Greetings Transfer Student,

We recognize the challenges transfer students have in transitioning into a new culture, but also celebrate the unique experiences you bring to our academic community. To help ease the transition we have developed this web presence as a guide to the resources and programs available to transfer students at UMBC.
Successful transfer students advise you to “actively engage in the university community”. I have included the following suggestions as ways to start:

If there is anything I can do to help you achieve success at UMBC please contact me by phone or email.

Laila Shishineh
Director – First-Year & Transfer Academic Programs

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Transfer Seminars

TRS courses are 1-2 credit seminars designed to help transfer students transition into UMBC by reinforcing the resources and skills needed to succeed at a research university.

Transfer Undergraduate Research

Students in every major at UMBC conduct original research and creative work. Find out how you can get started today.

Campus Resources for Transfer Students

There are various offices on-campus that play important roles in helping transfer students transition and succeed at UMBC.

TRS Peer Mentors

Are you interested in becoming a Peer Mentor? Ask us!