- Counseling Center: The mission of the Counseling Center is to foster students’ psychological development and emotional well-being and to support students in attaining their academic and personal goals.
- DACA Student Financial Aid Eligibility
- Interfaith Center: The Interfaith Center (IFC) is dedicated to creating, fostering, and supporting interfaith collaboration at UMBC. The IFC provides space for students, staff and faculty from all religious and spiritual backgrounds to meet, worship, discuss, and celebrate their individual and collective faiths and belief systems.
- International Education Services: The Office of International Education Services (IES) is dedicated to supporting and facilitating global academic initiatives by advancing the international exchange of students, scholars and faculty and by providing leadership in intercultural learning through study abroad.
- Mosaic Center for Culture and Diversity: The Mosaic Center is dedicated to creating an environment that supports cross-cultural education and collaboration at UMBC. We invite you to join us in our commitment to empowering all UMBC students and staff to be culturally conscious and informed members of our community. A safe and inclusive space for students and staff of all backgrounds, the Mosaic Center strives to develop innovative programs and initiatives that celebrate cultural diversity, equality, and social justice.
- Race, Equity, Inclusion & Justice: CAHSS Coursework: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is committed to answering the longstanding problems of injustice, social inequality, and race relations. Across many disciplines, students will be challenged to face, understand, and think deeply about these issues.
- Student Disability Services
- Student Life’s LGBTQ Support Site
- Title IX Resources
- USG Center for Counseling and Consultation: The Center for Counseling and Consultation (CCC) provides comprehensive counseling, psychological, and consultative services to the students, faculty, and staff of the Universities at Shady Grove campus. All services are free and confidential.
Faculty and Staff Resources
- Faculty Diversity: Initiatives, Resources, and Faculty Groups
- Faculty and Staff Assistance Programs and Wellness Resources
- Human Resources: The Department of Human Resources is the campus resource center for providing professional services and information in the areas of: employment, benefits, compensation and classification, training and development, payroll, employee relations, policy, administration, and human resources data management and reporting. UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.
- Just In Case App (Faculty/Staff Reference Page to Assist Students in Distress)
- Staff Diversity Groups
- The Diverse Classroom: a Faculty Development Center resource page that is designed to assist faculty in their efforts to create an inclusive course climate, handle difficult classroom conversations, and capture UMBC’s strengths in diversity to create vibrant learning environments that effectively challenge and support every student.
- Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Training: Awareness, Prevention and Response:
- Campus Wellness Ambassadors
- The Office of the Provost and Human Resources will offer faculty and staff opportunities for training and meaningful discussion throughout the year to more effectively engage across differences as a means of supporting and advancing our campus commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please check the events page regularly for more information.
- Behavioral Risk Assessment and Consultation Team: UMBC’s Behavioral Risk Assessment and Consultation Team assists faculty, staff and students address situations where a person is displaying disruptive or threatening behavior.
- BreakingGround: UMBC’s campus and civic engagement projects have developed over the past decade in a variety of departments, programs and student organizations linked by informal networks and conversations. To deepen this work and make it more visible on campus and beyond, we are fostering an intentional and powerful coalescence. This emerging collaboration, known as BreakingGround, launched in August 2012 through innovative courses, community engagement activities and online conversation.
- Career Center: The UMBC Career Center, within the Division of Student Affairs, aims to empower all students and graduates to create their own success stories. We work with students at every academic level, from first-year freshmen to graduate students. Services include career advising and counseling, networking events, on-campus recruiting, on-campus interviews, career and professional skills education, and applied learning opportunities (internships, co-ops, and research).
- Human Relations: UMBC’s Office of Human Relations works to develop and implement strategies and programs that promote equal opportunity and respect for all members of the UMBC campus community.
- Just in Case App (Faculty/Staff Reference Page to Assist Students in Distress)
- Just in Case App (Student Reference Page to Assist Students in Distress)
- Police Department: The mission of the UMBC Police Department is to provide a safe and secure environment, that enhances the quality of life for the university community. We are committed to the prevention of crime; protection of life and property; preservation of peace, order and safety; enforcement of laws and university policies and the safeguarding of individual rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.
- Women’s Center: The Women’s Center at UMBC advances gender equity from an intersectional feminist perspective through co-curricular programming, support services, and advocacy for marginalized individuals and communities. We prioritize critical social justice as our community value, with a deliberate focus on women, gender, anti-racism, and feminism.