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Post Study Abroad Activities

International Education Reception 

Flat Tuesdays, lower lever

Wednesday, September 3, 3-4:30pm

We gather once a semester to welcome home study abroad alumni and introduce them to new international exchange students and scholars. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by clicking International Education ReceptionIf you aren’t already a member of the myUMBC group, you’ll have to join first.


© Leslie Napper 2014

© Leslie Napper 2014


Study Abroad Fair

Commons Main St.

Friday, September 5, 11am-2pm

We are looking for a limited number of volunteers that can donate part of their day to talk to interested students about study abroad. If you are interested in volunteering, email kheird1 [at] umbc [dot] edu with your availability.


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© Leslie Napper 2014


Maryland Style Crab Feast

Flat Tuesdays Patio

Wednesday, September 10, 4-6pm.

Come share a bit of Maryland culture with newly arrived international students. Tickets for the crab feast are available for purchase for $15.00 in Admin 224.




Returnee Lunch

Admin 218

Wednesday, September 17, 12-1pm

Join us and other returned study abroad students for (free) lunch to discuss your study abroad experience. Please RSVP by clicking Returnee LunchIf you aren’t already a member of the myUMBC group, you’ll have to join first.


Pre-Departure Orientation

LH1 Biology Building

Saturday, November 1, 1-4pm

We are looking for a limited number of volunteers that can donate 45 minutes of their time to serve on the Returned Student Panel to talk about their time abroad. It is important to have a good representation of countries and regions. Interested volunteers should email


International Education Week


November 17-21

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. Calendar of events coming soon!


2015 Baltimore Regional Re-entry Conference

Johns Hopkins Univeristy

February 7, 2015

Make personal and professional meaning of your time abroad. Learn how to market your knowledge and skills on your resume, cover letters and in job interviews. Share your international experiences with other students. Speak with experts about other international opportunities including volunteering, working, and graduate study abroad.  Participants will receive information relevant to future opportunities that are globally oriented.

These and other events are also highlighted on our myUMBC events page