Mailing Address

115 A Porter Quad
Buffalo, NY 14261-0051

Phone Hours

M–Th: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
F: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

North Campus

115 A Porter Quad
M–Th: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
F: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Office Hours

1Capen
M–F: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

South Campus

1 Diefendorf
M, W, Th: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tu: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
F: 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Bronze Buffalo Outside the Center for the Arts

Study Abroad Checklist

  1. File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Express TAP Application (for NY State residents only)
    • You must be registered for at least six (6) credit hours in order to be eligible for Federal Student Aid.
  2. Acknowledge UB Financial Aid Terms and Conditions and accept the financial aid awards via the HUB.
  3. Submit all required documents to the Financial Aid Office:
    • Detailed list of program costs (for financial aid recipients only; this information is needed for a budget increase and should be brought in during a financial aid advising appointment)
    • Acceptance notification from program (for financial aid recipients only; this information is needed for a budget increase and should be brought in during a financial aid advising appointment)
  4. First time borrowers must complete entrance counseling (PDF) and an Electronic Master Promissory Note (e-MPN) (PDF) for Federal Direct Loans
  5. Complete and notarize a Power of Attorney (POA) form at any bank and leave your designated proxy.
  6. Update local and permanent address via the HUB.
  7. Enroll in the university’s Direct Deposit Program. (This free service will allow financial aid refunds to be directly deposited into your bank account.)
  8. Complete registration form with Study Abroad (if participating in a UB or SUNY program).

Graduating Seniors Only

  1. Complete Exit Counseling (PDF) for Direct Loans, Perkins and/or Health Profession Loans.
  2. File degree application (Undergraduate Student) and/or Application to Candidacy (Graduate Student) with the Office of the Registrar.

Information is subject to change without notice due to changes in federal, state and/or institutional rules and regulations. Students must complete a FAFSA every year. Students must be making satisfactory academic progress to continue to receive financial aid.