Resources and Support

General Resources

For access to health and human services information, visit 2-1-1 Maryland or dial 2-1-1.

For UMBC community members who need access to healthy food and other essential supplies, visit Retriever Essentials or the myUMBC Retriever Essentials group.

For UMBC-related COVID-19 updates, visit or email

Retriever Essentials

Retriever Essentials’ mission is to develop a comprehensive program of various resources to try and eliminates the burden of food insecurity for students. The program connects them to ongoing support networks in order to enhance students’ academic success and retention. The Mosaic serves as one of the several distribution centers on campus.