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Want to be a Woolie?

What is a Woolie?

Welcome Week Leaders (Woolies) develop relationships with new students, engage with Welcome Week events, and also help with the logistics of Welcome Week. Woolies are here to support new students and their transition to college by sharing their personal student experiences, valuable resources, and important upcoming events and opportunities. If you are interested in speaking to a Woolie email: welcomeweek@umbc.edu

Want to be a Woolie?

Join our Team! You can sign up now to receive more information about joining the New Student Success Team as a Woolie and/or IHU Peer Facilitator! These are fun leadership positions where you meet lots of great people, learn interesting facts about UMBC and help create a fun, informative welcome program for new students. If this sounds exciting to you, e-mail successteam@umbc.edu and put the position you’re interested in (Woolie or Peer Facilitator) in the subject line. You will hear back from a staff member with further instructions and information.