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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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  • 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
  • Important Spring 2021 Registration Dates

    It's time to get with your advisor and make a plan!
    Click here to visit the Registrar's Office Website  Click here to see the list of Undergraduate Classes for Spring 2021
    Posted: October 22, 2020 11:21 AM
  • Transfer Week 2020: Avatar the Last Airbender

    Join OCSS for an ATLA themed week of events!
    One of the best shows ever is coming to UMBC! Join OCSS October 19-23rd as we celebrate National Transfer Week. We will have 1-2 events every day themed around Avatar the Last Airbender. We will...
    Posted: October 8, 2020 12:30 PM
  • Adult Learners Fall 2020 Schedule of Events

    For more information on these events check out the event's page on myUMBC or email 
    Posted: September 8, 2020 12:56 PM
  • Information for Veteran Students from OCSS + The Registrar

    Details regarding programming and GI benefits for vets
    Dear Students, Whether you’re a new or returning student, Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) and the Registrar’s Office are excited to welcome you to the fall semester at UMBC. Both of our...
    Posted: September 3, 2020 3:02 PM
  • Important News from the VA for Students Using the GI Bill

    The VA understands and has prepared for the many impacts COVID-19 can have on students, on-line schooling and institutions of higher learning.  While every student situation is different and there...
    Posted: September 2, 2020 3:35 PM
  • Sign-Up for the First-Gen Peer Mentoring Program!

    Support and learn from fellow first-gen UMBC 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 support...
    Posted: September 1, 2020 11:20 AM
  • UMBC Transit Fall 2020 Operations UPDATE

    Please follow the link below for the most updated information
    Posted: August 27, 2020 10:51 AM
  • STUDENT Return to Campus COVID Awareness Training - Due 8/27

    Welcome to the fall 2020 semester at UMBC! We’re excited to welcome you back even though these extraordinary times create unique challenges for many of us. We want to provide you with information...
    Posted: August 24, 2020 4:12 PM