Student Advising Services mission is to assist undergraduate students in the discovery and development of their academic goals through advising. We serve students in transition—those undecided about a major, those required to leave one major and choose another one, and those not yet pursuing a degree—non-matriculating students. Our center also directs the University Scholars Program and provides guidance to students planning to pursue careers in several doctoral level health professions and law. The services we provide include:

Academic advice and guidance for students—especially those who are undecided about an academic goal:

  • Academic advice—developing an academic plan, discussing degree requirements, understanding academic policies and their implications
  • Major exploration for undecided students
  • Finding a new major
  • Student Success Workshops
  • Helping students connect with UB learning and student services resources
  • Developing a plan for including internships and study abroad in a degree program
  • Evaluating alternative and military experiences for university credit

Special Program Services:

  • Administrative home of Finish in 4: UB's Commitment to Your Graduation
  • Home of University Scholars—academic planning (undecided students), special events and opportunities
  • Assist students who are preparing for admission to medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, veterinary, and chiropractic schools
  • Assist students who are preparing for admission to law school

Last updated: April 14, 2014 11:01 am EST

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Appointments 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 109 Norton Hall, call 645-6013 to schedule an appointment. Questions to sas-advisor@buffalo.edu.


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