Campus Messages Relating to Our Inclusive Community

UMBC Inclusion Council Update: New Working Groups

Dear Members of the UMBC Community,  We are deeply troubled by continued acts of brutality against Black people, including the recent shooting of Jacob Blake by a police officer in Kenosha,...

Posted: September 4, 2020, 11:00 AM

New Way for Students to Indicate Chosen Name

Includes Pronouns, LGBTQ+ Identity

Dear UMBC Community, We are pleased to announce the implementation of a new self-service pathway for students to update their chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity in University systems....

Posted: August 25, 2020, 3:55 PM

Title IX and Non-Discrimination Policy Updates

UMBC Response to New Federal Regulations

Dear Members of the UMBC Community, UMBC’s Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) has primary responsibility for compliance, education, and outreach related to sexual misconduct and Title IX, as...

Posted: August 17, 2020, 11:46 AM

Update on Proposed Immigration Policy Changes

Dear Members of the UMBC Community, We were pleased to learn this afternoon that the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has rescinded its recent changes to temporary exemptions for...

Posted: July 14, 2020, 6:19 PM

Campus Response to Recent Immigration Changes

Dear Members of the UMBC Community, Yesterday afternoon the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued a press release detailing changes to temporary exemptions for international students...

Posted: July 7, 2020, 5:06 PM

UMBC Inclusion Council

Dear Members of the UMBC Community, We are writing to update you on our campus response to addressing systemic racism in our community and nationally.  We are grateful to all of you who shared...

Posted: June 30, 2020, 6:37 PM

The Many Faces of Structural Racism: A Campus Conversation

Thank you to the 600 members of our community who attendedThe Many Faces of Structural Racism: A Campus Conversation yesterday. We deeply appreciate the time and expertise of our panel members and...

Posted: June 19, 2020, 11:20 AM

Honoring Juneteenth

Dear UMBC Community, As we continue to reflect on and learn about structural racism in America and on our campus, we encourage you to commemorate Juneteenth on Friday, June 19. Juneteenth...

Posted: June 18, 2020, 9:53 AM

The Many Faces of Structural Racism: A Campus Conversation

Join us tomorrow, June 18, 4 p.m.

Please join us tomorrow, Thursday, June 18, at 4 p.m. for The Many Faces of Structural Racism: A Campus Conversation.  The event will feature some of our campus experts as we continue to consider...

Posted: June 17, 2020, 10:03 AM

Change

Many faculty, staff, students, and alumni have shared deep and urgent concerns in recent weeks about structural racism, calling for change in America and within our UMBC community. We hear your...

Posted: June 15, 2020, 3:52 PM