UMUC News Archive

  

Student Advisory Council Call for Nominations

September 29, 2014

Student Advisory Council (STAC) Call for Nominations Read more...

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Web Accessibility for Online Learning

September 26, 2014

Join UMUC for an instructive presentation on web accessibility and universal design by Jonathan Whiting. Read more...

Free 1-Credit Class for New Students

Learn How to Use the Online Classroom and Get Strategies for Reaching Your Goals

September 22, 2014

UMUC's free 1-credit course will help you get comfortable in UMUC's online learning environment and provide tools and strategies for creating your own learning plan. Read more...

The Kalb Report - Writing History: Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein and Journalism's Finest Hour

Monday, October 20, 8 p.m., at National Press Club

September 22, 2014

On June 17, 1972 a simple botched break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, DC captured the attention of two intrepid reporters who uncovered a trail of corruption that led all the way up to our Commander in Chief. Read more...

UMUC Hosting Governmental Job Fair October 23

September 19, 2014

Meet with federal, state, and local government employers at The Academic Center at Largo. Read more...

MyUMUC Maintenance for September 20-21, 2014

September 17, 2014

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on MyUMUC between 7 p.m. (eastern time) September 20 and 12 p.m. (eastern time) September 21. Read more...

Alexandria Kleztet Concert

September 17, 2014

Come hear the innovative sound of Alexandria Kleztet, an award-winning group that mixes traditional Eastern European/Jewish music with other musical styles. Read more...

Register for Spring Classes

September 16, 2014

Move closer to completing the degree that will help you stand out in today's demanding job market. Read more...

UMUC Cybersecurity Team is #1 in North America, Advances to Global Cyberlympics in Spain

UMUC Cyber Padawans were ranked #1 after each of the three rounds in the North America Regional Competition

September 12, 2014

The Cyber Padawans—a team of cybersecurity students, faculty and alumni from UMUC—finished first in the North America region, qualifying for the Global Cyberlympics competition to be held in Barcelona, Spain, on September 29. Read more...

UMUC and Benesyst, a TASC Company Establish Education Alliance

University's new agreement with Benesyst, a TASC Company will offer BeneScholar™ clients' employees, their spouses and dependents access to higher education

September 11, 2014

UMUC announced today that it has signed an agreement with Benesyst, a TASC company delivering benefit management services and technologies to clients across a broad range of industries. Read more...

Register with the Workforce Recruitment Program

September 10, 2014

Students with disabilities can now register with the Workforce Recruitment Program to find federal jobs and internships. Read more...

Open House Week: October 6-10, 2014

September 10, 2014

Join us at Open House Week events throughout Maryland and in Virginia. Read more...

UMUC Celebrates Constitution Day

September 10, 2014

Join University of Maryland University College in celebrating the United States Constitution and recognizing its significance in the course of our nation’s history. Read more...

Teaching Out of a Suitcase: New Traveling Faculty Span Continents to Teach Military Overseas

September 10, 2014

UMUC Europe traveling faculty live a nomadic life to meet the educational needs of servicemembers and their families. Read more...

SYMPOSIUM AND OPENING RECEPTION: Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints

September 8, 2014

Join the Arts Program at University of Maryland University College and the David C. Driskell Center at University of Maryland, College Park, for a symposium on Robert Blackburn and modernism. Read more...

Maryland Printmakers: Printmaking in a Modern Society

September 8, 2014

Join University of Maryland University College for the opening reception of its Maryland Printmakers exhibition. Read more...

Changes to Loan Origination Fees for Direct Loan Borrowers

September 5, 2014

As a result of across-the-board federal budget cuts known as sequestration, loan origination fees for Direct Loan borrowers in the 2013–14 academic year will increase slightly. Read more...

UMUC Student Receives Inspirational Leadership Award from U.S. Coast Guard

August 28, 2014

UMUC student earns citation from U.S. Coast Guard for transforming his 23-person unit into a high performing team. Read more...

24th Annual Alumni Awards Celebrate Individual Achievement and the Collective Power of Alumni

August 21, 2014

Celebrants from as far away as Colorado, Texas, and Minnesota turned out recently to applaud one another's achievements and to honor five outstanding alumni volunteers for their exceptional service to UMUC. Read more...

Support the UMUC Virtual Dragons

August 21, 2014

Cheer on UMUC's dragon boat team members as they compete in the 2nd Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival. Read more...

A Juicer, Marbles and the Spirited Movement of Water Itself

Exhibit Demonstrates the Artistry Possible in Water Media

August 13, 2014

The old red REO pictured in UMUC’s Arts Program Gallery must have been one sweet ride in its heyday. In the skilled hands of the artist who painted it, the REO remains unsentimentally magnificent Read more...

Using Data to Improve Student Success

University of Maryland University College, Montgomery College and Prince George's Community College Share Data to Help Students

August 11, 2014

UMUC teamed with two local colleges to present new data identifying factors that contribute to student success at four-year institutions. Read more...

Learning Across an Ocean: A Military Student Shares His UMUC Experience

August 4, 2014

An active-duty student explains why he chose to pursue his education at UMUC and how his future is looking bright. Read more...

Tandem Flight

Two Airmen Reunite at UMUC Graduation

August 4, 2014

Broderick Carroll and Richard Balanon served together in 2005 in the Air Force. In 2014, they reunited unexpectedly at UMUC Commencement. Read more...

Military Open House Week: Texas and Washington State

July 22, 2014

Join us at Military Open House Week events in Texas and Washington state. Read more...

Rise of the College Student-Success Scientists

University of Maryland University College to Host Summit on Learner Analytics in Higher Education, July 21-23

July 18, 2014

UMUC's Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success is convening a summit of more than 200 higher education institutions to discuss the use of analytics to help students successfully transfer from community college to four-year institutions. Read more...

UMUC Launches Community Dialogue on Report Suggesting New Business Model

President Javier Miyares Shares Recommendations of Outside Business Leaders, Says UMUC Will Not Leave University System of Maryland and Will Not Become a For-Profit Institution

July 17, 2014

President Javier Miyares Shares Recommendations of Outside Business Leaders, Says UMUC Will Not Leave University System of Maryland and Will Not Become a For-Profit Institution Read more...

Academic Center at Largo Closed for July 4 Holiday

July 1, 2014

The Academic Center at Largo will be closed to observe the Fourth of July holiday. Read more...

2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition

June 27, 2014

The 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society and hosted by UMUC, features a juried selection of art in water media by artists from the Mid-Atlantic states. Read more...

NSA, Homeland Security Department Recognize UMUC as Cybersecurity Leader

June 27, 2014

Since April 2002, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have consistently designated the University of Maryland University College as a leader in cybersecurity education. Read more...

New Financial Virtual Environment

June 23, 2014

UMUC is pleased to announce a new Virtual Environment presented by TIAA-CREF. Read more...

Personalized Retirement Counseling

June 9, 2014

As part of UMUC's retirement benefits program, professional consultants will visit the university to offer one-on-one counseling sessions for university employees. These counselors can answer your questions and review your investment strategies. Read more...

Breaking Through

June 9, 2014

Officials from the LGBT community ground-breaking documentary. Read more...

