Raptor to Retriever (R2R) is a transfer access program designed to streamline the transfer process between MC and UMBC-Shady Grove. The program offers students a structured pathway for attaining an associate degree and a baccalaureate degree.
Why join R2R?
Upon acceptance into one of UMBC's programs at USG, students who complete all program requirements will receive the following benefits:
- UMBC admissions application fee waiver
- Priority UMBC-Shady Grove new student orientation program registration
- Priority UMBC-Shady Grove pre-orientation advising and first semester course registration
- Membership in the R2R Peer Network
- Purple and gold graduation cords to wear at UMBC graduation
- Student-focused and success-driven programming and applied learning opportunities
Note: Students must adhere to all UMBC admissions procedures and UMBC-Shady Grove program-specific requirements.