Welcome to Walker Avenue Apartments!
Walker is an upper-class apartment style community designated specifically for UMBC students with 39+ credits. Walker is also the exclusive on campus location for UMBC graduate students. Management of Walker is shared by both Capstone On-Campus Management and UMBC Residential Life. To apply to live in our community, please visit the UMBC Residential Website.
- Walker Avenue Apartments
- 909 Walker Avenue
- Catonsville, MD 21228
- Email Us
Fall 2021 Housing Sign-Up
In order to be eligible to live at Walker Avenue Apartments, a student must have completed 39 credits prior to submitting the application, and must not have an outstanding balance of $250 or more with UMBC or Walker Avenue Apartments.
Students interested in living at Walker Avenue Apartments for the Fall 2021 semester must complete the Online Application through the Residential Life housing portal, available starting March 1st. The priority deadline for Fall housing selection applications is March 31st. Any applications received after March 31st will be assigned by Walker staff after housing selection takes place. Offers to applicants who completed their application by March 31st will take place the week of April 1st. Offers will contain licenses for completion, and will be due along with a $200 Reservation Fee by April 15th in order to participate in the housing selection process. Applicants who successfully complete the licensing process by the deadline will be eligible to participate in the housing selection process for Walker on April 28th and 29th.
Offers will be made via email, so check your UMBC email account regularly. We recommend that you check your junk/spam folders as well. General licenses are signed via the University’s online Residence software, and specific Term and Type addenda/Guarantor Forms are sent/completed via DocuSign.
For additional information regarding the Fall 2021 process and timeline at UMBC, please refer to Residential Life’s application information page. Please also consider participating in these information sessions hosted by UMBC and Walker Staff:
Financial Aid Deferment
Walker Avenue Apartments offers an option for those students who are awaiting refunds from the University due to Scholarship or Financial Aid awards to defer fall and/or spring payment until that refund is received.
Students interested in this option must first complete all steps necessary to be eligible for Financial Aid. Please visit UMBC Financial Aid for more details.
In addition to completing the Financial Aid application process, students must submit a Financial Aid/Scholarship Payment Plan Addendum each semester. Deadline for this form is August 1st for Fall semester and December 1st for Spring semester. Addendum can be found under the Applications & Forms tab.
Top 10 Reasons To Live On Campus
- Leadership opportunities
- Defer license payment until Fin Aid is disbursed
- Academic success*
- Easier to be involved on campus
- Save money on gas
- A diverse cultural experience
- No commuting hassles
- On campus dining services
- The total college experience
*research suggests that students who live on campus tend to get better grades and are more likely to complete their college education
PLEASE NOTE Although Walker Avenue Apartment residents are NOT required to have a meal plan, they are eligible to purchase one through UMBC Campus Dining. For more information, please visit: UMBC Campus Dining