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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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  • Flat Tuesday's

    Weekly Events
    Hello and HAPPY FRIDAY!! Be sure to check out Flat Tuesday's weekly events for the spring semester.  *These events are in Lower Flat Tuesday's or are open to all guests, including those...
    Posted: February 10, 2017 10:01 AM
  • Transfer Week Tickets are Available!

    Pick yours up today
    Tickets for the "The Lego Batman Movie" can be picked up from the OCSS office front desk (next to the bookstore).  Tickets for the Bus Trip to NYC with (seb) are on sale now at the CIC desk in...
    Posted: February 7, 2017 12:14 PM
  • Carpooling Options for UMBC students

    New Year, New Rides!
    Start the New Year with a New Commute on Zimride! With the new year upon us, now is a good time to post a new commute or update your existing commute on Zimride. UMBC’s private ride-sharing...
    Posted: January 23, 2017 1:14 PM
  • Introducing the Commuter Recreation Card!

    Get active with OCSS and UMBC Recreation!
    What is the Commuter Recreation Card? The Commuter Recreation Card is an incentive program offered by OCSS and UMBC Recreation to encourage commuter students to get active. How does it work?...
    Posted: January 19, 2017 1:36 PM
  • Winter Welcome Week 2017

    View the FULL schedule here!
    Visit the website: Full schedule: (attached) For OCSS specific events, keep checking our website...
    Posted: January 11, 2017 9:50 AM
  • Calling all first-year commuters!

    Join the Shriver Commuter Engagement Community
    Are you a first year student who wants to connect with other commuting students while positively benefiting your community?  If so, this opportunity is for YOU! For the first time ever, OCSS...
    Posted: December 19, 2016 4:45 PM
  • Concerned about the results of yesterday's election?

    Two on-campus events today allow space to process.
    If you are concerned about the results of yesterday's presidential election, please check out these two on-campus events.  These events will provide a safe space for UMBC students to reflect on...
    Posted: November 9, 2016 12:11 PM
  • Apply to be a Commuter Assistant

    Join the OCSS team!
    The Office of Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) seeks motivated, passionate, hardworking, and ethical undergraduate students to employ as Commuter Assistants (CAs) for the Spring 2017 semester....
    Posted: November 3, 2016 2:47 PM
  • 50th Anniversary Temporary Campus Parking Changes

    Information about parking during the 50th anniversary!
    Dear Students, As we approach UMBC's 50th anniversary celebration this weekend, the university wanted to make you aware of some upcoming changes involving campus parking which may impact you....
    Posted: September 14, 2016 2:33 PM
  • Adult Learners Week!

    Don't miss our Adult Learners Week this coming Monday,   September 19th-Friday, September 23rd.  Events are open to all commuters, transfers, adult learners, and veterans.   
    Posted: September 12, 2016 11:27 AM