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Parent & Family Guide

UB Parent Guide 2013 - 2014

UB's Parent & Family Guide is full of useful information to help families understand UB and the college experience. The Guide is updated once a year, and is published each June.

View or Download the complete guide: PDF (11.9MB)

View or Download Chapters

Adapting to University Life PDF (2MB) | Word (66KB)

Student Development, Communication, and Problem Solving
The Rhythm of the Academic Year

Academic Support for Students PDF (1.9MB) | Word (109KB)

Academic Advising
Career Services
Information Technology
Accessibility Resources
University Libraries
Life Skills Workshops

Course Registration and Academic Performance PDF (926KB) | Word (56KB)

Course Registration
Academic Requirements for Graduation
Official Transcripts

Academic Records, Student Information, Finances, and Banking PDF (996KB) | Word (70KB)

Student Records
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Enrollment Verification
Telephone and Directory Information
Student Address Changes
Financial Aid
Student Billing
Student Finances and Banking

Student Involvement PDF (1.2MB) | Word (86KB)

Life outside the Classroom
Faith Traditions at UB
Study Abroad

Living On or Off Campus PDF (1.2MB) | Word (52KB)

Living on Campus
Commuting to UB
Living Independently Off Campus
Commuter Meal Plans
Lockers for Commuter Students
Off-Campus Transportation

Campus Services PDF (1.7MB) | Word (118KB)

Personal Safety
Dining and Shopping on Campus
Health and Wellness
Judicial Affairs & Student Advocacy
Parking and Getting Around Campus
Veterans Affairs

Parent and Family Involvement PDF (1.1MB) | Word (42KB)

Parent Support
The UB Parent Fund

University at Buffalo Contact Information PDF (1MB) | Word (268KB)

Student Services Directory

UB Parents, Orientation, Transition & Parent Programs | 112 Student Union | Buffalo, NY | (716) 645-6125 | Toll Free (877) 434-0665 | Email