Come see us! Each UB location provides you the opportunity to see our facilities.
- Bridgeport campus: Contact our campus visitation coordinator, Miguel Arroyo, at (203) 576-4166 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a walking tour of our beautiful seaside campus. Just let him know you’re a new graduate student.
- Waterbury center: Contact Karen Ringwood at email@example.com or (203) 597-8501 to plan your visit.
- Stamford center, contact Maureen Maloney at firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 358-0700 to plan your visit.
Apply for a Graduate Assistantship
Once you register for classes, you may be eligible for graduate assistantships around campus. To see a list of available positions, log in to myUB and connect to UBjobnet from the “student services” tab. Graduate assistantships are usually posted a month or more in advance of the start of classes.
Learn about UB’s Student Health Insurance
If you are interested in enrolling yourself, your spouse or child(ren), more detailed information is available here.
Secure On- or Off-Campus Housing
On-campus, graduate housing is available in the newly renovated Chaffee Hall as well as University Place Apartments. Interested students should contact the office of residential life at (203) 576-4228.
To find off-campus housing near the university, you can browse the classified sections of the Connecticut Post and Stamford Advocate or surf Realtor.com.
Sign up for Emergency Alerts
The easiest way to find out about class cancellations and emergency information is to sign up for the emergency alert system on WebAdvisor. From the UB homepage, select the “WebAdvisor” link in the upper right hand corner. From there, select “student” and log in. Next, click on “Emergency Notification Info.” Once you complete the form, you will receive up-to-date campus information. More detailed instructions are available here.
Familiarize Yourself with Canvas
Canvas is UB’s online learning management tool. Many professors will use it to post class information, syllabi, required readings, assignments, etc. You can log in via myUB and begin using it before classes begin. You can also complete the online tutorial to get started.
Get your Books
To purchase or rent your books, you can either stop by UB’s bookstore located on the Bridgeport campus or visit the website, which allows you to search for your classes to see what books are required. This information may also be available on Canvas.