The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. UMBC has an active ACM student chapter that is open to all UMBC undergraduate and graduate students of any major.
Every year the chapter organizes various events where faculty members, ACM distinguished speakers, and local tech companies talk about various interesting topics. Usually the first event of an year is the Welcome Back Picnic. UMBC ACM also conducts Hi-Tea competitions, Code Craftsmanship meetups and Academic Paper Reading groups.