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Office of Financial Aid

Welcome New Students

View the 2015 "Paying For College" Orientation Presentation (PDF) Presented by The Office of Financial Aid and The Office of Student Accounts!

Important Dates

New York State Financial Aid Awards: The Office of Financial Aid will begin reviewing individual eligibility for all New York State financial aid awards on August 31, 2015. During this process we will review your enrollment status, determine your good academic standing and verify your approved major status. Awards being reviewed include the TAP Grant, including the SUNY Tuition Credit award, and all NYS Scholarships.

Students who received an award notification from HESC on or before August 17, 2015 can expect the results of the certification process beginning the week of September 21, 2015. The certification process will continue throughout the academic year and award rosters processed weekly as received.

Certified NYS awards will be credited to student’s accounts by October 14, 2015.

Reminders and News

Check your UB email often! Our office sends several emails to the general student population throughout the course of the year to make sure you have all the information you need.

Complete Your HUB To Do List Requirements! Check your HUB To Do List and complete any outstanding requirements. Your financial aid may be held until you have completed your checklist requirements.

Information is subject to change without notice due to changes in federal, state and/or institutional rules and regulations. Students must complete a FAFSA every year. Students must be making satisfactory academic progress to continue to receive financial aid.

Last updated: August 31, 2015 9:20 am EST


Phone: 716-645-8232
Fax: 716-645-7760


Mailing Address

  • 232 Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone Hours

  • M - Th: 9 am - 4 pm
  • F: 10:30 am - 4 pm

Office Hours

  • North Campus
    Porter Quad, Building 2
    • M - Th: 8:30 am - 5 pm
    • F: 10:30 am - 5 pm

    Student Response Center (SRC)
    232 Capen Hall
    • M - F: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • South Campus
    104 Harriman Hall
    • M, W, Th: 8:30 am - 5 pm
    • Tu: 10 am - 5 pm
    • F: 11 am - 5 pm

SUNY Smart Track Financial Literacy Program

Online courses and mini-modules are available to teach students personal finance basics.

SUNY Smart Track Financial Literacy Program

News & Announcements

Sep 1, 2015
Enroll in Direct Deposit to receive your Financial Aid or overpayment refund faster. Click on the [...]
Aug 21, 2015
The last day to enroll in a 3 installment Fall 2015 payment plan is September 4th.
Aug 12, 2015
The first Fall 2015 payment due date is Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  You will be subject to a [...]
Jul 29, 2015
Don’t forget to check your email address for the first Fall eBill notification. The [...]
Jul 28, 2015
The last day to enroll in a 4 installment Fall 2015 payment plan is August 4th.

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