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Campus Resources

Campus Resources

There are various offerings on campus that play important roles in helping transfer students transition and succeed at UMBC. Below are links to campus partners that work with the Office of Undergraduate Education to ensure student success.

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UMBC is located on 500 acres, 15 minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and 30 minutes from Washington, D.C. BWI Airport is five minutes away, as are AMTRAK and light rail stations.

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ARTSYS is the University System of Maryland Articulation System that facilitates the transfer of Maryland community college students to baccalaureate programs in Maryland 4-year public institutions.

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Career Services Center leads the facilitation of career counseling and networking opportunities to contribute to student success and regional workforce development.

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The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offers a variety of both need-based and merit-based awards to assist students with their educational expenses. Our financial aid counselors are available on an appointment basis to meet with students to explore the variety of options that best meet the student’s needs.

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The LRC provides academic support programs to UMBC undergraduates so that students who seek assistance have the opportunity to reach their academic goals and become independent, lifelong learners.

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We are committed to identifying and addressing concerns of off-campus,
transfer and evening school students through advocacy, programs
and services.

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OSL works with students, student organizations and other campus partners to create a welcoming campus environment with intentional, inspiring opportunities for students to learn and grow.

TRS Paws for Policy Policy on the Awarding of Undergraduate Transfer Credit
UMBC accepts academic coursework from regionally accredited colleges and universities. All credits transferred into UMBC are evaluated prior to admittance into the institution. Generally, the evaluation process takes 4-6 weeks after you receive your acceptance letter and can be viewed through your transfer credit report which is located within your myUMBC account.

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Registrar Transfer Credit
For incoming students to UMBC, transfer credits will be evaluated in time for their Orientation session; for current students, the process can take four to six weeks from the time we received your transcripts. All transfer credit can be viewed on the Transfer Credit Report (TCR), which is located on myUMBC under “Advising & Student Support.”


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The Shriver Center connects students to internships, co-ops, research, and service-learning opportunities enriching their education with meaningful work experience and cultivating their social responsibility.

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The Division of Student Affairs facilitates learning and prepares students for success in our multi-cultural and increasingly global society and work force.

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Student Support Services (SSS) is designed for students who are low-income, first generation college students, and students with disabilities from all racial and ethnic backgrounds who have a need for academic and other support services in order to successfully complete their college education.

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Study Abroad
The Study Abroad Office is the university’s one-stop academic center that helps UMBC students with planning their life-changing international experience.


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UMBC welcomes all veterans, active duty military and dependents. We are committed to providing the best possible educational experience and service to assist you in achieving your academic and personal goals.

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Womens Center
The Women’s Center exists to assist all women in achieving their full potential in education, career and personal life through academic and intellectual growth, professional development and personal empowerment.

Laila Shishineh
Assistant Director
lailams@umbc.edu | (410) 455-3737