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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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  • Adult Learners Week| Life-Work Balance During a Pandemic

    April 23rd at 12pm Webinar with UMBC Counseling Center
    Thursday April 23rd at 12pm In a time of great uncertainty, how do we continue to balance our daily responsibilities? How can we comply with stay at home orders, keep ourselves and our loved...
    Posted: April 15, 2020 9:37 AM
  • Social Media

    OCSS Social Media Challenge
    Posted: April 6, 2020 3:59 PM
  • Maintaining Engaging While Social Distancing

    Information on Maintaining Student Success While Social Distancing.
    Posted: April 6, 2020 3:39 PM
  • Food Insecurity Resources in MD

    Good Afternoon UMBC Students! We hope everyone is practicing good hygiene and taking care of themselves. If you use Retriever Essentials or are experiencing food insecurity, OCSS wants to make...
    Posted: March 31, 2020 1:52 PM
  • **Updated March Events for Adult Learners**

    Please RSVP to the links provided below
    Here are some events to keep your eye out for in March RSVP Here for Taking Care of You (3/9/2020)  Did you know that March is Women's History Month?  The Women's Center has extended...
    Posted: February 26, 2020 10:01 AM
  • UMBC Transit Route Changes

    Beginning Sunday, March 1, 2020 the following route names, configuration, and scheduling changes will go into effect at UMBC Transit: Arbutus - Route Map (Weekdays & Weekends) — The...
    Posted: February 6, 2020 11:11 AM
  • Transfer Talkback

    Let's hear your thoughts...
    Just a gentle reminder to Come and share your transfer experience at UMBC with us ; what did you love about your experience?, what were you concerned about? Do you have any suggestions to help us...
    Posted: November 13, 2019 10:44 AM
  • Veterans: Department of Homeland Security is hiring

    DHS Career Fair and Webinar
    Please see attached flyers from DHS for dates, times, and details. 3 separate events.
    Posted: October 3, 2019 12:22 PM
  • Transfer Welcome Day

    *****Please register at the following link Calling all  incoming transfer students! We invite you to join us on Sunday,...
    Posted: August 13, 2019 4:34 PM
  • Freshman Commuter Retreat

    Join OCSS for our annual fall semester Freshman Commuter Retreat on August 24th from 9 AM to 6 PM! This is a really great experience aimed at supporting your transition into the UMBC community....
    Posted: August 13, 2019 4:33 PM