Explore the many resources and tools available to you at UMBC and in the College of Engineering and Information Technology. Your path to success begins with connecting with a supportive community of faculty, staff, and other students who are ready to help guide. Learn more about collaborative student projects in the college!
For information about policies, gateways, four-year plans, advising, and other information, visit Undergraduate Advising pages, which include information for prospective students and admitted students.
Below are links to some of the student resources you may want to access on your own.
Engineering and Technology Organizations
Below are links to representative list of student organizations, including UMBC chapters of national societies and other activities, within COEIT. Below is a list of active organizations on campus. Visit COEIT Departments or check out the Office of Student Life’s Student Organizations for a searchable index of all campus organizations.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
The goals of AIChE shall be to unify the students through planned events for students and faculty, orient new students as they enter the program and to participate in the continued growth of the Chemical Engineering culture.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Uniting the mechanical engineering community, ASME provides opportunities to establish connections to companies, utilize skills learned through group led design projects, and network with professors and classmates throughout campus.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. UMBC has an active ACM student chapter that is open to all UMBC undergraduate and graduate students of any major.
Baja SAE® consists of competitions that simulate real-world engineering design projects and their related challenges. Engineering students are tasked to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain.
Engineers Without Borders
Initiating small-scale community-driven development programs worldwide; collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects; and investigating transformative experiments and developing responsible leaders.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology. Our graduate and undergraduate student members share technical interests rooted in electrical and computer sciences, engineering and related disciplines.
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
NSBE’s mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. NSBE is targeted towards STEM major but is open to all majors and ethnic groups. NSBE provides its members with social and professional events, networking, leadership and job opportunities.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Mission of SWE: 1) Stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders 2) Expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life 3) Demonstrate the value of diversity.
Tau Beta Pi – Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi is an Engineering Honors Society for upperclassmen that was founded in 1885. The organization currently has over 240 chapters and 554,000 members across the country. Our UMBC chapter, MD Delta, has been active in the UMBC community since 1993.
Current and archived calendar for the semester, including begin and end dates, final exam schedules, and commencement, and other calendar information.
Academic Standards and Policy Administration
Information about academic resources and policy references, including FERPA Voluntary consent for release of records, information about withdrawal and re-enrollment, student complaint resolution, and also UMBC and University System of Maryland policies.
Admission, enrollment, and registration policies, degree programs and requirements, and more information.
Enrollment Management is dedicated to providing our constituents the highest level of quality and innovative enrollment services. Our responsive and personable staff supports and engages our students from recruitment to graduation, promoting their academic and personal success.
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.
Information on registration, transcripts, and more.
Schedule of Classes
UMBC class schedules; course times, locations, and instructors.
Scholarships (specifically in COEIT)
The Office of Undergraduate Student Services in the College of Engineering and Information Technology oversees the application process for a number of college specific scholarships.
UMBC offers a variety of merit, athletic and need-based scholarships to new and current students. In addition to the information available on the Scholarships site, UMBC provides the Scholarship Retriever Database which lists hundreds of internal and external scholarships available to new and current students.
The Undergraduate Catalog includes information about academic policies and requirements, programs, admission and special opportunities.
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.
Billing and Student Accounts
Student Billing Services is the office that bills students, collects tuition and fees and issues student refunds. They also process student payments, tuition remission, military waivers and post payments to student accounts from outside agencies.
Textbooks, course materials, general books, computers/software, merchandise, and other bookstore services and information.
Campus Life at UMBC significantly shapes the student experience. From getting involved in campus events to joining student organizations, from exploring diverse cultures to learning about spiritual practices, from shaping new leaders to serving local communities, from fraternity and sorority bonds to Student Government board meetings – students create their Campus Life.
UMBC’s Career Center offers a variety of services and resources to help you make the most of your graduate career development process.
Center for Women in Technology
The Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) is dedicated to increasing the representation of women in engineering and information technology fields. Among CWIT efforts is the implementation of outreach activities to increase interest of women and other underrepresented groups in technical careers.
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 Performing Arts and Humanities Building.
First Year Experience
First-Year Experience provides a learning environment rich in discussion and analysis. These opportunities are designed for students new to UMBC as freshmen or transfer students.
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.
Off-Campus Student Services
Services and resources for commuting students including off-campus housing, stay-connected resources, and other commuting resources.
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.
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.
Student Organizations (specifically in COEIT)
COEIT Student Organizations offer a variety of opportunities to get involved, meet other students, and explore your interests.
Student Organizations (UMBC)
Student organizations are created and run by current students and offer a wide array of opportunities to get involved in your campus community through interests and causes you are passionate about.
Our students are involved in a wide-range of research experiences, working directly with faculty members in labs and with industry partners in government and the private sector.
UMBC welcomes all veterans, active duty military, and dependents. The website provides valuable information about the many services available to you.
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 FAQ 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 use to keep track of tasks, issues, knowledge, and collaboration in the form of request tickets. Click here for frequently asked questions (FAQs) and for information on how to submit a request for help.