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Greetings Transfer Student,

We recognize the challenges transfer students have in transitioning into a new culture, but also celebrate the unique experiences you bring to our academic community. To help ease the transition we have developed this web presence as a guide to the resources and programs available to transfer students at UMBC.
Successful transfer students advise you to “actively engage in the university community”. I have included the following suggestions as ways to start:

If there is anything I can do to help you achieve success at UMBC please contact me by phone or email.

Yours truly,
Laila Shishineh
Assitant Director
410-455-3737
lailams@umbc.edu

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Transfer Seminars

TRS courses are 1-2 credit seminars designed to help transfer students transition into UMBC by reinforcing the resources and skills needed to succeed at a research university.

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Transfer Undergraduate Research

Students in every major at UMBC conduct original research and creative work. Find out how you can get started today.

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Campus Resources for Transfer Students

There are various offices on-campus that play important roles in helping transfer students transition and succeed at UMBC.

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TRS Peer Mentors

Are you interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Ask us!