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Q: What comes with room rental charges?

The room rental charge covers tables, chairs, and associated labor. There are additional fees for some other equipment such as pipe and drape, table linens and AV equipment. Clients are allowed to provide their own or rented equipment, however STAMP will not provide assistance with the setup, teardown, or storage of any equipment provided by clients. 

Q: Can I bring in my own food or have a catering company provide food for my event?

Clients with events in the STAMP must select from one of the university catering options. For a full list of catering options, please click here. Use of outside non-university caterers is not permitted. Culturally based student organizations have an opportunity to request a catering waiver if they need culturally appropriate food for events.

Q: Do I have to provide insurance for my event?

Non-University clients must obtain liability insurance coverage for their events held in the STAMP. Student organization may also be required to obtain liability insurance for some events where the chance of person injury or property damage is enhanced. Insurance requirements and options can be found here.

Q: Is there parking near the Stamp?

The most convenient parking is at Union Lane Garage, an hourly paid parking garage located across from STAMP on Union Lane. The entrance to this garage is located on Fieldhouse Drive, not Union Lane.

Parking is also available at lots located throughout the UMD campus. Numbered parking lots are free for public use Monday through Friday after 4 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday. Detailed university parking maps and information can be found at here.

Q: How far in advance can I book my event?

Due to annual university events, holidays, and other priority events we are unable to accept client requests more than one calendar year (365 days) in advance.

Q: Since my event is being held on campus can I include the University in my advertising?

Due to copyright and trademark laws, clients are strictly prohibited from using the University of Maryland logo, word mark or Terp/Terrapin icon, on any advertising related to their specific event. All client advertising should be phrased as (Client’s Name) at the University of Maryland.  This includes registered student organizations.

Q: Can I sell products/services on campus and/or recruit students for my business? 

Any non-university business is strictly prohibited from marketing, promoting, advertising or selling products and services, or recruiting to students on campus, according to University of Maryland policies. All questions about appropriate use of University trademarks and licensing should be submitted to

Q: Can I host a sustainable event in the Stamp?

Yes, it is possible. Click on this link for more information on how to plan a more environmentally friendly event.

Ticket Office

Q: Can I purchase tickets to athletic events or events at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the Stamp Ticket Office?
No. For tickets to University of Maryland sporting events, contact the Terrapin Ticket Office at   1-800-IMATERP or at their website:

For tickets to events at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, please contact the CSPAC Ticket Office at 301-405-ARTS or at their website:

Q: I am a member of a student group hosting an event at STAMP. How do I sell tickets to my event?

Ticket services can be requested through the eCalendar when making your reservation.  Ticket options and service fees can be found on the Event and Guest Services here.  Ticket service requests must be made two weeks in advance of your event.  

Q: What method of payment can I use to purchase my tickets or make event related payments?

The Stamp Ticket Office can accept payments in the form of cash, checks, credit cards, and ISR. HOWEVER, there are times when only cash will be accepted for events. For more information about specific tickets on sale, please click on the Events link on the menu to the left side of this page.

Q: Where is the Stamp Ticket Office?

We are located on the Ground Floor next to the Hoff Theater. You can view a map here.

Q: Can I purchase my tickets online?

You can purchase tickets online at for some events. For more information about specific tickets on sale, please call the Stamp Ticket Office at 301-314-8587.

Q: Can I purchase tickets on the phone?

Unfortunately, the Ticket Office does not offer ticket sales and payments over the phone.

Q: How much do tickets cost?

There is no set ticket price. Individual ticket prices will vary depending on the event.

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