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The Commons

The Commons is the hub of student life. Situated in the middle of campus, it is the place to go before, between and after classes. Hosting major social, cultural and recreational activities, The Commons fosters community among students, faculty, and staff.

The Commons building

Contact Information

The Commons Administration, Commons Suite 335
410-455-1000

The Commons Building Hours

August 24 – December 10, 2019

  • M – Th: 7:30 a.m. – Midnight
  • F: 7:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Sat: 8 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Sun: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

The Commons and UMBC will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day

Thanksgiving Break, November 27 – December 1, 2019

  • 11/27: 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • 11/28 – 11/30: 7:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • 12/1: noon – 11 p.m.

Finals Week, December 11 -21, 2019

  • 12/11 – 12/13: 7:30 a.m. – Midnight
  • 12/14: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • 12/15: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • 12/16 – 12/18: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • 12/19: 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • 12/20: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 12/21-12/22: CLOSED
  • 12/23: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Final Exams December 12 – 18. Commencements; Graduate December 18, Undergraduate December 19.


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