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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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  • Help Baltimore area Veterans with just One Click!

    Baltimore Station could win $25K from Home Depot Foundation
     The Baltimore Station is honored and excited to announce that they have been chosen to compete against three other nonprofits across the country in the Home Depot Aprons in Action contest this...
    Posted: April 9, 2013 11:58 AM
  • Recyclemania: Plastic Bag and Plastic Film Recycling

    Got a ton of grocery bags taking up kitchen space?!
    Commuters, bring in your plastic grocery bags that are collecting dust and taking up space and recycle them in the marked boxes at one of four locations in The Commons, including the Off-Campus...
    Posted: February 18, 2013 10:11 AM
  • OCSS is hiring for 2013/14 academic year!

    OCSS seeks energetic students to work as Commuter Assistants
    Come work for us! Off-Campus Student Services has started the hiring process for the 2013/14 academic year. Stop by the OCSS office in Suite 1A02 (Commons, first floor) and pick up an...
    Posted: February 4, 2013 11:04 AM
  • First-Year Experience for Transfer Students

    Transfer Student Seminar (TRS 201)
    Transfer Student Seminars (TRS) are one or two-credit courses designed to assist in the successful transition of transfer students from their previous college or university to UMBC. It focuses on...
    Posted: January 28, 2013 11:03 AM
  • New Office Hours for OCSS

    New hours for Off Campus students
    Off Campus Student Services will be open every day from 8:30am - 5:00pm in the Spring semester.  Please contact us at 410-455-2770,, or stop by the office on the first floor of the...
    Posted: December 10, 2012 4:10 PM
  • Looking for off-campus housing for the spring 2013 semester?

    Official Off-Campus Student Housing Directory
    Search off-campus housing listings, find compatible roommates, and post available housing. Website services are FREE for UMBC students, faculty, and staff: Or, stop by the...
    Posted: November 27, 2012 11:43 AM
  • UMBC veterans highlighted in Baltimore Sun on Veterans Day

    Vets2Vets Program supports UMBC veterans
    On Veteran's Day, the Baltimore Sun highlighted UMBC as one of the local universities that supports veterans.  See the link below to read quotes from the UMBC Vets2Vets student coordinator:...
    Posted: November 20, 2012 2:04 PM
  • Attention Commuters

    No UMBC Transit Shuttle service from November 22nd-23rd.
    Posted: November 20, 2012 11:12 AM
  • Commuter FACEBOOK Page!

    Stay connected with Commuters and OCSS
    Join the UMBC Commuter Connection facebook page at to chat, see pictures of events, and stay up-to-date on events by the Office of Off-Campus Student...
    Posted: October 18, 2012 9:51 AM