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Here are some ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Welcome Week

Save the Dates: August 28 – September 10 is Welcome Week!

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Summer Lunch and Learn: Oh, The Places You’ll Go in STEM!

Join us July 28, Noon – 1 p.m. as Gabriel Duran, a UMBC graduate, shares his experience at UMBC and his path in STEM.

 

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Where My People At: Multicultural Engagement at UMBC

Join i3b August 10, 3  – 4:15 p.m. for a virtual open house to learn about connecting to multicultural resources and organizations at UMBC, including core programs at The Mosaic.

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Are You Your Own Worst Critic?

Here is how to practice self-compassion.

 

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Take a Break

Try this mindfulness strategy for a relaxing summer.

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July 14, 2021 Update
Here are some ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Upcoming Career Center Events

See the latest happenings from the Career Center on myUMBC.

People at internships

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Summer Lunch and Learn: Public Art and Placemaking

Join us July 21, Noon – 1 p.m. as Graham Coreil-Allen discusses the importance of public art in times of crisis.

Crosswalk art from an aerial view

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Where My People At: Religious and Spiritual Engagement

Join i3b July 21, 3  – 4:15 p.m. to learn more about life at UMBC as a religious and/or spiritual student.

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Looking for Ways to Beat the Heat?

Try these heat-busting tips!

 

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Full Body Warm-Up

Try this full body warm-up for any type of workout.

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June 30, 2021 Update
Here are some ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

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Fireworks

Catch all the fireworks this 4th of July in the Baltimore area!

Fireworks

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Frederick Road Fridays

Frederick Road Fridays Concert Series starts July 9.

Frederick Road Fridays

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Ask the Trainer

Is it possible to work out too much?

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Indoor Dining

Grow your own food indoors!

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Job Interview Questions

8 questions you’ll hear in your next job interview.

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Get Support. Take Control. Feel Better.

Available to all UMBC undergraduate and graduate students, Togetherall is a free online peer-to-peer community and offers a safe and anonymous place to support your mental health 24/7.

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June 16, 2021 Update
Here are some ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

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Stay Fit with UMBC Virtual Recreation!

Check out the summer schedule.

Summer Schedule

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Job Hunting is Stressful.

Learn tips and tricks at upcoming Career Center events.

Career Launch Summer Series

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Pride Month

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Summer Lunch and Learn: Dr. Celeste Chavis

Join us Wednesday, June 23 from noon – 1 p.m. as Dr. Celeste Chavis discusses what it means to have an equitable transportation design.

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Makers Market is Back!

Head over to the Clubhouse to shop local vendors and enjoy live music in the Catonsville Arts District on June 19, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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Farmers Markets in Catonsville – Shop locally!

Fruits and vegetables

June 2, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Looking for Peer Health Educators

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Virtual Career Fair

Sign up today for the MCC Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, June 8!

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Summer Lunch and Learn: G. Derek Musgrove

Join us Wednesday, June 9 from noon – 1 p.m. as G. Derek Musgrove discusses his newest project: the Black Power in Washington, D.C.

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

how do you learn how to fall down the stairs? you read a step-by-step guide!

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Gargoyles, Landmarks, and Lions: Downtown Baltimore

Interested in Baltimore’s history and architecture? Take this walking tour through the city on June 6 at 9:30 a.m.

 

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Art in Annapolis

Check out the annual Annapolis Art Week June 6 – 12!

Annapolis Arts Week

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Recover Those Muscles

How to use a foam roller for mobility and muscle recovery.

 

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Reduce Food Waste

Creative ways to use up leftovers and reduce food waste.

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5 Practical Tips to Manage Anxiety

Destress this summer with some of these tips.

 

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Have Some Downtime?

Try these coloring book apps:

 

May 19, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Commencement

Celebrate UMBC’s 2021 Graduates at Our Virtual Commencement!

Congrats, Graduates!

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Move-Out

Residential Move-Out: What you Need to Know.

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Peer Health Educators Needed

Apply to be a Peer Health Educator!

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

Where's the best place to write an exam? A restaurant because the customer is always right!

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Leadership Blueprint

Leadership Blueprint is about getting more out of, rather than cramming more into, your UMBC experience. Topics include exploring your interests, finding your place at UMBC, designing plans for your leadership and involvement experience, and so much more. Register for Leadership Blueprint today!

Leadership Blueprint

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Learn How to Avoid Workout Injuries

Protect yourself while working out with these tips.

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SPARK IV: A New World?

UMBC and Towson University present the fourth installment of the collaborative SPARK pop-up exhibition — SPARK IV: A New World?

