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Basic Info

Academic Expectations
  • All participants will:
    • Enroll in a four credit First-Year Seminar (FYS) with other members of the floor which will include an Introduction to an Honors University Seminar (IHU)
    • Attend the IHU Seminar on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:15 PM
    • Receive advising from DS LLC faculty and staff as well as staff from the Office for Academic and Pre-Professional Advising
    • Engage in major and career exploration, service, academic, and research opportunities
    • Create a collaborative learning environment on the floor
Additional Expectations
  • All participants will:
    • Engage in creating a strong sense of community and connection to both the LLC and the UMBC campus
    • Connect with peer mentors (former DS LLC participants) on the floor
    • Participate in social and cultural co-curricular opportunities
Summer Orientation
  • All participants are strongly encouraged to attend Summer orientation on either Monday, June 18th or Thursday, June 21st – space on these two dates will be held specifically for Discovery Scholars students. Please notify the DS LLC staff once you are admitted if you want/need to change your orientation to one of these two dates. Participants will meet with either Jill Randles and/or Laila Shishineh (DS LLC staff) at orientation.

 

DS LLC Annual Events
Date Event Description
Late August Welcome Dinner Kick Off Dinner for all DS LLC Participants
Fall Semester Fall Courses DS LLC participants take an FYS with an IHU for the duration of the fall semester
September/November One on Ones Meet one on one with DS LLC Advisors
Mid December Study Day Event DS LLC Tradition: Stress Free Study Day Event
February/March/April Spring Workshop Series DS LLC Spring Monthly Lunch Workshops
February/April One on Ones Meet one on one with DS LLC Advisors
Mid May Study Day Event DS LLC Tradition: Stress Free Study Day Event