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 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