 

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AAPI Month

There are a variety of online events for Asian Pacific American History Month.

 

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They’re Here! Cicada Parade-a

A public art project in Baltimore honoring the 17-year cicadas, Brood X.

Cicada Sculptures

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2021 Maryland Film Festival

Experience film for everyone at the 2021 Maryland Film Festival, May 19 – 27! Nine days of the best in up-and-coming cinema, with short films, feature films, local, international, documentary, narrative, animation, genre, and more.

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May 5, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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i3b Workshops

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Off-Campus Student Services Events

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Jazz Recital

Unwind with some music at the virtual Russell Brown Jazz Recital May 6 at 7:30 p.m.

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Weekend Tent Events

Weekend Tent Events Continue for Resident Students on Friday and Saturday nights!

Please note: These events are for residential students only.

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SGA’s Annual Stress-Free Zone!

Relax with friends, de-stress, and rejuvenate before finals.

Please note: These events are for residential students only

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

Not to be corny on main, but you're the sweetest!

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Student Government Association Inauguration Day!

Join SGA as we inaugurate our 2021-2022 elected officers in an online ceremony.

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Vaccine Information and Resources for the UMBC Community

View the latest information regarding vaccines via UMBC’s COVID-19 website.

 

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Need Tips for Writing Final Papers?

Join this Writing Wednesday Workshop for Finding Your Flow: Navigating Final Papers May 5 at 4 p.m.

Writing Workshops

 

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What to Expect in the 2021 Job Market

Entering the workforce in the era of COVID-19? Here’s what you should know.

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April 21, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Vaccine Information Session With Experts

Join UMBC community leaders and experts as they answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines this Friday, April 23 at 3 p.m.

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Off-Campus Student Services Events

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Connection and Care Opportunities with i3b

i3b Staff

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Career Month Continues!

It’s the final week and half of Career Month! Reserve your spot today. Check out one of these other amazing Career Center events.

Career Month

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Weekend Tent Events

Weekend Tent Events continue for resident students on Friday and Saturday nights!

Please note: These events are for residential students only

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Student Organizations: Important Dates!

  • April 15 – 30: Officer elections
  • April 15 – May 15: Renewal is due for organizations and advisors.

Please reference the Student Org Officers myUMBC page for more information.

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear!

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Student Government Association Elections are Live!

Make sure your voice is heard and vote in the 2021 SGA elections.

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Final Exams Are Just Around the Corner

Color coding for your next exam can be helpful.

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Where Do I Begin?

Learn how to start lifting weights with these tips from a trainer.

 

April 7, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Weekend Tent Events

Don’t forget there are events under the tent for residential students every weekend starting at 7:30 p.m. for the rest of the semester!

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i3b Events

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Off-Campus Student Services Events

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Student Organizations: Important Dates!

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Career Month Continues

Connect with alumni, have your resume reviewed, and learn more about the job hunt with upcoming events from the Career Center.

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SGA Q&A

Meet the SGA candidates and win cool prizes on April 14 at noon!

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

Cows wear bells because their horns don't work.

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Lower Body Workout

Get fit with these staircase workouts for your lower body.

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Paraphrasing or Plagiarism?

How to avoid accidental word theft.

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Boundaries

Here’s how you can set healthy boundaries in your relationships.

 

March 24, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Highlighting Women

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i3b: Upcoming Programming and Discussion Groups

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Bingo!

There are online and in person options on March 24 at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively. April 3 has another chance to win at 7:30 p.m.

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Career Month

April is Career Month, don’t miss out on the Career Center’s planned events.

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

A good scent is nothing to sniff at

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Money Smart Week

Financial Smarts is hosting their Money Smart Week virtually this year.
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Box Breathing

Use the box breathing technique to reduce anxiety.UMBC Campus Well Logo

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Stars in the House

 

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Take a Break

Have a mental health game night with UHS.

 

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CIRCA Presents: Pamela Z

Pamela Z will perform a program consisting of short solo works for voice, real-time electronic processing, sampled sounds, and wireless gesture controllers on April 1 at 7 p.m.

 

March 10, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Spring Break

For our residential students staying on campus, there are things to do and in neighboring communities. Continue to check out this list of activities for more information.

Flowers

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i3b: Upcoming Programming and Discussion Groups

Join i3b for Workshop Wednesdays!

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Connect and Support

Don’t miss these upcoming Women’s Center events:

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

What's a cat's favorite Shakespeare quote?? "Tabby or not tabby? That is the question."

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ISS Live

Check out live views of the International Space Station.

