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How Many Credits Can I Take During Winter Session?

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UMBC Winter Session Credit Limit

  Due to winter session’s compressed format (four weeks) enrollment is limited to a maximum of 4.5 credits. However, highly motivated and academically strong students can request permission to enroll in more than the designated winter course load limit. Strong candidates for approval will answer YES to the following questions:    Do I have a GPA of 3.5 or above? Do I have a […]

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Featured Faculty: Dr. Sunil Dasgupta

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Sunil Dasgupta

  “If you hate politics, politics will hate you back. It will exclude you.” – Dr. Sunil Dasgupta Life Lessons in Political Science   I try to create a structure in my classroom that allows students to acquire critical learning skills that they can carry with them long after my class ends. A lot of the specifics about the courses […]

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Tuition Remission for Faculty & Staff

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UMBC Winter Session Tuition Remission

  Tuition remission is available during Winter Session 2018 for eligible UMBC faculty and staff, as well as their spouses and dependents. As an additional benefit, mandatory fees associated with course registration (i.e., the winter session fee and auxiliary facilities fee) will be remitted for UMBC faculty/staff taking courses at UMBC. If you’ve always wanted to take a class for personal […]

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Featured Course: Social Problems in American Society

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SOCY 201 - Social Problems in America

“San Francisco 49ers National Anthem Knee” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Keith Allison “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” – Colin Kaepernick   Since the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback first refused to stand for the national anthem, dozens of current NFL players (as well as […]

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Winter Session Crossover Parking

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UMBC Winter Session Crossover Parking

  How Many Parking Spaces are on Campus? There are approximately 7,250 parking spaces on campus. Where Can I Park This Winter? During the winter session, the modified zone plan allows student permit holders to park in Zones A, B or C. Zone A Red Zone B Green Zone C Gold When are Parking Permits Enforced? UMBC Parking Permits are […]

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