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Spring Semester

Orientation programs are offered each January and August for graduate students entering UMBC in the upcoming semester. Orientation for the Spring 2021 semester is now online. Click here to access the online orientation.

Shady Grove students will receive information on orientation in Rockville. Please email with any questions regarding UMBC-Shady Grove orientations.

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International Students

The Office of International Education Services also sponsors a separate orientation specifically for new international students.

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Departmental Orientations

Please contact your department directly to learn if they are hosting a program-specific orientation.

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