Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Please visit Tuition and Fees to find cost information for 2019-2020.

Undergraduate - The School of Professional Studies and UB Online (SPS) programs operate year-round. There are six start terms a year that run throughout the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Students tend to take 6 to 9 credits per semester, if a student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher they may take up to 12 credits per semester. Your completion date will depend on how many transfer credits you have and how many courses you wish to take per semester. Generally, each degree requires approximately 120 credits.

Graduate – Each program varies. Please contact your academic advisor for an approximate degree completion date.

Commencement Ceremony – Commencement will take place every spring, summer and fall semester. Please email for any further questions.

High Honors are as follows:


  • 3.4  to 3.59– 60 UB credits – CUM LAUDE
  • 3.6  to 3.79- 60 UB credits – MAGNA CUM LAUDE
  • 3.8 to 4.00– 60 UB credits – SUMMA CUM LAUDE

CPL (Credit for Prior Learning) included in UB credit total
CLEP not included in UB credit total


  • 3.2 to 3.49 – 45 UB credits – CUM LAUDE
  • 3.5 to 4.00- 45 UB credits – MAGNA CUM LAUDE

CPL (Credit for Prior Learning) included in UB credit total
CLEP not included in UB credit total

All students must be registered for classes to receive a University of Bridgeport official identification card. The University of Bridgeport (UB) student identification card can be obtained from Campus Security Monday through Friday between the hours of:

  • 8:30am – 12:30pm 
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm

If you cannot come to the office during that time, please call (203) 576-4913 to set up an appointment to obtain your ID.

University of Bridgeport
Campus Security
Norseman Hall
221 University Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-4913

If you are planning to miss class, we advise that you reach out to your instructor. Then you and the instructor will discuss what next steps to take in order to make up for that absence. 

Advisors are assigned to each student in alphabetical order by last name.

Ms. Yvrose Romulus: A-C  (203) 576-4801
Mr. Rickie Spears: D-H (203) 576-4928
Mrs. Susan Palmer: I-M (203) 576-4473
Mrs. Rebecca Bruckenstein: N-R  (203) 576-4882
Mrs. Cheryl Katz: S-Z (203) 576-4182


Please refer to Paying Your Bill for information pertaining to the payment options for the University.

  1. In your internet browser, please navigate to:
  2. Sign-on with: ‘your username’ and click Next
    This should bring you back to the UB Single-Sign On page for Microsoft 365

    *If you do not get to the UB Single-Sign On page and receive a message saying, “That Microsoft account doesn’t exist…” please contact the Help Desk at

    Once you have reached the UB Single-Sign On page
  3. Type in your UB username and Password and click Login.
  4. Click Yes to stay signed in.
  5. On the Office Welcome Page, click Install Office and choose Office 365 apps from the drop down menu.
  6. Click Run once the Set-Up File has downloaded. You will be prompted to allow Microsoft Office to install, click Yes and then wait for the download to begin. You will see the screen below while Microsoft Office 365 is downloading onto your computer. This may take a few minutes. 
  7. Click Close and begin enjoying your Microsoft office apps*. 

    *You may be prompted to insert your UB name and Password the first time you log into a Microsoft Office App.

If you have any questions or difficulties, contact

Contact Information

Admissions (203) 576-4552
Bookstore (203) 576-4804
Bursar (203) 576-4568
Center for Career Development (203) 576-4466
Counseling Services (203) 576-4454
Dean of Students (203) 576-4392
Information Technology - Help Desk (203) 576-3300
Library (203) 576-4740
Registrar (203) 576-4634
School of Professional Studies (203) 576-4800
Security (203) 576-4913
Student Accessibility Services (203) 576-4454
Student Financial Services and Financial Aid (SFS) (203) 576-4568
Title IX Coordinator (203) 576-4534
Tutoring and Learning Center (203) 576-4290
Online Tutoring (203) 576-4290