Alumna is Prepared for an Education Revolution

June 3, 2014

Armed with a bachelor’s degree in English, Amalia Lopez stepped confidently into a revolutionary educational system. Read more...

UMUC Academic Center at Largo Closing Most Saturdays

May 27, 2014

Beginning June 1, the UMUC Academic Center at Largo will be closed most Saturdays. Read more...

UMUC Student Speakers Highlight Commencement Weekend

70-Year-Old Completes Degree; Deaf Nigerian Woman Asks for Return of Kidnapped Students; Atlanta Woman Overcomes Brain Injury

May 21, 2014

University of Maryland University College celebrated its 2014 stateside commencement with three ceremonies at the Comcast Center in College Park, Md., May 17 and 18. Read more...

New Website Launches for Military-Affiliated and Veteran Students

May 16, 2014

Students who are active-duty, veterans, and military spouses now have a dedicated UMUC website to serve their unique needs Read more...

Green Recycle Event Taking Place at Largo

May 16, 2014

Join the UMUC Veterans Success Club on Saturday, May 31, 9 a.m.–Noon, as they offer paper shredding, clothing collection, and electronics disposal services to the public. Read more...

Military Spouse Misti Jorges Is Undeterred by Obstacles to her Education

May 15, 2014

Misti Jorges continues her education at UMUC as she moves around the world with her husband, who's in the U.S. Navy. Read more...

USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan Announces he will Step Down after 50-Year Public Higher Education Career

May 14, 2014

"It has been a tremendous honor and privilege to lead the state of Maryland's public higher education system," says Chancellor Kirwan, as his storied 12-year career at the helm of the University System of Maryland winds down. Read more...

MyUMUC Maintenance for May 17-18, 2014

May 14, 2014

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on MyUMUC between 7 p.m. (eastern time) May 17 and 12 p.m. (eastern time) May 18. Read more...

UMUC Cybersecurity Professor Honored for Teaching Excellence by University System of Maryland Board of Regents

May 12, 2014

Graduate School Cybersecurity Department Professor Patrick W. Fitzgibbons has received a coveted 2014 University System of Maryland (USM) Regents' Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Read more...

Helping Marylanders Achieve Their Dreams

Waldorf Center for Higher Education Makes College Degrees Accessible

May 9, 2014

UMUC and the College of Southern Maryland celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the Waldorf Center, with an event that highlighted the history of collaboration that has expanded higher education opportunities for students throughout Southern MD. Read more...

LEO Announcement for Students

May 8, 2014

LEO team announces changes to online learning system and provides details on technology infrastructure supporting student learning. Read more...

U.S. Reps. Steny Hoyer and Elijah Cummings, Maj. Gen. Roderick Isler to Deliver Keynote Addresses at UMUC Commencement Ceremonies May 17-18

9,461 earn degrees stateside; More than 3,100 to attend three ceremonies at Comcast Center

May 7, 2014

UMUC celebrates its 2014 stateside commencement with three ceremonies at the Comcast Center in College Park on May 17-18. Read more...

UMUC Friends of the Arts Day Trip to Brooklyn, New York

May 5, 2014

You're invited to join the UMUC Arts Program and the Art Advisory Board for an educational trip to Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Read more...

Waldorf Center for Higher Education Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Center Expands Access to Higher Education through UMUC/CSM Alliance

May 1, 2014

UMUC and the College of Southern Maryland today celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Waldorf Center. Read more...

University of Maryland University College is Presenting and Exhibiting at ASTD 2014 Conference

Presentation of a case study to show how linking workforce development to organizational goals improved performance and effectiveness

April 30, 2014

UMUC, a leader in distance and online education, is conducting a presentation and panel discussion and exhibiting at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) 2014 International Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C. Read more...

UMUC Features Maryland Artist Sheppard’s Grandest Work

April 25, 2014

Join the UMUC community for Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale. An award-winning artist, Sheppard, born in Owings Mills, Maryland, has spent more than six decades documenting life in the United States and abroad through his art. Read more...

Tools and Technology Take Higher Education Back to the Future

By Carole Mahoney

April 23, 2014

Higher education has transformed itself back to the future. Read more...

UMUC Contributing to STEM Goals in Maryland

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley holds live video chat with UMUC students and faculty to discuss goals to increase STEM graduates

April 23, 2014

In a live video chat with Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, UMUC students, faculty and administrators focused attention on the governor’s goal of increasing the number of STEM graduates from the state’s colleges and universities. Read more...

Share Your Moment!

April 22, 2014

Contribute to #UMUCMoments – a new social experience at UMUC! Share and read stories from fellow students and alumni. Read more...

A Visual Language: Sheila Crider, Susan Goldman, and Andrea Barnes

April 22, 2014

Discover works by area artists Sheila Crider, Susan Goldman, and Andrea Barnes at the art exhibition at the U.S. District Courthouse in Greenbelt, Maryland. Read more...

U.S. Office of Personnel Management and University of Maryland University College Alliance Offers Federal Employees Discounted Rates to Pursue Post-Secondary Education

Historic education alliance provides access to diverse curriculum and increases access to high quality and affordable educational resources

April 17, 2014

OPM-UMUC signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to provide a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition rates on courses, certificates, and degree programs to all current Federal employees, spouses, and their legal dependents. Read more...

Chief Koko and Mana Polynesia

April 16, 2014

May is Asian American Pacific Island (AAPI) Heritage Month. Read more...

Faculty Art Exhibition Showcases Printmaking

Printmaking: Faculty Art Invitational

April 14, 2014

This annual exhibition celebrates the talents of UMUC and University System of Maryland faculty members and teaching artists, along with special guest artists. Read more...

University of Maryland University College Alumni Association Hosts Forum on Entrepreneurship Thursday, April 17

Networking opportunity to feature expert panel of alumni who will talk about starting a new business

April 14, 2014

Adelphi, Md. (April 14, 2014) — The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Alumni Association is hosting a panel of experts who will discuss the nuts and bolts of being an entrepreneur Read more...

Doctoral Candidates Put the Scholar-Practitioner Model to the Test

April 11, 2014

The six University of Maryland University College doctoral candidates who presented their dissertation work in a recent poster session at Adelphi, were engaging in a time-honored rite of passage Read more...

MyUMUC, LEO Maintenance for April 12-13, 2014

April 9, 2014

MyUMUC will be unavailable for system maintenance from Saturday, April 12 at 7 p.m. until Sunday, April 13 at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale

April 8, 2014

UMUC presents a compelling new exhibition by renowned Maryland artist Joseph Sheppard, featuring his large-scale paintings. Read more...

Diversity Celebrate Earth Day/Arbor Day 2014

April 3, 2014

Join the UMUC community in welcoming author McKay Jenkins as he discusses his provocative book, What’s Gotten Into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World. Read more...

New Center Aims to Answer Learning Questions

March 27, 2014

The new Center for Innovation in Learning at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is focused on finding ways to make teaching and learning more effective, efficient, and affordable. Read more...

Celebrate Women's History Month 2014

March 27, 2014

Join us for a spirited and enlightening presentation by distinguished speaker Carolyn Stegman, PhD, author of Women of Achievement in Maryland History and the novel A Gold-Mended Life. Read more...

