← Back to Event List

How to College: Bringing YOU into the classroom

Empowering ways to Bring you into the classroom



Date & Time

November 2, 2021, 5:00 pm6:30 pm


Transitioning into college is not always easy… especially if you are first in your family to attend, if you are a part of a marginalized community, or if you regularly find yourself with more questions than answers. Don’t worry, we are here to help!

Initiatives for Identity, Inclusion & Belonging (i3b) has partnered with the Academic Success Center to bring you three sessions that focus on helping you develop the skills and tools you need to experience first year success! Sessions will take place virtually on October 19 and 26 and November 2 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Not only will we explore academic success skills and principles, we will also explore tools for navigating issues of discrimination, bias and microaggressions within academic spaces, and focus on the many ways our identities are assets within the college environment.

**Have you heard of Cultural Wealth? Do you know that your identities are assets in university spaces? This session will explore the ways you bring Cultural Wealth into the classroom and will introduce you to returning students who have learned how to advocate for themselves and be authentic in classroom spaces despite sometimes being the only one who shares their identity.**

Our i3b staff strives to create the most inclusive environment possible. If you need to request a disability-based accommodation or have any questions, contact us at i3b@umbc.edu. For our uploaded event recordings, attendee lists, works cited, and other materials, please check out our Initiatives for Identity, Inclusion and Belonging (i3b) Events Drive. Materials will be available in this Box Drive within one business week after the event unless otherwise specified.