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Off-Campus Programs

Learn about Maryland in your own neighborhood by attending one of our off-campus events.

UMD is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and providing regular updates to our community. Prevention measures you can take are available on our Coronavirus Information page.

Registration for our off-campus special events opens approximately one to two months in advance of each event. After you register for a visit, you’ll receive a confirmation email sent to the email address used to register.

Please view our full calendar for all of our public events. If you can’t make it for one of our off-campus programs, check out our complete listing of events held throughout the year to find the option that is right for you, including our popular daily visit options. You are also welcome to familiarize yourself with campus prior to your selected event by using our interactive campus map.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person high school visits and college fairs are canceled until further notice.

In this invitation-only event, rising high school seniors earn hands-on help in navigating the complex world of college admissions. Over a series of sessions in the fall semester, Admissions and Financial Aid staff partner with current University of Maryland students and volunteers to provide motivation and practical tools for selected students taking their first steps toward a college degree. Please note that this event is by invitation only for first-generation college students from Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Prince George's County public schools. Our next Maryland Ascent Program sessions will begin in September 2020. Registration is required.

These special receptions for newly admitted Terps and their families are hosted by University of Maryland Alumni across the country. Our next Terp Bound events will be held in Spring 2021. Registration is required. 

For special accommodations or services for deaf or hard-of-hearing visitors, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 1-800-422-5867.


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