Online Events


Life as a Retriever Live Chats
January 2021

If you are wondering what life is like as a Retriever, our current UMBC students would love to tell you. We hope you will join us for live chats to have all your questions answered and connect with current students for an insider’s view on life as a Retriever.

Tuesday, January 26 from 3pm-5pm JOIN CHAT
Wednesday, January 27 from 5pm-7pm JOIN CHAT
Thursday, January 28 from 3pm-5pm JOIN CHAT

Retriever Experience Students Panels
January 2021

These live sessions are designed to bring the current UMBC student experience to you. We welcome your questions as you try to envision life as a Retriever.

Wednesday, January 27 at 4pm REGISTER HERE
Friday, January 29 at 4pm REGISTER HERE

Join Our Campus Community: CNMS Spotlight Virtual Event
A Conversation with Dr. William LaCourse, Dean, and Annica Wayman ’99, Associate Dean
Friday, February 19, 12 – 1 p.m.

The UMBC Alumni Association invites prospective UMBC students to join this special campus community event. During this CNMS spotlight, Annica Wayman ’99, M6, associate dean for Shady Grove Affairs in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, will talk with Bill LaCourse, dean of CNMS, about the importance of basic science and fundamental research; the role UMBC plays in developing a diverse workforce in the sciences; and the incredible work our students, faculty, and alumni are doing as part of the pandemic response. This virtual event will be viewable via UMBCYoutube. Please register to have the link sent directly to you.

RSVP today.

Black and Gold Information Sessions
Various Dates

Hear directly from an admissions counselor about our admissions requirements, scholarships, academic programs, and more. Register today.

Visual and Performing Arts Information Sessions
Various Dates

Interested in learning more about the visual and performing arts at UMBC? Hear from current students, faculty, and staff on audition/portfolio requirements, scholarships, academic programs, career opportunities and more! Register now


Summer Preview

This virtual open house gave attendees the chance to learn about the majors and programs at UMBC, talk to current UMBC students, and explore our Honors College and premier Scholars Programs. We also covered details surrounding our admissions process and financial aid and scholarships. View sessions offered on-demand here.

Meet the Colleges: A Fall Open House Series for First Year Students

Want to learn more about specific majors and programs offered here at UMBC? Our College Open House series is a great opportunity. Join faculty, staff, and students from the college you’re considering as they walk you through the degrees, programs, research, and career opportunities within the college. You’ll also have an option to hear from Admissions and Financial Aid and Scholarships to learn about how to join Retriever Nation and finance your college education. Virtual campus tours will also be available.

College of Engineering and Information and Technology Open House, VIEW RECORDINGS
College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences Open House, VIEW RECORDINGS
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Open House, VIEW RECORDINGS

Honors College and Scholars Programs Open House

Learn about UMBC’s Honors College and seven premiere Scholars Programs. Each program will go over their application requirements, the unique experience you’ll get to be a part of through their scholarship, and their alumni success stories. VIEW RECORDINGS

TransferFest: Connecting Transfer Students to UMBC

This is your chance to learn more about what it’s like to transfer to UMBC and become part of our Retriever community. Learn about all the academic opportunities at UMBC, from the arts, humanities, and social sciences to computing and engineering. Faculty, staff, and students share their UMBC experience and and a Virtual Photo Tour of UMBC with some of our current transfer students is offered. Admissions and Financial Aid and Scholarships provide helpful tips to learn about how to join Retriever Nation, credit transfer, and financing your college education. VIEW RECORDINGS

Transfer Student Week

We held a week-long series of sessions specifically for our future transfer students to connect with current students, faculty, and staff who make up the UMBC community. View transfer-specific sessions on-demand here.

Pre-Recorded Black and Gold Information Session

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