The UMBC Alumni Association presents annual awards to honor alumni for their professional and personal achievements and service to the University.  The board also honors a faculty member for extraordinary teaching and overall impact on students and  alumni. Four types of awards are given:Outstanding Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Awards, a Distinguished Service Award, the Young Alumni Rising Star Award and the Outstanding Faculty Award.

Congratulations to the 2016 alumni award winners! Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the UMBC community are invited to join us in celebrating this year's honorees on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, visit

To learn more about the 2016 award recipients, visit the alumni blog where we'll be posting a feature on each awardee leading into October's award ceremony.

Know an outstanding alumnus/a deserving of recognition? Submit a nomination now in consideration for the 2017 alumni awards.

Learn more about the different types of awards

Nominate an alumna/us or faculty member for an award.

The UMBC Alumni Association began recognizing the accomplishments of alumni in 1988. Learn more about the accomplishments of former award recipients.