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

UMB’s Division of Student Affairs has designed the UMB Welcomes You event series just for you, with tons of activities that will help you get to know UMB, Baltimore, and your fellow students.

This year, our event series spans from Monday, Aug. 30 to Friday, Sept. 10 and includes in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. 

If you have questions, check out the FAQ page.

Featured Events

This year, all Welcome events are being held either in-person, hybrid, or virtually. Our featured events are highlighted below. For all events, see the schedule of Welcome events. If you need an accommodation, please contact umbstudentaffairs@umaryland.edu at least one week before the event.

Korean American family standing in greenery

Movie Night: Minari
Monday, Aug. 30, 2021
6 - 8 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms | Register

diverse group of smiling students

Find Your UMBFF
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
6 - 7 p.m.
Zoom | Register

penguin looking at the camera

Trip to the Maryland Zoo & R. HouseFriday, Sept. 3, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

gold scissors cutting red ribbon with confetti in foreground

UMB Student Affairs Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SMC Campus Center & Virtual | Register

Trivia Night
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
6 - 7 p.m.
SMC Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms | Register

Group of tables set up on School of Nursing Lawn, with people giving out information at the tables.

Fall Fest
Friday, Sept. 10, 2021
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
SON Lawn & Virtual | Register

Follow Us on Social Media

Use the hashtag #umbwelcome2021 to show off how you're spending your Welcome weeks. Follow UMB Student Affairs on social media for photos from the Welcome events and information about other ways to get involved across the UMB campus.