UMBC President Valerie Shears Ashby poses with True Grit statue

RetriEVER Welcome

UMBC celebrates the arrival of President Valerie Sheares Ashby.

Your Why, Our How

You know why your goals matter.
At UMBC, we know how to help you achieve them.

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Life at UMBC

Our UMBC community is committed to helping you achieve excellence as a student and beyond. Whether breaking boundaries in the classroom and the lab, or stretching your limits on stage or the playing field, Retrievers are in it #UMBCTogether.

Arts & Culture

Think, create, and engage with us.

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Athletics

Reach for the win together.

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Careers

Discover your path, claim your future.

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International

Extend beyond the expected.

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Research

Explore each and every angle.

Discovery In Action

Campus Life

Be a part of our Retriever community.

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Take a Virtual Walk Around Campus

Our new 360° tour of UMBC may not be quite the same as an in-person visit, but it’s a great start. And we hope to be able to welcome you to campus soon.

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