As you review your next steps and confirm your enrollment, you can view answers to commonly asked questions about your admission decision here. We know you have a lot to consider, but the information below will help you take the steps you need to join the Maryland family.
You have likely landed on this page from your admission letter. Be sure to keep your letter handy. It includes important information about your semester of admission, major, residency status, and University ID (UID). If you have not yet seen your letter, log in to the application portal with the PIN and password used when you submitted your application, and click on "Your application decision is now available online" to review your letter of admission.
Please let us know your answer to this offer of admission through the link provided in your letter of admission in the application portal. If your answer is YES, and we hope it is, you will need to submit your enrollment deposit. This, $400, nonrefundable deposit will reserve your place in the incoming class and be applied to your tuition. The preferred payment method is by credit card, but the application portal will provide instructions for other payment options if needed. It may take up to 48 business hours for your confirmation to be processed and posted to your record.
Newly admitted students will be able to acquire their Directory ID (the letters found before the @ in your university assigned email address) one day after the date of their admission decision. You will use your Directory ID to authenticate yourself in order to complete your Housing and Dining Agreement (required of all students living in residence halls), register for Orientation, access information regarding Financial Aid and most other University of Maryland services.
After confirming your enrollment and acquiring your Directory ID, you can use this page to select a date for your orientation, submit your Housing and Dining Agreement, and take care of a few more things to get you ready to join us on campus. It is important to note that every new first-year student who desires to live in campus residence halls must complete the 2017-2018 Housing and Dining Agreement by May 1, 2017 to be eligible to live on campus.
Visit the International Students & Scholar Services (ISSS) website to complete the “New Student To Do List.” International students must submit the following materials to the ISSS office to receive an I-20:
If you’ve earned credits through courses at another institution or through standard exams (such as AP, IB, A/AS Level, and CLEP exams), they may count toward your Maryland degree. Submit your most recent transcripts to the address below as soon as your grades are posted so we may promptly evaluate your transfer credit. To review which of your credits will transfer, create your Directory ID and use it to login to review your unofficial transcript, which will be available roughly 15 business days after you are admitted.
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Mail transcripts and any additional materials to:
University of Maryland
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
7999 Regents Dr.
College Park, MD 20742-5235, USA
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You’ve received your admission letter, checked out your major and started celebrating with family and friends. To make enrollment official, check out information for newly admitted students to get everything you need to start your academic career at Maryland.