointment.
HON 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 May 2, Honors College advisors will email students within one week of receiving their orientation data form with the name of their advisors and instructions to schedule an in-person/phone appointment. Not applicable.
MG Beginning May 9, MG advisors will partially register students for classes (based on Math and English placement) and will email and/or mail schedules home within four weeks of receiving the orientation data form. Students are expected to finalize their schedules within five days of receiving this partial schedule. MG advisors will call students within one week of receiving orientation data form to gather additional information and 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.
NUR 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. 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.
PHHP Beginning in early May, the PHHP office 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. Beginning in early May, the PHHP office will call and email students within two weeks of receiving the orientation data form to schedule an appointment to discuss course registration.
SAS Beginning in early May, SAS advisors will contact students within one week of receiving the orientation data form to instruct them to submit their immunization records and to schedule a phone/in-person advising appointment. After early May, if you have not been contacted within 10 business days of submitting your orientation data form, please call us directly at 716-645-6013
SEASAPP, SEASINT, CSEAPP, and CSEINT Beginning in June, advisors will email students their course schedule packet after receiving the orientation data form and immunization records. Recent submissions may take up to 3 weeks to process. After May 16th, 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.
SPPS 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 advisors call students within 10 business days after receiving the orientation data form to schedule a phone/in-person appointment.

If you change your major, your college code may also change. Please contact 716-645-6125 with questions.

Last updated: May 25, 2017 12:21 pm EST