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Title: Graduate School records
Call Number: Coll073
Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Graduate School
Dates: 1971-2000
Size: 12 boxes (11.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: This collection contains records from the Graduate School, including Dean's office correspondence, program proposals, information regarding the UMBC/ UMAB graduate school merger to University of Maryland Graduate School Baltimore (UMGSB), information relating to the University System of Maryland, graduate council committee files, newsletters, commencement programs, reports, and surveys.
Citation: Graduate School records, University Archives, Collection 73, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The UMBC Graduate School offers Master's degrees, doctoral degree programs, and graduate certificate programs in the natural and social sciences, engineering, public policy, and arts and humanities. UMBC's first graduate programs were started in 1970 with a masters program in Applied Mathematics; the first Masters degrees were awarded to Applied Mathematics graduates in 1973. In 1976, Applied Mathematics began the university's first Ph.D. program. In 1985, UMBC's graduate school merged with University of Maryland, Baltimore to create the University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore (UMGSB).

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred in 2003 and 2004 from the Graduate School. Accessions: UARC 2003-09, UARC 2004-19.

Processing Note

The collection is currently being processed. The records have been sorted and arranged based on folder name and subject information. Original folders have been placed in acid-free boxes. Publications have been removed and placed in University Publications. University publications relating to the Graduate School and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research are available under the call numbers UPUB G3 and UPUB G4.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

Access & Use

Finding Aids

Inventory lists are available for UARC 2003-09 and UARC 2004-19.

Finding Aid:

Access Conditions

This collection requires review by Special Collections staff prior to use by researchers. Users should submit their request to view this collection at or 410-455-2353.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.

Subject Headings


University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Graduate School

University of Maryland (System). Graduate School, Baltimore


University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Office of the Dean for Graduate Studies and Research

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Administration

University of Maryland, Baltimore -- Graduate School

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Graduate School

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