Online Events


Meet the Colleges: A Fall Open-House Series for First-Year Students
Various Dates in October

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 Natural and Mathematical Sciences Open House
Wednesday, October 14, 6-8 P.M.

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Check out this event if you’re considering studying subjects like biochemistry, math, or physics. Learn more about all the areas of study within the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.  

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Open House
Wednesday, October 28, 6-8 P.M.
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Check out this event if you’re considering studying subjects like Africana Studies, Aging Studies, Dance, Economics, History, Media & Communication Studies, Psychology, or Social Work. Learn more about all the areas of study within the College of Arts Humanities and Social SciencesThe Erickson School of Aging Studies, and The School of Social Work. 

Honors College and Scholars Programs Open House
Wednesday October 21, 6-8 P.M.

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 alumni success stories. Register Now.

UMBC Transfer Experience
Various Dates in October

Visit UMBC during the first-ever Virtual Transfer fair for the state of Maryland. You’ll connect with transfer admissions counselors, faculty, and staff who will be available to share information on academic pathways and tools to help you plan your transfer to UMBC. Register now.

Join us on October 13:

  • Drop-In Session 1: 10 A.M. – 1 P.M.
  • Drop-In Session 2: 12 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Join us on October 29: 

  • Drop-In Session 1: 10 A.M. – 1 P.M.
  • Drop-In Session 2: 2 P.M. – 5 P.M.

UMBC at Shady Grove: Undergraduate Program Open House
Friday October 23, 1-2 P.M. or Tuesday November 17, 5-6 P.M.

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove is located in Rockville, MD in the heart of Montgomery County. With six undergraduate programs for transfer students, it offers the academic reputation of UMBC in a convenient location. Learn more about transferring to UMBC at Shady Grove.

Meet with our Undergraduate Program Directors to learn more about our programs at UMBC-Shady Grove. Register Now.

Beyond the Classroom: Support for Transfer Students at UMBC
Various Dates in November

Join us for an in-depth look into some of the campus resources and services that are here for you when you transfer to UMBC. Throughout this series of events, we’ll explore: 

  • Service Learning and Education Abroad – Wednesday, November 11 6-7 P.M.
  • Off-Campus Student Services and Academic Engagement and Transition Programs – Thursday, November 12, 6-7 P.M.
  • Honors College, Undergraduate Research, and Premiere Scholarships – Tuesday, November 17, 6-7 P.M.
  • International Transfer Student Resources – Wednesday, November 18, 5:30 – 6 P.M.
  • The Career Center – Wednesday, November 18, 6-7 P.M.

Registration coming soon.

Transferring to UMBC: Explore Academics and the Admissions Process
Thursday, November 19, 6-8 P.M.

Looking to transfer to UMBC? Learn about all the academic opportunities at UMBC, from the arts, humanities, and social sciences to computing and engineering. You’ll hear from faculty, staff, and students about their UMBC experience and take a Virtual Tour of UMBC with some of our current transfer students. You’ll also have an option to hear from Admissions and Financial Aid and Scholarships to learn about how to join Retriever Nation, credit transfer, and financing your college education. Registration coming soon.

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


Transfer Student Week

We also 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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