Considering a Change of Major?

Posted March 23, 2016 in Did You Know?, Exploring Majors & Careers

Changing Your Major

Changing Your Major? Who Are You Talking To?

Student Advising Services (SAS)
>>> Provide academic advice for students — especially those who are exploring majors (undecided) through our Major Explorers Program.

>>> Guide students in making an informed decision about selecting a major by 45 completed credit hours.

>>> Assist students in developing a holistic academic plan that meets degree requirements and incorporates experiential learning such as internships and study abroad.

>>> Ensure students understand academic policies/procedures and their implications.

>>> Help students who want or need to transition from an existing major, by exploring new majors while still achieving timely graduation.

>>> Evaluate alternative and military experiences for university credit.

If you would like to discuss exploring majors with one of the SAS academic advisors, call 716-645-6013 to arrange a meeting.

You may also want to speak with one of the counselors with Career Services. They are located in 259 Capen Hall, North Campus. To schedule an appointment call 716-645-2231.


Attend the 360 Degree View of UB Graduate School Event – October 27th @ 3:30 PM!

Posted October 21, 2015 in Exploring Majors & Careers

Are you thinking about continuing on to Graduate School? On Tuesday, October 27th from 3:30 – 5:30 PM in the Student Union Room 330, come listen to representatives from Arts and Sciences, Education, Law, Management, and Public Health and ask questions about graduate degree options at UB.

Discussion topics include funding, career outcomes, what makes a competitive applicant, and unique graduate options here at UB. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with these experts and learn how to make yourself a competitive applicant to graduate school!

For questions about the 360 Degree View of UB Graduate School event, contact Wayne Porterfield of UB’s Career Services office.


Study Abroad Fair

Posted September 24, 2015 in Exploring Majors & Careers, Uncategorized

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 1:00-4:00pm in 145 Student Union

When will UB Abroad? Learn how you can earn UB credit studying overseas! Please attend the Study Abroad Fair to:
Learn about 70+ UB programs, meet with UB faculty to learn about their unique faculty-led programs,
Talk with study abroad alumni to learn about their experiences abroad, browse 600+ SUNY programs from SUNY campus representatives,
Gather information on financial aid and available scholarships, and find the program that is right for you!
More information on upcoming events in our office can be found on our website UB Study Abroad Programs
We look forward to seeing you there!


Trying to get Accepted into an undergraduate UB Engineering major?

Posted April 7, 2015 in Did You Know?, Exploring Majors & Careers

Trying to get into EAS for the start of Fall  Semester 2015

The last day to file a UB Engineering Supplemental Application for continuing students who hope to enter a UB Engineering major for the start of the Fall 2015 semester is Friday, May 1, 2015.

For more information and a link to the Supplemental Application refer to the Current UB Student Admission to UB Engineering page.