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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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  • Vaccine Information Session with Experts

    Got a question about COVID-19 vaccines?
    Join UMBC community leaders and experts as they answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines. Learn about the science behind vaccines, common myths, and tips on scheduling appointments. Students...
    Posted: April 16, 2021 7:11 PM
  • Student Caregivers Survey

    According to AARP, there are 5 million student caregivers in the United States. 7 out of 10 student caregivers say their caregiving roles affect their academic achievements. Student caregivers...
    Posted: April 6, 2021 10:54 AM
  • Adult Learner Month Events

    We hope to see you there!
    Are you an Adult Learner? Not sure?  Well, Adult Learners are undergraduate students who are 25+ years old. At OCSS, Adult Learners are one of the four student groups who we work to support...
    Posted: March 29, 2021 1:16 PM
  • Transfer Trek

    Get Moving this Spring!
    OCSS has partnered with the RAC for an exciting challenge specifically for Transfer students this April! Want a chance to win T-shirts and/or a Fitbit?! Then join us for Transfer Trek starting...
    Posted: March 22, 2021 12:34 PM
  • Commuter Week: Learn How to Charleston

    Bust out your best "Oldie but a Goldie" move
    Be sure to end Commuter Week 2021: The Roaring 20s in fashion by learning the old school 1920s dance "The Charleston!" Follow the link below to learn how to do the dance:...
    Posted: March 11, 2021 7:01 PM
  • Sign Up for the First-Generation Peer Mentoring Program!

    A program designed to connect first-generation students
    In coordination with the First-Generation Workgroup, Off-Campus Student Services is incredibly excited to announce the First-Generation Peer Mentoring Program (FGPMP).  FGPMP is designed to...
    Posted: January 27, 2021 12:19 PM
  • IMPORTANT: Testing Instructions for Commuter Students

    Happy first day of class! If you have registered for on-campus COVID-19 testing this week, please see below for instructions on installing the MG Scanner app. Please note: It is imperative that...
    Posted: January 26, 2021 1:05 PM
  • Follow Us on Social Media!

    Want to stay updated on everything going on at OCSS?
    Click the links below to get to our page! - Facebook - Instagram @umbc_offcampus - Discord 
    Posted: January 21, 2021 1:01 PM
  • Transfer Student Network Mentor Program

    Get paired with a current transfer student!
    Interested in being paired with a current transfer student who can help you navigate your first semester here at UMBC? Consider applying for OCSS's Mentor Program designed specifically for new,...
    Posted: January 4, 2021 9:49 AM
  • Spring 2020 Veteran and Dependant Checklist

    Continuing Student Checklist This checklist is for those students who have completed at least one semester while using their military education benefits at UMBC. NOTE: Returning students need...
    Posted: December 16, 2020 3:38 PM