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The Office of Academic Opportunity Programs houses programs designed to assist students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in college.  The Office houses the following programs:

First Gen Network @ UMBC
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
McNair Scholars Program
Talent Search
Upward Bound Program
Upward Bound-Math/Science Program

Were you involved in any of these programs at UMBC or another institution? We’d love to hear about your experience. Contact us at