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UMBC McNair Scholars Program Application is OPEN!

We want to support you!

Unlock Your Future with McNair Scholars! The gateway to endless research opportunities, grad school dreams, and an empowering McNair community awaits!

Posted: October 21, 2023, 2:06 PM

10/20 Weekly Digest

Hey First Gen students! Are you interested in being an entreprenuer? Come out to this event where entreprenuers from our community will share their experiences of entreprenuership and answer...

Posted: October 20, 2023, 12:24 PM

10/13 Weekly Digest

Happy Friday First Gen students! In addition to UMBC's Homecoming carnival tonight at Erickson Field from 6pm-10pm opening, we have more events coming next week. Need to decompress from...

Posted: October 13, 2023, 12:57 PM

Upcoming Events

Happy Friday Retrievers! We have great events lined up for you all over the next few days. The McNair Scholars virtual event will be the perfect opportunity for First Gen students to explore...

Posted: October 6, 2023, 11:23 AM

Sign-up for UMBC First-Gen's De-Stress Event on May 11th!

Relieve some stress before the test!

On Thursday, May 11th from 1:30pm-3:30pm in Flat Tuesdays, UMBC First-Generation Network will be having a De-Stress event to help students relieve some stress before final exams. There will be...

Posted: April 7, 2023, 4:37 PM


Come meet other First Gen students & find your study buddies

Greetings! I hope you are all enjoying your semester so far. Our first group study for First Gen students will be held, everyone is welcome even if you're not a First Gen student. There is a...

Posted: April 4, 2023, 12:25 PM

Congratulations Class of 2022 Graduates ! You've made it!

A Series Honoring First-Generation College Graduates

IN HONOR OF DECEMBER GRADUATION, WE'D LIKE TO INTRODUCE YOU TO OUR FIRST GENERATION GRADUATES:  Name: Ash-Lynn Randolph  Major: B.A. Political science  Minor: Sociology  Ash-Lynn is...

Posted: December 23, 2022, 5:34 PM

First-Gen Graduation Cord Pickup

Cords are available for First-Gen Students to pick up  December 12th to 20th at both Main Campus and USG.   USG  Contact: Sandra Crespin-Melgar (sandrac1@umbc.edu)  Room III-4121 12/12: 9am...

Posted: December 5, 2022, 8:32 AM

De-Stress Event is TODAY!!!

From 1:00 - 3:00PM by the sports zone!

TODAY is the day for our De-stress Event!! Come by the sports zone where We will be having different stations whether you want to relax and unwind or study for your exams.  Some of the events...

Posted: May 18, 2022, 11:03 AM

First-Gen Graduation Cord Pickup

Cords are available for First-Gen Students to pick up between May 3 and May 20th from the following locations: Tuesday, May 3rd, 10th, and 17th: Math/Psych 007 (Office of Academic Opportunity...

Posted: May 3, 2022, 11:57 AM