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INTERACT is a 5-week dialogue program for first-year UMBC students living in the residence halls. Through 5 short sessions, you will learn and practice the necessary SKILLS to become INCLUSIVE LEADERS and ENGAGED COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

By completing INTERACT Dialogues, you will join hundreds of other students who have made the commitment to ensure that UMBC is a place where all students feel that they belong. What is dialogue? Dialogue is a focused and intentional conversation where people listen deeply and share authentically.

When and where can I participate?

There will be an INTERACT Dialogues group happening in every residence hall at different times. You get to sign up based on YOUR availability! Find the time and location that works best for you.

How do I sign up?

Click here to access the sign-up sheet.

What do I get for participating?

Free food and prizes! If you complete 4 of 5 sessions, you will be eligible to win prizes like an Alexa Echo, 1-yr Netflix Subscription, Retriever Dollars, and more!

When will INTERACT take place?

Sessions will begin the week of September 9 and will run through the week of October 7. Sessions will take place on various weekday/weekend times to accommodate student schedules. Each session is 90 minutes long.


The INTERACT newsletter will ensure that you have all of the most up-to-date information about the program Sign up here: Interact@UMBC