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Academic Support

With the right tools, all students have the ability to flourish at UMBC. We’re here to connect you with what you need to keep your academic progress on track.

Every semester, UMBC’s academic support services help students master challenging material and succeed in class. UMBC’s Learning Resources Center receives over 30,000 visits for tutoring and supplemental instruction annually. Whether you need study tips or help perfecting a paper, there are people at UMBC who are ready to help.

Academic Advising

Some students know from day one what they want to study. Others prefer to explore all their options. There’s so much that goes into choosing a major and picking the right courses. Academic Advising offers information for students at all stages, and you can schedule an advising appointment online.

Writing Center

Whether writer’s block has you stuck, you need a refresher on citations, or you want help polishing your final draft, the Writing Center has tutors who can help you work through it. Both in-person and online tutoring are available, and an online scheduling portal makes signing up a breeze.

Tutoring

UMBC tutors go through a rigorous recommendation and training process so they’re well-equipped to give you help in whatever area you need. Appointments and drop-in sessions are available, so you can fit tutoring into your schedule. Interested in becoming a tutor? The Learning Resources Center wants to hear from you too.

Career Center

UMBC’s Career Center can help you find your dream internship, prepare your resume, and prep for your job interview. Hundreds of companies and organizations come to campus each year to recruit UMBC students through job and internship fairs, and the Career Center can help you make those connections. And remember, you can still utilize the Career Center after you earn your degree.

Student Disability Services

To request accommodations or learn about the options that are available to you, connect with Student Disability Services.

Veteran Services

Looking for help using VA benefits to earn your UMBC degree? Want to learn more about veteran-friendly employers and career paths? Want to connect with another veteran for peer support? UMBC Veteran Services offers all these resources and more.

Transfer Student Network

The Transfer Student Network (TSN) is a student outreach program sponsored by Off-Campus Student Services. Through workshops and activities, TSN helps new transfer students transition to UMBC, learn about available resources, and connect with each other.