How to Declare your Major

New Students 

When you apply to UMBC, you have the opportunity to indicate a major you are interested in pursuing. At Orientation, you will be asked if that initial major is still correct and if not, will have another chance to choose a new major during the registration process. It is important that if you do have a specific major in mind that we have the correct information when you leave Orientation. Please note that you can always change your major by completing the Declaration of Major/Change of Major form.

Current Students

Prior to advanced registration, it is important that you check your profile in myUMBC to make sure you have the correct major listed. If your major is not correct, you make the change by completing a Change of Major form. Students with a declared major will receive advising from their academic department.

Majors, Minors, Certificates  

Advising Coordinators