Even though we can’t meet you in person right now, we’re still excited to show you UB!
Browse our list of virtual opportunities to learn about UB, connect with our community and discover all the reasons why we rank among the top 40 public institutions nationwide. With plenty of on-demand options and opportunities to fit any schedule, you can experience UB from the comfort of your home. Check back often to see what we’ve added.
- Academic Signature Presentation Series: Oct. 19-31
- Current UB Student Panels
- Fall Workshops
- Virtual Visit UB
- Virtual Visit UB for Transfer Students
- Meet One-on-One with Admissions or Financial Aid
- Meet Online with Campus Departments
Academic Signature Presentation Series: Oct. 19-31
If you are considering what your major will be, sign up for our Academic Signature Series now!
Learn about programs in UB’s schools and colleges, how they are structured, what classes you would take and what careers are possible with your major.
Hear from the faculty and staff from UB’s academic departments who will discuss program requirements and how to be a strong applicant to your major of interest.
Explore opportunities to enhance your major and resume through research, internships and experiential learning. Sessions are available with all of UB’s schools and colleges, with special presentations for exploratory students, prehealth majors and students interested in education.
Current UB Student Panels
Hear from the experts—current students!—about what it’s really like to attend UB. Sign up to participate with a panel of current students, who will cover topics like:
- Making the transition from high school to college.
- Time management and managing schedules as a college student.
- Changing majors.
- How to make friends and make UB feel like home.
- Dealing with homesickness, anxiety and mental health.
- Remote learning in college.
- Our hometown of Buffalo and why students love living here.
Friday, Oct. 16
Finding the Right Major/Changing Majors
All About Buffalo!
Navigating Remote or Hybrid Learning in College
Getting Involved on Campus
Offered weekly on Mondays starting Sept. 21.
Freshman Application Workshop
Ready to apply to UB? Learn what applications UB accepts, what materials are needed to complete your application, what will make your application stand out, how to write a good college essay and more. This workshop will also provide information on important deadlines and who to contact when help is needed.
To maximize your experience, we encourage all students to attend a live session. If you can’t, we’re happy to deliver a recorded presentation right to your inbox. Register to receive our virtual presentation.
Offered monthly throughout the fall.
Freshman Parent Application Workshop
As your student prepares to search for and apply to colleges, it’s normal to have questions. We have answers! This workshop will help you understand your role in your student’s college search process, along with tips and helpful information on when and how to support your student. The college application process can be a stressful time for students and their parents. We’re here to answer your questions and help eliminate some of that stress.
Offered twice monthly on Tuesdays starting Sept. 22.
University Honors College Application Workshop
The University Honors College at UB is a diverse learning community of high-achieving students who crave challenges and seek opportunities to express their intellectual curiosity. Join us to learn more about this distinguished community, how to apply to the Honors College and how to write an essay that will stand out. Deadlines and additional important information will also be covered.
Offered weekly on Wednesdays starting Sept. 23.
Financial Aid Application Workshop
Financial aid is an important topic for anyone starting the college search process. Join us for an informative workshop on important financial aid topics, including how to apply for financial aid at UB, the types of aid available, eligibility, financial aid applications and where to find them, deadlines, and what tax materials are needed. This workshop will also provide a discussion about financial literacy, finding and applying for additional scholarships, and what it really means to use federal and state loans to pay for college.
To maximize your experience, we encourage all students to attend a live session. If you can’t, we’re happy to deliver a recorded presentation right to your inbox. Register to receive our virtual financial aid presentation.
Offered monthly on Thursdays starting Sept. 24.
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Application Workshop
UB’s Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access to higher education and a means of academic support for eligible students. This workshop will cover EOP eligibility requirements and the benefits of joining our EOP community, as well as important topics like how to complete an EOP application, the associated financial paperwork, important deadlines and the overall EOP application process.
Offered weekly on Fridays or Saturdays starting Sept. 25.
Transfer Admissions Application Workshop
UB is a top transfer destination in New York. If you’re considering UB for the next chapter in your story, join us to learn what applications you can use to apply, what you need to complete your application and how your credits may transfer. This workshop will also provide information on priority transfer deadlines and the general timeline for admission to UB. Offered weekly on Fridays or Saturdays.
Virtual Visit UB Live Session
Join us for a Virtual Visit UB live session to learn about the admissions process, financial aid and what makes UB a top 40 public university. Attendees have the opportunity to ask questions during the live presentation. This session is suitable for students at all phases of their college search process.Register for a Virtual Visit UB live session today!
To maximize your experience, we encourage all students to attend a live session. If you can’t, we’re happy to deliver a recorded presentation right to your inbox. Register now to receive our presentation.
Virtual Transfer VUB
If you are considering transferring to UB, sign up for our virtual Transfer Visit UB presentation. This experience is an alternative to our on-campus Transfer Visit UB Information Session & Campus Tour and is suitable for transfer students at all stages of the transfer process. See how to make UB the next step in your academic journey.Register for your virtual transfer visit today!
Meet One-on-One with Admissions or Financial Aid
Connect with an admissions counselor or financial aid advisor during a 20-minute one-on-one video or phone appointment. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the University at Buffalo and receive personalized attention from our staff.Schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor. Schedule an appointment with a financial aid advisor.
Bulls On-Demand: Presentations, Webinars and More
Browse our list of webinars, events and opportunities for admitted and prospective students. With options to meet every schedule, connecting with UB’s schools and colleges has never been easier. All events are in Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise noted.
Meet Online with Campus Departments
Architecture Information Sessions for Prospective Undergraduate Students
Are you a high school student who is interested in the School of Architecture and Planning undergraduate program experience? Attend a virtual information session with the school via Webex with Greg Delaney, Director–Recruitment and First-Year Experience.
High school, transfer and second bachelor’s degree students are encouraged to attend a 90-minute virtual information session. The session will cover a program overview, the application process and more.
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
These 30-minute appointments give you an opportunity to ask about programs offered within the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, discuss the admissions process and help you prepare your application.
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
High school and transfer students are encouraged to attend a virtual information session. The presentation will included information about academic programs, popular experiential learning and academic support options, and admissions information. A student-led panel will also allow for interaction with current SEAS students.
School of Management
Whether you are joining UB as an incoming freshman or transfer student, join us for this virtual event. Our incoming School of Management undergraduate class has so much to look forward to; attend this webinar to learn more about next steps in the enrollment process, curriculum, services and more. Staff will be live to answer all of your questions. Please register online and you will be sent a zoom link 24 hours prior to the event.
University Honors College
High school students interested in the University at Buffalo’s Honors College are invited to register for a 30-minute Honors College Information Session and Q&A. This virtual information session will cover the admissions process and provide an overview of the Honors College experience and campus life.
Meet one-on-one with Hillel of Buffalo
If you would like to speak to a member of the Hillel staff or connect to a current student, please email Rabbi Sara Rich and she will be happy to connect you.
Last updated: October 19, 2020 9:45 am EST