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Valerie Sheares Ashby selected as next leader of UMBC

Our community is pleased to welcome Dr. Sheares Ashby, currently dean of Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, as UMBC’s next president, starting August 2022. 

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UMBC’s continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit covid19.umbc.edu for information on safety policies, responding to cases, and testing. Recent campus updates can be found here.

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.

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Athletics

Reach for the win together.

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Discover your path, claim your future.

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Campus Life

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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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