Winter Session gives incoming freshmen and transfer students the opportunity to get familiar with the campus, learn from top-rated faculty, adapt to college life and meet new people.
During winter session, you can earn up to 4.5 credits. To register for more than 4.5 credits, approval is needed.
Change semester start date through Undergraduate Admission
Activate myUMBC account
Get a parking permit, and review directions to UMBC and campus map
Please note: Parking permits should be secured several weeks in advance, as they will not be processed during winter break (December 21 through January 2).
Winter session textbooks are available in December at the UMBC Bookstore or can be ordered online. Textbooks, in the same condition as purchased, can be returned for a full refund with a sales receipt until January 8.