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Stay Fit in March with Pilates!

 

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Looking for the Perfect Ambient Noise? We’ve Got You Covered.

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Social Support

See why social support is the most overlooked self-care routine.

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Healthy Nomming

Learn how to eat healthy dinners when you have night classes.

 

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Stay Clean

Learn how to clean and disinfect all your tech devices.

 

February 24, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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i3b: Upcoming Programming and Discussion Groups

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Off-Campus Student Services Upcoming Events

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Finance Board Information Night

Join the finance board February 24 at 5 p.m. to discuss the changes that have happened throughout the past year.

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Connect and Support

The Women’s Center offers a variety of events.

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Smithsonian Events

The Smithsonian has some great Black History and Women’s History Month Events.
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Counseling Center

Find support through the Counseling Center’s upcoming events.

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

A good scent is nothing to sniff at

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Up Your Fitness Game

Find out how to tap into your flow state and up your fitness game.

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Practice Mindfulness and De-stress with These Helpful Apps!

 

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Ask the Doc

Is breaking up sleep bad?

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February 10, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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i3b: Upcoming Programming and Discussion Groups

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Off-Campus Student Services Upcoming Events

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(seb) Interactive Social Media Events

Don’t forget to follow (seb) on Instagram and myUMBC to keep the free cookies coming! (Only for students approved to be on-campus.)

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Get Your Creativity Flowing

Make your own exploding gift box Tuesday, February 16!

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

Any teacher can be a calculus teacher if they go off on a tangent!

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Virtual Group Fitness

Stay in shape this semester with daily online classes from the RAC!

Spring Schedule

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Struggling to Manage Your Time?

We’ve got you covered. Check out these apps that follow the Pomodoro technique!

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Improve Your Wellness in 8 Areas This Year

Follow this wellness guide.

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Connect and Support

The Women’s Center offers a variety of events.

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Sensate Cinema

How do we look with the body, not at the body? Find out how with this event from CIRCA.


Photograph by Simon Liu, pictured: Fallen Arches (2018)

January 27, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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Welcome Back, Retrievers!

Kick Off the First Week by Participating in Welcome Week.

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Save the date!

Spring Involvement Fest is around the corner! You can now start browsing all the organizations you can meet will be February 1 – 4.

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Academic Success

Start the spring semester on the right (or left) foot and check out the resources available through the Academic Success Center.

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Are You Prepared for the Career Fair?

Check out the Keys to Success workshops. Learn more about the Career Fair here.

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Multicultural Leadership

The Multicultural Leadership Experience will be virtually held over the course of four meetings throughout the spring 2021 semester. Registration is due Monday, February 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

What do you call a sting operation carried out by the campus police? UMBeeC

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Keep Fit

Get fit with these 7 ab exercises that aren’t crunches.

 

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Stars in the House

Catch up with the stars of Grey’s Anatomy.

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Is Snacking Healthy?

Ask the Nutritionist: Is it Bad to Snack Throughout the Day?

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Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture

Hear what Krzysztof Wodiczko has to say on Monday, February 1, 2021, 5 – 6 p.m.

January 13, 2021 Update
10 ways to stay connected through virtual engagement opportunities, academic resources, health, and well-being tips, and just a few things we love at UMBC like the Pun Board, squirrels, coloring pages, and much more!

 

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It’s almost time for Winter Welcome Week!

Check out all the events happening between January 25 – 30.

Welcome Retrievers!

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Save the date!

Spring Involvement Fest will be February 1 – 4. Check out all the organizations you can meet.

Involvement Fest

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i3b: Upcoming Programs and Discussion Groups

See the latest offerings from i3b:

  1. Friday, January 15, 2:30 – 4 p.m. – [Free]dom Fridays: Beyond MLK
  2. Tuesday, January 19, 3 – 4:15 p.m. – Where My People At? Identity-Based Engagement at UMBC

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Spring Career Fair

Learn more about the Career Center’s Spring Career Fair.

Spring 2021 Career Fair

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Pun Board

Submit your puns.

Shout out to whoever created the word plethora! It means a lot!

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Stay Fit Over Break With Virtual Fitness Classes!

New videos are posted to UMBCrecTV.

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Winter Wednesdays: UMBC History

Join us on January 20 from Noon – 1 p.m. for a virtual tour of how UMBC has transformed over the years.

 

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Presidential Inauguration Watch Party

Join the Center for Democracy and Civic Life on January 20 from Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Cast Your WHOLE Vote

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7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating Right Now

Don’t wait, read it now!

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Be Mindful

Start your day off mindfully with this guided shower meditation.