UMBC, Maryland

 Transfer Student
Alliance

Montgomery College, Maryland

A partnership between the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
and Montgomery College

UMBC is known for attracting highly motivated students - eager learners who get involved in their education.
A top research university with a national reputation, UMBC is a place where undergraduates have easy access to professors working on the cutting edge of their disciplines. Every student has access to exceptional resources, stimulating teachers and individual attention.

Students who begin their college education at Montgomery College (MC) with plans to transfer to UMBC to complete a 4-year degree may be eligible to participate in the Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) Program.

PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS

MC students who have completed 12 credits with a minimum 3.2 GPA are eligible for consideration for the TSA Program.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

All TSA participants will be extended special benefits including:

  • Access to UMBC/USG facilities and campus services including libraries and computer labs.

  • Participation in student activities including cultural and recreational opportunities.

  • Access to UMBC academic advising resources.

  • Concurrent enrollment at a 25% tuition discount for one UMBC course per term (not to exceed a total of three discounted courses).

UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS for Transfer in Fall 2008, TSA PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE:

  • Guaranteed transfer admission to UMBC.

  • Guaranteed on-campus housing upon initial matriculation at UMBC (students may re-contract for housing for subsequent years of study).

  • A $1,500 merit scholarship for each of two years of full-time study - this benefit begins for students who transfer to UMBC in the Fall of 2008 and thereafter.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS - for MC Students who Transfer to UMBC Fall 2008 and Thereafter

  • Complete an associates degree with a minimum cumulative 3.5 composite-GPA within four years of initial program qualification.

  • Enroll at UMBC or in a UMBC program at the Universities at Shady Grove within one year of completion of the associate degree.

  • Must not matriculate at any other institution of higher education after program acceptance.

HOW TO ENROLL

Enrollment forms for the TSA Program are accepted on a rolling basis. High school seniors and first semester college freshmen are encouraged to complete one at any time. For participation in the program benefits (access to facilities, advising resources, campus events and reduced tuition courses), please be sure to submit a form by the following dates:

  • Students who anticipate having at least 12 credits and a cumulative 3.2 GPA by the end of the current semester should send forms by January 1 to participate in program benefits for the following Spring semester, and by May 1 for the following Fall semester. 
  • Click here for a TSA Enrollment Form

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TSA PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT :

  • UMBC                                                                      

Kelly Reese, Transfer Coordinator, 410-455-1320, kreese1@umbc.edu

Link to UMBC TSA Website:  www.umbc.edu/tsa/ 

  • Montgomery College Transfer Counselors

Germantown Campus, Anne Schleicher, Anne.Schleicher@montgomerycollege.edu

Rockville Campus, Joan Hawkins, Joan.Hawkins@montgomerycollege.edu

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Gerry Block, Gerard.Block@montgomerycollege.edu

VISIT MONTGOMERY COLLEGE'S TRANSFER INFORMATION WEBPAGE:  www.montgomerycollege.edu/transfer

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