Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will be presenting a general informational session during orientation week reviewing topics such as cost of attendance and federal financial aid processes.  The 21-22 estimated cost of attendance and other pertinent financial aid information is already available to students through their HUB Student Center.  The Financial Aid website also provides an overview of cost of attendance year, financial aid disbursement and census dates as well as additional resources to assist students in their financial budgeting for the academic year.

Jennifer Rice, UB Financial Aid Counselor, is available for appointments. You can email her with questions or to set up an appointment.

Jennifer Rice

UB Financial Aid Counselor

Room 7202, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 645-8232 (Chose prompt 2 or stay on the line.)


Financial Planning Resources

Association of American Medical Colleges

The AAMC Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools (FIRST) provides a wealth of information to manage finances, understand loan repayment options, learn about types of loans available, and much more. AAMC

University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo’s Financial Literacy Program is designed to help students understand the basics of money management. Please check this webpage for helpful information and resources, including The Cash Course, which is particularly helpful for professional students.

Student Accounts

Fall Tuition Bills

University at Buffalo students will be receiving electronic billing statements (eBill). University eBill notifications will be sent to your email address. The University does not send out paper tuition bills. The navigation to your eBill will be provided in the email.

It is your responsibility to check your UB email. Failure to view your eBill will not be accepted as a reason to waive the late payment fee. For more information on tuition bills and methods of payment, please see the Student Accounts website. You can view your Permanent Address and update it by logging in to MyUB .

Direct Deposit of Refunds

The University at Buffalo strongly recommends that all students to establish direct deposit, which will allow your financial aid and/or overpayment refunds deposited directly into your U.S. bank account.

Here are the advantages for you:

  • There is no risk of your check being lost or stolen in the mail.
  • You don’t have to go to the bank to cash or deposit it.
  • Funds for direct deposit participants will be available sooner when a refund is generated.

Details are available on the Student Accounts website.

Student Health Insurance

Please note: You will be billed automatically for UB’s Health Insurance. If you have insurance through another company, you will need to complete the waiver on the Health Insurance website. The deadline will be posted online in July.

If you choose to keep UB’s Health Insurance and want to increase your financial aid budget for this insurance, please email Jennifer Rice for more information.