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winter session

January 5 – 23

Winter Session 2014


General reminders:

UMBC parking permit:

  • Request a UMBC parking permit (if you don’t already have a valid permit)
  • Be sure to request your parking permit several weeks in advance to ensure it arrives before the start of classes.

Student ID Card:

UMBC, UMBC e-mail, and myUMBC Help Tickets:

  • Make sure you have an active myUMBC account.
  • Check your UMBC e-mail account on a regular basis.
  • View how to forward your UMBC e-mails to an already existing e-mail account (Hotmail, Gmail, etc.)
  • Submit a myUMBC Help Ticket for billing issues, computing/technology support, questions about your class schedule, grades, etc.


  • Before the session begin, check your Blackboard account to see course updates/assignments.


  • Purchase your textbooks and other course related materials.

E2Campus (text alerts):

  • Sign-up for E2Campus, an emergency alert text-messaging system that notifies subscribers of any campus-related emergency (such as a potential safety hazard or campus closure due to weather).
  • Check here for more information about E2Campus alerts.

On-campus housing:

  • Check to see what housing options are available during summer/winter sessions.

Get involved and connect with students outside the classroom!

  • The Student Events Board (seb) hosts regular on-campus activities and some off campus trips.
  • See what events are happening at the Retriever Athletic Center (RAC).
  • All RAC users must present a valid UMBC campus card (student) ID to gain entry.
  • Visit the Arts & Culture Calendar for information about dance, music, visual art, theatre, and other
    humanities events.