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

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. At this time, our walk-in centers located in 1Capen and 1Diefendorf and our Downtown Campus are closed. Advisors are available via phone by calling 716-645-8232 or via email at 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.

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Home > SUNY Financial Aid Day at UB

SUNY Financial Aid Day at UB

Saturday, November 17, 2018
12 Capen Hall

SUNY Financial Aid Day at UB is an opportunity for prospective students and their families to receive assistance with completing the FAFSA and NYS TAP applications.  All are welcome regardless of your intent to attend a SUNY college or university.

Pre-Event Preparation

In order to complete the online FAFSA and TAP applications:

  • In order to complete the FAFSA on the web, each student aid applicant and at least one parent will need an FSA ID.  It may take up to 72 hours to activate your ID.  Apply for your FSA ID prior to Nov. 14. Bring your FSA ID and password with you to complete the FAFSA.
  • If you are a New York State resident, set up a HESC User Name and PIN  up to a week prior to the event. Bring your User Name and PIN with you to complete the TAP application.
  • You will need information from your 2017 Federal and State tax returns.  Although most applicants will be eligible to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT), we recommend that you bring your tax documents to complete the applications in the event that the IRS DRT is not available.

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather on the day of the event, call the University at Buffalo’s 24-hour information line at 716-645-6397. The event will not take place if the campus is closed.

For more information

Contact the Financial Aid Office by phone at 716-645-8232 or email at

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.