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...
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...
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!
Commons Mainstreet & Erickson Field
On Campus · The Commons Mainstreet: Visit Campus Partners 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 more about...
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!
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...
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...
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!!
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...
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...