Academic Resource Center FAQ
What tutoring services are available for UB students?
The on-campus Academic Resource Center provides free tutoring in a
variety of subjects to undergraduate students. Students should call or
stop by to make an appointment. In addition, the University subscribes
to online tutoring, also free to UB undergraduate students.
Does the Academic Resource Center provide textbooks?
The Center does hold a limited number of textbooks as supplied by
various professors. The books may be used only onsite and with the
submission of the student ID card.
My child was not accepted into a major but into the First Year Studies Program (FYSP). Does this add another year to my student’s academic career?
In most cases, beginning in the FYSP
does not necessarily add a year to your student’s schooling. With
judicious planning and close collaboration with the advisor, a program
can be designed that will be a combination of the general education
requirements and major introductory courses. However, some majors have
a large number of required courses that must be taken in a specific
sequence. Sometimes students must take prerequisites before they are
allowed to take these courses and/or the courses are offered only in
certain semesters. These factors may affect the student’s time in