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2019-2020 Housing and Meal Plan Rates

Listed are semester rates for the Academic Year of 2019-2020. Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other University publication, the University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Official rates can be found on the UMBC Bursar’s office website for tuition and fees.

Semester Room Rates*

Residence Halls Rooms $3792
Residence Hall Triple/Quad Rooms $2721
Apartment & Nine Month Occupancy Suites (Harbor) $3925
*Includes a $175 Communications Fee which covers IPTV (cable) and high-speed internet access.

Semester Board (Meal Plan) Rates

The Ultimate Meal Plan $2383
Savvy 16 Meal Plan $2383
Flexible 14 Meal Plan $2604
Super 225 Block Meal Plan $2155
Terrific 12 Meal Plan $2058
Flexible 10 Meal Plan $2185
Flexible 5 Meal Plan(apt. residents only) $905
Mega 50 Block Meal Plan(apt. residents only) $501
Mini 25 Block Meal Plan(apt. residents only) $253

Winter Break Board (Meal Plan) Rates

Residents of Potomac Hall (a 9-month community) and Harbor Hall 151-156 (WILL), 162-174 (9-month floor), 225-239 (ILE), 262-274 (9-month floor) and 325-339, 362-374 (9-month floors) are required to select a Winter Session Meal Plan see below.  Students in 9-month housing will be billed for a Winter Session Meal plan whether they stay on campus in January or not.

Winter Ultimate –  $488
Winter Savvy 16 – $483
Winter Terrific 12 – $417
Mini 25 Block – $253
Just Flex – $50
NOTE:  The Winter Session meal plan rates are based on January 2020 and are subject to change.

*Students selecting this option will be able to use the Flex Dollars during the Winter Session and/or during the Spring Semester. For more information about meal plans and menu options, go to