The Academic Info You Need to Know!
Get the information and resources you need for making decisions to support your academic success this semester.
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Your Student Information
- Change of Address - Non-HUB Access: For students who attended UB prior to Fall 2010.
- Request for Directory and Information Release/Non-Release (PDF): For students to elect whether or not UB can release directory information, such as name, degrees earned, etc.
- W-9(S) Social Security Number/Individual Taxpayer ID Number Update Form (PDF): For students who need to provide or correct their SSN or ITIN on file.
- Student Change of Name Form: For current or former students who need to change their legal name in HUB.
Your Academic Record
- Alternative Exam Credit Declination (PDF)
- Application for Double Degree (PDF): To be completed by undergraduate students receiving double degrees in the same graduation term.
- Application for Undergraduate Credit by Examination (PDF)
- Audit Form for Undergraduates (PDF): For undergraduate students wanting to audit a course.
- Departmental Request for Grade of Incomplete (PDF): For students who cannot complete a course, and would like to receive an "I" grade while outstanding requirements for the course are being completed.
- FERPA Release Form (PDF): For students who would like staff members in 1Capen, Academic Advising, Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts to be able to discuss their academic and/or financial records with a designated third party. Students may also use this form to revoke permissions granted.
- General Education and UB Curriculum Petition: for undergraduate students seeking to fulfill their general education or UB Curriculum requirements via alternative means.
- Grade Retrieval Form - Accepting the Default Incomplete Grade: For students who requested an "I" grade, but would like to accept the default grade accompanying their "I" grade that was originally assigned by the instructor.
- Graduate Student Petition to Extend I/U Grade Deadline (PDF): For graduate students who need to extend the Incomplete, “I/U” deadline. This form is for graduate student use only.
- Graduation Update Form
- Petition for Course Outside of Your Primary Academic Career (PDF): For students who would like to take a course outside of their academic career (ex: an undergraduate student wishing to take a graduate course).
- Request to Amend Repeat Policy (PDF): This form should be used to amend the application of the Repeat Policy if a student believes that the Repeat Policy was inappropriately applied to his or her record, or that the Repeat Policy should have been applied, but was not.
- Undergraduate S/U Grade Recovery Request: For students wanting to convert a "S" or "U" grade to a letter grade.
- Transfer Course Articulation Request Form: For students to articulate coursework from a previous institution that have not already been articulated at UB.
- Tutorial S/U Grade Recovery: For students to recover the letter grade earned in a tutorial course graded S/U.
- UB Curriculum Petition Form for Pre-2002 Reentering Students: For reentering students who started at UB prior to 2002, and who are seeking to fulfill UB Curriculum requirements using previously earned courses.
- UB Seminars Petition to Retake in Fall or Spring Term: For students seeking to repeat a 198 or 199 course in fall or spring terms.
- UB Transcript Request Form (PDF): For students requesting a transcript who last attended UB spring 2003 to present.
- Undergraduate S/U Grade Form: For students who would like to receive a "S" or "U" grade instead of the traditional latter grades.
- University Graduation Requirement Petition Form (PDF)
- Withdrawal from a Combined Degree Program (PDF): For undergraduate students leaving a combined degree program and/or who would like to convert graduate credit to undergraduate credit.
- Not Enrolling at UB form (PDF): For newly accepted freshmen and transfer students who have decided not to enroll at UB.
- Not Returning to UB: For enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who decide not to return to UB
- Graduate Leave of Absence Request (PDF): For graduate students who would like to take a leave of absence from their studies, but who intent on returning to UB.
- Undergraduate Leave of Absence Request (PDF): For undergraduate students who would like to take a leave of absence from their studies, but who intent on returning to UB.
- Admissions Office Re-Entry Form: For former matriculated students who intend to return to UB.
- Cross Registration Forms:
- Cross Registration Academic Advisor Review Form (PDF): For academic advisors to review and approve/deny a student’s request for Cross Registration.
- Cross Registration and WNY Consortium Resources: Cross Registration Information.
- WNY Consortium Form (PDF): For undergraduate students wanting to participate in the Western New York Consortium Agreement.
- New Non-Degree Student/Less than 6 credits/Immunization Waiver (PDF): A one-time waiver for new non-degree seeking students who will be registering for less than six (6) credit hours in one term.
- Schedule Planning Worksheet (PDF)
- Second Chance Policy Form (PDF): For students who wish to be considered for grade forgiveness under the Second Chance Policy.
- Sixty and Over Program Request (PDF): For individuals 60 years of age or older who would like to audit a course.
Last updated: May 26, 2020 2:59 pm EST