INCOMING UMBC STUDENTS
Students already admitted for Fall 2014 are eligible to attend summer session.
Summer 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.
Before the Session Begins
- Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to change semester start date to Summer 2014.
- Check important academic dates and deadlines.
Activate or Upgrade your myUMBC account.
myUMBC will also create a UMBC e-mail account. Any official correspondence from the university will be sent via UMBC e-mail, so it is important to regularly check that account. Instructions to forward UMBC e-mails to an already existing e-mail account (Hotmail, Gmail, etc.) can be found here.
- Register for courses online beginning March 24 through myUMBC.
- Click here to view registration resources.
- During summer session, you can earn up to 16 credits (8 credits per session). To register for more than 8 credits per session, approval is needed.
- Purchase textbooks.
Summer session textbooks are available in May 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 June 2 (Session I) and July 11 (Session II).
- Verify class location and meeting times.
- Log-in to myUMBC to pay your student bill. Highlight the Topics menu, select Billing & Personal Finances, and then select Payments & Billing (view more).
Final Grades and Transcripts
- Log-in to myUMBC to check final grades. Highlight the Topics menu, select Classes & Grades, then select Student Grades (additional information).
After final grades are posted, order official UMBC transcripts through Parchment, UMBC’s online transcript partner. Official transcripts are $8.00. You can also download and print an unofficial transcript through myUMBC. (additional information).
Opportunities for Incoming Students
Collegiate Success Institute (CSI) is a six week program where students take courses designed to offer a head start on earning college credit and in introduction into life at UMBC.