If you’re deciding on a major or wondering how your major will connect to a career, don’t miss this skillshop. You’ll learn about tools and strategies to help you choose a major Plus learn about the many career possibilities related to your major.
Register by joining the What can I do with a major in…? event in Bullseye powered by Handshake.
Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Location: Student Union (SU) – Room 330
Sponsored by: Career Services
Week 8 – Spring Semester 2018 – Spring Recess:
Sunday, March 25, 2018 through Saturday, March 31, 2018
- You should schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to discuss how things are going this semester, and your upcoming plans. You can find the location and phone number of your Assigned Advising Center in your Student Center – Advisor Box.
- You should check the Student Center – Holds Box on a weekly basis. If you see a Hold listed, click the Details link to find information as to resolving the Hold as soon as possible. A Hold will prevent you from Adding and or Dropping classes.
- Do you know when you can begin to register for Fall Semester 2018 classes? No, then check the Enrollment Date box.
- How are you doing this semester? Have you checked your Mid-Term Grades? If not, click on the View My Grades or Grades link, and then select the Mid-term Grades tab. Read more about the Mid-Semester Review Process. If you have Mid-term grades of MU (Mid-semester Unsatisfactory) or Letter Grades lower than “C”, you should speak with your instructor immediately. Note the last day to Resign Spring 2018 15-week classes will be Friday, April 20, 2018.
- Which courses do you plan on taking next semester? Perhaps some that will be used toward Acceptance Criteria for your intended major, or for the major, or to satisfy UB Curriculum areas and Pathways (Path Finder Tool). The first place to look for information about Acceptance Criteria and Major Requirements for is open the Program Requirements tab for a given major the Undergraduate Degree and Course Catalog. The 4-year Curricular Plans have been reformatted (here is an example of a 4-year Curricular Plan for Geological Sciences BS.
- Once you understand the information from the Undergrad Catalog, using the My Requirements report in HUB will be much easier. If you have already selected your Pathways courses to HUB, you can click on your HUB Academic Planner, and assign courses to a particular semester.
- Once you have identified which courses you hope to take, use the Schedule Builder to create sample schedules. When you find a schedule you want, you can send it to the Enrollment Shopping Cart. Note: Adding courses to your cart does not guarantee that they will still be open when you register. You will probably want to run the Schedule Builder the evening before your Enrollment Date.
- Using the Enroll link, you will be able to start registering for your Fall Semester 2018 classes at 7:00 a.m. on the date listed in the Enrollment Date box (#3 in the diagram). Make sure that you do not have any HOLDs showing in the Hold box.
To help you plan your future semester, schedule a meeting with an academic advisor.
You will want to meet with an academic advisor at least once a semester to discuss your progress and academic plans.
- Fall Registration (and Summer) – schedule an appointment in March or April
- Spring Registration – schedule an appointment in October or November.
You can find your assigned Advising Office in the Advisor Box on your HUB Student Center. Here is a link to the Undergraduate Advising Directory.
Slide 1: New Box in HUB: Milestones
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The next time you log into your HUB Student Center, you will notice a new box on the right hand side of the page: Milestones Box.
Currently the Milestone Box is only listing four Milestone categories from the UB Curriculum: Capstone, Foundation, Pathways, and UB Seminar. There are four Milestone Status statements: Not Started, In Progress, Completed, and Ineligible.
If you are a new student, some of your classes may work toward satisfying a UB Curriculum (UBC) area. The UB Curriculum Areas are:
- UB Seminar (must be taken in your first semester at UB)
- UBC Foundations: Communication Literacy sequence (two courses). Most first semester first year students will satisfy the Communication Literacy 1 requirement by taking ENG 105. After a student has completed the Communication Literacy 1 requirement, they can then take a course from the Communication Literacy 2 listing (this should be done in consultation with an academic advisor).
- Foundations: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (one course)
- Foundations: Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (Two lectures and one associated lab from Approved List)
- Foundations: Diversity Learning (one course)
- Pathways use the Pathfinder Tool to select three courses to satisfy a specific Thematic Pathway, and three different courses to satisfy a specific Global Pathway.
- UBC Capstone taken in the semester in which you are finishing your last UB Curriculum course. Typically taken in either the second-semester of Junior year or the first-semester of Senior year.
