Schedule of Events

Meet & Greets  |  August 25 - 29

  • Meet & Greet with Campus Life Services: SMC Campus Center, First Floor
    Come out and meet the Campus Life staff and learn about our services and events. This is a great opportunity to meet other students, faculty, and staff.
    Monday, Aug. 25  |  1 - 3 p.m.
    Tuesday, Aug. 26  |  3 - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday, Aug. 27  |  9:30 a.m. - Noon
    Thursday, Aug. 28  |  11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Welcome to UMB  |  September 2 -5

  • Student Ice Cream Social
    Tuesday, Sept. 2  |  Noon - 2 p.m.  |  School of Nursing Lawn
    Come celebrate the 5th anniversary of the SMC Campus Center and escape the summer heat with a cold yummy treat. Students will have a choice of free hand dipped ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sorbet and unlimited toppings. A guest speaker from Academic Affairs will be present to welcome you and kick off the Welcome Month festivities. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend but ice cream is for students only. In celebration of the SMC Campus Center Five year anniversary, all attendees of the ice cream social will be grouped into a human Five on the lawn, with pictures taken from the roof!

  • Transportation Fair
    Wednesday, Sept. 3  |  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center
    Getting around on an urban campus can seem overwhelming at first, but we've got you covered. Stop by the Transportation Fair for info about the UM shuttle, campus safety, and other transportation options in Baltimore.

  • Passport Dinner
    Wednesday, Sept. 3  MOVED TO Tuesday, Sept. 23  |  5 - 7 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center, Elm Room A
    Experience a variety of foods from different cultures at CulinArt's Passport Dinner! Each station will represent a different country and their cuisine. The $13 fee includes two beverages and dinner.
    >>Buy Tickets Here

  • Fall Fest
    Friday, Sept. 5  |  11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  |  School of Nursing Lawn & Library Plaza
    Come celebrate the fall semester! This fun-filled event is a great way for UMB students to discover the many ways to get involved on campus. Involvement opportunities with student groups, campus departments, and the community will be showcased. There will be food, music, prizes, giveaways, and fun for everyone!

Welcome to Campus Life  |  September 8 - 12

  • Campus Life Services Job Fair
    Monday, Sept 8 - Wednesday, Sept. 10 | Noon - 1:30 p.m. | SMC Campus Center, First Floor
    Need a job on campus? Campus Life Services is hosting this three-day career fair to boost your job-hunting confidence with leadership seminars and information about job opportunities on campus.
    Mini-workshops every day at 12:30:
    Monday: "Leveraging LinkedIn"
    Tuesday: "General Job Hunting Tips"
    Wednesday: "Resumania: Resume Writing Tips" 
    Is your department or organization interested in participating in the career fair? Sign up here! 

  • Trivia & Movie Night: Captain America
    Tuesday, Sept. 9  |  7 - 10 p.m.  |  School of Nursing Lawn
    Kick back and relax with your friends for a free outdoor event on the School of Nursing Lawn. Test your movie and superhero knowledge at trivia and dress as your favorite super hero for the costume contest for a chance to win prizes! Movie starts at dark.

  • Mini Wellness Fair
    Thursday, Sept. 11  |  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center, First Floor Fireplace Lounge
    We know how important it is to take care of yourself during grad school. Come to the Wellness Fair to learn health and wellness strategies for your busy schedule!

  • Operation Welcome Home Card-Making
    Thursday, Sept. 11  |  Noon - 1 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center, First Floor
    For the 13th anniversary of 9/11/01, drop by any time for a card making party to thank our returning troops. We will have everything you need to make creative cards.

Welcome to Baltimore  |  September 14 - 19

  • Baltimore Farmers Market
    Sunday, Sept. 14  |  8:30 a.m.  |  Meet at SMC Campus Center (Depart by 9 a.m.)
    Want to support local agriculture? Then join us on an excursion to the Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar, located under the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets. We'll meet as a group in front of the SMC Campus Center and take the Orange Route on the Charm City Circulator to get to the market. First 50 registrants receive a tote bag with a UMB cookbook inside!

  • URecFit Welcome Back 5k Run
    Monday, Sept. 15  |  Noon  |  Meet outside of the SMC Campus Center
    Join URecFit for a fun and scenic 5k run through the Inner Harbor.

  • The President's Symposium with Dr. David Hoffman
    Monday, Sept. 15  |  4 - 6 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms
    National higher education associations and the U.S. Department of Education have called on universities to embrace civic learning and democratic engagement as core values. But what does that embrace actually look like from the perspective of students, faculty and staff, and how can an institution as diverse and complex as a university take such resolute action? Dr. Hoffman will share insights emerging from BreakingGround, an innovative campus-wide initiative focused on cultural practices at UMBC. Register here

  • Baltimore 101
    Monday, Sept. 15  |  5 - 7:30 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center, First Floor
    Stop by this resource fair co-hosted by the Downtown Partnership for all questions Baltimore. Learn about city initiatives, community events, and entertainment all around the city! Raffle with Baltimore themed prizes at conclusion of program.
    If your organization is interested in participating in Baltimore 101, Register here.

  • UMB Night at the Ballpark
    Tuesday, Sept. 16  |  7 p.m.  |  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Get into the Orioles spirit with UMB Night at the Ballpark! Join us for a family-friendly BBQ before you head over to see the Orioles take on the Bluejays. BBQ tickets are $8.50 each and includes two hot dogs, chips, a cookie, and a drink.
    Buy O's tickets here
    BBQ tickets can be purchased at first floor CulinArt café starting Monday, Aug. 25
    Monday - Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Tickets can also be purchased day of the BBQ.

  • Lexington Market Lunch
    Wednesday, Sept. 17  |  11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  |  Meet outside the SMC Campus Center
    Take your lunch break at Lexington Market, where you can get tons of discounts from lots of great vendors with your OneCard! A guided tour will be provided by a Lexington Market representative.

  • Open Mic Night
    Wednesday, Sept. 17 | 6 - 9 p.m. | SMC Campus Center, First Floor Stage
    Sing a song, slam a poem, do some stand-up - it's time for you to show off your skills, whatever they are, at Open Mic Night!

  • Baltimore Collegetown: Welcome to Baltimore Reception
    Thursday, Sept. 18  |  5 - 8 p.m.  |  SMC Campus Center, Elm Rooms
    Meet students from UMB as well as from other Baltimore-area universities at this reception hosted by Baltimore Collegetown. Tickets are $20.
    Buy Tickets Here

  • Community Service Project
    Friday, Sept. 19  |  Noon -3 p.m.  |  Meet at SMC Campus Center
    Join us as we partner with the Franklin Square Community Association and the Southwest Partnership to serve the West Baltimore neighborhood of Franklin Square. We'll be sprucing up parts of the neighborhood by weeding and providing fresh coats of paint.