Welcome to UMBC!

We’ve listed below a few important first steps to help make your transition to UMBC as easy as possible. We also encourage you to read about important Post-Orientation Steps and learn more about the surrounding community and the campus services available to you. If you need assistance, contact the Graduate School at 410-455-2537 or umbcgrad@umbc.edu or visit our offices in the Administration Building, second floor.

Locate Housing

Check in with your program
Check in with the Financial Aid Office (domestic students only)
Set up your myUMBC account
Obtain your UMBC Campus ID (used for shuttle bus, campus dollars and library books)
Register for classes
Attend Orientation
Check in with the Office of International Education Services (international students only)
Obtain a Social Security Card (international students only)
Participate in our new student survey

Welcome to UMBC, Veterans!

If you are a Veteran, planning to attend UMBC, take a look at the following link in order to help you through the process of registration as well as some other services provided on your behalf.