Advising Information


Academic Advisors are located in ITE 202-207 and are here to help you stay on track toward graduation.

Advisors can answer general questions, provide referrals to campus resources, and assist with registration.

Student Responsibility 

As a matter of UMBC policy and procedure, students are responsible for managing their academic careers. They are expected to familiarize themselves with resources such as the undergraduate catalog and the degree audit and to remain informed of all published degree requirements and academic calendar dates. Failure to do so does not provide a basis for exceptions to academic requirements or policies.

Although students receive guidance from academic and faculty advisors, students must assume full responsibility for completing published degree requirements.

Students must also communicate with the university about academic, financial, and other essential matters. As e-mail is the university’s primary medium of official communication with students, students are responsible for reading official messages sent to their UMBC e-mail addresses.

Students must also maintain their current postal address and telephone number in the UMBC Directory since certain important messages will be sent via U.S. mail.

Academic Integrity Standards at UMBC

Integrity lies at the heart of the academic endeavor. The Undergraduate Student Academic Conduct Policy defines and strives to ensure academic integrity at UMBC. The Policy defines standards for academic honesty and describes the process for addressing allegations of undergraduate student academic misconduct. The underlying philosophy of this Policy is that members of the university community view academic integrity as a severe institutional value and that academic misconduct incidents should be resolved by faculty members and students cooperatively.

For more information, visit: Academic Integrity at UMBC