February 22, 2013
Apply for up to $1,500 to carry out your undergraduate research, scholarship, or creative work. Apply by March 4 for an Undergraduate Research Award (URA)
February 27 is the deadline for applying for Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD).
August 30, 2012
The whole campus was talking about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on August 27. You can meet her son David Lacks on October 9. Mr. Lacks and Dr. Ruth Faden at bioethicist at Johns Hopkins will speak at 7 p.m. in the University Center ballroom. Free and open to all.
Welcome to UMBC! See resources and programming designed just for you:
June 13, 2012
Check out these small classes designed for incoming freshmen and transfer students. Also consider a First-Year Seminar (FYS). For an FYS, professors select a topic they are passionate about and teach only one section of it to a group of only 20 incoming students. Both freshmen and transfer students can take these special courses, which meet GEP requirements. Sign up now while classes still have room!
February 13, 2012
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot will be the UMBC campus book read by new students arriving in August, 2012. The book is already available in the bookstore at 30 percent off!
Looking for undergraduate petitions? Information about undergraduate research? Support for students new to UMBC? The Office of Undergraduate Education is now located in Academic IV, A Wing, Suite 114. Come by and see us.
July 25, 2011
Outcasts United? Find out who else did. Talk about the campus book on Monday, August 29 at 3 p.m. Ask your Woolie where your discussion will be.
Find out about the Office of Undergraduate Education. Open House Wednesday, August 31, 2 p.m. Administration Building, Room 911. Inside information on making the most of your time at UMBC.
Check out these courses, which meet GEP requirements and are designed for freshmen and transfer students in their first semester at UMBC:
FYS 101 S Creating Stories about Times of Change - This course explores common themes in both adolescence and aging, stages in life that can transform a person’s sense of identity.
IHU Y Sections - a great way to add a credit and jump-start your UMBC career
Just for Transfer Students courses in IS, CS, and MLLI