What 2024-25 Shriver LLC applicants should know:

  • Community Engagement links us all together across majors, hometowns, career goals, and lived experiences. Weekly service with one of our community partners is required for the 2024-2025 year.
  • There are openings for 21 first-year students.
  • Read about our 2024-25 Shriver LLC Leadership (Returning Peer Mentors and the Resident Assistant) here!
  • UMBC Housing Applications MUST be completed in order to be considered for the Shriver LLC.
  • In the Fall, all first-year students will take Shriver LLC UNIV 101, happening Wednesdays, 1:00-2:15pm.
  • A Spring 2025 shared academic experience, SOCY 396, is also required.
  • Socially, our students plan UMBC on-campus professional development opportunities, social activities, museums trips, talent shows, dinners, hikes, ice cream nights. The community and belonging is strong!
  • First-year move in will be Saturday, August 24, 2024.

For more information, contact Emily Passera, epassera@umbc.edu

See all you could do with the Shriver LLC!


Consistent, weekly community engaged learning with one of our community partner options around the Baltimore Region! Example Opportunities Chart 


Monthly, members give recognition to  “Members of the Month” for their community engagement and teamwork. Here are November, December, and February winners with Peer Mentors. From left to right, Ember Anderson, Marwa Aligabi, Erin Scott, Emmanuella Osei, Julie Granruth, and Vunnathi Akem. On the screen, Raven Effah-Appiah.

During new student move-in, Maya Maggloci, Julie Granruth, Erik Schwetje, and Program Coordinator Emily Passera welcomed everyone on Erickson Field!



Lori Hardesty, Associate Director, Applied Learning & Community Engagement, pictured here with Shriver LLC Member Andrew Eckenrode and Peer Mentor Farrell Kimble celebrating Rysing Youth’s Inner Harbor Location Opening. UMBC President Dr. Valerie Sheares Ashby stopped by for the celebration!