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Veteran Student Life at the University of Maryland

Veteran Student Life

Apply for the Pat Tillman Scholarship

Attention all Terp veterans, service members, and military spouses! Applications for the 2023 Tillman Scholar program are now open through February 28, 2023. You can learn more about this opportunity and apply at

Completing the application will also automatically enroll you in all other veteran scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year.


Mission Statement

To build and maintain a community of veteran and military-connected students, staff, faculty, and alumni at the University of Maryland that collectively supports the transition from military life to civilian college. Together, the community provides opportunities for development along the 8 Dimensions of Wellness throughout the UMD experience empowering students to develop a renewed sense of purpose and significance during and after their time at the University of Maryland.

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Yes, we're open: Come on in, Terps

Regular Seating and Indoor Dining have returned fully 

Dining indoors at the STAMP Food Court and other dining options in the building is now fully open. Regular seating has also resumed.

Please observe posted signs regarding shared spaces and lounges as well as UMD's continuing mask requirement (except for when eating/drinking). Subject to change based on UMD COVID guidelines. 

  • Entrances: All entrances into the building are open. Please note posted building hours.
  • Masks/Face Coverings: In compliance and coordination with public health guidance, COVID-19 data, and our county mandates, the University of Maryland requires masks to be worn indoors by ALL, regardless of vaccination status. For unvaccinated individuals, masks are also required while outdoors in crowded spaces.
  • Seating in Common Areas: Full operations have returned, and seating has been arranged in lounge areas. If you are unvaccinated, regardless of exemption status, please be seated 6 feet from others.
  • Food Court, and Other Public Spaces: Seated Dine-In Services have returned. Please observe posted signs. 

STAMP continues to provide a safe space for the community with safety and cleaning/disinfecting protocols guided by the CDC and state/county recommendations. Should any campus, state and/or national requirements change, this notice will be updated. Thank you for your continued cooperation.   



Getting Involved

  • (1) Get access to the University of Maryland Veteran Center: The new Veterans Center is located in 1112 Cole Field House. Thanks to a generous donation from Board of Trustee member Gordon England, the space is exclusively available for student veterans. Come spend time with each other while on campus, get a free cup of coffee, watch TV, use our computers and print for free, or study. You can get access to the Veteran Center by going to Fill out and submit the form along with your supporting documentation.
  • (2) Sign up for the updates in TerpLink: Request permission to join the Veteran Student Life Group.
  • (3) Connect through Social Media: Follow Veteran Student Life on Facebook, and join the TerpVets Facebook Group.
  • (4) Sign up for our weekly VSL e-Newsletter


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