to 1 AM
to 11 AM
True Grit's · Enjoy breakfast at True Grit's!
to 6 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 10 AM
Information Technology/Engineering · Join Information Systems for their Meet and Greet! A light breakfast will be served.
to 10 AM
Win a FREE Yoga Mat!
On Campus : Library Pond · Join UMBC Recreation for some morning Yoga by the pond. Learn about the fitness and recreation classes offered at UMBC while enjoying a peaceful yoga session. Yoga Mats will be provided, but...
to 11 AM
10:00 am OR 10:30 am (Bus Departs Commons Drive Bus Shelter)
On Campus : Commons Drive Bus Shelter · This session is designed for residential students as a way to get familiar with the Halethorpe/Satellite Line and freshman parking. Please bring your red UMBC ID Card with you. Retrievers...
The Commons : Gameroom · Come learn about all that OCSS has to offer while enjoying free lunch! This is a great opportunity to meet other off-campus students and to connect with on-campus resources!
thru Aug 28
Erickson Field · Start your year off on a healthy note! Join University Health Services, The Counseling Center, and Recreation for an afternoon social. Come enjoy giveaways, group fitness demos, a trail mix bar,...
to 1 PM
True Grit's · To avoid long lines, please stagger your arrival time based on the schedule below: Patapsco, Harbor, Potomac Halls, and the apartments-11:00 a.m. Lunch Chesapeake, Susquehanna, and...
thru Aug 28
Lunch will be provided on a first come first serve basis!
The Commons : Flat Tuesdays · The UMBC fraternity and sorority community provides members the opportunity to develop leadership skills, scholarship and community commitment, while creating life-long connections and friends....
to 2 PM
Retriever Activity Center (RAC) · Get the real scoop on some of the ups, downs, trials, and tribulations of life at UMBC. Current student leaders will leave you laughing and informed about some tough decisions that are in front of...
to 3 PM
Learn how to use Google Productivity and Engagement Apps
The Commons : Women's Center · New to Google Apps or want to refresh your skills? Feeling overwhelmed by technology and feeling left behind? Wondering how you can harness the full capabilities of Google Apps to help with your...
to 3:30 PM
Required for ALL new students!
On Campus : Various Rooms · Over the summer, all new students were expected to read Kindred by Octavia Butler. This book will be used in courses you may be taking during your first year. UMBC faculty, staff and students will...
to 5 PM
The Commons : 309 · commonvision will be closed at 3 pm on Monday August 27, 2018. You may still e-mail email@example.com for questions and to submit print orders. They will be addressed starting Tuesday August...
to 4:45 PM
All New Students Receive a FREE UMBC SHIRT!
On Campus : TBD · Immediately following the New Student Book Discussion join us on The Commons North Lawn for your official Incoming Class Photo! All new students will receive a FREE UMBC Shirt to wear in the photo...
to 6 PM
All are welcome. Appetizers will be served.
The Commons : Gameroom and Mosaic · Celebrate diversity of UMBC’s campus. Meet new and returning Mosaic Staff. This is your time to begin to connect and build community across difference and learn about inclusion based resources. We...
to 6 PM
Meet our Mosaic staff! Check out our resources!
The Commons : Gameroom and Mosaic · Celebrate the diversity of UMBC’s campus. Meet new and returning Mosaic Staff. This is your time to begin to connect and build community across difference and learn about inclusion based...
to 8 PM
True Grit's · To avoid long lines please stagger your arrival time based on the schedule below: Chesapeake, Susquehanna, and Erickson Halls- Dinner 5:00 p.m. Patapsco, Harbor, and Potomac Halls, and...
to 10 PM
with Commemorative Orioles/UMBC Hat Giveaway!
TICKETED · Off Campus · Monday, Aug. 27 • 5:30 p.m. picnic, 7 p.m. game Oriole Park at Camden Yards Early-bird Tickets: $35 before June 15, $40 after Join the Professional Staff Senate and the UMBC Alumni...
to 7 PM
On Campus : Your Residence Hall Lobby · Come get ready for the first Men's Soccer Game of the year with your residential community. Come grab free spirit items and snacks. Walk down to the game together with your fellow retrievers! We...
to 9 PM
Get your free ticket for this event at tickets.umbc.edu.
On Campus : Retriever Soccer Park · Welcome back students! Come cheer on the UMBC Men’s Soccer Team as they take on Rutgers. Missed the women’s game? New students can still get a FREE UMBC Soccer Scarf, and all students that sign up...
to 11 PM
Avengers: Infinity War/Rain Location: The RAC
Erickson Field · Don’t miss this Welcome Week tradition! Join (seb) on Erickson Field for an outdoor screening of Avengers: Infinity War. Free popcorn, candy, snowcones, and cotton candy will be provided! Bring a...