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Undergraduate Resources

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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.

In addition to information about departments and academic programs in the College, more information about the resources are shared on this page.

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Academic Resources

Academic Calendar
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.

Admissions
Admission, enrollment, and registration policies, degree programs and requirements, and more information.

Enrollment Management
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.

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.

Registrar’s Office
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.

Scholarships (UMBC)
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.

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

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Campus Resources

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.

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.

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

Campus Life
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.

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.

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.

Library
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.

Undergraduate Research
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.

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

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Technology Resources

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.

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