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Adult Learners

Adult Learner IconAdult learners, which are sometimes referred to as “non-traditional aged students”, are undergraduate students of 25 years or older. We recognize that adult learners have unique experiences and challenges.  Current event information can be found through our myUMBC group. The following resources may also be helpful to adult learners:

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  • Meet the Graduate Assistants

    Meet Alex!
    Howdy, my name is Alex Getachew (he, his) and I am the Veteran Services Graduate Assistant here at Off Campus Student Services I am currently a Ph.D. student in Public Policy. I enjoy various...
    Posted: September 13, 2021 12:10 PM
  • Meet the Graduate Assistants

    Meet Grace!
    Hello, my name is Grace De Oro (she, her) and I am the Adult Learner Graduate Assistant for Off-Campus Student Services. This August I celebrated 2 years of working alongside the Staff in OCSS. I...
    Posted: September 13, 2021 12:10 PM
  • ** UPDATE ** Preliminary Fall 2021 Bus Schedules

    UMBC Transit Weekdays/Weekends Bus Schedules
    UPDATE PROVIDED BY UMBC TRANSIT Click here for the original post  UMBC Transit will resume full schedule service 08/23/2021. Bus routes and times will be posted in the coming weeks....
    Posted: August 9, 2021 11:07 AM
  • Adult Learners Fall 2021 Schedule of Events

    We look forward to seeing you there!
     Individual Events and full details will be posted closer to the date of the event.
    Posted: August 5, 2021 10:43 AM
  • Meet the Commuter Assistants!

    Meet Hunde!
    Salaam, my name is Mastewal Hunde and I am commuter assistants at Off-Campus Student Services.  I am currently a Mechanical Engineering major with a minor in Africana Studies. Besides being a CA,...
    Posted: August 4, 2021 10:12 AM
  • Meet the Commuter Assistants!

    Meet Uche!
    My name is Uche Anaeto, I’m majoring in biology.  I commute from Gwynn Oak which is about 15 mins from campus. I’m really excited to be a part of the OCSS team to share my creative ideas on how...
    Posted: August 4, 2021 10:10 AM
  • Meet the Commuter Assistants!

    Meet Reina!
    Hello, my name is Reina and I am a Commuter Assistant at Off-Campus Student Services.  I am currently studying Financial Economics with a minor in Mathematics. When campus is open, I commute from...
    Posted: August 4, 2021 10:09 AM
  • Meet the Commuter Assistants

    Meet Kayeigh!
    Hello! My name is Kayleigh Nelson and I am a Commuter Assistant for OCSS. I am a Senior studying Global Studies, and I also have minors in Public Health and Spanish. I live on-campus and I started...
    Posted: August 4, 2021 10:08 AM
  • UMBC Recreation Trivia Night

    Come join the fun and bring your best sports knowledge!
    Participate in UMBC Recreation's Trivia Night! The theme will be sports, and the event will be hosted on Wednesday, April 21st at 1:00pm. Download flyer for more information. 
    Posted: April 20, 2021 3:21 PM
  • Earth Day 5K Virtual Run 2021

    Run anywhere from April 17th-24th!
    Participate in UMBC Recreation's 2021 Earth Day Virtual Event happening 4/17-4/24. The first 50 people to register and tag @UMBCRec will receive a FREE t-shirt! Download flyer for more...
    Posted: April 20, 2021 3:14 PM