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50th Anniversary Events

We can’t wait to see you at events throughout this milestone year!

Have a 50th Anniversary event to share with the UMBC community? Tell us about it here.

  • 50th Anniversary RFP Workshop

    Help us help you refine your 50th event proposal!
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    As UMBC gears up for its 50th anniversary celebration, we're looking for proposals for events and programming to mark this very special birthday. The current round of submissions is going on now...
    Posted: February 18, 2016 10:57 AM
  • True Grit's Birthday Bash: UMBC Men's Basketball vs. Vermont

    Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Stay tuned for more details in the new year!
    Posted: December 18, 2015 3:26 PM
  • Grit & Greekness Happy Hour

    Join your fellow Greek alumni at Nottingham's!
    Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    UMBC is turning 50, and if there's one thing we know how to do in the Greek community, it's celebrate. Join us at Nottingham's for a few cocktails, and have a hand in styling a soiree that truly...
    Posted: February 4, 2016 2:07 PM
  • IMDA Graduate Student and Alumni Event

    Join the IMDA program in DC!
    Friday, February 5, 2016 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    UMBC's Visual Arts Department will host an IMDA Graduate Student and Alumni event during the 104th Annual Conference of the College Art Association (CAA) at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in...
    Posted: January 13, 2016 9:08 AM
  • UMBC Alumni Night at the Meyerhoff: Pixar in Concert

    Join your fellow alums for an INCREDIBLE evening! $35!
    Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join the UMBC Alumni Association for a night out on the town with your fellow Retrievers! Enjoy a pre-concert cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by a very special concert at 8 p.m. For the...
    Posted: December 18, 2015 3:24 PM
  • 50th Anniversary - RFP Workshop

    Learn how to get funding for your 50th Anniversary Event!
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    UMBC’s 50th anniversary is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate our history in a unique way that will deepen the connections of our nearly 70,000 alumni. To do this, we have...
    Posted: October 2, 2015 6:29 PM
  • 50th Anniversary - RFP Workshop

    Learn how to get funding for your 50th Anniversary Event!
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    UMBC’s 50th anniversary is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate our history in a unique way that will deepen the connections of our nearly 70,000 alumni. To do this, we have...
    Posted: October 2, 2015 6:28 PM
  • Retriever Fever: UMBC Homecoming 2015

    Do you have the fever?
    Saturday, October 10, All Day
    Do You Have the Fever? Don’t miss Retriever Fever: Homecoming 2015! Come back to UMBC for this extravaganza of arts, athletics, reunions and other family-friendly events October 7 -10, 2015!...
    Posted: August 3, 2015 3:11 PM
  • Hundreds Launch Party

    UMBC is turning 50. Help us make it amazing!
    Friday, October 9, 2015 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    We're Gathering the Pack! UMBC turns 50 on September 19, 2016. It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity to show the impact of our exceptional community. As we prepare for the big day, and the...
    Posted: September 18, 2015 11:29 AM
  • Baltimore Book Festival

    Join UMBC Alumni, Faculty, and Students
    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join UMBC at the Baltimore Book Festival on Sunday, September 27, as we celebrate a great lineup of UMBC talent and a free reception, all hosted by Ivy Bookshop owner Ed Berlin (’70, history)....
    Posted: September 11, 2015 4:47 PM