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Career Resources


The University Career Center & The President's Promise offers numerous services and programs to benefit graduate students. Located in 3100 Hornbake Library (South Wing), the Career Center offers in-person career counseling and access to materials in the Resource Room in addition to information via an extensive listing of online resources. Explore academic and non-academic career options, get job search tips, link to valuable job-related Websites, practice interview skills and much more at

The University Career Center & The President's Promise is the centralized career assistance center for all undergraduate and graduate students regardless of major or program. However, certain UMD programs are designated as the primary academic and career counseling locations for graduate students in those programs. If your program is not listed, please visit your college's webpage at


A. James Clark School of Engineering: Engineering Co-op & Career Services at

College of Information Studies (iSchool): Admissions and Student Affairs Office at

R.H. Smith Business School: Office of Career Services at

School of Public Policy: Office of Career Services at

Disability Services

The University of Maryland is committed to the principle that no qualified individual with a disability shall, on the basis of disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefit of services, programs or activities at the University. The Accessibility and Disability Service (ADS) provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals to ensure equal access to services, programs and activities sponsored by the University of Maryland. Through the variety of services offered, ADS works to ensure that your accommodation, and accessibility needs are met. The ADS Office is staffed by dedicated professionals who are available to assist, consult, support, and advocate on behalf of individuals requesting disability services.

Learn about testing accommodations, reading accommodations, assistive learning devices, interpreting services, FM systems, priority registration, note-taking, and more at

Graduate students with a current parking permit and a medical condition may receive a Medical Parking Permit from the University's Department of Transportation Services (DOTS). A note from a doctor must be brought to the University Health Center. The Health Center will then provide documentation, which must be brought to the Transportation Office in Regents Drive Garage Building #202. The Transportation Services office will then give a pass to the student lot nearest the graduate student's office or lab on campus. The graduate student must already have a campus parking permit in order to get a medical parking pass.

Learn more at

The University of Maryland, Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) Shuttle-UM provides paratransit service, a curb-to-curb, on demand, and subscription service available to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors with disabilities. DOTS Shuttle-UM recognizes and services people with disabilities registered with the University Health Center (UHC). Private physicians can diagnose injuries but these diagnoses must be verified by the UHC. In addition, passengers must register with DOTS Shuttle-UM.

Find out more about the paratransit service at

Contact Disability Services at 301-314-7682 or

Family Services

A private listserv for parents who work or study at UMD. Participants are encouraged to post items of relevance such as: wants/needs (nanny share requests, information for pediatric specialists, etc.), items for sale (baby/child items), general questions (common parenting issues, school options, etc.), events and opportunities (child-friendly events on campus, school openings, etc.).

UMD Parents Google Group


Problems joining?  Please reach out to Cassandra at or Tracy at

Recognizing the important physical and emotional benefits to children of breastfeeding and studies showing that working women tend to avoid or curtail breastfeeding once they return to work, the University of Maryland has created several locations on campus for nursing mothers to pump milk or breastfeed. The locations below are open to students, staff, faculty and visitors and have restricted access. For details and contact information on these locations, please download the Lactation Rooms at UMD Word Document. The UMD Campus Map also lists these locations.

School of Public Health - Center for Health Families, Room 0142 (Ground floor): Located within the Center for Health Families in the School of Public Health, students can register to access this room by contacting Erin McClure (

STAMP Student Union – Center for Campus Life, Room 2103 (Second Floor): Table, chairs, electrical outlet, sink, and Koala Care changing table. Request the key from the Information Desk in the main lobby near the Stamp front entrance.

Edward St. John (ESJ) Learning and Teaching Center 0108 (Ground Floor): Located is in the old Holzapful wing, the room is located in the staff kitchen and features a lockable room off of the kitchen with an armchair and mini-fridge. This room requires UID card swipe access, please contact Cate Barger, ESJ Building Operations Manager,  with your UID number to gain access: | 301.405.4702 | Office 0118

The Ellicott Diner (The Diner), Inside Main Lobby: Comfortable seating, electrical outlet, sink, and refrigerator.Request the key from any cashier.

McKeldin Library, Room 4235: Tables, chairs, electrical outlet, refrigerator, window with blinds, and artwork of women with babies. Please stop by the first floor Library Services Desk to sign out the key. Contact for more information.

Clark School of Engineering, 1131 Martin Hall: Request use of this small conference room from staff.  This space is on a first-come, first-served basis, or can be reserved using the online calendar.

College of Education, 1216 Benjamin Building: The room is always open and is lockable from the inside, electrical outlets, table, and comfortable chair.

Van Munching room 1522 B, Bldg 039: The room is always open and is lockable from the inside.

Stamp Student Union: Changing stations are available in both men's and women's bathrooms on the ground floor next to the Chevy Chase Bank. 

Campus Recreation Services: The CRS has a private family dressing room (includes changing station) and is located on the pool level next to the men's locker room.

