Getting started: IT at UB

Students on campus eager to get started with IT no matter where they are on campus.

IT at the Buffalo school is a robust environment supported by both the School of Architecture and Planning as well as UBit at the University level. Start here to get a better understanding of the services and support available to you.

Services at UB (UBit)

The UBIT website is a key resource for any questions regarding your UBITName and UBmail, free software, anti-virus and firewall protection, and configuring UB Secure Wi-Fi.

Visit: for the following resources

  • Activate your UBITName: Your UBITName is your UB Information Technology username, use it to access various UBIT services like residence hall/wireless Internet, MyUB, UBmail, UBlearns and more.
  • Join UB online: 
    • MyUB is your personal portal for UB news, events and announcements, and also serves as a gateway to UBmail, UBlearns and HUB. 
    • On UBlearns You’ll find course information, including assignments, notes, important dates and more. To keep track of everything on the go, download the UBlearns Blackboard mobile app.
    • HUB delivers student-related information in a flexible portfolio of applications. Admissions, academics, financial aid information, and more is always at your fingertips. HUB is the place to keep your student information updated and it's reachable through MyUB.
  • Transition to UBmail: Your email address is the same as your UBITName followed by You can also find directions on how to get UBmail on your smartphone on this page.


UBit Quick Links

  • Accounts 
  • Email at UB (information for Facuty, Staff and Students on configuring computers, laptops and digital devices)
  • Getting Connected (information on connecting to the wireless network at UB)
  • Get Campus Software (information on downloading UB provided software for your personal computer like MS Office and Symantec Anti-virus)