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Introduction to an Honors University

IHU IconOpportunities for New Students!

New students, first-years and transfers, interested in making a smooth transition to the University should consider adding a First-Year Seminar (FYS) or a course with the "Introduction to a Honors University" seminar connected to it to their fall schedule. FYS courses are listed in the schedule of classes, and a list of courses with the IHU can be found at:
IHU Schedule

Transfer Students

REU Opportunities UMBC

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Are you looking for a REU Opportunity? Universities and Research Centers across the nation are actively seeking undergraduates who are looking to advance their academic careers. Current programs are accepting students enrolled in either 2-year or 4-year schools.
Your Career Starts Today!

The OUE web site is moving.

We Moved iconDuring the summer months,

we are taking the opportunity to update our web site; in fact we are moving. Please visit our new site for all updated information. We thank you for your patience.

New Student Book Experience

NSBE Icon2015 Selection has been made!

An Unquiet Mind by Dr. Kay Jamison is the 2015 selection for the NSBE. The New Student Book Experience invites all students new to UMBC in the fall (freshmen and transfer students) to read the selected book and engage in formal and informal discussion of the book at the start of the school year.

Dr. Jamison will be on campus Thursday, October 15th. She will facilitate a small group discussion with students, and then speak at 7:00 p.m. in the UC Ballroom. Book signing will follow.