Resources for Family & Friends

General Resources


  • Academic Integrity – Information on UMBC’s Academic Integrity Policy.
  • Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery – Library hours, reserve materials, online book request, course materials, online and paper journals, gallery exhibition information.
  • Commencement – Information for friends and family attending commencement ceremonies.
  • Graduate School – Information for prospective and current students.
  • Registrar’s Office – Information on registration, transcripts, GER/GFR courses and more.
  • Undergraduate Admissions – Information for prospective freshmen, transfer, international, non-degree, and re-admit applicants. Special opportunities (early enrollment, concurrent enrollment, visual and performing arts majors), application deadlines, and the undergraduate admissions application.
  • Undergraduate Education – Resources for academic affairs issues.

Campus Life

  • Arts and Culture Calendar – Information on visual and performing arts events.
  • Bookstore – Purchase course materials, supplies, and Retriever merchandise.
  • Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture – A non-profit organization dedicated to the study of contemporary art and visual culture, critical theory, art and cultural history, criticism, and the relationship between society and the arts. The Center sponsors a variety of cultural programs including exhibitions, publications, and outreach projects.
  • Humanities Forum – The Humanities Forum offers events that illustrate the richness of contemporary work in philosophy, history, culture, language, literature, and the arts.
  • Social Sciences Forum – The Social Sciences Forum presents topics and perspectives of vital interest to the social sciences community and beyond.
  • Undergraduate Research Resources – Information on Undergraduate Research Awards, Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day, and opportunities for undergraduate research.