Benjamin Building: Stations are located in the Ground Floor Men's Restroom, 1st Floor Women's Restroom, Lactation Room (1216), and 4th Floor Gender-Neutral Restroom (4108)

Van Munching Hall: The UMD Business School in Van Munching Hall has changing stations in both men's and women's bathrooms on the first floor of its new wing.

Health Center: Changing stations available in both men's and women's bathrooms.

ALC Summer Art Camp: (ages 6-12) Looking for a fun, immersive and interactive summer arts experience for your kids that won’t break the bank? The Art & Learning Center at the University of Maryland offers 4 one-week Summer Arts Camp sessions open to children ages 6-12. Learn more at

Athletic Camps: (age requirements vary from 6-18) UMD Athletics offers a variety of summer camps for children. For more information, visit

CYC Camp for Young Children: (ages 3-7) The Center for Young Children is a state of the art facility that provides an environment which educates and cares for children in a developmentally appropriate manner. The CYC offers preschool and school age summer programs for both the University community and local community. Learn more at

Engineering Camps: (4th-12th grade) Learn about engineering, participate in hands-on activities, and meet engineering students and professors. Check out their LEGO and underwater robotics, computers, residential programs and more at

SYMC Music Camp: (5th-10th grade) Founded in 2003, the University of Maryland Summer Youth Music Camp is a week-long day camp for band, orchestra, choir and piano musicians entering grades 5-10. Students at all proficiency levels are invited to join us for a week of musical enrichment, growth, and new opportunities. Learn more at

Science & Technology Camps: (age requirements vary from 7-18 years old) In 2017, departments and research centers in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) began hosting summer science camps for students. Programs such as Bug Camp, Physics Summer Girls, CyberSTEM, Young Scholars in computers and biology, and more! Check out the list of offerings for direct links to specific programs at

TERP Quest Recreation Camp: (1st-7th grade) TERP Quest is a summer day camp designed to provide elementary school-aged children with varied recreational and educational experiences in a fun and safe environment. To learn more, visit

This service was created to assist University of Maryland faculty, staff and students with their child or elder care needs and concerns. To find a list of child care centers and family day care homes as well as to check history of violations and complaints, visit

The Center for Healthy Families is the couple and family therapy clinic housed in the Department of Family Science. The Center provides family therapy to residents of surrounding communities, training for the Department's clinical graduate students, and a site for clinical research. The Center for Healthy Families operates as a non-profit clinic and provides services to individuals, couples (married or unmarried), and families. For more information, visit their website.

The Center for Young Children is an early childhood development center dedicated to providing an exemplary early childhood program and committed to fostering the continued growth and development of each child on a cognitive, physical, emotional, and social level. For more information, visit

Graduate Student Life organizes and participates in a variety of programs and events for graduate students with families throughout the year. Past events have included a Family Farm Day and the Family Halloween Party. For more information, visit the Graduate Student Life website at

STAMP Student Union

The Stamp is the center of student life at the University of Maryland. As the home base for many organizations serving students on campus, the Stamp provide a safe and inviting campus center where all UMD students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members cultivate lifelong relationships founded on engagement, learning, multiculturalism, and citizenship. The Stamp also features a food court, the University Book Center, TerpZone, the Stamp Art Gallery, and several shops and services.

Learn more about the Stamp and all it has to offer at


Mon-Thurs: 7am-12am

Friday: 7am-1:30am

Saturday: 8am-1:30am

Sunday: 11am-12am

Formerly known as The Art and Learning Center, Studio A is an interactive center encouraging the self-expression and self-development of the UMD community. They offer a creative outlet for students, faculty/staff, and community members via non-credit courses in the arts. Through their weekly classes and frequent workshops, they provide the opportunity to learn new skills, explore a topic, or pursue a creative passion. In addition, they serve as a creative partner for student groups, campus organizations, and departments by offering a physical space and environment for people to come together and create. They encourage people to engage individually and as a team with different modes of perception and expression.

Learn more at

Contact Studio A at 301-314-ARTS or

That's us! The Graduate Student Life staff strive to build community among GradTerps, provide effective communications to resources and people, and advocate for GradTerps throughout the University of Maryland.

Learn more about us at and on our social media. 

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Contact GSL at 301-314-9544 or



The STAMP Ticket Office is the primary location for event ticket sales for over 500 student organizations. Located on the Ground Floor next to the Hoff Theater, the Ticket Office is the place to pay for all of your event-related costs, rent rooms and equipment, and purchase tickets for awesome events!

Learn more at

Contact the Ticket Office at 301-314-TKTS




LCSL engages students in leadership development and service opportunities that foster transformative learning and social change. LCSL consists of 5 main program areas that are open to and designed for all UMD students, regardless of affiliation, major, identity or status. As a result, dialogues, classrooms, relationships, and learning environments with LCSL are opportunities for diverse students and staff to share perspectives, ask critical questions, and engage meaningfully with each other.

