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Campus Resources

Campus Maps and Buildings

With 14 colleges and schools set on 1,250 acres of land, the University is a big place. Students can find their way around campus and parking lots using these maps.

Campus Recreation Services

1115 Eppley Recreation Center
301.226.4400
CRS provides recreational opportunities that enhance the quality of life for members of the University community. Students can work out at one of the nine campus fitness facilities, plays in intramural leagues and sports clubs, and participate in group fitness or instructional programs.

Department of Resident Life

Annapolis Hall
301.314.2100
The Department of Resident Life oversees the operations and management of on-campus housing. Students can view on-campus housing availability and assignments here, and apply for and select rooms for the coming school year.

Department of Transportation Services

Regents Drive Garage, 1st Floor
301.314.PARK (for parking inquiries)
301.314.2255 (for transit inquiries)
Nearly 50% of students and more than 25% of faculty and staff come to campus by some means other than alone in a car. The Department of Transportation Services offers products and services such as parking passes, carpooling incentives, bike commuter lockers and showers, and shuttle buses with free Wi-Fi, making it convenient and easy to be green while traveling to, from, and around campus.

Dining @ Maryland

1109 South Campus
301.314.8054 (Director's Office)
With three dining halls, two restaurants, thirteen cafes, five shops, and a full food court, Maryland offers a tremendous amount of meal and snack options to fit your appetite and schedule. This webpage offers information on the location and hours of these dining facilities.

Disability Support Services

0106 Shoemaker Hall
301.314.7682 Voice; 301.314.7683 TTY
Students with documented physical, visual, hearing, and learning disabilities are encouraged to register for services with DSS in order to receive accommodations or services needed for meeting academic or campus life challenges. Support may include, but is not limited to, testing accommodations, reading accommodations, and deaf and hard of hearing services.

Education Abroad

1125 Holzapfel Hall
301.314.7746
Education Abroad provides international, academically-based experiences in support of students' personal, professional and intellectual development. Programs are designed to promote cross cultural competence, disciplinary scholarship and foreign language acquisition, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to effectively engage with local and global communities and become culturally perceptive citizens.

ELMS (Canvas)

Enhancing Learning of Maryland Students (ELMS) is the online environment that supports teaching and learning at the University of Maryland. Student can log in to ELMS with their Directory ID and password to retrieve course readings and materials posted by their instructors.

Emergency and Weather Plans and Alerts

Included here is the campus plan for emergency operations, as well as procedures for addressing campus emergencies. Students can sign up for text message emergency alerts at www.alert.umd.edu. In the event of university delays or closures due to inclement weather, students can find information here, on the homepage of www.umd.edu, or by calling into the "Snow Phone Line" at 301.405.SNOW.

Free Stuff at Maryland

There are countless free events on campus every week! Check them out. 

Honors Tutoring

The Honors College offers free tutoring in a variety of subjects, as well as a great volunteer opportunity to help fellow students in lower level classes.

Leadership and Community Service Office

1110 Stamp Student Union
301.405.9044
The Leadership and Community Service Learning Office in STAMP offers information on how to get further involved helping fellow Maryland students as well as people in surrounding areas.

Mental Health Services

University Health Center, 2nd Floor
301.314.8106
Throughout their University experience, students may encounter personal, social, academic, and lifestyle difficulties for which they wish to seek professional help. Mental Health Services offers a variety of resources and confidential services including individual and group counseling, crisis interventions, and medication and referral evaluations. Students may visit during the Health Center clinic's walk-in hours, or may schedule an appointment over the phone.

Maryland Athletics

The University of Maryland is home to the Terrapins, nicknamed the "Terps," and is certified as an NCAA Division I school. The Athletics Department is home to eleven men's teams and fourteen women's teams. Students can purchase tickets for football, men's basketball, and select women's basketball games through www.tickets.umd.edu, and admission to all other sporting events can be gained by showing your University ID card upon entry.

Maryland Traditions

Students can find information on a variety of the University's most cherished traditions, including school songs and colors, athletic and homecoming traditions, and yearly celebrations.

