Mobile UMB

Put UMB in the palm of your hand. Our free mobile app offers you the UMB experience on the go. Download from the Apple App Store or Google Play now; the apps included are listed below as well as our options for push notifications.

UM Shuttle

Track the UM shuttle's map location in real time.

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Safe Ride

Request on-demand Safe Ride service from UMB Police.

Maps

Search for campus buildings, parking garages, designated smoking areas, and more and get directions.

Calendar

Check out upcoming events on the Elm Calendar.

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Fitness

Sign up and register for group exercise classes and more.

Dining

View dining menus and locate dining options on and around campus.

Directory

Look up faculty, staff, and students.

Courses

Access class and grade information.

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Blackboard

Access course material.

Library

Access library resources on the go.

News

Read the latest news about UMB..

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Emergency

Receive emergency alerts and be prepared.

The Elm

Connect with online content by you, about you, for you.

Photos

View photos posted by UMB on Instagram.

Video

Watch videos on the UMB YouTube Channel.

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Volunteer

Learn how and where to volunteer.

Personas

The UMB app is configured to deliver the most relevant information to audiences through the use of personas and opt-in push notification channels. Personas provide a customized experience of the app based on the audience it serves.

To select your persona experience click on the person icon in the top right-hand corner of the mobile app screen and click My Persona.

Mobile UMB’s Personas are:

  • Student
  • Faculty/Staff
  • Community Member

Push Notifications

Push notifications are messages from the app that are sent to the user’s smart phone, keeping the community at UMB up to date on news, announcements, and events. Limited key updates concerning important changes at UMB are sent to all app users while other timely and relevant information are sent based on the user’s persona and opt-in topic preferences.

In order to receive push notifications, make sure that push notifications are enabled for Mobile UMB app and follow the following steps to opt-in to available topics:

  1. Click the person icon in the top right-hand corner of the mobile app screen
  2. Select “Messages” and tap the tab labeled “Opt-in”
  3. Select “Explore all opt-in channels” to read about the featured channels
  4. Subscribe to the topics that interest you!

Opt-in Push Notification Topics

Available opt-in topics under each persona include the following. These channels are shared among all three personas unless noted.

Academy of Lifelong Learning (Community Member)

Updates for the community on the latest topics from Academy of Lifelong Learning experts.

 

Administrative Announcements

University-wide updates from Academic Affairs, President’s Office and Financial Services regarding academics and curriculum guidance and policies as well as major building access updates, including planned utility outages.

 

CITS (Students and Faculty/Staff)

Updates on the latest UMB technology information including training opportunities, cyber security, software/hardware deployment and service outages.

 

Commencement

Subscribe to receive messages before and during the Universitywide Commencement that’s held in May of each year.

 

Community Engagement Center

Updates from a variety of programming and services from the Community Engagement Center, including health screenings and referrals, job readiness counseling, community-organizing workshops, low-cost legal and tax advice.

 

Dining Specials

Receive alerts for new campus dining specials and discounts.

 

Employee Health & Wellness (Faculty/Staff)

Sign up for health and wellness guidance for COIVD-19 and flu season; events and news from Launch Your Life, and benefits information.

 

The Grid

News and events from the Graduate Research Innovation District.

 

HS/HSL 

Reminders for Health Sciences and Human Services Library events, exhibits, collections, Weise Gallery, services and updates for operational changes.

 

Human Resources (Faculty/Staff)

Subscribe for news, events, reminders and updates on policies and guidance from Human Resource Services.

 

National Museum of Dentistry

Subscribe for alerts for events, exhibits and visitor information.

 

Parking and Transportation

Sign up to receive notices and alerts for garage and street closures.

 

Procurement & Finance (Faculty/Staff)

Receive updates on guidance, policies and operational changes on procurement and finance topics.

 

Professional Development & Training (Faculty/Staff)

Receive messages about professional development seminars, webinars and training offered to UMB Faculty and Staff.

 

Promise Heights (Community Member)

Subscribe for events, news and programs available for expecting parents, families and students in the Upton and Druid Heights neighborhoods.

 

Research

Receive notifications on the latest guidance and news for faculty, students and staff serving as researchers.

 

Signature Events

Receive notifications about events that are coordinated through the President’s Office including guest speakers, the annual Founders Week celebrations, Face 2 Face, Town Halls and other presidential initiatives.

 

Student Health & Wellness (Student)

Students will receive latest news from the Student Health Center, Student Counseling Center and Educational Support and Disability Services.

 

Student Organizations (Student)

Get event announcements for a wide variety of USGA-sponsored events and initiatives on campus.

 

Telework (Faculty/Staff)

Specific telework guidance that may come from Human Resource Service, CITS or the President’s Office.

 

UM Shuttle (Students and Faculty/Staff)

Receive notifications about shuttle cancellations or delays due to inclement weather.

 

URecFit (Students and Faculty/Staff)

Receive updates on URecFit classes, events, changes to hours/facilities and membership news

 

UMB News

Alerts to the latest news articles, videos and photo essays published by the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

 

UMB Student Affairs Events (Student)

Get regular updates for events organized by UMB Student Affairs for students on a variety of topics. Includes registration and any cancellations or postponements.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Be informed about new or recurring (seasonal) ways to volunteer, whether at UMB, in the West Baltimore community, or beyond.