Learn more at

Contact LCSL at 301-405-9044 or


mem chapel

The Memorial Chapel is a multi-faceted campus facility serving numerous on- and off-campus populations and is home to a diverse range of events and personnel. Dedicated in 1952 as a living memorial to members of the University community that gave their lives in times of war, the Memorial Chapel is the center of religious life on campus and supports all fourteen university recognized chaplaincies and their programs. In addition, it is the site for weddings, concerts, lectures, convocations, commencements and other special events throughout the year.

Learn more at

Contact the Memorial Chapel at 301-314-9866 or



The Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy stands firmly in its role to empower students through education on issues of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion and their intersections. In support of our campus' commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice, they advance a purposeful campus climate that capitalizes on the educational benefits of diversity, through student-centered advising, advocacy, programs, research, and practices. Their collective work results in positive student outcomes observable in their learning, identity development, involvement, and leadership.

Learn more at

Contact MICA at 301-314-8600 or


The gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of contemporary art with an emphasis on the work of emerging and mid-career artists. The gallery supports contemporary art that is challenging and/or academically engaging and that addresses broad community and social issues. Through meaningful exhibitions and programming, the gallery offers an outside-of-the-classroom experiential learning opportunity. The gallery space can be used as a laboratory for emerging artists and curators to experiment and work through their ideas, emphasizing the importance of the process to contemporary artistic practice. The gallery serves by providing exhibitions of social responsibility and artistic substance, as well as by offering an educational forum in which dialogue between artist and viewer and art and community is encouraged.

Learn more at

Contact the STAMP Gallery at 301-314-8492 or


SEE is the principal student programming board responsible for producing and supporting campus events that entertain, enhance, and inspire a diverse campus culture. SEE is comprised of a group of selected undergraduate students who work alongside a handful of advisors, as well as specific groups of students, in the creation, promotion, and operation of campus events. As the university’s main student programming body, SEE’s programming will emphasize its mission of service to the campus community and to The Stamp in particular. In fulfilling these responsibilities, SEE should consider the diverse and broad-based interests of the campus community.

Learn more at

Contact SEE at 301-314-8498 or


The Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) is committed to supporting student success through involvement and leadership opportunities. SORC is the source for your student involvement needs and desires, from finding a student organization to join, to registering a new student organization and providing assistance and support to existing student organizations.

Learn more at

Contact SORC at 301-314-7158 or


The TerpZone is located in room B0106 of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, on the Basement. TerpZone features include (8) Brunswick Bowling Lanes, (10) Gold Crown 9' Billiard Tables,  a Lounge Area with (2) 120" Projection Screen TV & (4) 50" Plasma TVs, 4 TVs with Video Game consoles (Wii, Wii U, Xbox ONE, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4). They also offer Daily Specials/Promotions, Group Reservations, and Locker Rentals.

Learn more at

Contact TerpZone at 301-314-2695 or


TOCSL aims to equip transfer and off-campus students with the resources to thrive as individuals and to serve as leaders to the off-campus student population, empower transfer and off-campus students to overcome barriers to success, and ease the transition for transfer and off-campus students.

Learn more at

Contact TOCSL at 301-314-0159 or


VSL aims to build and maintain a community of University of Maryland students, staff, faculty, and alumni who have served in the US military, that supports a seamless transition from military life to civilian college life and provides support for continued growth in mind, body, and spirit, carrying the pride and confidence established in the military into the college experience as well as future careers for veteran alumni.

Learn more at

Contact VSL at 301-314-0073 or

Immigrant and Undocumented Student Life is dedicated to serve as a community home for students that may identify with the following experiences:

  • Undocumented Students
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients
  • Temporary Protective Status (TPS) recipients
  • Special Immigrant Juveniles (SIJ) recipients
  • Students with mixed immigrant status family members such as parent(s), sibling(s), or extended family members. 
  • Students who have had family members deported
  • Formally undocumented students
  • Permanent Residents students 
  • Students raised outside of the United States who transition to the U.S. after 

Our goal of our office is to have students who are navigating the college experience with any of these identities to find community and spaces to feel supported throughout your college experience. We provide social programming, staff support, and advocacy for these student populations. If you are curious about if this office is the right place for you please contact our Coordinator, Rocio, at

Learn more about Immigrant and Undocumented Student Life at 


The Stamp is home to 13 different food establishments where students can grab a quick bite on campus. Shops include Adele's Restaurant, Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Chick-fil-A, Hibachi-San, the Maryland Dairy, McDonald's, the UMD Food Co-op, Moby Dick, Panda Express, Saladworks, Sbarro, Subway, Taco Bell, and the Coffee Bar, which serves Starbucks Coffee!

Learn more at


Shops and services in the Stamp include Capital One Bank, Design & Copy, SECU ATM, The Ticket Office, The Union Shop, the University Book Center, and UPS Store.

To learn more about individual shops and services, visit

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