Join the UMUC Virtual Dragons Dragon Boat Racing Team

March 26, 2014

Students, employees, and alumni are invited to join the Virtual Dragons, UMUC's dragon boat racing team, this spring. Read more...

The Kalb Report: 45 Words A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the First Amendment

Event to be held Thursday, April 17, 6 p.m., at National Press Club

March 26, 2014

On the Thursday, April 17 edition of The Kalb Report, Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg join journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb to offer their views of The First Amendment. Read more...

MyUMUC Maintenance for March 22-23, 2014

March 19, 2014

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on MyUMUC between 7 p.m. (eastern time) March 22 and 11 a.m. (eastern time) March 23. Read more...

Printmaking: Faculty Art Invitational 2014

March 18, 2014

View the work of UMUC faculty members, teaching artists from the University System of Maryland, and special guests. Read more...

Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion

March 14, 2014

On April 17, 2014, come meet, interact, and learn from expert entrepreneurs. This panel discussion will allow attendees to better understand trends, success factors, along with exit strategies. Read more...

Student: UMUC Gave Me a Marketable IT Skill Set

March 11, 2014

After 15 years in the IT industry, Eric Jones III’s computer networks and security education is pushing his career to new heights. Read more...

2014 Orkand Chair Distinguished Lecture: The Future of Higher Education

March 10, 2014

The 2014 Orkand Chair Distinguished Lecture on the future of higher education marks the official launch of UMUC's Center for Innovation in Learning. Read more...

UMUC and Jiffy Lube: Creating Pathways from Training to Degrees

March 5, 2014

Jiffy Lube ranked first in Training Magazine's 2014 Training Top 125, thanks in part to University of Maryland University College. Jiffy Lube employees can transfer company credits to UMUC toward a certificate in Management Foundations. Read more...

Bender Virtual Career Fair

February 28, 2014

Job seekers with disabilities can attend the Bender Virtual Career Fair on March 20, 2014. Read more...

Information Regarding the Data Breach at University of Maryland, College Park

February 26, 2014

UMUC is aware of the data breach at University of Maryland, College Park, and is working to identify if any members of our community are affected. If you are affected, we will contact you directly. Read more...

Kalb Talks Freedom with Pulitzer-Prize Winning Columnist Thomas L. Friedman

February 25, 2014

In a wide-ranging discussion of freedom vs. security with host Marvin Kalb Monday, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman came down on the side of freedom for the most part. Read more...

Now Live: A New UMUC Homepage

February 20, 2014

Over the past year, we've been hard at work making improvements to the UMUC website. You may notice a few things have changed, but don't worry—you'll still be able to find what you're looking for! Read more...

Now Live: A New UMUC Homepage

February 19, 2014

Over the past year, we have been hard at work making improvements to the UMUC website. Check out the latest changes. Read more...

Financial Aid Tips for New and Current Students

February 18, 2014

If Summer 2014 is your first term at UMUC, you must submit the 2013-14 FAFSA in order for the Financial Aid Office to determine your eligibility. Read more...

Noted Author Discusses Racial Equality in America

Racial equality in America is still a work in progress, author says at UMUC event

February 18, 2014

Noted author and nationwide speaker Bruce Jacobs, whose new book is "Race Manners for the 21st Century," said that racial equality in America is still a work in progress during an event sponsored by the UMUC Office of Diversity Initiatives Read more...

The Asian Indians in America

February 12, 2014

Join UMUC on Friday, February 28, from 12 to 1 p.m. for a presentation of the PBS documentary, The Asian Indians in America. Read more...

Representative Steny Hoyer Visits UMUC

Maryland representative supports the need for higher education

February 12, 2014

Representative Steny Hoyer visited with students and staff at the UMUC Academic Center at Largo to learn about the university’s innovative approach to providing workforce-relevant programs for busy adults. Read more...

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Enter school code 011644

February 11, 2014

The 2014-15 Free Application for Student Financial Aid is now online. Enter school code 011644 to ensure UMUC receives your FAFSA info. Read more...

UMUC's Ben Heise Finished Third in National Cyber League Competition

Combined team of UMUC and Capital College (Md.) students finish third

February 11, 2014

Ben Heise, a junior majoring in computer networks and security at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), recently finished third in the National Cyber League’s (NCL) fall 2013 individual competition. Read more...

MyUMUC Maintenance for February 15-16, 2014

February 6, 2014

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on MyUMUC between 7 p.m. (eastern time) February 15 and 11 a.m. (eastern time) February 16. Read more...

UMUC Launches Europe Graduate Programs

February 5, 2014

UMUC now offers an on-site Master of Business Administration and graduate programs in cyber security, homeland security management, and criminal justice management on U.S. military bases in Europe and the Middle East. Read more...

UMUC Ranked 16th in Popular Affordability List

February 3, 2014

GetEducated.com ranked University of Maryland University College (UMUC) programs favorably on a new college affordability list. Read more...

Prince George's County High School Students Visit UMUC to Learn About Cyber Security

January 31, 2014

Students in the Information Technology Academy at Fairmont Heights High School visited UMUC's Academic Center at Largo on Jan. 31 to learn about careers in IT and cyber security. Read more...

Three-time Pulitzer-Prize Winner Thomas L. Friedman to Discuss National Security and Freedom of the Press at "Kalb Report" Forum Feb. 10

Conversation with distinguished New York Times Foreign Affairs Columnist and journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb to be held at National Press Club

January 30, 2014

The Kalb Report: A Conversation on Freedom with Thomas L. Friedman will begin at 8 p.m. February 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Read more...

MyUMUC Maintenance for January 18-19, 2014

January 15, 2014

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on MyUMUC between 7 p.m. (eastern time) January 18 and 11 a.m. (eastern time) January 19. Read more...

UMUC to Close January 20

January 14, 2014

University of Maryland University College will close January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read more...

UMUC Transitions to New Online Classroom

December 23, 2013

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) makes taking web-based classes easy. Let's introduce you to Learning Experience Online, our new virtual classroom. Read more...

UMUC Scholarship Program Will Reduce Cost of Bachelor's Degree to $20,000 for Maryland Community College Graduates

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, USM Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan and Maryland Association of Community Colleges Applaud New Initiative

December 18, 2013

Under a new scholarship program funded by UMUC, a bachelor's degree in any of the university's 32 undergraduate majors is now even more affordable and attainable for graduates of Maryland's 16 community colleges. Read more...

UMUC to Close December 24–January 1

December 17, 2013

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) will close December 24 through January 1. If you need assistance during that time, please call 800-888-UMUC (8682). Read more...

University of Maryland University College Takes Top Undergraduate Spot In 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge

UMUC Cyber Padawans Triumph in Global Competition Aimed at Spurring Innovation in Cybersecurity

December 16, 2013

A team of undergraduate students at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) finished atop the standings for their category in the 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge. Read more...

MyUMUC Maintenance for December 14-15, 2013

December 11, 2013

UMUC will perform maintenance on MyUMUC December 14-15, 2013. Read more...

Student Advisory Council Elections Open

November 26, 2013

Elections for the Student Advisory Council are open until Monday, December 2 Read more...

