Virtual Visits and Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, until further notice all visits and events will be conducted virtually.

Prepare for Your Virtual Visit

Prospective Undergraduate Pre-Transfer Advising

Are you interested in one of UMBC-Shady Grove’s six undergraduate programs (computer science, history, political science, psychology, social work, or translational life science technology)? Make an appointment with a UMBC-Shady Grove pre-transfer advisor to determine the transferability of previous coursework and develop an academic plan of action for transfer!

Schedule Advising

Prospective Student Undergraduate Look Book

Want to learn more about UMBC-Shady Grove? Read profiles of our students, view our fun infographic, and learn more about our majors in our Undergraduate Look Book!


UMBC-Shady Grove – Computer Science Brochure

Recorded Prospective Undergraduate Information Session

Watch the recorded Information Session below to find out about admissions, financial aid, transfer of previous credits earned, as well as the overall transfer process to help ensure a seamless transition to UMBC-Shady Grove.

Looking for general information about the USG campus?

Are you thinking of attending a program offered at USG? Looking for general information about our campus? Check out the USG calendar of events!

USG Calendar of Events

USG Virtual Campus Tour

View the video below to take a virtual tour of our USG campus led by USG Student Ambassadors! Gain a sense of USG student life opportunities as well as the resources that are available to you as a student at USG.

Featured Graduate Event

Professional Programs Virtual Open House - Summer 2021

Tuesday, June 15: 6:00 p.m. — Tuesday, June 15: 7:00 p.m.

Join us for our upcoming Open House to explore how our graduate professional programs in Biotechnology, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Organizational Consulting, Technical Management, and Training and Talent Development can help you meet your goals, build your professional network, and equip you with the technical, leadership, and management skills that employers are looking for. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with faculty and staff, gain information on financial aid and career opportunities, and find out why UMBC-Shady Grove is the perfect place to expand your education.

Contact Us

For questions about additional engagement opportunities, please reach out to the following staff members:

Erin Botker

Coordinator of Undergraduate Recruitment
443-612-1314 III-4157
Primary Resource for
  • Pre-transfer advising
  • Undergraduate Admissions
  • The Common Application
  • Transfer Student Alliance (TSA)
  • Peer Advisory Team (PAT)

Caitlin Scheidegger

Program Management Specialist
443-612-1312 III-4159
Primary Resource for
  • Student communications
  • Current student events and activities
  • Form processing
  • General requests and questions

Karina Jenkins

Graduate Program Manager
443-612-1316 III-4153
Primary Resource for
  • UMBC Graduate Professional Programs
  • Data Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Technical Management
  • Biotechnology
  • I/O Psychology
  • Graduate admissions and recruitment
  • Graduate program student support (inquiry to graduation)
  • Graduate student retention and enrollment