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“Start Strong, Finish Stronger

“Begin your intellectual life at UMBC with a First-Year Experience; a learning environment rich in discussion and analysis. These wonderful opportunities are designed for students new to UMBC as freshmen or transfer students. I not only want you to start strong, but to finish stronger!”
Diane M. Lee
~ Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education

First Year Seminars

Are open to all…

First-Year and Transfer students! Your First-Year Experience does not end with the closure of the Fall semester, it continues into the Spring. Don’t miss out on the opportunities that are available to you. These courses fulfill many of the requirements needed to graduate. This is your path to success. Sign up for a course today!