The Kalb Report: November 22, 1963

A Conversation with Dan Rather on a Presidency, a Legacy, and a Day that Changed America, on the Next Kalb Report, November 22, 8 p.m.

November 5, 2013

The Kalb Report features Dan Rather on the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination. Read more...

Student Advisory Council Accepting Nominations for Election

November 4, 2013

The Student Advisory Council is seeking to fill seven positions in an upcoming election. Read more...

UMUC Featured on The Washington Post Magazine Cover

November 3, 2013

The cover story in the Post’s education issue highlights UMUC's innovations in online education and follows the UMUC Cyber Padawans as they compete at the Cyber Maryland Challenge. Read more...

Submit a Nomination for the Bylee Massey Memorial Award

November 1, 2013

The Bylee Massey Memorial Award recognizes a student, faculty member or staff member who has made significant contributions that benefit students and the university. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

October 21, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable Oct 25 at 6 p.m. until Oct 27 at Noon eastern time. Read more...

UMUC Sweeps Maryland Cyber Challenge Competition

UMUC Cybersecurity teams capture titles in collegiate and pro divisions

October 11, 2013

UMUC Cybersecurity teams win titles at Maryland Cyber Challenge Competition Read more...

Career Expo For People With Disabilities and Wounded Warriors

October 9, 2013

Register Now for the Career Expo for People with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors November 22 Read more...

UMUC’s Annual Information Report Is Now Available

October 1, 2013

In accordance with U.S. Department of Education regulations, University of Maryland University College (the "University") distributes an Annual Information Report to all current students, staff, and faculty. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

September 18, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable from September 21, at 7 p.m. until September 22, at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

UMUC Celebrates Constitution Day

September 16, 2013

Join UMUC in celebrating and recognizing the significance of the U.S. Constitution Read more...

Help Underprivileged Kids Go Back to School

September 15, 2013

Donations of school supplies for homeless and low-income children accepted now thru September 16. Read more...

UMUC Alumni Association President Shares Why She Gives Back

September 9, 2013

Fran Volel-Stech donates time and resources to help students. Read more...

Kalb Report Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

John Lewis, Andrew Young, Julian Bond Reflect on King’s I Have a Dream Speech

September 9, 2013

Kalb Report kicks off 20th season by marking 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Read more...

Student Services Suite Will Be Closed on Labor Day, September 2

August 28, 2013

On-site student services will not be available on September 2 at the Academic Center at Largo. Read more...

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15

August 27, 2013

Join us at the Academic Center at Largo, September 6, for a lecture by Eileen Torres highlighting Latin American societies. Read more...

Exciting Opportunity Available for College Students and Graduates with Disabilities

August 26, 2013

The Workforce Recruitment Program is now accepting applications to participate in its 2014 program. Read more...

Karen Vignare Named Head of New Center for Innovation in Learning at UMUC

New Associate Provost is an Expert on Designing and Leading Innovations in Higher Education

July 31, 2013

Karen Vignare, an innovator in curriculum design, has been named associate provost; she will head UMUC's new Center for Innovation in Learning. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

July 19, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable July 20, at 7 p.m. until Sunday, July 21, at 11 a.m. eastern time for scheduled maintenance. Read more...

UMUC Offers Direct Deposit for Refunds—Sign Up Today

July 17, 2013

Enroll in direct deposit today to receive your fall 2013 tuition or financial aid refunds faster. Read more...

Scholarship Helped UMUC Graduate Find Message Hidden Beneath Words

July 1, 2013

Mildred Johnson is grateful to the donor who helped make earning her degree a reality. Read more...

Alumni Association President Shares Why She Gives Back

June 30, 2013

Inspired by her experience at UMUC, Fran Volel-Stech is committed to helping current students achieve their educational goals. Read more...

Scholarship Recipient Dreams of Helping Others

June 30, 2013

Growing up in Nigeria, Kudiratu Usman was a strong-willed young woman with a passion for learning that was nurtured by her parents. Read more...

Coming Together to Support Students

June 28, 2013

Led by Academic Director Thomas Bailey, UMUC's psychology faculty members work together to establish scholarship fund. Read more...

UMUC Supports Voluntary Military Education Programs at Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Hearing June 12

June 19, 2013

UMUC's James Selbe testifies at Senate Hearing regarding voluntary military education programs. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

June 19, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable June 22 at 7 p.m. until June 23 at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

Voices of Inspiration

June 13, 2013

Two UMUC scholarship recipients keynote the Scholarship Appreciation Dinner at the Inn and Conference Center. Read more...

UMUC Launches Online Master's Program in Data Analytics

High Demand for Data Analysts and Data Scientists Drive Creation of Flexible and Convenient Program for Busy Professionals

June 12, 2013

A new online master's program at University of Maryland University College has been launched to help managers excel in the brave new world of “big data.” Read more...

Aric Krause to Head UMUC's Graduate School

June 10, 2013

Aric Krause has been named vice provost and dean of The Graduate School at UMUC. Read more...

UMUC Names Aric Krause Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

Former Westminster College (Utah) Dean Joins UMUC

June 6, 2013

Aric Krause Named Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Read more...

GLBT Pride Month 2013: The Times of Harvey Milk

May 22, 2013

Join us for a viewing of the Oscar-winning film The Times of Harvey Milk, Friday, June 14, noon-1 p.m. at the UMUC Academic Center at Largo Read more...

UMUC Faculty Art Invitational Exhibition on Display Through July 21, 2013

May 22, 2013

New art exhibition featuring the work of UMUC faculty members, teaching faculty from other Maryland colleges and universities, and special guest artists. Read more...

MyUMUC Is Down This Weekend for Maintenance

May 15, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable between 7 p.m. on May 18 and 11 a.m. May 19 eastern time. Read more...

Students Now Receiving UMUC E-mail Accounts

May 8, 2013

Students Receiving UMUC E-mail Accounts Students now have access to Google e-mail and apps to enhance the online learning experience. Read more...

Make your next password reset a breeze!

April 29, 2013

Simplified password reset process. Read more...

Make your next password reset a breeze!

April 29, 2013

Simplified password reset process. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

April 17, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable April 19-21 for system maintenance. Read more...

Strong Defense Not Enough to Secure U.S. Cyber Space, Says Cohen

Former Defense Secretary tells UMUC Cybersecurity Scholarship Gala Attendees U.S. Must be Prepared to Strike as Events Warrant

April 10, 2013

Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen keynotes UMUC Cybersecurity Scholarship Gala Read more...

Fighting for Quality—and Revenue—in the Digital Age

Washington Post Editors Make their Case on The Kalb Report

April 8, 2013

Washington Post Editors Discuss Quality and Revenue in the Digital Age on The Kalb Report Read more...

Dr. Marie Cini Named to Top Academic Post at University of Maryland University College

UMUC Taps Nationally-Recognized Expert in Technology-Mediated Education and Adult Learners as Provost and Senior Vice President

April 2, 2013

UMUC taps nationally recognized expert in technology-mediated education and adult learning as provost. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for March 16 and 17

March 13, 2013

Due to scheduled maintenance, MyUMUC will be unavailable from Saturday, March 16, at 7 a.m. eastern time until Sunday, March 17, at 11 a.m. Read more...

