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Incoming Students

As you prepare for your arrival at UMBC, there are some health-related requirements that you must meet before you arrive on campus. Each item is listed below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Mandatory UMBC Health Form Check Mark Check Mark
Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire Check Mark Check Mark
Other Drugs – Prevention Course* Check Mark Check Mark
Alcohol Wise – Prevention Course* Check Mark
Mandatory Health Insurance** Check Mark

*Upon completion of this course, you DO NOT need to send a copy of your completion certificate to University Health Services.

**Domestic students who do not complete the waiver to show proof of health insurance by August 13, 2021 will be automatically enrolled and billed for the Student Health Insurance Plan offered by University Health Services/Aetna Student Health.

**To complete the waiver, please visit here.

For more information on insurance requirements or for International student insurance information, please visit the Insurance page.

If you have questions regarding the requirements, recommendations, or deadlines, please call 410-455-2542 or go to our Insurance and Immunizations/Forms pages. Best wishes for a healthy and satisfying experience at UMBC.

Alcohol Wise

The prevention course, Alcohol Wise, is designed to educate students about the dangers of misusing alcohol. Alcohol Wise goes on to mention UMBC campus alcohol policies, bystander strategies, and how to call for help. This course is based on evidence-based prevention strategies that have been proven effective. ALL first-time first-year and transfer students are to complete this course. To access course:

Other Drugs Prevention

The Other Drugs prevention course is designed to use evidence-based strategies to educate students about the dangers of misusing drugs, including opioids. This course will provide students with information about the negative impacts of other drug use on one’s mental health, physical health, and academic success. To access course:

Title IX Prevention Education

As of June 1, 2020, The Office of Equity and Inclusion has assumed implementation responsibilities for the mandatory sexual misconduct prevention education course required for all new incoming students. Furthermore, the course, Consent and Respect, is no longer being implemented at UMBC. Please visit the Office of Equity and Inclusion website for more details about upcoming mandatory sexual misconduct prevention education course decisions.

If you are experiencing technical issues, including issues with course login, 3rd Millennium has technical support and can be accessed by clicking on the “Help” link within the courses or by emailing Please include your CampusID number (ex. AA12345) when emailing for more prompt service.