UMBC offers an eye-catching campus with six traditional halls and four apartment communities equipped with free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, vending machines, lounges, front desk assistance and on-campus catering. Suite-style rooms are provided with semi-private bathrooms. Communities are a short, comfortable walk from classrooms, labs, meeting spaces, athletic center, and more. Free parking is offered to summer overnight guests!

Residential Life can accommodate approximately 2,200 summer conference guests at a given time in our suite-style halls and apartment communities. Click Conference Center Floor Plans to view our housing facilities. We also welcome summer intern housing for students participating in local internships during the summer months.

UMBC is also located near a variety of hotel options. For off-campus options click Hotels and Lodging.


From full-service catering and traditional dining hall meals, to coffee shops and grab-and-go snacks, UMBC has a variety of dining options on campus.

We work with the following caterers to ensure that whatever you may need is available:


UMBC operates an extensive transit network linking the university to many local hubs, including the BWI MARC and Amtrak station and Downtown Baltimore. UMBC Transit can also provide charter shuttle service for your event, upon request through the Event & Conference Services office.

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