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You will use the HUB Academic Requirements report to plan and track your progress toward completing University Degree Requirements. You will start using it in your first semester, and continue each semester thereafter to refer to it to determine your progress toward:
- Meeting Acceptance Criteria for your major
- Completing all requirements for your major
- Satisfying UBC areas
- Meeting or exceeding criteria as detailed in the University Degree Requirements section
When you File for Graduation, Degree Auditors from the Office of the Register will use the Academic Requirements report to start the review process to determine if you meet all University Degree Requirements.
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Week 7 – Spring Semester 2018:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 through Saturday, March 17, 2018
Smithsonian Institution Summer Internship Opportunities
The Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, has a variety of summer internship opportunities posted on their website at https://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/. Please take note of the upcoming deadlines and direct questions to the CAS Experiential Learning Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 3/15/18 Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Claudine K. Brown Internship in Education – Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Freer Sackler Gallery (FSGA) Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 General Smithsonian Internship Pool – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Conservation Internship for Broadening Access (CIBA) – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian DUSCIS Special Projects Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Robert Stimming Internship – Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Research Experience in the Tropics Internship – Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) Female Choice Experiments with Tunagra Frogs Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) Internship Program – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) Summer Semester – Summer Application Deadline (May – Aug)
Thursday 3/15/18 Access to Opportunities (AO) Internship – Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibitions Service (SITES) Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Smithsonian Asian Pacific Center (APA) Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Thursday 3/15/18 Office of Advancement (OA) Graphic Design Internship – Summer Application Deadline
Friday 3/16/18 Latino Museum Studies Fellowship Program – Application Deadline
Do you know where to go for advising help? In your HUB Student Center you will see an Advisor Box. In that you will see your assigned advising office, and their phone number.
You can also find advising offices using the Undergrad Advising Directory: http://advising.buffalo.edu/directory/index.php
Registration for UB Summer Classes begins on Monday, March 12, 2018.
Summer 2018 Class Schedule
Summer 2018 Class Session Calendar (Start /End dates, Drop Add dates, Course Resign Dates)
Summer 2018 Tuition and Fees
Summer 2018 Billing Dates
If you want to questions about your academic plan, speak with an academic advisor. Here is a link to the Undergraduate Advising Directory.
Posted March 5, 2018 in Pre-law
Information Session – Legal Professions Internship- Summer 2018
UB’s Millard Fillmore College will be holding an information session for UB students who are interested in learning about new internship opportunities in legal professions.
This internship is developed in response to many student inquiries and has become a very popular addition to the UB Millard Fillmore College Paralegal Studies Program. All students are invited and encouraged to attend.
Millard Fillmore College is offering a 3-credit course in Summer 2018 that features unpaid legal studies internship experience for undergraduate students.
The legal studies internship was created and will be supervised by Olga Posse, J.D., MFC adjunct faculty. This experiential learning course will require 5 hours per week at the internship site plus online coursework. Professor Posse secured commitments to internships through the Buffalo City Court, the Attorney General’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, the Federal Public Defender’s Office, Erie County Family Court and two private law firms.
This internship experience could prove to be very valuable to students with an interest in entering the legal profession. Any UB student seeking to gain legal knowledge and experience would find this internship to be a valuable addition to their UB degree.
Prof. Posse will hold information sessions for interested students
March 2 10-11 AM Baldy 107
March 3 10-11 AM Capen 257
March 5 10-11 AM Baldy 107
March 6 6-7 PM Capen 257
March 7 6-7 PM Capen 257
March 8 12-1 PM Baldy 107
March 9 12-1 PM Capen 257
• Any student who is interested in an internship MUST attend one of these meetings.
• Bring a copy of your resume and unofficial transcript.
• Prof. Posse will review the applicants and select the most qualified because of the limited number of internships available.
• Interested students should RSVP to email@example.com to let her know they are planning to attend either of the above-mentioned dates.
• Prof. Posse will also respond to any questions concerning students may have concerning the course and internship opportunities.
There are limited opportunities for Legal Professions Internships available for Summer 2018 and selection is competitive. If you have any questions about the class, you should contact Prof. Posse at 716-829-2904 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org