Get to Know Us
The best way to get to know UMBC and understand if this is the right school for you is to spend some time with us. We offer a wide variety of campus visit options as well as online and in-person events.
There are many great ways to get to know UMBC through admissions events
Signature Admissions Events
Our signature events are tailor-made to offer you an in-depth, customized look at what it’s like to be a Retriever.
Campus Tours and Information Sessions
Spend time with our amazing student tour guides as they give you a glimpse into life at UMBC.
Visual and Performing Arts Visit Experiences
We offer special on campus and virtual opportunities that give you a behind-the-scenes look at the arts, from student life to our incredible facilities.
Online and On-Demand Events
Can’t make it to campus? Get to know UMBC from the comfort of your couch… or wherever you happen to be.
Campus Visits and Health Safety
We know how important it is for you to get to know our campus and our community, and we’ve got ways to help you do that in-person or remotely.
All in-person events meet the health and safety measures employed for our return to campus. We ask that you follow these recommended on-campus behaviors to help keep our community safe.
Explore UMBC Virtually
Take a Virtual Walk Around Campus with UMBC360
Get a Glimpse at Student Life
Through videos and photos, you can get a great sense of life at UMBC without even setting foot on campus. We’ve curated a number of options for you below, but feel free to check out our YouTube, Flickr, and Instagram accounts to find even more.
Claim Your Destiny at UMBC
A Year at UMBC
Your Window into a Day at UMBC
On the Lighter Side:
A Literal Dawg’s Eye View of Campus
Explore our Photo Library
UMBC’s Flickr account is full of great photos from across campus. You can explore our indoor and outdoor spaces; get a glimpse at our students, faculty and staff at work; and get a sense for the kinds of activities and events we offer.
Not able to make a scheduled tour? No worries! We’ve put together a self-guided tour booklet to help you forge your own path.
Access the Self-Guided Tour Booklet