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UBIT Account & Computing Before You Arrive

Domestic Students ONLY

  • Your UBIT name and UB person number can be accessed in our GrAdMIT online application system. 
  • You will be notified when this information is available (on or around March 1, 2018) in an email entitled: Important Information Regarding your UBIT Account
  • When you have logged back into the GrAdMIT system, your UBIT Name and UB person number may be found under the “Status” tab. 
  • Please take note of this valuable information, as it will be required to activate your UBIT account. Activating your UBIT account will grant you access to a vast array of campus services, including MyUB, UBLearns and UB webmail.
  • The final item required to claim your account, a single-use password, will be emailed to you directly, after March 1st. Once you have received this, email you may visit the following site.

    Please note, if you are a current or previous UB student, you will retain your UBIT account and will not be sent a single-use password. 
  • To reactivate your UBIT account, please contact the CIT helpdesk at (716) 645-3542 or cit-helpdesk@buffalo.edu for further instructions.

International DDS Students

  • International students will receive UBit account information in an individual email once their International Admissions processing is complete.
Computing - Before you arrive

Once you’re on campus, learn how to connect to UB's network,use UB software in and away from computing sites, and print assignments and papers.Don't miss free software and more!

  • Check out Before You Arrive at UB to learn how to download free software like Microsoft Office from UB,and stay safe once you're connected.
  • Connect to UB's Network
  • Learn about the different ways to connect to the Internet at UB.
  • Locate Computers and Printers
  • Forgot your laptop or tablet, or need to charge them while working? 
  • Use UB computing sites to stay connected and print assignments. 
  • Access Software Virtually
  • Use all the UB software you need without leaving your home or residence hall.
  • Get Help
  • Need assistance using or connecting to UBIT services? We’re here to help.