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Summer Session 2015

FAQs

Campus Information

What is myUMBC?

A web-based portal to various services and online community resources at UMBC.

Use myUMBC to register for courses, view account balances, online bill payment, register for a parking permit, check university e-mail and check grades.

How do I create a myUMBC account?

How do I forward my UMBC e-mail to another e-mail account?

View how to forward your UMBC e-mails to an already existing e-mail account (Hotmail, Gmail, etc.).

Where can I eat on campus during summer session?

On-campus dining is available during summer session. UMBC Dining Services will post open venues and hours closer to the start of the session.

Meal Plans are also available for Summer Session.

What student events are offered in summer session?

The events page lists the events offered by Summer STEM at UMBC and Student Events Board (seb).

How can I get help, when I need it?

Submit an online myUMBC Help Ticket. Use myUMBC Help Tickets for billing issues, computing/technology support, questions about your class schedule, grades, etc.

Access the myUMBC Help Ticket site and login with your myUMBC user name and password.

Course Information

I received a registration error indicating that I do not have the appropriate prerequisites, what should I do now?

Students must have successfully satisfied the UMBC prerequisite requirements -- or be currently enrolled in the prerequisite course(s) -- before registering in courses with prerequisite requirements.

Follow the instructions on the Course Prerequisites page to complete a Prerequisite Override Request.

I am enrolled in a course, what should I do before it begins?

Review the list of resources on the student services page.

Make sure you have taken care of all of your campus information, including - campus ID, E2Campus alerts, parking, regularly check UMBC e-mail, etc. Also, ensure you have reviewed all of the course information, including - blackboard access, textbooks, regularly check UMBC e-mail, etc.

What is Blackboard?

UMBC uses Blackboard, an online learning management system, for online, hybrid, and many in-person courses. When you register for a class, you are automatically enrolled in Blackboard.

What options are available for academic support?

Summer STEM at UMBC logo Summer STEM at UMBC and Summer Session work together to provide academic support opportunities for students enrolled in any summer session course.

How can my parents see my schedule or grades?

You can grant permission to let others see your schedule or grades through “profile sharing” in myUMBC. This feature allows you to share some of your myUMBC information with anyone who has a myUMBC, Google, or Facebook account. Learn more about Profile Sharing.