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University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

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1000 Hilltop Circle
The Commons, Rm 335

Baltimore, Maryland 21250

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Event Types Welcomed

Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:3500
Meeting
Rooms:20
  • Main CampusMain Campus
  • Main CampusMain Campus
  • Standard Meeting Room -- The CommonsStandard Meeting Room -- The Commons
  • Standard Meeting Room -- The CommonsStandard Meeting Room -- The Commons
  • Lower Flat Tuesdays - Performance / Reception SpaceLower Flat Tuesdays - Performance / Reception Space
  • University Center, BallroomUniversity Center, Ballroom
  • Fine Arts Recital HallFine Arts Recital Hall
  • PAHB Proscenium TheaterPAHB Proscenium Theater
  • PAHB Linehan Concert HallPAHB Linehan Concert Hall
  • Retriever Activities Center (RAC) ArenaRetriever Activities Center (RAC) Arena
  • Retriever Activities Center (RAC) ArenaRetriever Activities Center (RAC) Arena
  • Turf FieldTurf Field
  • Erickson Hall (Residence Hall)Erickson Hall (Residence Hall)

About

About University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

The UMBC campus is located on the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. corridor, providing easy access to both of these major metropolitan centers and is only a ten minute drive or shuttle from BWI Thurgood Marshal International Airport.  UMBC Event & Conference Services provides a wide variety of spaces, resources, and services to accommodate youth and adult groups, athletic summer camps, educational groups, and coporate/organizational events. We offer suite-style, residence hall or apartment overnight accommodations with individually controlled heat and air-conditioning, high-speed internet, and free parking for overnight visitors.  In addition, UMBC offers a traditional dining hall with numerous food concepts and the ability to accommodate certain dietary restrictions and cultural dining needs, as well as a full service catering option. 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Baltimore - 10
Washington - 37
Annapolis - 30

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Baltimore Washington International (BWI) - 10 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Train | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee
Fee: Free for summer overnight guests and on weekends for all guests / $4.00 per spot per day during the week.

CATERING
Traditional Dining Hall (buffet-style) / Full catering services. UMBC also hosts popular brands, such as Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, Chick-fil-a, and Einstein Bros.


Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedNO


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Washer/Dryer
Biking
Hiking
Meditation
Running
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Laptops
Microphones
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Sound System
Wi-Fi
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

3500 Attendees


20 Spaces

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Theatre Style 384 | Classroom Style 350 | Seated Reception 600

TECHNOLOGY
UMBC has free guest Wi-Fi throughout campus with no logon credentials required. Classrooms, meeting, and performance spaces are equipped with modern audio/visual services and professional and experienced staff are readily available to support your diverse production needs.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


LaptopsMicrophonesProjector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES
Cannabis ConsumptionNO

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

Residence Halls | Suite/Apt Style

Yes
Free YES


Semi-Private (shared by up to four guests)

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Accommodations

Accommodations

Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 2100 (Varies during the summer months) beds | floorplan

UMBC offers an eye-catching campus with six traditional halls and four apartment communities equipped with free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, vending machines, lounges, front desk assistance and on-campus catering. Suite-style rooms are provided with semi-private bathrooms. Communities are a short, comfortable walk from classrooms, labs, meeting spaces, athletic center, and more. Free parking is offered to summer overnight guests!

Residential Life can accommodate approximately 3,000 summer conference guests at a given time in our suite-style halls and apartment communities. Click Conference Floor Plans to view our housing facilities. We also welcome summer intern housing for those internships associated with one of our campus academic programs. 

For questions about residential facilities or if you would like a tour of our facilities, please contact Jessica Williams at 410-455-2706 or wjessica@umbc.edu. Are you ready to book?  Please contact Events and Conference Services for information on our contract process at 410-455-3615.


