Mailing Address

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

M–Th: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
F: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Office Hours

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.

The Financial Aid Office is here to help you throughout the academic year. Advisors are available via phone by calling 716-645-8232 or through our Contact Us form. Please call or email us if you have any questions about your applications or eligibility for financial aid.

Our office will continue to process all documents and we will contact you via your UB email address if additional information is needed.

Important Deadlines

1 10/02/17
No Longer used.

Did you know?  If COVID-19 has impacted your finances, you may be eligible for a federal aid adjustment.

The Academic Info You Need to Know!

Get the information and resources you need for making decisions to support your academic success this semester.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Grant, Emergency Financial Aid Assistance and COVID-19 FAQ

Visit the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Grant, Emergency Financial Aid Assistance and COVID-19 FAQ page for more information on opportunities that may be available to students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact our office at 716-645-8232 or online if you have any questions about your financial aid for the 2021-2022 academic year. Additional information will be added as it is received.

The Top 3 Things You Need To Know Now!


  1. Due to high volume, you may expect longer wait times when calling our office. Please allow 10-14 business days for processing on all submitted documents and loan applications.  
  2. The 2022-2023 Excelsior Application is open from May 24th-August 31st, 2022. The application is open for first time applicants. Apply now at
  3. Taking Summer courses? Complete your Summer Aid Application in your HUB student center under Helpful Resources in your Financial Aid tile to see if you are eligible for Summer aid. 


News & Announcements

Fall 2022-4 Installment Payment Plan Enrollment 8/15

Aug 05, 2022

The 4 installment payment plan enrollment starts on August 15, 2022. You cannot enroll in a payment plan if you have an unpaid bill hold on your account.

Last day to enroll in Fall 2022-5 installment Payment Plan 8/14

Aug 04, 2022

The last day to enroll in a 5 installment Fall 2022 payment plan is August 14, 2022.

HUB and Related Services Unavailable During Maintenance – Friday, 8/19/2022 12:00 p.m.-Saturday, 8/20/2022 9:30 a.m. EST

Aug 02, 2022

WHAT: HUB and Related Services Unavailable During Maintenance WHEN: Friday, 8/19/2022 12:00 p.m. – Saturday, 8/20/2022 9:30 a.m. EST WHO: UB students, faculty and staff   HUB will be unavailable during the time period above while maintenance is performed.   Other affected applications are: –              UB ePay –              Hang Tag Requests –              Nelnet QuickPay –              […]

All eligibility requirements and document requests must be fulfilled by the earlier of the award specific deadline or April 15 of the academic year in which you are seeking funds. Documents received, or changes to eligibility after this date may not be considered.

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.

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