Back to School

Welcome to the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) — we're so glad you're here!

Best wishes for a successful and fulfilling journey as you begin your new endeavor.

UMB Student Affairs has designed the "UMB Welcomes You" event series every fall just for you, with numerous activities that will help you get to know UMB and Baltimore. Learn more by visiting our Welcome page.

Action Items

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Get your year started with parking information, shuttle schedules, and signing up for emergency and weather-related notifications.

Campus Safety

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Safety matters at UMB. Become familiar with emergency blue light phones located on campus. They are available in designated areas if you need immediate assistance from Campus Security. Stay alert.


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Campus Life Services is committed to providing interprofessional support services, leadership development, and recreational opportunities that help students realize their full intellectual and individual potential.


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The HS/HSL offers a robust collection of digital resources (journals, databases, and books) and counts 363,332 print volumes in its holdings. Library users have space, tools, and technology support to study, discover, and collaborate.

Arts and Culture

UMB's Council for the Arts & Culture enhances the quality of life on campus and in our community by promoting the arts in Baltimore. In partnership with the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, events are publicized to our community and we partner with other institutions to introduce the arts to local schoolchildren.