Register Now for the Spring Job Fair and Career Expo

March 4, 2013

UMUC is hosting a free job fair for students and alumni on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Largo, Maryland. Read more...

UMUC President Writes in Support of Military Education Benefits

March 4, 2013

The Huffington Post and Politico posted his commentary on recent cuts to education benefits for active-duty military. Read more...

Career Services Spring Events

March 3, 2013

Upcoming events for UMUC students and alumni to help navigate the federal government hiring process Read more...

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day

March 3, 2013

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by joining us on April 12th for a discussion with the Executive Director of the James and Anne Robinson Foundation of Columbia, Maryland Read more...

UMUC Receives $25,000 Gift from Deloitte LLP for Scholarships

March 3, 2013

New scholarship available for UMUC students pursuing graduate degrees in cyber security. Read more...

Register Now for Summer 2013 Classes

March 3, 2013

Summer registration for undergraduate and graduate classes is now open. Log into MyUMUC today to register. Read more...

Get Active! Join the UMUC Virtual Dragons or Tigers

March 3, 2013

Co-ed slow-pitch softball and dragon boat racing teams are recruiting new members for the spring season. Read more...

UMUC Webinar: Are We Ready To Defend Cyberspace?

March 2, 2013

The Director of the National Security Agency Information Assurance will share insights about the range of evolving threats to cyberspace and where we stand as a nation in defending our critical information infrastructure. Read more...

Webinar: Are We Ready To Defend Cyberspace?

February 25, 2013

Attend a free webinar featuring the director of the Information Assurance Directorate at the National Security Agency, Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12-1 p.m. Read more...

System Maintenance Scheduled for This Weekend

February 20, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable from February 23 at 9 p.m. eastern time until February 24 at 1 a.m. for system maintenance. Read more...

UMUC’s Newest Art Exhibition Showcases Works by African Artists

February 6, 2013

Diaspora Dialogue: Art of Kwabena Ampofo-Anti, Alexander "Skunder" Boghassian, and Victor Ekpuk will be on display February 12 through May 12, 2013, in the Arts Program Gallery, UMUC Inn and Conference Center. Read more...

UMUC to Host Civil Rights Speaker for National African American Heritage Month

February 6, 2013

Join us Friday, February 22 from noon-1 p.m. for a firsthand account of one of the landmark events of the Civil Rights Movement. Read more...

UMUC Open With Limited Services on Monday, January 21

January 17, 2013

The Student Services and National Testing Suites at the Academic Center at Largo will be open with limited hours January 21 Read more...

System Maintenance Scheduled for January 19-20

January 17, 2013

MyUMUC will be unavailable from January 19 at 7 p.m. eastern time until January 20 at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

Innovation Key to Thriving In Higher Education's "Perfect Storm"

President Miyares shares his vision for UMUC at global Town Hall.

January 9, 2013

President Miyares shares his vision for UMUC at global Town Hall. Read more...

UMUC to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Documentary Showing

January 4, 2013

Join the UMUC community on Friday, January 18, for the showing of a documentary that examines the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more...

Help Homeless Veterans and Their Families Stay Warm This Winter

January 3, 2013

Donate a new or gently-used winter coat to the UMUC VetSuccess Program's winter coat drive. Read more...

System Maintenance Scheduled for January 5-6

January 2, 2013

WebTycho and MyUMUC will be unavailable this weekend due to scheduled maintenance. Read more...

Academic Center at Largo Holiday Hours

December 17, 2012

The Student Services Suite and National Testing Center at the Academic Center at Largo will be closed on December 24-25, 31 and January 1. The facility will have limited hours of operation on December 26-29. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

December 12, 2012

MyUMUC will be unavailable December 15 at 7 p.m. through December 16 at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

UMUC Cybersecurity Team Continues to Dominate in Competitions

December 5, 2012

The UMUC Cyber Padawans ranked in the top three at two recent digital forensics competitions. Read more...

UMUC Teams Take First and Second in Inaugural Digital Forensics Investigation Challenge

Event included teams from area high schools, community colleges and four-year institutions

December 5, 2012

A total of 28 teams from Maryland high schools, community colleges and universities participated in the inaugural competition. Read more...

UMUC Cyber Team Continues to Dominate in Competitions

December 5, 2012

intranet and portal posting only Read more...

Javier Miyares Appointed President of UMUC

December 5, 2012

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has announced the appointment of Javier Miyares as president of UMUC. Read more...

Vote Now for Your STAC Representatives

November 29, 2012

Cast your vote in the Student Advisory Council election now through December 7, 2012. Read more...

UMUC Establishes Educational Alliance with Smithsonian

Two-year agreement provides Smithsonian employees access to UMUC’s diverse curriculum

November 28, 2012

New two-year agreement makes UMUC the first university to formalize an education alliance with the Smithsonian for its employees. Read more...

An Important Message from UMUC President Javier Miyares

November 28, 2012

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions concludes review of UMUC's student recruitment, human resources, and other policies. Read more...

UMUC Art Exhibition Showcases Work of James Hilleary

November 26, 2012

Modernism: James Hilleary and Color exhibition opens December 3, 2012, Arts Program Gallery; reception and discussion will be held December 2. Read more...

Honoring American Indian Heritage Month with Song and Dance

November 19, 2012

The Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers will perform on Monday, November 26, at the Academic Center at Largo. Read more...

An Important Message from UMUC Acting Provost Marie Cini

November 19, 2012

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education affirms that UMUC's accreditation remains in good standing. Read more...

New Registration Deadlines and Drop and Withdrawal Policies are in Effect for Spring 2013

November 16, 2012

We are implementing new policies regarding course registration, dropping a course and withdrawing from a course. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

November 16, 2012

MyUMUC will be unavailable November 17 at 7 p.m. through November 18 at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

Md. Governor Salutes UMUC Students on Veterans Day

November 13, 2012

UMUC students serving in the military overseas were saluted on Veterans Day by Maryland’s top executive, Gov. Martin O’Malley. Read more...

UMUC Success Stories Start With You

November 12, 2012

The 2012 Faculty and Staff Campaign is underway through December 21, 2012. Please consider making a contribution. Read more...

UMUC to Host Receptions and Employment Webinar in Support of our Nation’s Veterans

Receptions to feature networking opportunities, academic advising, tips for veterans seeking employment

November 8, 2012

Receptions to feature networking opportunities, academic advising, tips for veterans seeking employment Read more...

We’re experiencing problems with our phone system...

November 5, 2012

Intermittent trouble with our 800-888-UMUC phone number due to effects from Hurricane Sandy Read more...

UMUC Cybersecurity Team Wins Silver in Global CyberLympics

UMUC’s Cyber Padawans competed against eight teams at the world finals in Miami

November 2, 2012

UMUC’s Cyber Padawans competed against eight teams at the world finals in Miami, Florida. Read more...

Student Advisory Council Now Accepting Nominations for Fall Election

November 2, 2012

Six undergraduate positions will be filled during the 2012 elections for the Student Advisory Council, also known as STAC. Read more...

