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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
thecommons@umbc.edu
410-455-1000

The Commons Building Hours

January 2 – 25

  • M – Th: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • F: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sat and Sun: Closed

The Commons and UMBC will be closed on 1/21/2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day


January 26 – May 15, 2019

  • M – Th: 7:30 a.m. – 12 a.m.
  • F: 7:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Sun: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Spring Break, March 16 – 25, 2019

  • 3/15: 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • 3/16 – 3/19: Closed
  • 3/20 – 3/21: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • 3/22: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 3/23: Closed
  • 3/24: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Finals Week, May 15 – 24, 2019

  • 5/15 – 5/17: 7:30 a.m. – 12 a.m.
  • 5/18: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • 5/19: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • 5/20 – 5/22: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • 5/23: 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • 5/24: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Final Exams May 16 -22. Commencements; Graduate May 22, Undergraduate May 23.


May 25 – August 23, 2019

  • M – Th: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • F: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sat & Sun: Closed

Closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day and July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Planning an Event?

Be sure to check out our event planning site to prep for your event.