Math Success Program

Oakland Hall: Academic Enrichment Center, Ground floor
Conveniently located on North Campus, the Math Success Program offers free walk-in tutoring for Maryland mathematics courses. The Math Success Program also offers paid employment as a Math Coach for students interested in helping their peers with math coursework!

Off-Campus Housing Services

1110 Stamp Student Union
301.314.3645
Off-Campus Housing Services supports members of the UM community in making well-informed decisions that enable them to enjoy a positive off-campus living experience. OCH provides an online Housing and Roommate Finder database, as well as resources on topics such as local communities, safety and security, and managing landlord relationships.

Office of International Services

2111 Holzapfel Hall
301.314.7740
The Office of International Services assists more than 3,500 international students with the process of applying to Maryland, handling visa and reporting requirements, and making the most of the academic experience here. OIS also provides information to international students about opportunities to travel and study abroad in the U.S. and overseas.

Office of Student Conduct

2118 Mitchell Building
301.314.8204
The Office of Student Conduct resolves allegations of misconduct under the Code of Student Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity in a manner consistent with core values of fairness, honesty and integrity. Students should familiarize themselves with the Code of Academic Integrity, Code of Student Conduct, and Honor Pledge.

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE)

1101 Hornbake Library
301.405.5616
The Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education (OMSE), a unit of the Academic Affairs Division of the University of Maryland, offers a variety of services and programs to enhance the learning experience and promote the academic success of undergraduate students, including free, walk-in tutoring in subjects such as Writing, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Economics. OMSE is also an opportunity for paid employment for students meeting qualifications to tutor these subject.

Stamp Student Union

301.314.3375
As the center of student campus life, the Stamp houses the University Book Center, a food court and restaurant, meeting spaces for student organization meetings and events, art exhibition spaces, and more.

Student Organizations

Find a complete listing of student organizations at UMCP and see their web pages.

Testudo

Named after the University mascot, Testudo is a central clearinghouse of online services for students. Students can access information here on class schedules and grades, course descriptions, evaluations, and registration, transcript requests, financial aid services, parking permit applications, and more.

University Calendars

Here students can find information on various academic, athletic, and arts events at the University. There is also a calendar listing free events occurring on campus.

University Career Center

3100 Hornbake Library
301.314.7225
The University Career Center offers career assessments, career planning and job search courses, and appointments with career professionals. For those ready to begin a job or internship search, they have tools like Careers4Terps for 24-hour access to job listings, on-campus-interviewing, and resume referral. The University Career Center helps identify sources for job announcements, assists in job search conduct, critiques resumes, and more. In addition, the Center houses a Resource Room and offers an Internship Seminar and Credentials Service.

University Health Center

301.314.8180
The University Health Center offers a number of clinical services such as primary and urgent care, dental health, physical therapy, substance abuse treatment, and more. For non-Urgent Care services, appointments are required. Urgent Care services are available without an appointment for evaluation of urgent medical problems. The After-Hours Nurse Line is available when the University is closed and is free for students at 301.314.9386.

University Libraries

McKeldin Library - 301.405.9075
Architecture Library - 301.405.6317
Art Library - 301.405.9061
Engineering and Physical Sciences Library - 301.405.9157
Hornbake Library - 301.405.9236 (nonprint media services)
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library - 301.405.9217
White Memorial Chemistry Library - 301.405.9078
There are seven libraries on campus, with a combined collection of over 3.9 million volumes and approximately 26,000 serial titles, which support educational and research efforts on the College Park campus. Visit any of the libraries, or get help with your research via online chat or phone.

Visual and Performing Arts

301.405.ARTS (CSPAC Box Office)
The University has a vibrant arts scene, with over a thousand performances, showings, and exhibitions every year. In addition to viewing art in one of the campus Galleries or at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, student can also participate in photography, dance, painting, ceramics, theater, and other artistic endeavors through student organizations and centers such as the Art and Learning Center.

The Writing center

McKeldin Library, room 2101
301.405.3785
The Writing Center provides opportunities for undergraduate students to improve writing and thinking skills in their academic work, and also in preparation for their respective careers. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, trained consultants with a variety of majors assist writers individually at all stages of the composing process. The Center also makes available printed and online materials, as well as workshops, on topics related to writing and teaching writing.