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Mechanical Engineering Covid19 updates:

Facilites are closed but we are open online. Please contact us here by email.

Updates on UMBC Covid19 responses:

UMBC will refund room, board, and certain fees, on a pro rata basis, to students who are not on campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Any question please email:

Undergraduate Grading Method Options for Spring 2020.
Graduate Grading Method Options for Spring 2020.
A message for the Class of 2020.


Prospective Students: Visit our Department!

2020 Student Tours

Friday, April 10, 2020 – Online event from 1:30 pm to 3 pm:

Join the Webex meeting     ID: 477026607 Password: TMmbSgcM

or call in: ‪(US) +1 202-860-2110‬ (toll)  Access code: 477 026 607


Friday, August 14, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Friday, December 18, 2020 at 1:30 pm

2021 Student Tours:

Friday, February 12, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Friday, April 23, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Please register hereIf you are not available on any of those days, we can certainly accommodate your schedule! Contact us here.

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Senior Lecturer / Professor of the Practice