UMUC Cyber Team Earns Silver in Global Competition

November 2, 2012

The UMUC Cyber Padawans–a team of undergraduate students, alumni and faculty–were recognized as silver medalists at the Global CyberLympics. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

October 19, 2012

MyUMUC will be unavailable October 20 at 7 p.m. through October 21 at 11 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

Your Voice Counts! The Employee Engagement Survey

October 15, 2012

The deadline to participate in the UMUC Employee Engagement Survey has been extended through Sunday, November 4 Read more...

UMUC Hosting Two-Day Cyber Security Awareness Event, October 23-24

October 12, 2012

Mark your calendar and plan to attend! Learn about cyber responsibilities and best practices to prevent, detect and recover from instances of cyber/digital security incidents. Read more...

Javier Miyares Appointed President of University of Maryland University College

Cuban-born immigrant named to top position at national leader in distance learning and online higher education.

October 1, 2012

Cuban-born Immigrant who Escaped Castro's Rule as Teen on July 4, 1961, Named to Top Position at National Leader in Distance Learning and Online Higher Education Read more...

Are You Registered to Vote?

September 30, 2012

Learn how to register to vote in the upcoming election. Read more...

UMUC Celebrates Diversity, Cultural Heritage with Events in October

September 30, 2012

This month’s events include a panel discussion on disability employment, a presentation from UMUC staff in Germany and a lecture on salsa music and dance. Read more...

UMUC Opens New Academic Center at Quantico

September 28, 2012

UMUC at Quantico, located in North Stafford, Virginia, will offer students the benefits of a full-service academic center combined with UMUC's digital resources and online courses. Read more...

Annual Information Report Now Available

September 27, 2012

The report includes information about campus crime and security; a notification of rights under FERPA for postsecondary institutions; and policies regarding drug and alcohol abuse. Read more...

UMUC Wins Awards for Outstanding Faculty Service, Program Development, More

September 21, 2012

The Graduate School has received six awards from the University Professional & Continuing Education Association. Read more...

New Art Exhibition Features Works by Latin American Artists

September 12, 2012

Vista: Contemporary Works by Latin American Artists is on view at the UMUC Inn and Conference Center September 16-November 25; opening reception September 23. Read more...

UMUC Cybersecurity Team Wins North American CyberLympics

September 11, 2012

Cyber Padawans will represent UMUC and North America at global competition. Read more...

MyUMUC Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

September 10, 2012

Due to scheduled maintenance, MyUMUC will be unavailable Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Read more...

Labor Day Schedule for Student Services Suite

September 3, 2012

The Student Services Suite at the Academic Center at Largo will be open on Labor Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more...

Free Lecture on Salsa Music and Dance Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

August 31, 2012

Students, faculty, staff and friends invited to talk hosted by Diversity Office. Read more...

UMUC Welcomes VetSuccess Representative Dr. Shonda McLaughlin to Its Largo Campus

August 29, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has chosen UMUC to participate in a new program designed to help veterans transition from military service to college and civilian life. Read more...

FAC Is Accepting Nominations for 2013 Representatives

August 27, 2012

Nominate yourself or a colleague to serve as a Faculty Advisory Council (FAC) representative. Involvement in the FAC is a great way to voice your opinions and provide input into UMUC policies and decisions. Read more...

PeopleSoft Downtime Scheduled for This Weekend

August 24, 2012

MyUMUC and all PeopleSoft systems, including Student, Human Resources and Finance, are scheduled to be unavailable briefly on Saturday, August 25, beginning at 7 a.m. eastern time. Read more...

UMUC Team Wins Third in National Cyber Security Competition

August 10, 2012

The UMUC Cyber Padawans earned third in a field of 35 teams from across the nation in the Capture the Flag Cyber Challenge. Read more...

Experience the New Interactive Online Version of Achiever Magazine

August 9, 2012

Our cover story, “Hails from the Chiefs,” recounts the history of UMUC’s service to our nation’s military as told through letters of commendation from seven U.S. presidents. Read more...

Come Paddle with UMUC’s Dragon Boat Team

August 8, 2012

Virtual Dragons seek new team members for upcoming regatta at National Harbor Read more...

IT System Maintenance Scheduled for This Weekend

July 20, 2012

MyUMUC, VPN and Largo II Network to be affected by downtime Saturday and Sunday. Read more...

UMUC’s Director of Career Services Wins Fulbright Scholarship

July 11, 2012

UMUC is pleased to congratulate Lisa Andrews, Director of Career Services, who recently won a Fulbright Scholarship. Read more...

Submit Feedback on Draft Accreditation Report

July 9, 2012

You are invited to review and comment on the draft UMUC Supplemental Information Report prepared for submission to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Read more...

Visit Our Newest Art Exhibition!

June 26, 2012

Noi Volkov - Reforming the Masters. Unleashing the Humor in Art! On view at UMUC Inn and Conference Center July 8-September 2; opening reception July 19. Read more...

MyUMUC Outage Scheduled For This Weekend

June 19, 2012

MyUMUC will be unavailable from June 23 at 7 p.m. through June 24 at 11 a.m. EDT. Read more...

Register Now for Fall Classes

June 12, 2012

Undergraduate and graduate sessions start August 20. Read more...

"Organizational Realignment" at UMUC

June 6, 2012

Acting President Javier Miyares announces changes designed to streamline operations and bring more voices to decision-making. Read more...

New Scholarship for Military Spouses

June 5, 2012

UMUC is offering HSBC Military Spouse Scholarships for new students. Apply now through July 13. Read more...

Distance Education: The Bridge to a Stronger America

May 25, 2012

Read Remarks by USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan to the American Distance Education Consortium. Read more...

Help UMUC Select a New Learning Platform

May 23, 2012

Volunteer to participate in the screening and testing of new learning management solutions to replace WebTycho Read more...

Student Services Suite Will Be Open Memorial Day, May 28

May 23, 2012

Student Services Suite at Largo will open from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. on May 28 Read more...

System Maintenance Scheduled for this Weekend

May 15, 2012

MyUMUC will be unavailable from May 19 at 7 p.m. through May 20 at 11 a.m. eastern time Read more...

Social Science Essay Contest Winners Announced

May 14, 2012

UMUC is pleased to announce the winners of the fifth annual Social Science Essay Contest. Read more...

UMUC Celebrates 9,500 Graduates in Commencements Worldwide

Ceremonies in Tokyo, Japan; Okinawa; Seoul, Korea; Heidelberg, Germany; Adelphi, Maryland; Guam; and Kandahar and Bagram, Afghanistan

May 11, 2012

From Adelphi to Afghanistan, UMUC is celebrating the graduation of 9,500 students at its worldwide commencement ceremonies this month. Read more...

New Art Exhibition Features Faculty Drawings

April 30, 2012

Drawings: Faculty Art Invitational 2012 exhibit now on view at UMUC Inn and Conference Center through June 22. Read more...

Tigers Softball and Dragon Boat Racing are Back

Join a Team Today

April 20, 2012

Co-ed slow-pitch softball and dragon boat racing teams are recruiting new members for the spring season. Read more...

MyUMUC, WebTycho maintenance to be conducted this weekend

April 18, 2012

MyUMUC and WebTycho maintenance will be conducted April 21-22, resulting in brief and/or intermittant outages. Read more...

