My UB To-Do List
Whether you are an incoming Freshmen or Transfer student, review the following checklist to ensure you are following all the necessary steps to complete your enrollment.
1. Apply for Financial Aid
To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).For official fling deadlines, visit www.fafsa.ed.gov
2. Complete Your Aid Package
The signed award letter should be returned only if you are rejecting any of the aid on your award letter. Please keep in mind if you are accepting all the aid we do not need the award letter back.
3. Complete and Return your “Confirmation of Undergraduate Admissions Acceptance” form
Complete your “Confirmation of Undergraduate Admissions Acceptance” form that came in your acceptance packet and mail to the Admissions Office with your $200 tuition deposit. The deadline for submission of this form is May 1st.
4. Complete the Housing License and Meal Contract form
If you wish to live on campus, submit your $200 housing deposit and complete the Housing License and Meal Contract forms online, through the MyUB Portal.
5. Complete and Return the Health History Form
Return the required Health History Form, including proof of measles, rubella, meningitis and tuberculosis immunizations to Health Services. While there is no deadline for submission, these forms must be submitted before you register for classes.
6. Choose a Summer Orientation Date
At this 2-day event you will meet with your academic advisor, register for fall classes, spend the night in our residence halls, and meet your Orientation Leader and future classmates. New student Orientation is mandatory for all students and you only need to attend one session. Make sure to register by clicking one of the dates below.
7. Prepare for Move-in
- As you prepare for move-in day, print out a copy of our “Items to Bring” list to make sure you don’t forget anything!
8. Pay Tuition, Complete Entrance Interview and Master Promissory Note
Pay your UB tuition and fee bill or make arrangements with Student Financial Services to set up a payment plan before the start of classes. If you have taken out loans to cover a portion of your tuition, don’t forget to complete your Entrance Interview and sign your Master Promissory Note (MPN). https://studentloans.gov.
9. Follow Up on Any Remaining Tuition Balance
If you have a remaining balance not covered by loans, contact Student Financial Services to pay in full or set up a payment plan with Tuition Management Systems (TMS) before the start of the semester. Those interested in payment plan options should determine the cost of attending the University for the coming year, subtract all net Financial aid received (not including Federal Work-Study), and budget the remaining balance through TMS www.afford.com/bridgeport.
10. View Your Health Coverage
All full-time undergraduate students are required to participate and are automatically enrolled in UB’s Health Insurance Plan at registration and charges are automatically added to student accounts. You may view coverage information at www.chpstudent.com.
11. Optionally Waive Your UB Health Insurance
Provide proof of comparable coverage and either a completed Insurance Waiver Form or a completed Online Waiver.