VISITING THE STAMP
Welcome to Stamp Event & Guest Services! From this site you can find information to help you plan your next visit to or special event held in the Stamp. Once you have reviewed our rooms, catering services, ticketing services and special offers, feel free to browse our eCalendar to check for room availability. Feel free to contact us to set up a tour of our facility or to speak with an Event Services Coordinator to help you plan your event.
As you make plans to visit the Stamp you may want to contact our Information Desk at 301-314-DESK (3375) for ways to make your visit more effective. Our Guest Services Assistants are prepared to provide you with detailed information about the Stamp, the campus and the surrounding area.
Effective Monday, November 16, the Event & Guest Services office will be temporarily located in room B0203 on the Basement level of Stamp. This is a temporary move while our suite is renovated. We look forward to welcoming you back to our updated office space during the spring semester.
COVID-19 Related Event Guidelines
As a result of COVID-19, there are new guidelines for hosting events in STAMP. This information will be updated as campus and county leaders continue to manage the health and safety of the community:
Event Size & Approval
- Maximum event gathering sizes: Indoor gatherings: 20 people; Outdoor gatherings: 50 people (Effective 4/5/2021)
- VP level review and approval for any in-peron indoor events to exceed 20 people, or in-person outdoor events to exceed 50 people
- Tailgating is not permitted for any event or program
- SORC will be reviewing all student organization event requests (virtual, hybrid, and in-person events) for approval
- If your event will occur inside the Stamp or a Stamp managed outside space, please submit your space requests in eCalendar first, then submit your event for approval with SORC.
- For more information on the SORC event approval process
Health & Safety Precautions
- Following all the 4 Maryland protocols continues to be required, including good hand hygiene and staying home when feeling sick
- Masks, covering nose and mouth, and 6ft of physical distancing are still required inside and outside, regardless of vaccination status
- Masks, covering nose and mouth, are required inside all campus buildings, unless actively eating
- UMD community members must be current with their bi-weekly negative COVID test attestations, and daily symptom monitoring
- Non-UMD community members should have a negative PCR test within three (3) days prior to attending an event or program
- Event sponsors should maintain a list of names, phone numbers, and email addresses for all attendees for contact tracing purposes. This information should be kept for at least two (2) weeks post-event.
- For events with food/beverages, UMD Dining Services will provide all our catering needs
- Meeting room capacities have been reduced to account for required physical distancing, and room setup up options are limited.
- Hybrid events with limited in-person participants and larger numbers of virtual participants are encouraged.
- Your Event Services Coordinator is available to help you reserve additonal meeting room to ensure in-person gathering size limits are maintained, and Stamp IT can work with you to stream your content to multiple locations and/or virtual particpants.
Guidelines for Live Entertainment Involving Singing and/or Wind Instruments
- Maintain 6ft of distancing; 9ft for trombones
- Stay in one spot/place (not large movements or mingling)
- Wear 3-layer slit masks and use of bell covers with merv 13 filters while playing wind instruments
- Wear 3-layer masks with singing
- Wear UMD compliant masks at all other times
- Indoor rehearsals/performances should be limited to 30 minutes followed by room rest of at least one air exchange, three are better
- Outdoor rehearsals/performances should be limited to 60 minutes followed by a break in formation and a move to the sidelines for a 5-minute intermission
Event Services Coordinators will share more indepth information with clients once requests have been submitted in eCalendar.
Requests for use of academic classroom spaces for student organization meetings are not being accepted for spring 2021.
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS
If you are representing a registered student organization or a university department, and you need to request an eCalendar account, visit our Terp Link page to complete a request form.
If you are an individual student that would like to reserve an outside table space for a class project, you can submit a request at Class Project Table.
Non University Clients
If you are not a member of the university community there are opportunities for you to use our meeting rooms and event spaces some events. We also welcome members of the university community interesting in hosting a personal event. Please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-314-8489 for more information.
FREE SPEECH AND PUBLIC SPEAKING
If you are a non-university group/organization and would like to exercise your right to free speech on the campus, you can fill out our online request form on our Terp Link page. If your request is confirmed, you should have your confirmation with you while you are on campus. Please read the form in its entirety to ensure that you are prepared to abide by university policies.
BUSINESSES AND CORPORATIONS
If you are interested in marketing your business to university students, you can do so by becoming a Stamp Supporter.
If you are interested in recruiting students for employment, please contact the University Career Center.