Updates, guidelines, and resources for the UMD community for learning, living, and working safely on campus.
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The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives.
The newly launched Innovation Gateway will guide you to the resources, programs, partners, and spaces you need to activate and scale your fearless ideas into innovations that launch new ventures, catalyze growth, and advance economic development.
Top public national university
Source: 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report
For in-state students
Source: Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Best global university among U.S. public institutions ranked
Source: 2021 U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate program for entrepreneurship
Source: The Princeton Review / Entrepreneurship magazine
UMD App is the official mobile app for campus. It provides up-to-date information and access to popular campus services, all from your mobile device. Visit umd.edu/app for more information and download.
Home of the Terrapins, the University of Maryland has one of the nation’s most recognizable and successful athletics programs. More than 550 student-athletes compete each year in 20 intercollegiate sports—12 for women and eight for men. Since 2005 alone, Maryland has won 19 national championships, including NCAA titles in women’s basketball, men’s soccer, men's lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, and field hockey. Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, UMD has won a combined 32 regular season and tournament championships. Fear the Turtle!
The UMD Student Crisis Fund provides urgent assistance to students who face an unanticipated emergency financial need. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland students have been hard-hit by the campus disruptions and need help to continue their education.
The Terp experience extends beyond classrooms, labs and studios. It encompasses residence halls and dining halls, clubs and sports, fraternities and sororities, campus events and performances, and countless off-campus destinations. Maryland touts 800-plus student organizations, dozens of prestigious living and learning communities, and countless other ways to get involved. Students here can create a unique identity and grow as individuals, even as they’re part of a close-knit and diverse community.
Keep Learning! Earn credits, satisfy a major requirement, and stay on track for graduation. Classes meet in person or online. Convenient 3 or 6-week sessions, May 30 - August 18, 2023.