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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
UMBC campuses are closed, but courses are now online and employees are working remotely.

To Our Prospective and Admitted Students,

COVID-19 has changed and challenged the world, and we hope that you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe.

While COVID-19-related campus closures have certainly changed how we’re working, rest assured that we are still here to support you no matter where you are in your college search, application, or enrollment process.

Here are a few things we'd like you to know right away:

In order to help you understand some of the other ways in which COVID-19 may impact you during application and enrollment, we’ve created a Frequently Asked Questions page, which we will be updating as the situation evolves. No matter what, we’re #UMBCTogether.

With Retriever Pride,
The UMBC Admissions and Orientation Team

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UMBC is a place where "the student experience is about finding your passion and exploring issues that matter, in the classroom and the community."
Princeton Review's 2017 "Best 381 Colleges"

Whether you are just starting college, transferring from another school, or taking individual classes, at UMBC you will have access to exceptional resources, stimulating teachers and individual attention. Let's get started now!

UMBC ranks in the top ten on the closely watched Most Innovative Schools list for "making the most promising innovative improvements in curriculum, faculty, students, and campus life." And for another consecutive year, UMBC tops the list for an "unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching," as one of the nation's top universities overall on the Best National Universities list.

- U.S. News & World Report 2018

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