General UMBC Resources for Graduate Students

211 Maryland – United Way’s 211 Maryland is free, confidential, and multilingual, offering 24/7 guidance 365 days a year. It provides people with referrals to health, crisis, and social services and helps with problem-solving. It is also a resource for government officials to make information available to Marylanders in the event of natural disasters or other crises.

Call 2-1-1 or visit

AOK Library


Campus Card

Career Center

Counseling Center

Course Catalog

Course Syllabi (Public Policy course syllabi are available to graduate students from the Public Policy Blackboard community site.) Here is a sampling of core course syllabi:

PUBL 600: Research Methods
PUBL 601: Political & Social Context of the Policy Process
PUBL 603: Theory & Practice of Policy Analysis
PUBL 604: Statistical Analysis
PUBL 602: Policy Consequences of Economics Analysis
SOCY 606: Social Inequality & Social Policy

Financial Aid

Food and Dining

Graduate School

International Education Services

Parking Services

RAC Recreation Schedule

Technology Support Center (DoIT)

Women’s Center