Frequently Asked QuestionsHow many credits am I allowed to take?
You can enroll in up to 16 credits in summer session (8 credits in session I and 8 credits in session II). Highly motivated and academically strong students may be granted permission to enroll in more than the designated session course load limit with prior approval.I have a hold on my account that’s preventing me from registering. How do I remove it?
Contact the appropriate department for specific information regarding your hold.
- Administrative Holds: Registrar’s Office
- Financial Holds: Student Business Services
- Health Services Holds: Health Services
Certain courses and/or situations require special permission in order to register.I previously took a class at UMBC as a visiting student, do I need to apply again?
Visiting student admission is only valid for a single, non-consecutive summer or winter session, so you will need to submit another visiting student application for the current session.How do I know which administrative office to contact?
The Office of Academic Standards and Policy compiled a detailed list of UMBC administrative offices and their various roles and responsibilities.