Student Affairs

Welcome, Retrievers! Whether you are a UMBC student, parent/family, staff, or faculty member, if you need support or assistance, Student Affairs staff are committed to helping you.

We are passionate about fostering a campus community where students are valued, engaged, healthy, and safe. In all that we do, we work collaboratively and advocate for diversity and inclusive excellence in our community. Our Division creates a wide range of resources and opportunities to help our students feel a sense of belonging and be prepared for success at UMBC and beyond. We greatly value collaboration with faculty and staff on programs and resources to support our students.

Vice President for Student Affairs office staff are working both in-person and virtually, so please call or email to set up an appointment of your choice, and visit departmental websites for additional information.

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Coffee Chats with Leadership

Student Affairs leadership wants to get to know you and hear how your semester is going. Learn more and sign up for a 30-minute conversation slot.

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Connecting Our UMBC Families

Our Family Connection portal helps parents and families stay updated on campus news and learn about important resources to help their UMBC Retrievers succeed.

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Retriever Peer-to-Peer listening sessions are now available for students interested in connecting with others and helping to build a culture of listening and inclusion.

BRACT Online Referral Form

If you’re worried about someone or need help yourself, fill out a Behavioral Risk Assessment and Consultation Team (BRACT) Online Referral Form. For urgent situations, call UMBC Campus Police at 410-455-5555.