Graduate Resources

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Photo by Marlayna Demond ’11/UMBC.

UMBC’s College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) provides students with the resources they need to learn, connect, and advance in their professions. You will find many opportunities to connect with your professors and peers through college events and initiatives.

In addition to information about departments & units and programs and degrees in the College, more information about UMBC and COEIT resources are shared on this page. You may use the links below to browse each section on this page.

Academic Calendar
Current and archived calendar for the semester, including begin and end dates, final exam schedules, and commencement, and other calendar information.

Academic Integrity
Information on UMBC’s commitment to creating an academic environment in which teaching, learning, and research are conducted according to the principles of academic integrity.

Financial Aid
UMBC’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website. Find fast facts, information about how to apply for financial aid, types of assistance offered, financial aid deadlines, and download forms.

International Education Services
Activities, services, and advising for study abroad students, international students, international faculty, researchers and scholars, including services and advising on visa-related matters before and during your visit to UMBC.

Registrar’s Office
Information on registration, transcripts, and more.

Schedule of Classes
UMBC class schedules; course times, locations, and instructors.

About UMBC
UMBC Facts, Achievements, Governance, Visitors Guide, Admissions, and other campus information.

Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship
UMBC works closely with the Baltimore business community and UMBC faculty and staff with one vision in mind—to create a leading center for university entrepreneurism.

Alumni Association
UMBC’s online alumni community. The Alumni Association is governed by a board of directors who work with staff members in the Office of Alumni Engagement to keep alumni connected and engaged with one another, current students, faculty and staff, and the university.

Textbooks, course materials, general books, computers/software, merchandise, and other bookstore services and information.

Career Center
UMBC’s Career Center offers a variety of services and resources to help you make the most of your graduate career development process.

Design and printing services
commonvision is an on-campus resource for design, printing, and marketing for student organizations. They also support on-campus digital signage for events and groups in The Commons, UC Plaza, the Admin building, Career Services, and the PAHB Building.

Division of Professional Studies
UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies offers a broad array of professionally focused master’s degrees, graduate certificates, individual courses and non-degree training programs.

Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents the interests and concerns of all graduate students attending UMBC. The GSA is a government body maintained by and for the graduate students of UMBC with the the purpose of enhancing the academic, intellectual, and social opportunities of its members.

UMBC’S Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery offers the highest quality resources and services that support teaching, learning, research, and service. Library holdings include books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and special collections. The space also holds a gallery and atrium space where exhibits, lectures, and other presentations are held.

Office of Student Disability Services
The Office of Student Disability Services (SDS) is the central office that manages resources, initiatives, and concerns related to accessibility and serves as the primary resource for students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.

Retriever Essentials
UMBC’s Retriever Essentials is a comprehensive programs that seeks to eliminate the burden of food insecurity for members of the UMBC community including students, faculty, and staff. Retrieve Essentials connects members of our community to ongoing support networks in order to enhance their academic retention and career success.

Retriever Integrated Health
Retriever Integrated Health brings together University Health Services, Office of Health Promotion, and the Counseling Center to work in a collaborative, holistic approach to support your well-being and success. Our team is committed to providing the UMBC community with high quality services, support, and resources. RIH is an interdisciplinary team that includes our administrative staff members and a variety of healthcare professionals, representing disciplines of acupuncture, dietetics, health education, massage, nursing, medicine, psychiatry, psychology, public health, and social work.

The Shriver Center
Learn more about applied learning, civic engagement, and community-based service delivery.

Student Business Services
Student Business Services (SBS) is the office that bills students, collects tuition and fees and issues student refunds. SBS processes student payments, tuition remission, military waivers, and posts payments to student accounts from outside agencies.

UMBC Transit
UMBC’s transit system operates seven bus routes that connect the UMBC campus to local apartment complexes, shopping centers, bus and rail commuter connections, BWI airport and downtown Baltimore.

Veteran Services
UMBC welcomes all veterans, active duty military, and dependents. The website provides valuable information about the many services available to you.

Graduate Assistantships
Information on funding opportunities, including assistantships, fellowships, and contact information.

Graduate Catalog
The Graduate Catalog includes information about academic policies and requirements, programs, admission and special opportunities.

Graduate School
Information for prospective and current students and information for alumni.

Graduate Student Association
Provides support, promotion, and representation for all graduate students at UMBC.

International Admissions
Information for international students interested in applying to UMBC’s graduate programs.

Policies, Procedures, and Forms
Information on registration and withdraw procedures, academic standards, graduate student policies, and forms for prospective and current students.

PROF-it – Professors in Training
Program for graduate students that provides opportunities for training and hands-on teaching.

PROMISE – Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
Multi-campus alliance to increase the number and diversity of Maryland graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

COEIT Research
Learn more about the research conducted by COEIT faculty and staff, who work in partnership with state and federal agencies and industry to promote the transfer of research applications that benefit society.

Research @ UMBC
Includes fast facts, achievements, news, faculty interests and expertise, and more.

Research Centers and Institutes
Information about Campus-wide Centers and Institutes and Departmental Centers and Institutes. Also includes news, resources, policies & procedures, other information.

Division of Information Technology
The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) works closely with the UMBC community to implement the educational, research, and administrative goals of the University. Find out more about how to create your myUMBC account, use email, access frequently asked questions (FAQs) and help links.

Information for New Students
The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) has created a document that shares technology-related information for new students, including recommended technology for students, computer labs, personal web space, and others.

myUMBC [login required]
Connect to your UMBC email account, register for classes, check your grades, request transcripts, and more.

Request Help [login required]
Request Tracker (RT) is a web-based client application solution that UMBC departments and units use to keep track of tasks, issues, knowledge, and collaboration in the form of request tickets.

Tips for Getting IT help
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and information on how to submit a request for help are available.

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