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UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE:
COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

SESSION RECORDING FROM
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020, 6 – 8 P.M.

CAHSS Open House Session Descriptions and Recordings

6-6:20 P.M.

WELCOME

Your College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Experience starts here.
Hear from the Dean and the UMBC Admissions staff and learn more about how to navigate your CAHSS Open House experience.
Presenters:
Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Interim Dean; Dale Bittinger, Assistant Vice Provost, Undergraduate Admissions, Orientation, and School Partnerships


6:20-6:45 P.M.

Student’s Choice

Major Mixer

During this time you will be able to learn more about the academic programs within the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences along with the departments of Social Work, Management of Aging Services, and Education.

Most Major Mixer sessions highlight multiple academic programs within CAHSS. You’ll hear from faculty in the major that you select and be able to explore additional opportunities within the college. Education will be discussed in every session except for Social Work and Management of Aging Services, which each have their own session.

Click on Your Major to View the Recording:


6:45-7:00 P.M.

RETRIEVER STUDENT EXPERIENCE PANEL

Join current students in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences to learn more about life as a Retriever inside and outside of the classroom.


7 – 8 P.M.

Student’s Choice:

MAKE UMBC YOURS

This hour allows you the flexibility to decide what sessions are most important to you as you continue to learn about UMBC. Our Campus Highlights Tours and Workshops will be offered twice, at 7 p.m. and repeating at 7:30 p.m., so you can choose what experience is best for you. Choose your next session by clicking the links on the session descriptions below.

Workshops

Undergraduate Admissions Overview


Join our admissions staff for an overview of how to apply to UMBC and learn more about our test-optional policy for fall 2021 applicants.

Presenters: Aaron Mahmod, Assistant Director of Orientation; Caitlin Henry, Admissions Counselor


Financing Your Education: Scholarships, Grants, and Loans


Join staff members from the Office of Financial and Scholarships for an overview of how to apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships at UMBC.

Presenters: Keia Brown, Associate Director; Shelly Kessler, Assistant Director; Ben Zimitti, Financial Aid Counselor


Careers in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences


Hear from the Career Center about how a degree the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences can prepare you for a wide range of internship and career opportunities.

Presenter: Kacie Lawrence, Associate Director of Internships and Employment


Campus Highlights Tours

Join our Grit Guides for a photo highlights tour of our campus. Check out our Grit Guide bios below and select the tour with the Grit Guides that you want to get to know better. All tours will cover the same content.

Tour Group 1: Get to know UMBC with Sophie, Ian, and Frankie

Sophie S.

Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
High School: Roland Park Country School
Majors: Psychology and Media and Communication Studies
Minor: French
Learn more about Sophie S.

Ian K.

Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Bethesda, MD
High School: Walter Johnson High School
Major: Asian Studies
Minor: Art History
Learn more about Ian K.

Frankie W.

Class Year: Junior
Hometown: Havre de Grace, MD
High School: Harford Technical High School
Major: Media and Communication Studies
Minor: Spanish
Learn more about Frankie W.

Tour Group 2: Get to know UMBC with James, Hadassah, and Sydney

James L.

Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, MD
High School: Wilde Lake High School
Majors: Applied Linguistics and Media and Communication Studies
Minor: German
Learn more about James L.

Hadassah J.

Class Year: Junior
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
High School: Roland Park Country School
Majors: Dance and Media and Communication Studies
Learn more about Hadassah J.

Sydney K.

Class Year: Senior
Hometown: Elkridge, MD
High School: Howard High School
Major: History
Minors: Ancient Studies and Printmaking
Learn more about Sydney K.

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