System Maintenance Scheduled for this Weekend

April 18, 2012

MyUMUC and some UMUC online services will be unavailable April 21-22 during scheduled maintenance. Read more...

Brief MyUMUC Outage Scheduled for April 6-7

April 6, 2012

The Office of Information technology will be performing maintenance on MyUMUC on April 6-7. Read more...

A Message from Acting President Javier Miyares Regarding Academic Quality

March 29, 2012

Please read an important message from Acting President Javier Miyares about the academic integrity and transformation of UMUC's undergraduate offerings. Read more...

A Message from UMUC Acting President Javier Miyares

March 22, 2012

Please read a message from UMUC's acting president regarding a change in leadership at the university. Read more...

Susan Aldridge Steps Down from UMUC Presidency; Javier Miyares Continues as Acting President

March 22, 2012

Susan C. Aldridge, president of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) since February 1, 2006, announced that she is resigning from her position, effective March 31, 2012. Read more...

Message from the Office of Information Technology

March 20, 2012

MyUMUC will be unavailable March 29 through April 3 Read more...

UMUC’s Barbara J. Mann Wins 2012 ACRL/IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

Award is the highest possible honor in the field of library instruction, and will be presented at the American Library Association Annual Meeting in June

March 14, 2012

Barbara Mann, assistant director for public services and instruction in Information and Library Services, receives highest possible honor in the field of library instruction. Read more...

UMUC's CIP to Host Biennial Symposium in Baltimore, June 6-8, 2012

March 14, 2012

Center for Intellectual Property Symposium will feature informative sessions led by experts in IP, pre-symposium seminars and a career fair. Read more...

UMUC Hosts Transfer Month for Students

March 13, 2012

This event will assist students with getting an early start on the transfer process for summer 2012. Read more...

Celebrate Irish American Heritage Month

March 12, 2012

Attend an informative lecture on Irish immigrants Friday, March 16, 2012 at the UMUC Academic Center at Largo. Read more...

UMUC Digital Resources Librarian Receives 2012 Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management

Lenore England will receive the award at the American Library Association annual meeting in June

March 8, 2012

ALA recognizes Lenore England, UMUC digital resources librarian, for her contributions to innovation and excellence in the management of electronic resources. Read more...

UMUC’s Next Step to Going Green—E-Billing!

March 7, 2012

The UMUC Office of Student Accounts is going green beginning April 2012. Read more...

An Important Message from USM Chancellor William E. Kirwan

February 28, 2012

Please read an important message from University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan. Read more...

Register Today for UMUC 111: Successful Beginnings

February 27, 2012

Start your academic program at UMUC on the right track. Sign up today for UMUC 111, March 13-14. Read more...

Don’t Miss the 2012 UMUC Graduation Fair!

February 27, 2012

Get ready for commencement and get your commencement questions answered. Attend the 2012 Graduation Fair at the UMUC Academic Center at Largo, March 28–30. Read more...

A Message from Office of Information Technology About E-mail Phishing Schemes

February 22, 2012

The number and sophistication of e-mail phishing scams sent to consumers is continuing to increase dramatically. Learn how to avoid becoming a victim. Read more...

Career Week - UMUC Student and Alumni Information

February 7, 2012

The UMUC Office of Career Services invites you to attend Career Week, February 27 through February 28, 2012, 4-7 p.m., at the Academic Center at Largo. Read more...

Vote Today for the UMUC Alma Mater!

February 1, 2012

Be a part of UMUC history! The top five finalists for UMUC's Alma Mater Challenge have been decided - vote today and help us pick a winner! Read more...

CACI International Announces New Education Alliance with UMUC

January 18, 2012

Agreement gives CACI employees the opportunity to study cybersecurity at UMUC or enroll in the university's other academic programs. Read more...

New Art Exhibition at UMUC Explores American Identity

January 18, 2012

Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity runs January 30-April 8, 2012 in the UMUC Arts Program Gallery. Features works by American artists of African, Arab, Asian, European, Latino, and Native American descent. Read more...

Student Services Suite Will Open with Reduced Hours on Monday, January 16

January 13, 2012

Student Services Suite at Largo will open from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. on January 16. Read more...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

January 6, 2012

Join the UMUC community on January 13 at the Academic Center at Largo as we celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more...

Message from the Office of Information Technology

January 5, 2012

MyUMUC will be down from Jan. 7, 6 p.m., to Jan. 8, 6 a.m. (EST) Read more...

Board of Regents Is Accepting Nominations for USM Staff Awards

December 20, 2011

Nominations of UMUC staff to receive a University System of Maryland (USM) Staff Award will be accepted through January 20, 2012. Read more...

Important Information About Your Financial Aid for Spring 2012

December 19, 2011

Financial aid disbursements for the spring 2012 semester will occur on December 28, 2011, for students enrolled in courses that begin on January 4, 2012. Read more...

UMUC Stateside Web Site and Other Online Services Will Be Unavailable December 26

December 16, 2011

All online stateside services will be shut down for scheduled maintenance on December 26 from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. eastern time. Affected services include the UMUC Web site, WebTycho, MyUMUC and e-mail. Read more...

Student Services Suite Will Have Reduced Hours During Holiday Season

December 6, 2011

The Student Services Suite at Largo will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Dec. 31; will be open with reduced hours Dec. 27-30 and Jan. 2. Read more...

Attend the Herman Maril Book Release and Lecture, December 4

November 28, 2011

Join the UMUC Arts Program for a reception to celebrate the release of His Own Path: The Spirit and Legacy of Herman Maril. Read more...

Watch the Community College Scholars Celebration

November 23, 2011

View video about the 280 exemplary graduates awarded $1 million in scholarships through UMUC's Community College Transfer Scholarship program. Read more...

Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month

November 18, 2011

Learn about the important role Native Americans played in the American Civil War. Join UMUC for a lunchtime screening of Indian Warriors: The Untold Story of the Civil War, November 29, 2011. Read more...

UMUC Welcomes Michael Freedman as Sr. Vice President, Communications, and Professor

Award-winning broadcast journalist, former network executive, professor, and administrator will lead the university’s brand-building, communication, and external relations initiatives.

November 17, 2011

UMUC is pleased to announce that Michael Freedman will join the university in January 2012 as senior vice president for communications and professor. Read more...

SAIC Starts Cybersecurity Scholars Program

November 16, 2011

Master's-level students pursuing a field of study related to cybersecurity and information technology may be eligible to apply. Read more...

UMUC to Celebrate Signing of its 70th Community College Alliance Agreement

November 11, 2011

Please join us for the Community College Alliance celebration at the Academic Center at Largo on November 21. Read more...

Remembrance Day National Roll Call

What will you do to honor the fallen on 11-11-11?

November 10, 2011

This Veterans Day, UMUC will join more than 180 universities and colleges around the country in a special event to honor fallen servicemembers. Read more...

Visit Our Newest Art Exhibition!

November 2, 2011

The Poetics of Water runs from October 31, 2011 through January 15, 2012, in the Arts Program Gallery, UMUC Inn and Conference Center. Read more...

Join Us for the Next Town Hall Meeting, November 18

November 2, 2011

UMUC's next Town Hall meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2011, 2 to 4 p.m., UMUC Inn and Conference Center Auditorium. Shuttle service is available. Read more...

