On Campus : True Grits & The Commons · The campus Dining Hall, True Grit's is open all day to students and families. If you have a meal plan you must present your red UMBC ID card. Those without meal plans including family and friends...
to 5 PM
Sign Up Required!
On Campus : UC Ballroom · Start Welcome Week off right with the Freshman Commuter Retreat! Participants have the option of participating in a high/low ropes course at Genesee Valley or staying on campus to compete in the...
to 5 PM
Welcome back! Start your semester in fresh UMBC gear!
Bookstore · Purchase one UMBC logo item at full price and receive another UMBC logo item of equal or lesser value 50% OFF! May not be combined with any other current promotion. Offer excludes diploma...
to 5 PM
Stop by to go fishin' in the Yum Shoppe, don't get spooled!
Bookstore : Yum Shoppe · Stop by the Yum Shoppe pond to have a little fun on Move-In Day! Play a round of the Let's Go Fishin' game for a chance at prizes and discounts! You have only 30 seconds to reel in your catch to...
to 2 PM
Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn · Stop by the iconic Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery to learn about the services and resources that are available for UMBC students -- and pick up some Library swag too!
to 4 PM
Commons Mainstreet & Erickson Field
On Campus · The Commons Mainstreet: Visit Campus Partners 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Just moved in, but you have some questions? This is a great time to connect with offices that you need to do business with and learn...
thru Aug 26
The Commons : Gameroom · Come and wind down with a game of pool or ping pong. The gameroom is a great place to hang out with new friends. Open all day and late night!
to 4:30 PM
Erickson Field · We encourage all new students and their families to join us for the welcome week kick off and wrap up of freshman Move-In Day with greetings from the Vice President of Student Affairs and current...
to 6 PM
Required for ALL new residential students!
On Campus : Your Floor Lounge · Meet your Resident Assistant and your Welcome Week Leaders (Woolies) and get the lay of the land for the next week. This time is important to connect to your Welcome Week experience. REQUIRED FOR...
to 6:30 PM
Freshman Commuter Students are Welcome!
The Commons : OCSS Lounge · After a day of fun at the Freshman Commuter Retreat, join us for Pizza in the OCSS Lounge. Here you’ll be able to recap the day and prepare for Playfair!!
to 8 PM
Directly following your RA and Woolie Floor Meeting!
True Grit's · To avoid long lines, please stagger your arrival time based on the schedule below: Commuters meet in Commuter Lounge for Pizza-5:00 p.m. Dinner Chesapeake, Susquehanna, and Erickson...
to 10 PM
Required for ALL new students!
Erickson Field · Welcome to UMBC! We invite you to join us for Playfair, a high energy session sure to help you get moving and meet your new peers! Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and your UMBC Orientation...
thru Aug 27
Directly following Playfair!
True Grit's · Enjoy the delicious tradition of late night food in the dining hall and show off your singing skills with karaoke! (seb) karaoke’s are always a good time, so kick off the year with us! Late...