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Visiting Summer Students

Welcome to the University at Buffalo! Whether you’re looking to complete a requirement, get ahead in your studies, or explore something entirely new, we’re glad you’re considering taking summer classes at UB. We offer a vast array of over 2,000 courses both on campus and online.

About UB

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UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enable us to reach others every day. UB is the premier public research university in the northeastern United States and the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. We’re an established leader and are consistently recognized by top university guides and publications for our excellent value and high-quality academics.

About courses

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Courses are offered throughout summer. We recommend that you check with your academic advisor at your home campus about the applicability of the courses you select (for your degree program). If you need assistance from UB with course selection, please contact the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Academic Advising office and our friendly staff can assist you. Should the courses you seek fall outside of Arts and Sciences, the staff will assist you in making the connections needed.

Application Process

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If you are interested in taking courses at UB, but are not looking to pursue a UB degree at this time, then you are considered a non-degree seeking (non-matriculated) student. Non-degree seeking undergraduate and graduate students will be limited to a maximum number of credits per semester. Please contact the Registrar’s office for any non-matriculation application questions.

Follow these links to apply as a non-degree seeking summer student:


Summer 2016 course registration begins on March 7, 2016. For best course availability ensure that you register early. Please visit the Registrar website for information on how to register. We also encourage you to view important add/drop/resign dates.

You’re registered, now what?

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The following links will assist you in becoming better acclimated to UB campus and online tools:

Tuition and Fees

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Summer 2016 tuition and fees are located on the Student Accounts website. Summer tuition and fee charges for individuals who are not enrolled as matriculated students at UB in the current spring 2016 semester are calculated based upon the type of course selected (undergraduate/graduate/professional), the number of credit hours, and by residency (New York State resident/non-resident). It is important to review the academic and financial regulations before you register for classes, so that you completely understand your obligations.

Summer Office Contact

The UBThisSummer enrollment office is more than happy to assist you with any summer questions you have. Please don’t hesitate to contact the office by email at or phone at 716-645-0443.