You Could Write Our School Song!

Submit Your Lyrics Today.

October 20, 2011

Enter UMUC's Alma Mater Challenge, and your song could become our song. Read more...

PeopleSoft Weekend Maintenance Cancelled

October 12, 2011

The Office of Information Technology will NOT begin work on MyUMUC Saturday evening. The system will be up and running. Read more...

Cast Your Vote in the Faculty Advisory Council Election

October 11, 2011

Voting for the FAC representatives' election is now open. Read more...

October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month

October 11, 2011

Information literacy—the ability to locate, evaluate and effectively use information—is essential to achieving personal, social, professional and educational goals. Read more...

Remember to Use Your MyUMUC UserID and Password for WebTycho

October 10, 2011

Beginning October 11, most of you will be able to log in to WebTycho with your MyUMUC UserID and password. Read more...

Fall Undergraduate Classes are Still Available

September 27, 2011

Don't miss your opportunity to start or continue your undergraduate program this fall. Only one online session remains—register today. Read more...

One UserID. One Password. Easy.

September 26, 2011

Beginning next month, a single UserID and password will give you access to MyUMUC and WebTycho. Read more...

System Maintenance Scheduled This Weekend

September 26, 2011

Student, staff and HR portals will be inaccessible starting on Friday. Read more...

Register for UMUC's Cybersecurity Breakfast Symposium, October 6

September 15, 2011

Take part in a critical industry event that will provide the latest information on achievements and areas for improvement in the cybersecurity arena. Read more...

STAC Election Now Taking Place

September 13, 2011

Students can cast their votes until Tuesday, September 27. Read more...

UMUC Celebrates Constitution Day

September 12, 2011

Join UMUC in celebrating Constitution Day on September 17 to mark the 224th anniversary of the Constitutional Convention's signing of the U.S. Constitution. Read more...

UMUC Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

September 12, 2011

Join the university in celebrating this year's theme: "Many Backgrounds, Many Stories, One American Spirit." Read more...

Message from the Office of Information Technology

September 9, 2011

MyUMUC will be unavailable from Saturday, September 10 at 6 p.m. (EST) to Sunday, September 11 at 6 a.m. (EST) Read more...

Important Changes to Your Healthcare

September 6, 2011

The State of Maryland has implemented changes that may affect your coverage. Read more...

Take Our New Social Media Survey

August 27, 2011

Help us improve your social media experience by completing our online survey. Read more...

Watch and Learn About Exciting Changes for Fall 2011

August 26, 2011

This fall semester has key changes in store for UMUC undergraduates. Read more...

Cybersecurity Scholarships Are Available to Enrolled Students

August 25, 2011

UMUC is offering two new scholarships to eligible cybersecurity majors. Read more...

STAC Is Accepting Nominations for Fall Elections

August 23, 2011

Nominate yourself or one of your peers to serve on the Student Advisory Council. Read more...

Student Services Suite Will Be Open Labor Day, September 5

August 19, 2011

Student Services will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on September 5. Read more...

FAC Is Accepting Nominations for 2012 Representatives

August 17, 2011

Nominate yourself or a colleague to serve as a Faculty Advisory Council (FAC) representative. Involvement in the FAC is a great way to voice your opinions and provide input into UMUC policies and decisions. Read more...

There Are Some Tweaks to Registration and Enrollment in MyUMUC

August 3, 2011

This section of your student portal has a new look and feel. Read more...

Sign Up Today for Our Open House Events in Virginia Beach and Hampton

July 20, 2011

Start your undergraduate or graduate program this fall. Attend our Open House events to meet with a UMUC academic advisor, learn about our academic programs and scholarship opportunities, and enroll for the fall semester. Read more...

Office of Human Resources, Join Us for the 2011 Wellness Fair

July 18, 2011

Join us for the 2011 Wellness Fair and get a heaping helping of fun, free information, and new ideas for a healthier, happier you! Read more...

Important Changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill Take Effect August 1, 2011

July 10, 2011

Beginning August 1, 2011, the interval or break payment between semesters will no longer be paid for by any of the Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits programs. Read more...

Welcome to the New UMUC Web Site!

July 8, 2011

Introducing the redesigned Web site, with a fresh look, more resources and easier navigation to help you quickly find the information you need. Read more...

Register Now for Fall Classes

July 7, 2011

Registration for Fall 2011 is now open. Read more...

Exciting Changes Coming Fall 2011!

July 7, 2011

UMUC has redesigned its undergraduate curriculum to give you a more direct path to your educational and professional goals. Read more...

UMUC Student Sgt. Joey Jones Uses His Injuries to Inspire Other Wounded Soldiers

July 4, 2011

U.S. Marine Sgt. Joey Jones, who lost his legs in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, is featured on ABC's Nightline. Read more...

Seven UMUC Graduates March in Bagram, Afghanistan

A total of 35 students celebrated academic accomplishments and received diplomas from a variety of educational institutions at the second annual local recognition ceremony in Bagram

June 10, 2011

In scorching desert heat, 35 soldiers, airmen, and contract civilians walked across a dusty stage to receive their diplomas in Bagram, Afghanistan, over the Memorial Day weekend. Read more...

UMUC Cements Its Position at Forefront of Distance Learning, Wins Five Awards from MDLA and USDLA

Awards honor UMUC faculty, Doctor of Management and Master of Business Administration programs for innovation and excellence in distance learning

May 4, 2011

UMUC is recognized as a top leader in developing and excelling in distance learning for higher education. Read more...

Register Now for Summer Classes

March 7, 2011

Registration for Summer 2011 is now open. Read more...

GEICO Endows Five Scholarships at UMUC

February 28, 2011

Insurance giant GEICO has funded five $1,000 scholarships for spouses and children of military servicemembers and federal employees. Read more...

Funding Available to Stateside Faculty for Conference Presentations

February 18, 2011

We are committed to the professional development of our adjunct and full-time teaching faculty who present at their discipline's annual conferences. Read more...

"Experience UMUC": Get Involved in Our Growing Social Media Community

February 14, 2011

UMUC has launched its official blog, Experience UMUC, as part of an integrated social media presence, which also includes Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and Twitter. Read more...

Office of Diversity Initiatives — Celebrate African American Heritage Month

February 14, 2011

Each February, UMUC recognizes African American Heritage Month. This year's theme is African Americans During the Civil War. Read more...

Getting Started At UMUC

February 14, 2011

Interested in starting your education at UMUC? Contact a new student advisor to ask questions, learn about classes and programs, and apply and enroll. Read more...

UMUC Is on TV! Watch the Commercials

February 14, 2011

UMUC commercials are currently airing on television, highlighting UMUC’s career-relevant programs. The commercials feature distinguished faculty members who each provide audiences with unique insights into life and study at the university. Read more...

Announcing the 2011 FAC Election Winners

December 23, 2010

Congratulations to the winners of the recent Faculty Advisory Council (FAC) election who begin their terms on January 1, 2011. Read more...

Security: 2010 Annual Information Report Notice

December 23, 2010

In accordance with U.S. Department of Education regulations, University of Maryland University College (the "University") distributes an Annual Information Report to all current students, staff, and faculty. Read more...