Fun Things to Do!

Your time at UMBC will be one of the best experiences of your life! You will be working hard on your academics, making new friends, and progressing in your academic and professional career. You’re also fortunate to be studying and living in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area as you’re located between two large American cities! The Fun Things to Do section focuses on your life outside of your academics.


This section covers some local history about the surrounding area, things to do in Baltimore, a quick overview of American culture, undergraduate and graduate student organizations on campus, and athletics and recreation. Please take some take to explore this fun section of our website and go out there and get involved in the things that make UMBC, Baltimore, and Maryland a great place to pursue your degree!