Exciting news!

The Mechanical Engineering department is pleased to announce new course offerings at the Universities at Shady Grove! After transferring to the ME program at UMBC, students can complete upper level courses in solid mechanics, thermo- and fluid-dynamics, design and automation, bio systems, and more. Lab and elective courses allow students to test these principles and apply them in projects that involve design challenges from the material processing, energy conversion and aerospace industries, among others.

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove is located in Rockville, MD in the heart of Montgomery County. With seven undergraduate and six graduate programs available, it offers the academic reputation of UMBC in a convenient location with easy access to the government agencies, contractors and major healthcare organizations that call the area home.

More information here.


Prospective Students: Visit our Department!

Open Houses:

Friday, April 1, 2022, 2:30pm online. Please register here

This Virtual Town Hall is for students who have been admitted to UMBC for Fall 2022, either freshmen or transfer students, who are considering Mechanical Engineering as a possible major.

Past Virtual Open Houses:

This document contains the questions students and parents asked during the events. If you would like more information, do not hesitate to email us!

Recent comment from an Open House: “After participating in this tour and information session, how could we choose any other school to attend? Thank you to all the professors and staff members who sat with us today. I’ll see you in the fall!”

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