designed to provide students with a jump start—you will begin your fall semester knowing more about UMBC than a typical first-year student. You can be a leader and assist others!!
structured to provide participants with on-going support throughout their first year. You will have a go-to person in the office of Academic Engagement and Transition Program (AETP) with whom you have already established a working relationship.
designed so you can participate as a residential student or as a commuter.
designed to help you learn your own personal academic success strategies.
small cohort experience. You, along with your faculty member and class participants, study a topic in a dynamic, small-group environment.
focus on learning by sharing knowledge and experience through writing, discussions, and presentations…key skills your faculty and employers require.
connection with faculty that can only happen in smaller classroom settings. They will get to know you well and can recommend you for all kinds of opportunities.
Introduction to an Honors University (IHU) seminars are unique in providing students with support around improving their academic success skills as they connect with all that UMBC has to offer. Students learn …
by engaging with knowledgeable staff from offices all over campus.
by getting to know an upper-level student who serves as a peer facilitator.
by engaging with UMBC services and opportunities.
more about themselves and they identify the study skills and habits that work for them. This is all about student success.