- Alcohol EDU is required for all new students. It will be open for students to complete in late July. For more information, check out this website.
Department of Resident LifeThis website is where you can find all the necessary information relevant to housing
Watch out for an email in mid-July for room and roommate assignments
New students can request roommates and submit other preferences through their Resident Life Profile. All housing preferences must be submitted by June 30 (January 2 for Spring Semester) for best consideration. Within the limitations of space and time, not all requests can be honored. Roommate requests must be mutual by both students. Please do not make plans or purchase supplies with your requested roommate prior to receiving your assignment.
If you have any problems or special circumstances where you want to swap your room after the first few weeks of school, you can participate in Room Exchange. For more information, visit this link.
Off Campus Housing Options
If you are a student planning to live off campus, Off Campus Housing Services has a great database of off campus locations. Visit their website for more info!
During the first week after move-in, first year students are invited to participate in UMD’s yearly fall welcome, filled with amazing events! Be prepared to be greeted by UMD’s president, meet the Mighty Sound of Maryland, and the best mascot in the Big 10, Testudo!!!!
First Look Fair
In the first few weeks of the semester, students are encouraged to check out our 900 clubs and organizations on McKeldin Mall at the First Look Fair. Get free terp gear, participate in fun activites, and meet new students just like you!
Student Entertainment Events
Student Entertainment Events (SEE) puts on a ton of amazing events from free movies to comedy shows and concerts! Check out the events for the fall here!
Student Organization Resource Center (SORC)
Check out our student organization resource center to engage with campus community leaders and find organizations that pique your interest!
Office of Student Financial Services and Cashiering
Helping students manage and view bills. Here is also where you will find resources for scholarships and methods to pay for tuition easily!
Department of Transportation Services
If you are interested in parking on campus, or learning more about the bus routes, visit the DOTS website. For real time updates on bus schedules and arrivals, download the NextBus app!
Safety and UMPD
There are a number of emergency numbers listed on the back of your student ID card. You can also sign up for alerts on the alerts page. Download the Guardian app and learn more about it here
Guided Study Sessions
There are many free Guided Study Sessions provided for many courses here
On Campus Jobs
On campus jobs are a great way to get involved and make money. Learn more here!
Visit DIT (Division of Information Technology) or Terrapin Tech for any technology issues, located on the 2nd floor of McKeldin Library. For more information, visit their site.
Download technology that are essential for classes such as Office 365, Adobe Software, and many more for both Macs and Windows!