The Retriever mascot is a chesapeake Bay Retriever, the Maryland state dog. There is a statue of a retriever known as True Grit in front of the Retriever activities Center (RAC). THE COSTUMEd mascot of UMBC is known as True Grit and Fever. UMBC also had a live mascot called Campus Sam. Today, there`s a living mascot called Gritty. In 2007, True revealed that he had a sister, Trudy Grit, at the volleyball rally. It was also used as a mascot. All faculties and staff who are scheduled to be on campus in the fall must complete an online health and safety training module prior to their campus schooling. Those who have not yet done so should visit blackboard.umbc.edu and click «Organizations» and then «Back to Campus» to access the training. If you have difficulty accessing the training module, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. True Grit is the name of the mascot at UMBC. True Grit appears in two forms: both as a statue in front of the Retriever Activities Center of a Chesapeake Bay retrievers, and as a costumed mascot, an anthropomorphized Chesapeake Bay retriever. The latter can usually be seen in clothing from any sport he currently attends; it`s usually basketball or lacrosse.
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is Maryland`s state dog and, for weeks after its founding in 1966, the mascot of UMBC.  The costumed mascot was known in the late 1990s alternately as «Fever the Retriever». The university also had a living mascot on which the Statue of True Grit, called Campus Sam, rests, In early fall 2008, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever puppy was chosen as the new mascot. He participated in many sporting events and an online survey was conducted on the Site of the Retriever Activities Center to choose his name, which was eventually decided as «Gritty». Raptor to Retriever (R2R) – Students interested in one of the UMBC licensing programs offered at Shady Grove universities can benefit from R2R, which offers students an exemption from UMBC application fees, priority orientation and advice and much more. Students who are anticipating financial assistance or a scholarship refund may defer all or part of the one-semester fee by filing an addendum for grants/scholarships. The form must be completed until the date indicated EACH Semester: 2010 star forward Levi Houapeu was selected as the fifth overall pick in the third round of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by the Philadelphia Union. He is the first UMBC player to enter MLS. Maryland law requires all students living in campus housing to prove that they had the meningitis vaccine or to sign a waiver declaration, that they are aware that the vaccine is available, that they know its benefits and that they have chosen not to vaccinate.
The following form is required at check-in if the university`s health services did not provide evidence of meningitis vaccination prior to Walker`s registration: the men won the conference in 2012 and returned to the NCAA Tournament. They won their first-round match against Old Dominion, but lost in the second round on penalties against the North Carolina titleholder. UMBC Retriever Baseball is at Level I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).  The team is led by Bob Mumma and plays its home games at Baseball Factory Field in UMBC on the Baltimore campus. The Retrievers are members of the America East Conference.  Students who wish to pay at the peak of catch-up and not at the beginning of each semester must complete the payment plan license addendum shown below.