Resources for Undergraduates

Photo by Marlayna Demond '11 for UMBC
Photo by Marlayna Demond ’11 for UMBC

General Resources

  • About UMBC – UMBC facts, achievements, governance, Visitors Guide, and other campus information.
  • Academic Calendar – Important dates and deadlines in the academic year.
  • Financial Aid – UMBC’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Web site. Find fast facts, information about how to apply for financial aid, types of assistance offered, financial aid deadlines, and download forms.
  • myUMBC – Connect to your UMBC e-mail account, register for classes, check your grades, request transcripts, and more.
  • Student Handbook  – GFR, GER, and GDR worksheets, description of UMBC’s academic system, living off- and on-campus, Student Activities, UMBC Policies, and more.
  • Undergraduate Catalog – UMBC facts, admission, enrollment and registration policies, academic requirements and regulations, campus life, tuition and fees, course descriptions, and more.


  • Academic Integrity – Information on UMBC’s Academic Integrity Policy.
  • Honors College – The Honors College is a gathering of colleagues—students, faculty, and staff—who are engaged in a common learning experience. Many Honors courses involve a more in-depth treatment of materials covered in regular class sections; others resemble graduate seminars in their small size and intensity of scholarship and in the special character of the relationship created by working closely with faculty members and other students.
  • Registrar’s Office – Information on registration, transcripts, and more.
  • Scholarships – Information about scholarship opportunities at UMBC.
  • Study Abroad – FAQs and information on the application process, as well as resources for students accepted and currently abroad.
  • 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 Research Resources – Information on Undergraduate Research Awards, Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day, and opportunities for undergraduate research.

Campus Life

  • Bookstore – Purchase course materials, supplies, and Retriever merchandise.
  • Division of Information Technology – Learn how to create an account, use e-mail, access FAQ and help links.
  • Library – UMBC’S Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery. Library hours, reserve materials, online book request, course materials, online and print journals, and more.
  • Research Centers and Institutes
  • Schedule of Classes – UMBC class schedules; course times, locations, and instructors.
  • Student Government Association – UMBC’s Student Government Association promotes the recognition of students’ rights and responsibilities; individual and collective thought; student interests and needs; and school spirit and involvement. It empowers the student body to defend this mission.


Last updated June 10, 2018.