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| Residence Halls | 526 Beds beds | image

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| Residence Halls | 543 Beds beds | image

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| Residence Halls | 322 Beds beds | image

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| Residence Halls | 362 Beds beds | image

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| Suite/Apartment Style | 657 Beds beds | image

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| Suite/Apartment Style | 236 Beds beds | image

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Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Washer/Dryer
Washer/Dryer
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Meditation
Meditation
Running
Running
Sports Facilities
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Laptops
Laptops
Microphones
Microphones
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site
Sound System
Sound System
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
3500
Overall
350
Classroom
Style
600
Seated
Catered Event


Meeting + Event Spaces
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The Ballroom can accommodate groups up to 450 lecture style; 320 banquet style
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The Ballroom Lounge can accommodate groups up to 75 lecture style.
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UC Room 310 can accommodate groups up to 100 lecture style.
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UC 312 can accommodate groups up to 200 lecture style, 120 banquet or 75 classroom

The Commons is an approximately 140,000 square foot facility that features six traditional meeting rooms, a food court, sit-down restaurant, several performance spaces and a game room for recreation. High-speed, free public Wi-FI makes it easy to be productive and communicate with family, colleagues, and friends during your visit.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
NO


Catering
Traditional Dining Hall (buffet-style) / Full catering services. UMBC also hosts popular brands, such as Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, Chick-fil-a, and Einstein Bros.
Dining Options
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True Grit’s Dining Hall features buffet-style dining and offers made to order options, entrees and sides, Italian favorites, made to order sandwiches, Kosher offerings, a fresh salad bar and much more. Outtakes Quick Cuisine C-Store is located in True Grit’s and provides guests with a wide variety of snacks, convenience items, beverages, ice cream, candy and more.
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The University Center offers a full-service Starbucks and Chick-fil-A restaurant, conveniently located in the heart of our academic corridor and in the same building as our ballroom and University Center meeting spaces.
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The Commons offers a variety of dining concepts, including traditional Italian fare, custom salad creations, sandwiches, Asian-inspired cuisine, sushi, grab-and-go and more.  Additionally, The Commons offers a convenience shop operated by the University Bookstore and a full-service Dunkin Donuts just inside the south entrance to the facility.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Baltimore Washington International (BWI) - 10 minutes
Nearby Cities
Baltimore - 10 miles | Washington - 37 miles | Annapolis - 30
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Train
Lyft
Uber
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

UMBC is located 20 minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, 45 minutes from Washington, D.C. and a brief ten minute drive from BWI Airport.

The nearby towns of Catonsville (Frederick Road) and Arbutus (East Drive) have retail districts with a variety of small shops and services. Ellicott City, 10 minutes away, is a historic mill town with excellent antique shops. Arundel Mills Mall, 15 minutes away, offers shopping, entertainment, and restaurants.

The open-air walkways and shops of Baltimore’s Harborplace, as well as Camden Yards, home of the Orioles, and M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Ravens, are also conveniently located from UMBC.  For more information on the many wonderful sights and attractions that help make Baltimore a fun cultural destination, please check out Visit Baltimore.

Services

Services

Services

When it comes to your event and meeting production needs, UMBC Event & Conference Services provides the highest level customer service experience possible by offering dedicated advising, experts in the field, and all of the resources necessary to help make your event successful.  Whether you need basic projection for your planning meeting or a more complete production for a performance, ceremony, or show, our in-house event production team will surprise you with the results.

Planning a day trip to Baltimore? Transporting participants from aiports in Washington, DC? Wherever your event and conference needs take you, UMBC Transit will help you get there. Full size air-conditioned charter vehicles and shuttle-sized busses are available. Contact UMBC Event & Conference Services for more information at 410-455-3615.

UMBC Event & Conference Services is certified by the Association of College Conference Event Directors, International (ACCED-I) as a "One-Stop Shop."  This means that our dedicated adivsor will serve as your primary point-of-contact for all of your event and conference planning needs.  We will coordinate resources and personnel across our wide variety of services, including housing, audio-visiual technical support, transportation, security, dining, recreation, and more.  You have one point of contact and one consolidated bill to pay at the end of your stay with us.   

We aim to achieve a consistently high-level service experience for our cleints through open communication, our willingness to serve, and our passion for success.



ACCED-I 1 Stop Certified
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